BYDGOSZCZ, Poland – Cinematographer Dick Pope doesn't suffer fools gladly. When he's on the set, he demands that his crew avoid distractions and stay focused on the task at hand. "I hate small talk…
As the 29th annual American Society of Cinematographers awards ceremony approaches on Feb. 15, a look at the feature nominees reveals an encouraging trend: directors of photography say the continued…
"Mr. Turner," Mike Leigh's cinematic portrait of the innovative British painter J.M.W. Turner, takes place in the early 19th century. And while Dick Pope's cinematography is stunningly beautiful in…
Likely to prove utterly irresistible to geeks of all descriptions, "Side by Side" examines the impact of digital technology on film.
Richard Linklater's offbeat true-crime saga sustains a tone so affectionate you have to squint to make out its darkly comic undertow.
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…
Pic is distinguished throughout by the sharp contributions of a high-caliber cast and crew.
Arguably Leigh's tautest, most likable effort since "Secrets and Lies."
Feature is a movie to make Frank Capra roll over in his grave from indigestion.
A bizarre story of intrigue, magic and murder in turn-of-the-century Vienna casts a considerable spell in "The Illusionist." Impeccably crafted second feature from Neil Burger will be tricky to…
Leigh is at the peak of his powers with morally complex drama that stands alongside his best work. Story of a good Samaritan sidelining as a humane abortionist in post-WWII London is performed by a…