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Artist Profile: The Nevers Cinematographer Seamus McGarvey

May 14, 2021 | By
Artist Profile: <em>The Nevers</em> Cinematographer Seamus McGarvey

In an alternate Victorian England, a mysterious phenomenon has given the “Touched” spectral gifts: superhuman strength, visions into the future, speaking in tongues. In The Nevers, streaming on HBO, Amalia (played by Laura Donnelly) searches for answers to the Touched before authorities can imprison them. Cinematographer Seamus McGarvey shot the first two episodes of... »

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom Production Designer Mark Ricker on Constructing a Split-Level Recording Studio

February 16, 2021 | By
<em>Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom</em> Production Designer Mark Ricker on Constructing a Split-Level Recording Studio

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, the Denzel Washington-produced film based on the August Wilson play, is a technical delight in addition to an acting powerhouse. As previously reported, the film covers a particular episode in the famed singer’s life (played by Viola Davis), as she was trying to make a record in a Chicago studio in... »

Craft Spotlight on the Artisans of Greyhound

February 10, 2021 | By
Craft Spotlight on the Artisans of <em>Greyhound</em>

In Greyhound, U.S. Navy Cmdr. Ernest Krause is assigned to lead an Allied convoy across the Atlantic during World War II. As a first-time captain, the pressure is on. Heightening the pressure, however, is that his convoy is being pursued by German U-boats. Little does Krause know that his first wartime mission is something... »

Makeup Acts as a Character in Promising Young Woman

February 9, 2021 | By
Makeup Acts as a Character in <em>Promising Young Woman</em>

Promising Young Woman follows Cassie (Carey Mulligan) as she radically transforms her appearance during the after-hours to encounter and confront multiple sexually driven males that take advantage of women in pursuit of avenging her friend that was a victim of rape many years ago. The film is written, directed, and produced by Emerald Fennell... »