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Photo by Elizabeth MorrisCBS TV’s new drama, The Red Line, shot by Kira Kelly, visualizes the impact of a police shooting on three different American families.   Bringing their play, A Twist of Water, to an episodic series was an exciting challenge for writers Caitlin Parrish and Erica Weiss. The four-character story takes place over a month’s time […]
Author: editor
Posted: May 1, 2019, 3:52 pm
Stand and Deliver_Feature Image  Inclusivity Behind The Lens Is A Powerful # These Days – Here are two voices from the Netflix series, On My Block, to help deepen the conversation by Margot Carmichael Lester / Photos by Nicola Goode, SMPSP I don’t remember when I started hearing a lot about representation and inclusion in casual conversations about the industry […]
Author: editor
Posted: April 25, 2019, 1:02 am
The Day It All Came TogetherCBS TV’s reboot of the classic 1980s crime series Magnum P.I. provides plenty of thrills, chills (in the water) and near-spills for its Hawaii-based Guild camera team. Photos by Karen Neal Fans of 80’s TV will recall, with some wistfulness, the often sarcastic but always enjoyable back-and-forth between an American reprobate with a heart of gold, […]
Author: editor
Posted: March 25, 2019, 9:36 pm
nullBen Davis, BSC, helps debut a pre-Avengers super-heroine as Captain Marvel takes flight Early press for Captain Marvel included a remark from Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige indicating that the film’s titular character (played by Brie Larson) is the most powerful hero in the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe. But when rating a superhero’s success, it’s often as much […]
Author: editor
Posted: February 20, 2019, 2:34 am
Clemency_D06_0669.jpgBlack-themed films vault to the head of the story-telling pack at Sundance 2019, aided by the participation of Local 600 members on more than five-dozen features, shorts, and indie episodic projects. Richard Wright, Toni Morrison, Arthur Ashe, and Alfre Woodard are among the more famous black Americans whose work will be showcased at the 34th annual […]
Author: editor
Posted: January 14, 2019, 6:02 pm
DSC00869.ARWAnd a whole bunch of Emmys, too! The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel begins Season 2 as one of the most critically touted shows in TV history thanks to a tight creative team that values union labor. Regardless of whether you watch on your phone, tablet or large-screen LED display, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel feels big: like a […]
Author: editor
Posted: January 10, 2019, 2:10 am
BUMBLEBEEEnrique Chediak, ASC, buzzes the Transformers in a new direction with this girl-meets-bot story  The Transformers universe was a multi-media bonanza long before the first live-action feature hit theaters in 2007. Hasbro launched a toy line featuring the Cybertronians in 1984, with animated adventures and comic books soon following. The marketable conceit behind these sentient robot forms was […]
Author: editor
Posted: January 8, 2019, 10:35 pm
Photo by Ray Mickshaw/EPIXGuild reality members score a TKO for teamwork and creativity – in and out of the ring. The Contender, re-booted for its fifth season (on its fourth network, EPIX) is not your typical “15 minutes of fameâ€� reality show. When Executive Producer Eric Van Wagenen hired Ramy Romany to direct Mark Burnett’s 12-episode boxing competition series, […]
Author: editor
Posted: December 13, 2018, 10:58 pm
Silence/ Photo by Kerry Brown  Zoran Veselic left us this summer, but anyone who ever worked with or met “Zâ€� will carry deep and wonderful memories forever forward. by Pauline Rogers   “In 1983, when I landed in New York with two small suitcases, I looked up at the towering buildings and said to myself, ‘What have I done?’â€� […]
Author: editor
Posted: November 1, 2018, 4:57 pm
headerMatthew Libatique, ASC, tunes up another great musical drama, with Bradley Cooper’s A Star Is Born. At the Stagecoach Festival in Palm Springs last year, as the changeover was being made from Tommy James to Willie Nelson, Hollywood star Bradley Cooper took the stage with his band, Promise of the Real, led by Nelson’s own […]
Author: EDITOR
Posted: October 9, 2018, 7:31 pm


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Director: Gore Verbinski
Cinematographer: Phedon Papamichael

A Chicago weather man, separated from his wife and children, debates whether professional and personal success are mutually exclusive.
Posted: May 20, 2019, 8:52 pm
Director: Steven Spielberg
Cinematographer: Janusz Kaminski
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A research team is sent to the Jurassic Park Site B island to study the dinosaurs there while another team approaches with another agenda.
Posted: May 20, 2019, 8:27 pm
Director: Gary Ross
Cinematographer: Tom Stern
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Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister's place in the Hunger Games, a televised competition in which two teenagers from each of the twelve Districts of Panem are chosen at random to fight to the death.
Posted: May 18, 2019, 1:47 am
Posted: May 18, 2019, 1:45 am
Director: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Cinematographer: Emmanuel Lubezki
A disk containing the memoirs of a CIA agent ends up in the hands of two unscrupulous gym employees who attempt to sell it.
Posted: May 17, 2019, 11:28 pm
Director: Terrance Odette
Cinematographer: Arthur E. Cooper

Two homeless men try to return a recently stolen base-board heater for the refund. Unsuccessful, they must find other ways to survive the night.
Posted: May 17, 2019, 11:27 pm
Director: Joseph Kosinski
Cinematographer: Claudio Miranda
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The son of a virtual world designer goes looking for his father and ends up inside the digital world that his father designed. He meets his father's corrupted creation and a unique ally who was born inside the digital world.
Posted: May 15, 2019, 1:17 pm

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Posted: May 15, 2019, 1:15 pm
Director: Christopher Nolan
Cinematographer: Hoyte Van Hoytema
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A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in space in an attempt to ensure humanity's survival.
Posted: May 15, 2019, 1:57 am
Director: Danny Boyle
Cinematographer: Brian Tufano
Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.
Posted: May 15, 2019, 1:54 am
Director: Sergio Leone
Cinematographer: Tonino Delli Colli
Epic story of a mysterious stranger with a harmonica who joins forces with a notorious desperado to protect a beautiful widow from a ruthless assassin working for the railroad.
Posted: May 14, 2019, 12:17 am
Director: Dick Amos, John Tracy, Dick Krown, James Field

An all new Variety show with Mickey Mouse and some new friends.
Posted: May 14, 2019, 12:14 am
Director: Alex Kendrick
Cinematographer: Bob Scott
When a tragedy strikes close to home, four police officers struggle with their faith and their roles as husbands and fathers; together they make a decision that will change all of their lives.
Posted: May 14, 2019, 12:08 am
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Cinematographer: John L. Russell

A Phoenix secretary steals $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.
Posted: May 14, 2019, 12:06 am
Director: Christopher Nolan
Cinematographer: Hoyte Van Hoytema
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Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.
Posted: May 14, 2019, 12:05 am
Director: Paul Feig
Cinematographer: Robert D. Yeoman
Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates, nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann, and subway worker Patty Tolan band together to stop the otherworldly threat.
Posted: May 13, 2019, 10:54 pm
Director: Samuel Marko
Cinematographer: Davis Moore

A Colorado ranger hunts for a group of outlaws, confronting his own obsessions with justice in a carefully recreated homage to the violent absurdity of 80s b-movies.
Posted: May 13, 2019, 9:40 pm

A comedy show about three teenagers that have autism.
Posted: May 13, 2019, 9:37 pm
Director: Cameron Crowe
Cinematographer: Janusz Kaminski

When a sports agent has a moral epiphany and is fired for expressing it, he decides to put his new philosophy to the test as an independent with the only athlete who stays with him.
Posted: May 13, 2019, 9:32 pm
Director: Tom Tykwer
Cinematographer: Frank Griebe

After a botched money delivery, Lola has 20 minutes to come up with 100,000 Deutschmarks.
Posted: May 12, 2019, 12:48 pm
Director: Ryan Murphy
Cinematographer: Robert Richardson
A married woman realizes how unhappy her marriage really is, and that her life needs to go in a different direction. After a painful divorce, she takes off on a round-the-world journey to "find herself".
Posted: May 11, 2019, 9:26 pm
Director: Gavin Hood
Cinematographer: Donald McAlpine
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A look at Wolverine's early life, in particular his time with the government squad Team X and the impact it will have on his later years.
Posted: May 11, 2019, 9:04 pm
Director: Andrew Stanton
Cinematographer: Daniel Mindel
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Transported to Barsoom, a Civil War vet discovers a barren planet seemingly inhabited by 12-foot tall barbarians. Finding himself prisoner of these creatures, he escapes, only to encounter Woola and a princess in desperate need of a savior.
Posted: May 11, 2019, 8:58 pm
Director: Nicole Kassell
Cinematographer: Russell Carpenter

An irreverent young woman who uses her humor to prevent matters from getting serious has a life-changing visit with her doctor.
Posted: May 10, 2019, 9:58 pm
Director: Peter Weir
Cinematographer: Peter Biziou
An insurance salesman/adjuster discovers his entire life is actually a T.V. show.
Posted: May 10, 2019, 9:03 pm
Director: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Cinematographer: Roger Deakins

Larry Gopnik, a Midwestern physics teacher, watches his life unravel over multiple sudden incidents. Though seeking meaning and answers amidst his turmoils, he seems to keep sinking.
Posted: May 10, 2019, 12:36 pm
Director: J.C. Chandor
Cinematographer: Robert Levi, Bradford Young
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In New York City 1981, an ambitious immigrant fights to protect his business and family during the most dangerous year in the city's history.
Posted: May 10, 2019, 12:33 pm
Director: Jon Favreau
Cinematographer: Matthew Libatique
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With the world now aware of his identity as Iron Man, Tony Stark must contend with both his declining health and a vengeful mad man with ties to his father's legacy.
Posted: May 10, 2019, 1:19 am
Director: Adrian Grunberg
Cinematographer: Benoît Debie

A career criminal nabbed by Mexican authorities is placed in a tough prison where he learns to survive with the help of a young boy.
Posted: May 10, 2019, 12:48 am
Director: Roger Avary
Cinematographer: Tom Richmond

Zed has only just arrived in the beautiful Paris and already he's up to no good. Having just slept with a call girl, he spends a night on the town with his dangerous friends. They all ...
Posted: May 10, 2019, 12:38 am
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Cinematographer: Geoffrey Unsworth

Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest.
Posted: May 9, 2019, 9:41 pm
Director: Matthew Vaughn
Cinematographer: Ben Davis

A successful cocaine dealer gets two tough assignments from his boss on the eve of his planned early retirement.
Posted: May 9, 2019, 4:46 am
Director: Timur Bekmambetov
Cinematographer: Oliver Wood
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A falsely accused Jewish nobleman survives years of slavery to take vengeance on his Roman best friend, who betrayed him.
Posted: May 7, 2019, 4:17 am
Director: Miguel Sapochnik
Cinematographer: Martin Ahlgren, Neville Kidd
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ALTERED CARBON is set in a future where consciousness is digitized and stored in cortical stacks implanted in the spine, allowing humans to survive physical death by having their memories ...
Posted: May 7, 2019, 2:27 am
Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
Cinematographer: Robert Elswit
In 1970, drug-fueled Los Angeles private investigator Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend.
Posted: May 7, 2019, 2:15 am
Director: Brian De Palma
Cinematographer: John A. Alonzo

In Miami in 1980, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel and succumbs to greed.
Posted: May 7, 2019, 12:45 am
Director: Guillermo de Oliveira
Cinematographer: Guillermo de Oliveira

In 1966 the Spanish Army built a huge cemetery with over 5000 graves at Mirandilla Valley in Burgos for the final sequence in the film "The Good the Bad and the Ugly". After the shooting, ...
Posted: May 6, 2019, 6:35 pm
Director: John Ford
Cinematographer: Gregg Toland

A poor Midwest family is forced off of their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression.
Posted: May 6, 2019, 6:30 pm
Director: Alan Parker
Cinematographer: Michael Seresin
Harry Angel is a private investigator. He is hired by a man who calls himself Louis Cyphre to track down a singer called Johnny Favorite. But the investigation takes an unexpected and somber turn.
Posted: May 6, 2019, 2:57 am
Director: Colin Bucksey, Adam Bernstein, Vince Gilligan, Peter Gould, Larysa Kondracki, Terry McDonough, Thomas Schnauz, Nicole Kassell, Michelle MacLaren, John Shiban, Michael Slovis, Scott Winant
Cinematographer: Arthur Albert
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The trials and tribulations of criminal lawyer, Jimmy McGill, in the time leading up to establishing his strip-mall law office in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Posted: May 6, 2019, 2:49 am
Director: Harald Zwart
Cinematographer: Denis Crossan

Insp. Jacques Clouseau teams up with a squad of International detectives who are just as bumbling as he is. Their mission: Stop a globe-trotting thief who specializes in stealing historical artifacts.
Posted: May 6, 2019, 2:27 am
Director: Jon Favreau
Cinematographer: Matthew Libatique
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After being held captive in an Afghan cave, a billionaire engineer creates a unique weaponized suit of armor to fight evil.
Posted: May 6, 2019, 2:09 am
Director: Spike Jonze
Cinematographer: Hoyte Van Hoytema
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A lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with his newly purchased operating system that's designed to meet his every need.
Posted: May 5, 2019, 12:02 pm
Director: David Frankel
Cinematographer: Maryse Alberti

Retreating from life after a tragedy, a man questions the universe by writing to Love, Time and Death. Receiving unexpected answers, he begins to see how these things interlock and how even loss can reveal moments of meaning and beauty.
Posted: May 4, 2019, 1:46 am

Posted: April 28, 2019, 12:10 pm
Director: Danny DeVito
Cinematographer: Stefan Czapsky

Story of a wonderful little girl, who happens to be a genius, and her wonderful teacher vs. the worst parents ever and the worst school principal imaginable.
Posted: April 15, 2019, 5:56 am
Director: Nicolas Winding Refn
Cinematographer: Natasha Braier
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When aspiring model Jesse moves to Los Angeles, her youth and vitality are devoured by a group of beauty-obsessed women who will take any means necessary to get what she has.
Posted: April 14, 2019, 10:16 am
Director: Steffen Haars, Flip Van der Kuil
Cinematographer: Joris Kerbosch
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Gerrie, Richard, Rikkert, Robbie and Barry from Maaskantje are in a big fight with the village of Schijndel. When a zombie kills someone from Brabant, things get out of hand.
Posted: March 18, 2019, 7:22 am
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