Back in the day, aspiring cinematographers would join the union and work their way up, learning their craft along the way. And if they were lucky, they would be mentored by a few good men. "John is…
Cinematographers John Toll, Bill Bennett and Lowell Peterson will be honored by the American Society of Cinematographers in February.
Few people on a movie set have more knowledge of what it takes to direct a film than the cinematographer, but commanding talent and developing a project aren't always included in the skill set.
Aspiring cinematographers with some knowledge and experience with the medium have just been given another opportunity to advance their skill set by learning from the brahmins of the biz. The American…
Steven Poster has been re-elected to a three-year term as president of the Intl. Cinematographers Guild after running unopposed. The guild, which operates as Local 600 of the Intl. Alliance of…
Despite the inevitable franchise fatigue, this solid production still delivers more than enough of what fans expect.
An intense three-hour mental workout rewarded with a big emotional payoff, "Cloud Atlas" suggests that all human experience is connected in the pursuit of freedom, art and love.
An occasionally funny farce about an extramarital affair between formerly married fiftysomethings.
A smart-alecky sendup of Hollywood in general and action films in particular, "Tropic Thunder" undeniably provokes quite a few laughs, but of the most hollow kind.
"Gone Baby Gone" is an involving tale of mixed motives, selflessness and perfidy in the wake of a girl's disappearance.
"Seraphim Falls" looks like something out of the ordinary solely by virtue of its rarity, but in 1956, it would have been a solid but unexceptional revenge Western. Aside from spasms of brutal…