November 2022

The Filming of Medium Cool

There have assuredly been men of multiple talents at work in the motion picture industry before (such names as Orson Welles, Stanley Kubrick, and Noel Coward come most readily to mind), but as far as I know Haskell Wexler, ASC, is the first to write, co-produce, direct and photograph a full-scale dramatic feature for major release. This work which bears his exclusive imprimatur is, of course. Paramount’s Medium Cool, a thought provoking, controversial, expertly made film quite unlike any other to grace the American screen. “There is much to be gained by filming in and among people who feel things strongly. If your film can reflect areas of life where people feel passion, then it will have genuine drama.” — Haskell Wexler, ASC Wexler is...more

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Owen Roizman on Filming The Exorcist

The director of photography on what may be the most shocking film ever made describes the unique problems and challenges involved in translating a best-selling novel into stunning visual images....more

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