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Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022
Peter Sciberras Shares Insights Into Editing "The Power of the Dog"
Today (1/27) Peter Sciberras picked up his first career American Cinema Editors (ACE) Eddie Award nomination. It came in the best edited dramatic feature category for his cutting of writer-director Jane Campion’s The Power of the Dog (Netflix), adding to an awards season momentum for him which also...
Friday, Jan. 14, 2022
Sundance Preview: A Tale of 2 Directing Duos, 2 Solo Helmers
Two directorial duos--one sporting individual Sundance track records, the other with a joint pedigree at the festival--return this month with their latest documentaries. Then we have two solo artisans on the narrative side, bringing their feature directorial debuts to Sundance. While all these...
Friday, Jan. 14, 2022
Cinematographers & Cameras: Sharing Insights Into The Lensing of "Cyrano" and "Belfast"
There are a couple of parallels between the two DPs in this latest installment of SHOOT ’s Cinematographers & Cameras Series. For one, both lensers are in the current awards season conversation for their efforts on lauded films. And secondly, those artistic efforts were both for directors with...
Friday, Jan. 14, 2022
Guild Awards Preview: New--and Not So New--This Season
New kids on the block and already established residents figure in the ongoing Guild awards conversation this season. Among the new kids is the breakout Korean thriller Squid Game (Netflix), which is poised for what could be a history-making stretch. Until late last year a non-English project had...
Friday, Jan. 14, 2022
Production Outlook Survey: What’s Next? Where Do We Go From Here?
It’s that time of year--for a new beginning, for New Year’s resolutions, which often aren’t kept, and predictions, which often aren’t accurate. Nonetheless SHOOT called upon a brave cross-section of advertising agency executives, chief creative officers, creative directors, heads of production and...
Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022
Review: "Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America"
"If you've ever owned a slave, please raise your hand," Jeffery Robinson asks a live audience at the beginning of "Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America," a searing documentary based on a lecture he's spent a decade perfecting. Obviously, nobody in the auditorium raises a hand. This is 2018...
Friday, Jan. 7, 2022
Review: Director Asghar Farhadi's "A Hero"
In Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi's films, reasonably straightforward set-ups — a divorce, a missing woman, a newly lent apartment — unspool such complex, cascading developments that it comes as no surprise that a found handbag stuffed with gold coins leads to countless fluctuations of fortune...
Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021
Review: Clint Bentley Makes Directorial Debut With "Jockey"
Clifton Collins Jr. has made a career out of being a supporting player. Even if the average moviegoer might not know his name, you know his face and his work. Collins always manages to stand out, whether in a pivotal role like Perry Ellis in "Capote" or a glorified cameo in "Once Upon a Time in...
Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021
Review: Writer-Director Pedro Almodóvar's "Parallel Mothers"
Two women meet in a maternity ward and their lives become inextricably linked in Pedro Almodóvar's gentle but penetrating "Parallel Mothers." It's a film that on one level plays like a melodrama, with wild twists and turns fitting of soap opera cliffhangers. But there is something deeper going on...
Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2021
Review: Director Joel Coen's "The Tragedy of Macbeth"
His hair is graying. His nerves are fraying. Denzel Washington's Macbeth is a man quite literally running out of time — even before he meets those witches. At 66, Washington is certainly at the older end of the spectrum of conceivable Macbeths. But it makes wonderful sense: In Joel Coen's...

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