“The camera is looking and revealing things to you and teaching you, rather than simply presenting things to you”.
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It is once again a summer of sequels, remakes, reboots, explosions and superheroes at the cinema, and as always it’s all fun in moderation. Whilst we all know that generally speaking pizza is always better with more pizza, blockbuster cinema is always best when supplemented by a healthy intake of indie films.
Oscar-nominated film production designer, art director and all fountain of filmic knowledge David L. Snyder has quite the CV. With a career spanning from the early ’70s through to present day he’s worked on the likes of the infamous Super Mario Bros., cult classic Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey (excellent!) and was nominated for an Academy Award for his…
“Unreal images have never before seemed so real” – Stephen Prince.
“I was born inside the movie of my life. The visuals were before me, the audio surrounded me, the plot unfolded inevitably but not necessarily. I don’t remember how I got into the movie, but it continues to entertain me.”
“This is the only chance to rescue what little civilization we have left.”
Oscar winning cinematographer Andrew Lesnie (Lord of the Rings, King Kong, Rise of the Planet of the Apes) has sadly passed away, aged 59. Lesnie’s frequent collaborator Peter Jackson (Lord of the Rings) led the tributes beautifully on his Facebook page, here is just a small snippet of his touching piece.
Are you wondering how to spend your evening? Stumped for ideas? Flicks and Pieces has you covered! For those unsure as to the best way to spend their evening I’ve created a handy infographic to guide your way. Enjoy the film now, thank me later.