Nightmare Alley (2021) production designer Tamara Deverell talks about making the film. “Tamara Deverell, the film’s production designer, says that Del Toro didn’t use CGI (except for falling snow and flying bullets) because he wanted all the sets to have real architecture and props. ‘We created a contemporary […]
“I used to be able to understand 99% of the dialogue in Hollywood films. But over the past 10 years or so, I’ve noticed that percentage has dropped significantly — and it’s not due to hearing loss on my end. It’s gotten to the point where I find […]
Hey, the world’s largest collection of Star Wars materials is in a museum in Petaluma, California. (Thanks, Sox!)
At UnHerd, Dorian Lynskey writes about villains, pop psychology, backstory and corporate storytelling. “What Lumet and Chayefsky were really getting at with their rubber-ducky quip was the pretence that explaining everything is akin to psychological veracity. We are all shaped by our experiences, good and bad, but rarely […]
Friend of the Gutter Robert Mitchell interviews Ritwik Pareek, director of Dug Dug (2021).
Film Inquiry talks with director Jean Luc Herbulot on his film Saloum and African film. “I’ve been working in Africa now for, what, four years? I was born in Africa, I grew up here, and studied in France. And after that, I spent four or five, if not […]