Nightmare Alley Cinematographer Dan Laustsen On Shooting Blood, Smoke & Mirrors [Interview]

“I hope I don’t disappoint,” Dan Laustsen said.

He doesn’t, on the big screen or in person.

After years of hearing directors sing the praises of Laustsen, one of the great cinematographers working today, it was a pleasure finally speaking to the man himself.

Especially about a film such as Guillermo del Toro’s “Nightmare Alley,” which, like Stan’s (Bradley Cooper) cheap tricks, casts quite a spell on the audience. Over the years, Laustsen has shot a variety of hypnotizing films, including “John Wick: Chapter Two,” “Brotherhood of the Wolf,” and two of del Toro’s previous films, “The Shape of Water” and “Crimson Peak.” Together, del Toro and…The post Nightmare Alley Cinematographer Dan Laustsen on Shooting Blood, Smoke & Mirrors [Interview] appeared first on /Film.

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