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Cameraman: The Life & Work of Jack Cardiff

From ballerinas to barbarians, the Oscar winner shot them all.


Rod Lott
When he died two years ago at the age of 94, celebrated cinematographer Jack Cardiff was responsible for shooting 73 films — many of them Hollywood classics, some not — from “The African Queen” to “Conan the Destroyer.”
Monday, August 22, 2011

Knights of the Round Table

Good ‘Knight’? Not quite.


Rod Lott
From 1953, Knights of the Round Table proudly boasts the CinemaScope logo as it opens, trumpeting itself as an epic Hollywood costumed drama on a massive scale: no expense spared, no detail ignored. And no story engagement.
Thursday, May 17, 2012