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Celebrates the art of motion picture photography, and examines how and why movies look the way they do. With interviews of 110 leading cinematographers around the world, director and cinematographer Jon Fauer explores how his colleagues use technique and technology, art and lighting to tell stories
Cinematography (feature film)
After years of growing apart, Harold Lee and Kumar Patel have replaced each other with new friends and are preparing for their respective Yuletide celebrations. But when a mysterious package mistakenly arrives at Kumar's door on Christmas Eve, his attempt to redirect it to Harold's house ends with t
There was a time when Lazarus played the blues; a time he got Bojo's Juke Joint shakin' back in the day. Now he lives them. Bitter and broken from a cheating wife and a shattered marriage, Lazarus' soul is lost in spent dreams and betrayal's contempt--until Rae. Half naked and beaten unconscious, Ra
DJay, a streetwise Memphis hustler tries to find a voice and realize his long-buried dreams. Though DJay has always had a way with words, that gift has long been misused; this philosopher-hustler lives a dead-end life at the fringes of society. Anything more feels out of reach. Still, DJay wonders w
Out in California''s San Fernando Valley, Isabel is trying to reinvent herself. A naïve, good-natured witch, she is determined to disavow her supernatural powers and lead a "normal" life. At the same time--across town--Jack Wyatt, a tall, charming actor is trying to get his career back on track. He sets his sights on an updated version of the beloved 1960''s situation comedy "Bewitched," reconceived as a starring vehicle for himself in the role of the mere-mortal Darrin. Fate steps in when Jack accidentally runs into Isabel. He is immediately attracted to her and her nose, which bears an uncanny resemblance to the nose of Elizabeth Montgomery, who played Samantha in the original TV version of "Bewitched." He becomes convinced she could play the witch, Samantha, in his new series. Isabel is also taken with Jack, seeing him as the quintessential mortal man, with whom she can settle down and lead the normal life she so desires. It turns out they''re both right--but in ways neither of them ever imagined.
Convinced that a series of coincidences involving a doorman hold some secret to life's largest riddles, Albert Markovski seeks the help of a detective agency unlike any other--which leads him down a path that questions the essence of existence itself. In an attempt to ferret out the meaning of the
A group of 12 and 13-year-old kids living in Oakland fight to protect their neighborhood from drug dealers.
A contemporary Western on wheels with desperados who live every day on the edge. Lawyers and city workers by day, they take to the streets in their leather gear to race by night. In the world of underground motorcycle clubs, the undefeated racer known as Smoke is the undisputed "King of Cali." But Smoke''s dominance of the set is about to be threatened by a young motorcycle racing prodigy called Kid, who is determined to win Smoke''s helmet and earn the coveted title.
A former Juilliard trained musician and devoted family man, Romulus now lives as an outcast in a netherworld on the edge of Manhattan. Haunted by delusions of a powerful adversary, Cornelius Gould Stuyvesant, who he believes charts his every move from the Chrysler building. Ledbetter is drawn out of
Dramatic account of the grass-roots civil rights movement in a small Mississippi town in 1959. Focuses on a couple under government scrutiny for their activist stance against the Jim Crow laws and their teenage son who is becoming an activist. Inspired by the arrival of an organizer of the Student N
Anna, a game warden, and her brother Marius, a priest, live isolated lives together in Africa. As each other's only kin, Marius has grown very close to Anna, who in turn is devoted to the local herd of elephants. When someone begins slaughtering the animals, Anna takes action. But the arrival in tow
A parody of the high school comedy and horror films of the past 20 years which follows the exploits of the most powerful clique at Reagan High. Courtney Shane, Julie Freeman, Marcie Fox and Lizz Purr are all best friends. Or, to be more precise, they are drawn together by their appreciation for each
Pleasantville is a 1950s sitcom enjoying cult status on a contemporary cable channel. David loves it, but his sister Jennifer is too hip. When a mysterious TV repairman gives them a new remote control, the pair are transported into the world of Pleasantville like it or not. They find themselves trapped in an alternate reality where the town exists in black and white--in a white bread world without passion or violence. But the teenagers have also brought an unexpected--and double-edged--gift to Pleasantville: a sense of possibility that spreads like wildfire throughout the town. There can be no turning back once the citizens begin experiencing such strange wonders as sex, art, rain, and ideas. First it is a red rose, a blade of green grass, eyes turn hazel... flesh tones shock and anger with their beauty. Gradually, the infection spreads Pleasantville becomes divided--rife for the first time with stark differences as it attempts to grasp the kaleidoscopic new world before it.
Claire can't stand that she has never been in love and refuses to give in the cynicism of her friends. She falls for an elusive charmer but soon falls into heartbreak and madness thanks to her "support group" of emotionally unstable friends.
A dark comedy about two junkies who, while waiting to be admitted to a detox center, become implicated in the murder of a drug dealer.
Eve is the youngest daughter of one of Louisiana's most sophisticated and prosperous families. Her father Louis, is the town's highly respected doctor, a man known for his ability to "fix" things--everything except his own family problems and philandering lifestlye. Her mother Roz is a stunning sout
Story examines the loyalty of friendship, the struggle for acceptance and the triumph of the human condition. It takes place in the very near future at a time when the public school system appears to be taking the place of needed parental guidance.
Two elderly black sharecroppers, he a stroke victim, she blind, decide to put on their finest clothing and take a final ride in their car--with no turning back.
A pair of psychotic serial killers become media darlings in Oliver Stone''s unique and controversial crime satire "Natural Born Killers: The Director''s Cut" (1994). Young lovers Mickey and Mallory launch a gore-soaked killing spree strictly for kicks, and the media eat it up. With strange cameos, gallows humor and violence unlike anything else that ever hit the screen. From an insane screenplay by Quentin Tarantino and starring Woody Harrelson, Juliette Lewis and Tom Sizemore.
Based on Thomas Mann's novella "Death in Venice," this tragic parable about repression, obsession, and the peril of love tells of a despondent middle-aged writer who, while on summer vacation, is lured from his books by his sister-in-law's seductive son.
When blue-collar Hilary becomes the live-in chemotherapy nurse for wealthy, secretive Victor, seeing the effects of the treatment on him gives her second thoughts about staying. When the patient confesses his love for her, she stays, and the couple decides to make the most of however much time they
The story of a boy genius, his relationships with his working class single mother, and the child psychologist who wants to broaden his horizons, show him off and put him in college.
A proud father faces wedding planners, florists and caterers as he prepares for his daughter''''s wedding.
A full-scale nuclear war is threatened when an unidentified missile strikes a Russian city. The American president and the Soviet premier race against time to stop their own missiles and save the world from destruction.
A doctor guides seven student doctors through their third year of residency at a Los Angeles hospital. Marriages collapse and colleagues fall in love, but it takes a dying cancer patient to make the medical students realize what really matters in life.
A thief is being sought by the police and other thieves for a priceless gem that he did not steal.
Harry Crumb, a bumbling wanna-be private eye related by birth to a line of crack detectives, gets assigned to a lucrative kidnapping case, but only because his slimy boss doesn't want it solved for motives of his own. Crumb investigates, tripping over his own feet at every turn en route to finding
A detective investigates a series of brutal ritualistic murders.
A comedy about a golf pro beset by problems both on and off the course.
Sound (feature film)
A Haitian doctor and a Harvard anthropologist become friends against a backdrop of voodoo culture in pre-revolutionary Haiti.
An innocent man offers to abibi for his boss'' sexy wife, who witnessed an assault from his bedroom window. This apparently simple gesture snowballs into a web of crime and duplicity in this attractive and suspenseful Hitchcock.
Because of his talent, charm and wisecracking sense of humor, David Basner is a self-made man on the fast track. He loves his job, his band accountant is healthy and women find him irresistible. Then his father Max, calls to give David the news that he and David''s mother Lorraine are calling it quits after 35 years. Now, aside from pressures of his own busy life, David has the new responsibilities of taking care of his crotchety dad and emotionally supporting his mother. Through these experiences, David gains a new understanding and appreciation of his parents, with whom he thought he had nothing in common.
An American soldier, stationed in the Philippines and well-versed in the martial arts, goes up against the ninja-trained army of a vicious arms dealer.
When John Rappin Hood is released from jail, he goes home to his neighborhood and finds its safety threatened by a brutal gang leader and its very existence threatened by a greedy developer. Hood gathers his group of friends to fight for their community, not with violence, but with their talent for
An army of Eastern Bloc mercenaries invade the Southeast US and it's up to a tough loner to bring them down.
Film Production - Main (feature film)
Based on the true story of an Arizona man who claims he was abducted by a UFO in the 1970s.
A falsely imprisoned woman will try anything to win her freedom. When an initially successful escape lands her back from where she came, she seduces an innocent carpenter who works at the prison, convincing him to marry her with the hopes that it will gain her an early parole.
In the late 1950s, a city doctor, known for making house calls, is renowned as an "especially attentive doctor" by the women in the neighborhood. He practices his brand of medicine on an ailing, beautiful but neglected housewife when he is interrupted by her husband's unexpected return. The doctor i
An unexpected relationship develops when a polished corporate executive accidentally meets a learning-disabled man.
Cinematography (TV Mini-Series)
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