April 2022

Children of Men: Humanity’s Last Hope

At top, Theo (Clive Owen) becomes caught up in a fight for the future of humanity. Unit photography by Jaap Buitendijk Emmanuel Lubezki, ASC, AMC stands in the street and anxiously scans the clouds above. He needs the sun for the next scene. We are visiting the set of Children of Men on a day when the production has set up in an industrial section of London. A doubledecker bus rolls up into position, its windows covered with grating that gives it a penal quality. Thirty extras dressed in drab clothing are lining up, ready to board and provide background action. The story takes place in the near future, and nothing feels radically different until a strange motorbike with a passenger platform pulls up alongside the bus. Big green panels on...more

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Tragedy Of Macbeth King Arrives At Macbeth Castle
January 2022

The Tragedy of Macbeth: Palace Intrigue

Cinematographer Bruno Delbonnel, ASC, AFC and director Joel Coen discuss their collaboration on this striking, innovative adaptation of Shakespeare’s masterpiece. (This is an expanded version of the article published in our January 2022 print edition.)...more

Dion Beebe And Ang Lee On Gemini Man
November 2019

Face to Face: Gemini Man

A visit to the set of Gemini Man in Hungary, where Dion Beebe, ASC, ACS and a team of collaborators help director Ang Lee break new ground with a 120 fps 3D production co-starring a CG human....more

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