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Nominated for an Academy Award for his work on Changeling in 2008, cinematographer Tom Stern is best known for his frequent collaboration with director Clint Eastwood. Although he didn't become the full-fledged director of photography until Blood Work in 2002, Stern's history with Eastwood goes back even farther, as he explains in the below interview with ComingSoon.net from this year's Camerimage Festival in Bydgoszcz, Poland. If you missed them, be sure to check out our previous Camerimage interviews here .≠ Cs: You've attended Camerimage a couple of times. Can you tell me what keeps you coming back? Tom Stern: I really enjoy this festival. I guess it's my fourth or fifth time here. It's wonderful to meet other DPs. I'm a big world cinema kind of guy. I »
Ah, the police drama, it is perhaps the most watched type of series on television, in league with the soap and the medical drama. So, it comes as little surprise that Amazon wants in on the procedural goodness. The streaming service has given Bosch the green light.
Based on the New York Times Best Selling novels by Michael Connelly, the pilot will center on Harry Bosch, a veteran police homicide detective who works in the city of angels for the Los Angeles Police Department. I have a soft spot for Lapd tales! And the field is wide open with Southland not getting renewed again.
Our friends over at Deadline say that the Bosch pilot was written by Connelly and the co-creator of Treme, executive producer Eric Overmeyer. Both men share executive producing duties with Fabrik’s Henrik Bastin and Mikkel Bondesen. HBO’s Treme has some Emmy nominations to its »
- Sasha Nova
While there are certain aspects of film-making they can’t always control, ultimately it is the skill of the director that determines whether a movie is good or bad. To make this list of the greatest modern directors, a director must still be actively making movies and only movies from the last 15 years are considered in the ranking of the directors.
The factors in the rankings obviously include the general quality of the directors films but also takes into account the number of films made in the given time period as well, the impact of the director on the filmmaking scene as a whole, and the potential they have for making more great movies in the future. The sheer number of quality directors ensures that a good number were excluded from the list as many excellent filmmakers such as Ang Lee, Kathryn Bigelow, Edgar Wright, Danny Boyle, Nicolas Winding Refn, »
- Paul Sorrells
Warner Brothers has just dropped word on a two new collections dedicated to the work of American film icon Clint Eastwood. The two collections (one on DVD, the other on Blu-ray) will feature a new documentary by Eastwood biographer Richard Schickel, along with a copy of the new non-directed Eastwood film Trouble with the Curve.
A portion of the news release is below:
Burbank, Calif., February 11, 2013 – Clint Eastwood’s illustrious motion picture career has spanned more than half a century and touched generations of filmgoers. The filmmaker/actor has received five Academy Awards®and his films have grossed more than $2 billion at the domestic box office. This year marks the 38th anniversary of the relationship between Warner Bros., Clint Eastwood and Malpaso Productions, which has culminated in more than 40 films made for the studio. Now, in honor of Warner’s year-long 90th anniversary celebration, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will release two new Eastwood Collections, »
- Nick Allen
4 items from 2013
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