Jack Egan

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Salvatore Totino

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To give a sense of what it was like to have lived in the midst of the Great Depression, Totino shot in the cramped confines of the set created by production designer Wynn Thomas to serve as the…

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Roman Osin

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"We talked about creating a world that felt real today, a late 1700s in 2005," says Osin. That meant no static tableaux. "We wanted to paint the whole environment with the same brush, so that the…

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Stephen Gaghan

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Gaghan took two years to write the screenplay, notable for its ripped-from-the-headlines immediacy. With more than 100 speaking roles, the screenwriter tried to be punctilious in making every line…

Marketplace

Serious money

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Movies of a more intellectually demanding stripe have become a niche genre in the final months of the year, a period that also has become a time for screenwriters of such serious fare to shine.

Expansion plans

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The Art Directors Guild has been filling out the frame for the upcoming Ninth Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards with a more festive and elaborate scene.

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It’s all on the screen

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In a year in which several studios gave big-name directors enough budgetary rope to hang themselves, Alexander Payne, Clint Eastwood, Marc Forster and Taylor Hackford -- all up for Oscar's best pic…

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Construction site

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Move over computers -- the large and lavish movie set, built the expensive and the old-fashioned way by squads of artisans, made a big comeback in 2004.

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Color schemes

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Digital intermediate has been called the most revolutionary tool for cinematographers since the advent of color film. If this year's crop of high-profile films is any indication, the process of…

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