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  • 'The Shawshank Redemption' at 20: How It Went From Bomb to Beloved

    When it premiered on September 23, 1994, "The Shawshank Redemption" barely registered at the box office. The prison drama opened at No. 9, below the odious sex comedy "Exit to Eden" and just above Robert Redford's "Quiz Show," already in its fifth week....
  • Terence Winter and the 'Boardwalk Empire' Team on the Mob Men's Last Call

    When it debuted, "Boardwalk Empire" looked like the answer to HBO's prayers. Another mob series with a glittering pedigree, including Martin Scorsese, who practically defined post-"The Godfather" crime movies; and "The Sopranos" alums Terence Winter...
  • 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...
  • 'The Godfather' Cinematographer Gordon Willis Dies at 82

    Influential cinematographer Gordon Willis, whose photography for "The Godfather" series and Woody Allen's "Annie Hall" and "Manhattan" helped define the look of 1970s cinema, has died, according to his close associate Doug Hart's Facebook page. He was 82....
  • Gordon Willis dies: 8 of cinematographer's most memorable movies

    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...
  • An appreciation: Cinematographer Gordon Willis

    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...
  • 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...
  • ASC's President on the Late Gordon Willis: 'There Will Never Be Another'

    In an industry that more often than not celebrates mediocrity over true genius, Gordon Willis occupies a category separate from and above all others. It's common knowledge among the informed that he stands beside D. W. Griffith, "Billy" Bitzer, John Ford,...
  • 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...
  • L.A. Theater Review: 'Unorganized Crime' Starring Chazz Palminteri

    Stars are called stars because they shine brighter than anyone else. Every time Chazz Palminteri sashays into "Unorganized Crime" as Gotham mob scion Sal Sicuso, cool and sardonic, seething with banked menace, you can't take your eyes off him. It's a...
  • Dick Smith Dead: 'Godfather of Makeup' Dies at 92

    Dick Smith, known as the "Godfather of Makeup," has died at age 92. Smith's protege, Rick Baker, tweeted of the legend's passing on Thursday morning. The master is gone. My friend and mentor Dick Smith is no longer with us. The world will not be the...