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Dan Laustsen Nightmare Alley

Cinematographer Dan Laustsen Explains the Murky Noir Aesthetic of ‘Nightmare Alley’

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Also: why his partnership with Guillermo del Toro is a match made in film noir hell.

Return Of the Jedi Score

What It Means for ‘Return of the Jedi’ to Be in the National Film Registry

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The Library of Congress now recognizes all three parts of the original ‘Star Wars’ trilogy for their historical significance. But Lucasfilm has never offered them prints of the original theatrical versions.

Hawkeye Episode Explained

Meet the Grinch Who Stole Hawkeye’s Christmas (Not Mephisto)

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And this big guy doesn’t need the Multiverse as an excuse for his villainy. He’s been lurking in the shadows for a while.

Lawrence Of Arabia film transition

And, Scene: The Ultimate Guide to Editing Transitions

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There are a ton of ways to transition from one scene to the next. Here are nine of the most common.

Casablanca

The Real Story Behind ‘Casablanca’

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While the plot of this iconic movie is not based on a true story, the premise is backgrounded in real events of the time.

Bradley Cooper in Nightmare Alley

Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Nightmare Alley’ Has Atmosphere to Spare

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Bradley Cooper steals hearts, fortunes, and the film itself.

Disciples Of Shaolin Pic

Our Home Video Pick of the Week Opens Its Doors to ‘Disciples of Shaolin’

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Plus 17 more new releases to watch at home this week on 4K UHD, Blu-ray, and DVD!

Jim Carrey As The Grinch

Jim Carrey’s Grinch is the Perfect Christmas Movie Monster

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Despite feeling “buried alive” by his makeup, he plays Dr. Seuss’ classic Christmas curmudgeon with heartwarming emotion.

Station Eleven

‘Station Eleven’ is an Expansive, Exceptional Adaptation

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The National Book Award finalist about a devastating flu outbreak has gotten the HBO limited series treatment, and the end result is better than we could’ve imagined.

The Shining

The Old School Animation Technique that Makes ‘The Shining’ So Scary

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“Mickey Mousing” doesn’t sound like it should be terrifying, and yet here we are.

The Mortal Storm James Stewart

Once Untimely, ‘The Mortal Storm’ Proves Timeless Years Later

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While critics and audiences thought it was untimely in 1940, the themes it explores have proved to be timeless as years have passed.

Hoffman and Haim in Licorice Pizza

‘Licorice Pizza’ is a Rambling, Engaging, and Inconsistent Hang-Out in ’70s LA

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1970s Los Angeles gets a rose-tinted hang-out film.