Film News I’m excited about – Olivia Colman, Helen Mirren, Julia Roberts + George Clooney

It's been a while since I actually curated recent movie/casting news that I'm excited about. I was reading one after another involving filmmaker/actors I love so I thought I'd include them here.  Sam Mendes, Olivia Colman Team for Love Story Empire of Light Per THR, the Oscar-winning director Sam Mendes will be directing his own …

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FIVE best cinematographers in Hollywood (not named Roger Deakins)

The process of making films is very difficult, whether it’s a short or full-length feature, one needs to put together a team of talented people in order to produce something that one can be proud of. One key component to make any film work is the person who does the actual shooting. The director tends …

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FlixChatter Review – 1917 (2020)

When I heard that Sam Mendes, the Oscar winning director of American Beauty and one of my favorite “James Bond” films, Skyfall, was releasing a World War I film, I was beyond intrigued. Centered around the spring of 1917 during the German retreat to the Hindenburg Line during Operation Alberich, Mendes wanted to incorporate a …

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BEST OF THE DECADE LIST: 20 Best Shots of the 2010s

Happy first weekend of the New Year, folks! Everyone loves lists right, and since we're entering a new decade, it's a great excuse to make loads and loads of lists 😀 I'll be working on various Best of the Decade throughout the year, and I thought I'd start with cinematography since Brittani just listed her …

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BLADE RUNNER 2049 review

I’ve seen the original Blade Runner countless times, I’ve bought the movie on VHS, Laserdisc, DVD, Bluray and recently 4K Bluray Disc. So yes, I’m obsessed with it and to say that this sequel is my most anticipated movie of the year is an understatement. Back in the early 90s, Ridley Scott was rumored to …

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FlixChatter Review: SICARIO (2015)

Director Denis Villeneuve loves to make films about dark subjects, in his latest one he decides to tackle the dark world of war on drugs here in United States. After a raid that’s gone terribly wrong on a home that belongs to a very powerful drug cartel, young FBI agent Kate Macer (Emily Blunt) decides …

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FlixChatter Review: PRISONERS

When I first saw the trailer of Prisoners, I thought it looked like a made for TV movie that you'd see on TNT or some cable network. So I didn't really have much interest in seeing it on the big screen, well after reading several high praised reviews online, I changed my mind. The movie …

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