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“Elvis’s Eyes Were Very Special”: DP Mandy Walker on Elvis

Baz Luhrmann and Austin Butler on the set of Elvis (photo: Kane Skennar)

While the use of larger format sensors like the Alexa LF and the Sony Venice has continued to accelerate—increasingly eclipsing Super35 as the default for robustly budgeted digital cinematography—the sprawling canvas offered by the Alexa 65 has remained more of…  Read more

By Jul 1, 2022

“It Was More Akin to Shooting Dance than Shooting a Live Sporting Event”: DP Zak Mulligan on Hustle

Juancho Hernangomez and Adam Sandler on the set of HustleJuancho Hernangomez and Adam Sandler on the set of Hustle (Scott Yamano/Netflix_

In Hustle, a burned out Philadelphia 76ers scout (Adam Sandler) discovers a raw talent (pro hooper Juancho Hernangómez) in a Spanish pick-up game and attempts to put him on the NBA’s draft radar. It’s got the familiar structural bones of…  Read more

By Jun 29, 2022

Back To One Episode 209: Antonia Campbell-Hughes

I watched the movie Cordelia not knowing anything at all about it, and never having seen Irish actor Antonia Campbell-Hughes in anything before. The psychological thriller greatly impressed me in no small part due to the captivating performance of Campbell-Hughes,…  Read more

By Jun 28, 2022

Back to One, Episode 208: Luke Bracey

Luke Bracey didn’t dream about being an actor when he was a kid, he didn’t study the craft, and on his first job, which came from his very first audition, he didn’t even really know when he should start saying…  Read more

By Jun 21, 2022


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