Browse Articles by Daniel Eagan

No Time to Die Cinematographer Linus Sandgren Creates a New Look for 007

October 2021
<em>No Time to Die</em> Cinematographer Linus Sandgren Creates a New Look for 007

No Time to Die, the fifth and final James Bond film to star Daniel Craig, earned some $56 million in its opening weekend in North America. Directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga (True Detective), the story picks up from Spectre,  the previous entry in the franchise with Bond and psychologist Madeleine Swann (played by Léa... »

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No Time to Die Editors Elliot Graham and Tom Cross on Daniel Craig’s Final Bond Movie

October 2021
<em>No Time to Die</em> Editors Elliot Graham and Tom Cross on Daniel Craig’s Final Bond Movie

Theater attendance around the world has surged since the opening of the fifth and final James Bond film, No Time to Die. Produced by Michael G. Wilson, p.g.a., and Barbara Broccoli, p.g.a., directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga, and starring Daniel Craig, the movie finds Bond confronting his past while battling a conspiracy that threatens... »

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Artist Profile: We Are Lady Parts Cinematographer Diana Olifirova

August 2021
Artist Profile: <em>We Are Lady Parts</em> Cinematographer Diana Olifirova

Four Muslim women form a punk rock band in We Are Lady Parts, a six-episode comedy which began streaming on Peacock in June. Written and directed by Nida Manzoor, the series takes a hard eye at Muslim stereotypes, at the same time offering knowing takes on demanding parents, “Mean Girl” coeds, and the terrors... »

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Film Spotlight: The Filmmakers Behind the Killer Action-Thriller The Protégé 

August 2021
Film Spotlight: The Filmmakers Behind the Killer Action-Thriller <em>The Protégé</em> 

When her mentor is attacked, elite British assassin Anna (Maggie Q) returns to her childhood home in Da Nang to avenge him. But her mission is complicated by Rembrandt (Michael Keaton), a rival killer, in the Lionsgate release, The Protégé, opening in theaters on August 20. Samuel L. Jackson and Robert Patrick also star.... »

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Jungle Cruise Cinematographer Flavio Labiano on the Film’s Nostalgic Colors

August 2021
<em>Jungle Cruise</em> Cinematographer Flavio Labiano on the Film’s Nostalgic Colors

Years in the making, Disney’s Jungle Cruise opened in theaters and on Disney + on July 30 after a long delay due to COVID-19. Based on the popular Disneyland theme-park ride, the movie stars Dwayne Johnson as the pilot of an Amazon steamboat and Emily Blunt as an explorer searching for the legendary “Tears... »

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Emmy Watch: Mare of Easttown Costume Designer Meghan Kasperlik

August 2021
Emmy Watch: <em>Mare of Easttown</em> Costume Designer Meghan Kasperlik

One of the best-reviewed shows of the year, Mare of Easttown follows a blue-collar police detective from a Philadelphia suburb as she tries to solve a puzzling murder. Created and written by Brad Ingelsby, the limited series stars Kate Winslet as Mare Sheehan, Julianne Nicholson as her friend Lori, Jean Smart as her mother... »

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Cinematographer Alan Jacobsen on The Loneliest Whale and Working with Anthony Bourdain

July 2021
Cinematographer Alan Jacobsen on <em>The Loneliest Whale</em> and Working with Anthony Bourdain

Whales communicate through distinctive calls that can travel hundreds of miles underwater. In 1989, the US Navy detected unique calls on a 52-hertz frequency. As best as scientists could determine, the calls were never answered. Monitors began referring to the “52 Hertz Whale” as perhaps the last of its species. For years, director Joshua... »

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F9 Cinematographer Stephen F. Windon, ACS, ASC, on the Evolution of The Fast Saga

June 2021
<em>F9</em> Cinematographer Stephen F. Windon, ACS, ASC, on the Evolution of <em>The Fast Saga</em>

Since its first entry in 2001, the Fast and Furious franchise has earned some $6 billion, making it one of Universal Studios‘ most valuable properties. F9: The Fast Saga opened in North America on June 25 with $70 million, and has earned almost $400 million worldwide, so far. The plots have evolved from drag... »

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Emmy Watch: Mare of Easttown Production Designer Keith Cunningham Uses Location to Enhance Character

June 2021
Emmy Watch: <em>Mare of Easttown</em> Production Designer Keith Cunningham Uses Location to Enhance Character

One of the year’s few bonafide hits, Mare of Easttown gathered momentum over its seven-episode season until viewership tripled from its debut in April on the HBO Max streaming service. Written by Brad Ingelsby and directed by Craig Zobel, the story takes place in a blue-collar suburb of Northeast Philadelphia. When a young girl... »

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Contender Profile: Star Trek: Discovery Editor Jon Dudkowski 

June 2021
Contender Profile: <em>Star Trek: Discovery</em> Editor Jon Dudkowski 

Over three seasons, the crew of the starship Discovery has traveled through galaxies and centuries, stopping wars, ending tyrannies, battling enemies from across more than one universe. In each encounter, they adhere to the principles laid out by Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry. As the third season starts, Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green) has been... »

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