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die-hard-featured

49 min | audio

Die Hard (1988)

with:

Jan de Bont, ASC, cinematographer

Iain Stasukevich, host

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unforgiven-featured

41 min | audio

Unforgiven (1992)

with:

Jack N. Green, ASC, cinematographer

Jim Hemphill, host

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Mad-Men-featured

41 min | audio

Mad Men

with:

Christopher Manley, ASC, cinematographer

Jim Hemphill, host

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seventyone-featured

25 min | audio

’71

with:

Tat Radcliffe, cinematographer

Iain Stasukevich , host

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podcast-black-or-white-th

28 min | audio

Black or White

with:

Russ Alsobrook, ASC, cinematographer

Jim Hemphill, host

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ordinary-people-featured

40 min | audio

Ordinary People (1980)

with:

John Bailey, ASC, cinematographer

Jim Hemphill, host

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camerimage-featured

50 min | audio

Camerimage 2014

with:

Iain Stasukevich , host

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podcast-angel-heart-featured

35 min | audio

Angel Heart (1987)

with:

Michael Seresin, BSC, cinematographer

Iain Stasukevich, host

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the-crow-featured2

38 min | audio

The Crow (1994)

with:

Dariusz Wolski, ASC, cinematographer

Jim Hemphill, host

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hell-on-wheels-featured

40 min | audio

Hell on Wheels

with:

Marvin V. Rush, ASC, cinematographer

Iain Stasukevich, host

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twin-peaks-featured

73 min | audio

Twin Peaks Pilot (1990)

with:

Ron Garcia, ASC, cinematographer

Jim Hemphill, host

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dawn-of-the-planet-of-the-apes

36 min | audio

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

with:

Michael Seresin, BSC, cinematographer

Iain Stasukevich, host

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Episode 58:
girl-and-death

33 min | audio

The Girl and Death

with:

Goert Giltay, NSC, cinematographer

Jos Stelling , director

Iain Stasukevich, host

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Episode 57:
Captain_America_The_Winter_Soldier

53 min | audio

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

with:

Trent Opaloch, cinematographer

Iain Stasukevich, host

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Episode 56:
RoboCop-pod

34 min | audio

Robocop (1987)

with:

Jost Vacano, ASC, cinematographer

Iain Stasukevich, host

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Episode 55:
grandmaster

24 min | audio

The Grandmaster

with:

Philippe Le Sourd, AFC, cinematographer

Iain Stasukevich, host

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Episode 54:
saving-mr-banks

33 min | audio

Saving Mr. Banks

with:

John Schwartzman, ASC, cinematographer

Jim Hemphill, host

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Episode 53:
Man-Of-Tai-Chi

35 min | audio

Man of Tai Chi

with:

Elliot Davis, cinematographer

Iain Stasukevich, host

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Episode 52:
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38 min | audio

Nebraska

with:

Phedon Papamichael, ASC, cinematographer

Jim Hemphill, host

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Episode 51:
riddick

24 min | audio

Riddick

with:

David Eggby, ACS, cinematographer

Jim Hemphill, host

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Episode 50:
the-conjuring

36 min | audio

The Conjuring

with:

John R. Leonetti, ASC, cinematographer

Jim Hemphill, host

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Episode 49:
game-of-throes

52 min | audio

Game of Thrones, "The Red Wedding"

with:

Rob McLachlan, ASC, CSC, cinematographer

Iain Stasukevich, host

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Episode 48:
pain-and-gain

29 min | audio

Pain and Gain

with:

Ben Seresin, ASC, BSC, cinematographer

Jim Hemphill, host

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Episode 47:
between-us

40 min | audio

Between Us

with:

Nancy Schreiber, ASC, cinematographer

Dan Mirvish, director

Jim Hemphill, host

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Episode 46:
cloud-atlas

34 min | audio

Cloud Atlas

with:

John Toll, ASC, cinematographer

Frank Griebe, cinematographer

Iain Stasukevich, host

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Episode 45:
jobs

45 min | audio

Jobs

with:

Russell Carpenter, ASC, cinematographer

Joshua Michael Stern, director

Jim Hemphill, host

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Episode 44:
beyond-the-black-rainbow

36 min | audio

Beyond the Black Rainbow

with:

Norm Li, CSC, cinematographer

Panos Cosmatos, director

Iain Stasukevich, host

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Episode 43:
deadfall

48 min | audio

Deadfall

with:

Shane Hurlbut, ASC, cinematographer

Jim Hemphill, host

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Episode 42:
img_Life_of_Pi_th

30 min | audio

Life of Pi

with:

Claudio Miranda, ASC, cinematographer

Jim Hemphill, host

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Episode 41:
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27 min | audio

Cabin in the Woods

with:

Peter Deming, ASC, cinematographer

Iain Stasukevich, host

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Episode 40:
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46 min | audio

Coma

with:

Mikael Salomon, ASC, director

Ben Nott, ACS, cinematographer

Jim Hemphill, host

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Episode 39:
img_the-imposter_th

32 min | audio

The Imposter

with:

Bart Layton, director

Erik Wilson, cinematographer

Jim Hemphill, host

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Episode 38:
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39 min | audio

In the Family

with:

Frank Barrera, cinematographer

Jim Hemphill, host

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Episode 37:
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37 min | audio

Shame

with:

Sean Bobbitt, BSC, cinematographer

Iain Stasukevich, host

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Episode 36:
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25 min | audio

The Woman

with:

Alex Vendler, cinematographer

Jim Hemphill, host

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Episode 35:
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23 min | audio

Miss Bala

with:

Mátyás Erdély, HSC, cinematographer

Jim Hemphill, host

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Episode 34:
img_dont-be-afraid_th

43 min | audio

Don't Be Afraid of the Dark

with:

Oliver Stapleton, BSC, cinematographer

Jim Hemphill, host

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Episode 33:
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26 min | audio

The Good Wife

with:

Fred Murphy, ASC, cinematographer

Iain Stasukevich, host

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Episode 32:
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27 min | audio

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

with:

Chris Menges, ASC, BSC, cinematographer

Jim Hemphill, host

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Episode 31:
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31 min | audio

5 Days of War

with:

Checco Varese, ASC, cinematographer

Jim Hemphill, host

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Episode 30:
img_oka_th

48 min | audio

OKA!

with:

Conrad Hall Jr., cinematographer

Jean Oppenheimer, host

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Episode 29:
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27 min | audio

Footloose

with:

Amy Vincent, ASC, cinematographer

Jean Oppenheimer, host

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Episode 28:
slovis

20 min | audio

Breaking Bad: A Director’s Perspective

with:

Michael Slovis, ASC, director

Iain Stasukevich, host

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Episode 27:
breaking-bad

34 min | audio

Breaking Bad: A Cinematographer’s Perspective

with:

Michael Slovis, ASC, cinematographer

Iain Stasukevich, cinematographer

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Episode 26:
img_berlinale2011_th

33 min | audio

Berlinale 2011

with:

Wim Wenders, director

Guy Maddin, director

Przemyslaw Wojcieszek, director

Iain Stasukevich, host

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Episode 25:
img_buried_th

38 min | audio

Buried

with:

Eduard Grau, cinematographer

Iain Stasukevich, host

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Episode 24:
img_rabbit-hole_th

39 min | audio

Rabbit Hole

with:

John Cameron Mitchell, director

Frank DeMarco, cinematographer

Iain Stasukevich, host

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Episode 23:
img_valhalla_th

53 min | audio

Valhalla Rising

with:

Nicolas Winding Refn, director

Morten Søborg, cinematographer

Jim Hemphill, host

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Episode 22:
img_howl_th

30 min | audio

Howl

with:

Edward Lachman, ASC, cinematographer

Iain Stasukevich, host

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Episode 21:
img_knight_th

39 min | audio

Knight and Day

with:

Phedon Papamichael, ASC, cinematographer

Jim Hemphill, host

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Episode 20:
img_lost_th

42 min | audio

Lost

with:

John Bartley, ASC, cinematographer

Iain Stasukevich, host

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Episode 19:
kemper

25 min | audio

The Friends of Eddie Coyle (1973)

with:

Victor J. Kemper, ASC, cinematographer

Richard Crudo, ASC, host

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Episode 18:
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26 min | audio

Killers

with:

Russell Carpenter, ASC, cinematographer

Jim Hemphill, host

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Episode 17:
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29 min | audio

How To Make It In America

with:

Steven Fierberg, ASC, cinematographer

Iain Stasukevich, host

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Episode 16:
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44 min | audio

Under New Management

with:

Peter Biagi, cinematographer

John Pavlus, host

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Episode 15:
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32 min | audio

Percy Jackson: The Lightning Thief

with:

Stephen Goldblatt, ASC, BSC, cinematographer

Jim Hemphill, host

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Episode 14:
crazy_heart

35 min | audio

Crazy Heart

with:

Barry Markowitz, ASC, cinematographer

Iain Stasukevich, host

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Episode 13:
bad_lieutenant

26 min | slides

Bad Lieutenant

with:

Peter Zeitlinger, cinematographer

Werner Herzog, director

Iain Stasukevich, host

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Episode 12:
that-evening-sun

44 min | video

That Evening Sun

with:

Rodney Taylor, ASC, cinematographer

Jim Hemphill, host

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Episode 11:
where-the-wild-things-are

50 min | audio

Where the Wild Things Are - Part 2

with:

Lance Acord, ASC, cinematographer

Rodney Taylor, ASC, host

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Episode 10:
lance-accord

40 min | audio

Where the Wild Things Are - Part 1

with:

Lance Acord, ASC, cinematographer

Rodney Taylor, ASC, host

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Episode 9:
tetro

47 min | audio

Tetro

with:

Mihai Malaimare Jr., cinematographer

Jim Hemphill, host

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Episode 8:
taking-of-pelham--one-two-three

54 min | slides

The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)

with:

Owen Roizman, ASC, cinematographer

Rodney Taylor, ASC, host

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Episode 7:
valkyrie

28 min | audio

Valkyrie

with:

Newton Thomas Sigel, ASC, cinematographer

Jon Silberg, host

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Episode 6:
poltergeist

32 min | audio

Poltergeist (1982)

with:

Matthew Leonetti, ASC, cinematographer

Richard Edlund, ASC, cinematographer

Iain Stasukevich, host

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Episode 5:
heath-ledger-the-joker

68 min | video

Batman: The Dark Knight

with:

Wally Pfister, ASC, cinematographer

Daryn Okada, ASC, host

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Episode 4:
hellboy-ii-ron-perlman

37 min | video

Hellboy II: The Golden Army

with:

Guillermo Navarro, ASC, cinematographer

Iain Stasukevich, host

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Episode 3:
Willy-Kurant-1993

56 min | audio

Orson Welles’ The Immortal Story

with:

Willy Kurant, ASC, AFC, cinematographer

Denis Lenoir, ASC, AFC, host

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Episode 2:
sopranos-2

25 min | audio

The Sopranos - Part 2

with:

Alik Sakharov, ASC, cinematographer

Stephen Pizzello, host

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Episode 1:
sopranos-1

27 min | audio

The Sopranos - Part 1

with:

Alik Sakharov, ASC, cinematographer

Stephen Pizzello, host

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