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  • Gordon Willis dies at 82; 'Godfather,' 'Annie Hall' cinematographer

    Whether he was working in color or black and white, cinematographer Gordon Willis conceived the look of a film in gradations. In "The Godfather" trilogy, the Don was shrouded in the shadows of his underworld. In "All the President's Men," reporters...
  • Gordon Willis dies: 8 of cinematographer's most memorable movies

    The acclaimed cinematographer Gordon Willis, who died Sunday night at age 82, helped define the look of American cinema in the 1970s and '80s. Known as the Prince of Darkness for his bold use of shadows, Willis was a frequent collaborator of Francis...
  • Classical Corner

    Classical Corner
    Chicago Symphony Orchestra: Riccardo Muti concludes the CSO subscription season with a pairing of Schubert's Fifth Symphony and Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 1. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan Ave.; $36-$278; 312-294-3000, cso....
  • Frank Sinatra memoir 'Mr. S' on way to big screen?

    "RING-A-Ding-Ding!" That was the title of one of Frank Sinatra's most popular Reprise albums, back in 1961. (In fact it was his first disc for Reprise after many successful years with Capitol Records.) Well, there's going to be plenty of Sinatra-style...
  • Appreciation: TrailBlazing D.P. Gordon Willis Didn't Suffer Fools Gladly

    With great risk often comes great reward. That's what the filmmakers behind such classics as "Citizen Kane," "The French Connection" and "The Godfather" -- three movies that challenged established modes of lighting, framing and perspective -- learned...
  • An appreciation: Cinematographer Gordon Willis

    When I think of cinematographer Gordon Willis, I think of “Manhattan," one of his signature efforts. Working with director Woody Allen, as he would do so many times, they drenched the city in such exquisite light and shadows that you can stop the...
  • Walter Mosley on 'Debbie Doesn't Do It Anymore'

    Walter Mosley on 'Debbie Doesn't Do It Anymore'
    Walter Mosley likes to keep himself — and, by the way, his readers — from getting too comfortable. Best known for his best-selling mystery fiction featuring continuing characters Easy Rawlins, Fearless Jones, Socrates Fortlow and Leonid...
  • Francis Ford Coppola Predicts 'Live Cinema' at Produced By Conference

    The prevailing wisdom might be that Francis Ford Coppola peaked as a filmmaker with "Apocalypse Now," but he was undoubtedly the star attraction on Sunday at the PGA's sixth annual Produced By Conference. The 75-year-old writer-director-producer held...
  • Cicely Tyson, Robert Towne Receive Honorary Degrees at AFI Conservatory Commencement

    The MFA graduates from the American Film Institute Conservatory weren't the only ones receiving degrees Wednesday morning at the TCL Chinese Theater. Cicely Tyson and Oscar-winning scribe Robert Towne were awarded honorary degrees during the AFI...
  • 'Star Wars': Rian Johnson and the rise of the everyfan director

    'Star Wars': Rian Johnson and the rise of the everyfan director
    In the spring of 2008, when “Looper” was still a glint in the eye of director Rian Johnson, the filmmaker and I sat down to coffee at a Hollywood restaurant. Actually, "glint in the eye" is the wrong phrase, since, although he had secured no...
  • Devotees celebrate Tolkien reading day at Forest Park comic shop

    Devotees celebrate Tolkien reading day at Forest Park comic shop
    Among top J.R.R. Tolkien fans, Oak Park resident Beth Potterveld admits she has shortcomings. Her Elvish — the made-up language at the center of Tolkien's works — is only good enough to cobble together a few sentences, she said. But her...