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Denis Villeneuve Was Influenced by Roger Deakins While Making ‘Dune’, Wants to Make “Something Small” Next

After a long and storied career in Hollywood, Roger Deakins would finally earn his much deserved first Oscar for cinematography with Denis Villeneuve‘s Blade Runner 2049. And though the dynamic director and cinematographer duo won’t be working together on Villeneuve’s upcoming sci-fi film Dune, the filmmaker revealed that Deakins is still leaving his mark on […]

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Denis Villeneuve Shot Two Endings To His Thriller ‘Prisoners’

Before he moved on to big-budget arthouse blockbusters like “Blade Runner 2049” and his upcoming “Dune,” Denis Villeneuve made a big first impression with his English-language debut “Prisoners.” The film was exquisitely shot, and managed to maintain suspense throughout its runtime, leaving the audience with an ambiguous ending. But it seems like we could have […]

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Denis Villeneuve and Roger Deakins Have a Lovely Chat About ‘Dune,’ ‘Blade Runner,’ and More

First, I will break your heart. If you didn’t know, Roger Deakins did not serve as the director of photography on Denis Villeneuve’s upcoming sci-fi epic adaptation of Dune, despite their sterling trilogy of Prisoners, Sicario, and Blade Runner 2049. I know, I know. But Dune is shot by the more than wonderful Greig Fraser […]

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Watch Roger Deakins’ Recent 2-Hour Masterclass For Film Students, Discussing ‘Blade Runner 2049’ & Much More

Just recently, we shared the news that Roger Deakins and his wife, James, have begun a new podcast that goes into the nitty-gritty of filmmaking, featuring tips and advice about different aspects of the art form. And now, it appears the duo is keeping that going with a new masterclass hosted by the Louis Lumière […]

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Roger Deakins Now Has His Own Podcast to Break Down Everything About Filmmaking

What do you do after you win your second Oscar for Best Cinematography? Start a podcast. Roger Deakins has officially launched the “Team Deakins” podcast along with his wife and longtime filmmaking collaborator James Ellis Deakins. The podcast has debuted six episodes as of May 3 that cover a wide array of filmmaking topics: Composition, […]

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Studios Eye Summer Restart in Central Europe as Coronavirus Restrictions Begin to Ease

As much of Europe begins to ease restrictions imposed on business and travel to curb the spread of coronavirus, Hollywood studios are looking ahead to summer and early fall when production is expected to resume in Hungary and the Czech Republic, Central Europe’s biggest production hubs.Executives at Mid Atlantic Films and Stillking Films, who have […]

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We Should Thank Roger Deakins For Refusing To Shoot ‘Blade Runner 2049’ The “Sloppy” Way Hollywood Studios Expect

Roger Deakins is one of the best living cinematographers, even if The Academy only realized it a couple of years ago. Having worked on such gems as “The Shawshank Redemption,” “Fargo,” “No Country for Old Men,” “Blade Runner 2049,” and “Skyfall” should give you enough credibility to have people listen to your advice, but Deakins […]

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‘Dune’ Debuts First Looks at Oscar Isaac and More, as Villeneuve Touts ‘Complex’ Two-Part Epic

On the heels of yesterday’s first look at Timothée Chalamet, “Dune” has unveiled a handful of new photos featuring the debuts of Oscar Isaac, Zendaya, Josh Brolin, Javier Bardem, and Rebecca Ferguson in character in Denis Villeneuve’s upcoming adaptation of Frank Herbert’s legendary science-fiction novel (via Vanity Fair). Villeneuve, coming off his acclaimed “Blade Runner […]

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Dave Bautista Calls Out Writer for Being ‘Judgmental Prick’ Over ‘My Spy’ Joke

If you’re trying to crack a joke on social media about Dave Bautista, maybe it’s not a great idea to tag the actor. The “Blade Runner 2049” and “Guardians of the Galaxy” actor called out a writer on Twitter for being a “judgmental prick” after the writer made a joke criticizing Bautista’s upcoming release “My […]

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