If d.p. Oliver Stapleton's first collaboration with director Lasse Hallstrom on "The Cider House Rules" was characterized by the bucolic warmth of its settings, "The Shipping News" projected a…
Almost by the nature of their craft, cinematographers are expected to be flexible. It's not just a director's whims and intentions that they must be attuned to, but -- this is the ideal -- they…
Oscar-winning cinematographer Janusz Kaminski faced a formidable challenge on the set of "A.I. Artificial Intelligence."
It wouldn't surprise his peers if cinematographer Roger Deakins earns Oscar nominations for either or both "The Man Who Wasn't There" and "A Beautiful Mind."
Monica Bellucci will play the lead in StudioCanal's English-lingo "Lucretia Borgia," a $20 million-plus movie based on the life of one of history's most deadly femmes fatales.
If Terry Zwigoff has a guiding principle as a director, it is "create your own world, because you can't control the one you're living in.'' That sounds a lot like something Enid, Thora Birch's…
Tales abound of authors who feel their novels were butchered by Hollywood, and of faithful readers who fervently wish the adaptations had been more like the sources. But it doesn't always have to be…
"Holding Ruth, his cheek touching her breast, he shuddered with a sob that he kept silent in his heart.'' The final words of Andre Dubus' short story "Killings'' became a touchstone for…
DreamWorks and Vivendi Universal have settled a lawsuit from an aspiring screenwriter who claimed the studios stole the idea for the movie "Small Soldiers" from him.
JOHN BAILEY John Bailey has compiled more than 40 feature credits, ranging from “Groundhog Day” to “The Big Chill” to the forthcoming “Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood.” Even he was surprised…
The dealmaking at Sundance has heated up, with Miramax closing a $5 million deal for audience fave "Tadpole" and Lions Gate shelling out just under $1 million for worldwide rights to writer-director…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions