Ten years ago, when Michael Andrews was hired as the composer of an NBC series about high school life in early '80s Michigan, the San Diego-bred indie rocker had several albums under his belt but…
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Sometimes a film's costumes are so effective that they serve not only as indispensable story elements but also as an inspiration to fashion designers. That's the case with costume designer Casey…
In the fall of 1962, just after Lynn Barber, the author of memoir "An Education," went to Oxford, the first white vinyl boot appeared on the fashion catwalk -- one of the milestones heralding the…
Look past the corsets and the candles, the horses and the hallowed halls, and really, the only common element in the cinematography of this year's notable period films is the filmmakers' attempts to…
Melbourne native Greig Fraser, 34, was early in his career as a commercial and editorial photographer when he decided to trade the "simple, one-man game" of photography for life as a d.p. "It's a…
The Intl. DocumentaryAssn., which held its 25th annual awards gala Dec. 4 before a sold-out audience at the DGA Theater in Hollywood, gave double honors to "Anvil! The Story of Anvil, " one of the…
Presenting Errol Morris with the Intl. Documentary Assn.'s Career Achievement Award last week, Philip Glass, his friend and collaborator, noted that Morris has been "vilified for his efforts, and now…
Director Chris Paine unveiled in June his latest work: a state-of-the-art, eco-chic event space in Culver City that he also calls home.
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