Roger Deakins

Empire Of Light Review

‘Empire of Light’ Is a Visual Feast That Feels Performative Where It Should Dig Deeper


Cinema has always been an escape, but in Empire of Light, it simply distracts from a deeper indictment of racially motivated violence.

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The Roger Deakins Guide to Film Lighting


Lights, Camera, Deakins!

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‘The Big Lebowski’ is Everything You Want in a Stoner Movie


Leave it to the Coen brothers to make a prestige stoner comedy.

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Roger Deakins Discusses ‘The Goldfinch,’ What Almost Put Him Off ‘Skyfall,’ and Film vs. Digital


They say you should never meet your heroes. We interviewed ours.

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25 Perfect Shots From the Past 25 Years of Cannes


The festival of master auteurs is a one-stop shop for perfect shots.

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Aberration in The Lens: Roger Deakins and Jesse James


The genius cinematographer’s laconic take on the modern western is a masterclass in film photography and light.

True Grit

Roger Deakins Is Bullish on the Future of Digital Cinematography


Where Janusz Kaminski was concerned about losing himself, Deakins is ever the pragmatist.

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The 35 Most Beautiful Roger Deakins Shots


In celebration of his first Oscar win (on his 14th try), let’s celebrate by counting down the most beautiful shots in Roger Deakins’ prolific career.

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2018 Oscar Predictions: The Technical Awards


From cinematography to visual effects, this year’s Academy Awards technical categories may actually be the easiest Oscars to predict.