April 2023

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: Gonzo Filmmaking

Unit photography by Peter Mountain, courtesy of Universal PicturesOriginally published in AC, May 1998 We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold. I remember saying something like “I feel a bit lightheaded; maybe you should drive... ” And suddenly there was a terrible roar all around us and the sky was full of what looked like huge bats, all swooping and screeching and diving around the car, which was going about a hundred miles an hour with the top down to Las Vegas. And a voice was screaming: “Holy Jesus! What are these goddamn animals?” — The opening paragraph of Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Since its initial publication in 1971, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas...more

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January 2023

Bardo, A Spiritual Migration

Darius Khondji, ASC, AFC joins director Alejandro G. Iñárritu on an existential journey with False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths....more

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