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Denis Villeneuve Honors Jóhannsson Two Years After His Death: ‘He Was a Creative Brother’

Denis Villeneuve has emerged as one of the best directors working today, and one person moviegoers can thank for that is Jóhann Jóhannsson. The Icelandic composer was one of Villeneuve’s most important collaborators, starting with “Prisoners” and continuing to shape the tone of Villeneuve’s work in “Sicario” and “Arrival.” Jóhannsson even worked on “Blade Runner […]

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‘1917’ Cinematographer Roger Deakins Wins His Second Oscar in Three Years

Roger Deakins has won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography for “1917” — his second Oscar in three years following his first Academy Award for “Blade Runner 2049.”The 70-year-old Deakins had been favored for the trophy for his widely praised shooting of Sam Mendes’ World War I epic in what appeared to be a single […]

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VFX, Animation Studio Framestore Launches Pre-Production Services Unit (Exclusive)

Visual effects and animation studio Framestore, which won Oscars for “The Golden Compass,” “Gravity” and “Blade Runner 2049,” and whose recent work includes “Avengers: Endgame” and “Spider-Man: Far From Home” in movies, and “His Dark Materials” and “Watchmen” in TV, has launched Fps, which offers a suite of pre-production services.The move sees the company’s previs, […]

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American Society of Cinematographers Gives Top Award to Roger Deakins, Again

“1917” cinematographer Roger Deakins has won the award for the best feature-film cinematography of 2019 at the American Society of Cinematographers Awards, which were handed out on Saturday night in Los Angeles.The win was Deakins’ fifth from the Asc, tying him with Emmanuel Lubezki for the most ever. It was also his third win in […]

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Denis Villeneuve Has Another ‘Blade Runner’ Film In Mind But It’s Not A Sequel

Though it didn’t make $1 billion at the box office and reignite the world’s love of “Blade Runner,” Denis Villeneuve’s “Blade Runner 2049” is an acclaimed film and has many fans that are anticipating the filmmaker’s eventual return to the franchise. Of course, that doesn’t seem likely, as the aforementioned sequel didn’t necessarily make a […]

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‘1917’: Why Cinematographer Roger Deakins Should Win a Second Oscar for His Tour de Force

It took 14 nominations before cinematographer Roger Deakins finally landed the elusive Oscar for “Blade Runner 2049.” He’s the frontrunner again for “1917,” the bravura, single-shot-seeming World War I thriller, directed by Sam Mendes. But this time it’s different: he’s entering the realm of Emmanuel (Chivo) Lubezki with his technical feat.“1917” is not only the […]

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Syd Mead Dies: Visionary Futurist Who Worked On ‘Blade Runner’ & ‘Tron’ Was 86

Syd Mead, the visionary futurist who worked on such classic fantasy/sci-fi films as Tron, Blade Runner and Blade Runner 2049, died today in Pasadena. He was 86.His manager Roger Servick told Deadline that Mead had been in failing health due to lymphoma cancer and he was undergoing treatment at City of Hope in Duarte, CA.Mead’s […]

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Ben Affleck, Ana de Armas in Talks to Star in Erotic Thriller ‘Deep Water’

Ben Affleck is set to play another bad suburban husband in Deep Water, the feature adaptation of the erotic thriller novel by Patricia Highsmith, author of The Talented Mr. Ripley. Affleck and Blade Runner 2049‘s Ana de Armas are in talks to lead the Deep Water cast as a dissatisfied married couple “whose mind games […]

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Robin Wright to Make Feature Directorial Debut With ‘Land’

Claire Underwood is getting behind the camera.Robin Wright, a Globe Globe winner for her turn as the First Lady-turned-President in Netflix’s House of Cards, is set to make her feature-length directorial debut.In Land, Wright, who has also recently appeared in Wonder Woman and Blade Runner 2049, will direct herself as Edee Mathis, a lawyer consumed […]

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Ridley Scott’s New Short Film With ‘Blade Runner 2049’s Sylvia Hoeks Is A Thriller For Turkish Airlines [Watch]

The Super Bowl featured all sorts of buzz-worthy ads and most of which, were actually pretty terrible, to be honest. There was the lackluster ‘Big Lebowski’-inspired Jeff Bridges ad for beer, there was something going on with Asmr and Zoe Kravitz. But then there’s Ridley Scott. And while his latest “short film” is nothing more […]

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