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Avatar The Way Of Water Pandora

Transforming Jetovators into Ilu for ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’

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We chat with production designers Dylan Cole and Ben Procter about how they constructed Pandora’s oceanic depths.

Critic's Picks Best Movies of 2022

Critic’s Picks: The Best Movies of 2022

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From blockbusters to box-office bombs, these are the best films of the year according to our chief film critic.

Following Nolan

How ‘Following’ Set the Pace for Christopher Nolan’s Career

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Following walked so that Christopher Nolan’s career could run.

Avatar The Way Of Water

DP Russell Carpenter on the Virtual Reality of ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’

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We chat with the cinematographer about the challenges of simultaneously shooting live-action and virtual.

Heaven's Gate Dead Guy

The Day New Hollywood Died

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New Hollywood is dead, long live New Hollywood.

Deborah L Scott Avatar The Way Of Water Costume Design

200 Hours Makes One Garment in ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’

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We chat with costume designer Deborah L. Scott about ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ and how virtual fittings differ from practical ones.

Banshees Of Inisherin

Ben Davis and the ‘High Noon’ Cinematography of ‘The Banshees of Inisherin’

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We chat with the cinematographer about the Westerns that influenced Martin McDonagh’s psychological slugfest.

Crimes Of The Future

In Profile: The Art of the Cinematic Close-Up

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/Are/ you ready for your close-up, Mr. DeMille?