Barry Ackroyd Ackroyd earned an Oscar nomination for his Super 16mm verite cinematography on director Kathryn Bigelow's 2009 Iraq war drama "The Hurt Locker," and he and Bigelow planned to take the…
Judging by the feature nominees for the ASC Awards, the film-vs.-digital debate that has roiled the cinematography world in recent years has been fought to a draw, at least for now. Digital capture…
Paul Greengrass' kinetic docudrama always impresses without ever connecting emotionally in quite the same way as his previous verite efforts.
This JFK assassination retelling makes "Bobby" look like a masterpiece by comparison.
Proving your chops as a new director is hard enough. But tackling one of the most monumental and emotionally charged events of the past half century ratchets up the pressure and audience expectations…
All Oscar Faura asked for were sunny days on the set of "The Impossible" in Thailand. But when the rain poured down on what were supposed to be dry and muggy locations, the d.p. moved quick to create…
Aaron Sorkin writes like he's trying to save America from its basest impulses. He can't, and it's alternately fascinating and irritating to watch him try.
Ken Loach and screenwriting partner Paul Laverty are in breezy form with this amiable comedy about young Glaswegian roughnecks discovering the world of whisky.
A reasonably swift and effective reworking of the 2008 thriller "Reykjavik-Rotterdam."
Ralph Fiennes reprises a juicy Shakespearean role in his bloody, bellicose directorial debut.
Lighting excites me the most," says cinematographer Michael McDonough, speaking from Dublin where he's currently filming Rodrigo Garcia's "Albert Dobbs," a period drama starring Glenn Close. "I'm a…