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  • '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

    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

    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...
  • Oscar Nominee 'Devastated' by Disqualification; Tune Sung by Quadriplegic Singer

    The Academy's board of governors voted to rescind the original song nomination for "Alone Yet Not Alone," music by Bruce Broughton and lyric by Dennis Spiegel. An additional nominee in the category will not be named. The decision was prompted by the...
  • Hollywood's czar: Tom Sherak's deputy pays tribute

    Hollywood's czar: Tom Sherak's deputy pays tribute
    After the death Tuesday of L.A. film czar Tom Sherak, his deputy, Rajiv Dalal, the last executive to work with him, shared his thoughts on his passing: We grew very close in his waning months, and I feel that there is one story still to be told -- how...
  • 'At Middleton' romantic comedy gets a middling grade

     'At Middleton' romantic comedy gets a middling grade
    "At Middleton," the new romantic comedy starring Vera Farmiga and Andy Garcia as strangers who collide during a campus tour with their college-bound kids, is like a feckless flirtation. I use the word "feckless" because it keeps popping up in the film,...
  • Their love became a textbook movie romance

    Their love became a textbook movie romance
    It had been only two years since I'd graduated film school, and I was beginning to get quite serious about a girl who was at UC Davis studying life sciences. Robin had a bright, empirical mind, balanced by a kind, adventurous personality, and I was in...
  • Oscar: Thanks for the memories

    Oscar: Thanks for the memories
    What's the big deal about the Academy Award? TCM tries to explain with a documentary, "And the Oscar Goes To …," debuting at 8 p.m. Saturday. The program helps kick off TCM's annual 31 Days of Oscar festival, which offers winners and nominees...