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Gordon Willis to Steven Soderbergh: "The Last Thing I Think About Is Where to Put the Camera"

  • By Sam Adams
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  • June 18, 2014 12:30 PM
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The late, great cinematographer speaks in a newly released interview.

The Popcorn-Themed Robert Altman Music You Never Knew You Wanted to See

  • By Sam Adams
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  • June 17, 2014 4:46 PM
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The first movie (co-)directed comes back from the grave in a restored print.

The 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' "Premake" Is a Summer Blockbuster, Guerilla-Style

  • By Sam Adams
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  • June 16, 2014 11:19 PM
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Filmmaker Kevin Lee culled from 355 amateur video accounts of "Transformers'" Chicago shoot to produce this unique document.

How an Indian Newspaper Conglomerate Pretended a Documentary on Beauty Pageants Just Didn't Exist

  • By Laya Maheshwari
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  • June 13, 2014 11:10 AM
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It wasn't criticism of right-wing politics that got "The World Before Her" banned from some Indian newspapers, but an expose of the beauty pageant they sponsor.

John Oliver Stands Up for "Showgirls"

  • By Sam Adams
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  • June 12, 2014 3:41 PM
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Oliver was meant to be honoring his HBO boss, but he got a look at the Museum of the Moving Image's calendar on the way to the stage.

Laura Poitras: "Press Freedom Cannot Be Taken for Granted in the U.K."

  • By Sam Adams
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  • June 12, 2014 3:06 PM
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The Pulitzer Prize-winning documentary filmmaker was scheduled to accept an award at Sheffield Doc/Fest, but declined because "the UK is not safe for me right now."

A History of Video Stores and Female Persona-Swap Films Added to the Critical Press' Library

  • By Sam Adams
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  • June 11, 2014 12:52 PM
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More forthcoming books announced from the burgeoning publisher.

Read Jeff Jarvis' Initial Proposal for Entertainment Weekly, and Time Inc.'s Negative Response

  • By Sam Adams
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  • June 11, 2014 10:52 AM
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In 1984, Jeff Jarvis thought the time was ripe for a magazine helping consumers deal with entertainment overload. Time, Inc. disagreed.

RIP 'The Young Ones' Rik Mayall

  • By Sam Adams
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  • June 9, 2014 11:59 AM
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The star of "The Young Ones" and "Drop Dead Fred" has died aged 56.

"People" Ditches Movie, TV Reviews

  • By Sam Adams
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  • June 2, 2014 11:32 AM
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With Time, Inc.'s magazine arm about to be spun off as its own company, its "cash cow" does away with its review sections altogether.