May 2023

Vintage Indy in the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

This article originally appeared in AC, June 2008. Some images are additional or alternate. Unit photography by David James, SMPSP The last time we saw dashing archaeologist Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford), he was riding off into the sunset at the end of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (AC June ’89), the final film in a trilogy that director Steven Spielberg and executive producer George Lucas had begun with Raiders of the Lost Ark (AC, Nov. '81). Now, nearly 20 years later, Indy is back with a new adventure, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. Reflecting the passage of time since the last picture was made, Crystal Skull is set in 1957, and the visual elements include ’50s Americana and sci-fi trappings. In the film, an...more

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Noah Kadner

Red Notice Featured
January 2022

Reluctant Allies: Red Notice

Markus Förderer, ASC, BVK and director Rawson Marshall Thurber enlist vintage optics, the latest drone and camera tech, and an LED volume for this action-comedy....more

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