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  • From the Magazine

    Roger Deakins in ten shots

    The British cinematographer Roger Deakins is one of the greatest artists of light and shade in movie history. Joshua Rothkopf picks ten shots that show off different facets of his greatness.

    Joshua Rothkopf
    Tuesday 24 March 2020

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  • Cannes 2019: the Posters d’Or

    A vibrant slate of posters tease what looks to be an exciting and varied selection of new films, with Agnès Varda as this year’s fresh take on the Cannes ‘cover girl’, says Isabel Stevens.

    Monday 20 May 2019

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  • Walter Lassally, cameraman: a tribute in pictures

    Images from the great director of photography’s life behind the camera, from London to Crete.

    Wednesday 1 November 2017

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  • Gallery: the island imagery of The Red Turtle

    Michael Dudok de Wit’s dialogue-free castaway reverie The Red Turtle enfolds its lone human figures in the environment of a deserted tropical island that’s given magisterial presence by de Wit’s richly pellucid animated drawings. Here are 12 frames from the film.

    Friday 2 June 2017

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  • Gallery: 70 years of the Cannes Film Festival

    Cannes is known for its red-carpet carnival, but look a little beyond it and there are some remarkable photographic pickings to be found from throughout the film festival’s 70-year history.

    Friday 26 May 2017

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  • The Projectionists

    Inside out: eight images of the industry that underpinned old-school movie magic, from a series by Richard Nicholson.

    Richard Nicholson
    Friday 5 August 2016

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  • Cannes 2016: the Posters d’Or

    For our second annual showcase of the festival’s best posters, we picked two winners – from a wonderfully rich field. Is a festival the best place to see the uncompromised art of the film poster, asks Isabel Stevens?

    Sunday 22 May 2016

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  • The evolution of High-Rise, from sketchbook to screen

    A visual peek behind the scenes of Ben Wheatley and Amy Jump’s wild J.G. Ballard adaptation.

    Thursday 31 March 2016

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  • David Bowie on film

    Jane Giles surveys the late David Bowie’s screen roles across four decades.

    Monday 11 January 2016

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  • Women with a movie camera

    Behind every great female-directed film is a female director. It’s time to make them iconic, says Isabel Stevens.

    Monday 7 September 2015

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