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#41 Alexandros Angelopoulos Apostolos

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Posted 04 December 2017 - 08:38 AM

How about some Dean Cundey? I’m embarrassed to admit, but I only learnt through Home Again who he is. I liked how this candy of a film looked, so I googled him.

 

The whole film has this glorious warm, sunlit look, with touches of pinkiness:

 

http://elizabethstre...vie-home-again/

http://insidehouses....me-again-house/

https://lindamerrill...ers_home_again/

https://www.architec...t-of-home-again

 

Check this brief clip

 

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here.

 

Or this clip

 

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here

 

Trailer 1:

 

 

Trailer 2:

 

 

Blu-ray out December 12th:

 

http://www.blu-ray.c...e-Again/734947/

 

http://www.blu-ray.c...Blu-ray/188671/

 

One lighting setup:

 

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#42 Mark Kenfield

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Posted 04 December 2017 - 09:06 AM

I always thought the Monty Python lads did a marvellous job on their films, The Holy Grail and Life of Brian in particular were fantastic because they felt exactly like a period film should. You never felt like you were in a quote/unquote "comedy", and it made them so much more engrossing.

For a more modern example, I thought Michael Grady's work on "Easy A" was just jaw-droppingly gorgeous. I'm not sure I've ever seen a comedy look so pretty (aside from, perhaps, "Manhattan").


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#43 George Ebersole

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Posted 09 December 2017 - 07:17 PM

"Stardust Memories"

"It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World"

 

to name a couple


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#44 Don J Wong

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Posted 24 December 2017 - 12:07 AM

I liked Gerald Hirschfeld's work on "Young Frankenstein" and "My Favorite Year", Charles Lang's work on "Some Like It Hot", and Dean Cundey's work on the "Back to the Future" movies. One that I thought was surprisingly good/beautiful was "The Front Page", cinematography by Jordan S. Cronenweth.


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#45 Tom Visser

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Posted 19 January 2018 - 01:03 AM

"Stardust Memories"

"It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World"

 

to name a couple

 

The PMP work on IaMMMMW gives me the giggles every single time.


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#46 Phil Connolly

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Posted 19 January 2018 - 05:14 AM

The Big Lebowski, Raising Arizona and Terry Gilliam's Brazil is pretty funny in places (and looks great)

 

Scott Pilgrim vs the world


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#47 Gregory Irwin

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Posted 19 January 2018 - 11:45 AM

I always admired Fred Schulers work on ARTHUR in 1981.

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#48 Mark Dunn

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Posted 19 January 2018 - 11:50 AM

Surprised I didn't put this one up originally.

Gil Taylor, "Dr. Strangelove".


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#49 George Ebersole

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Posted 19 January 2018 - 08:14 PM

 

The PMP work on IaMMMMW gives me the giggles every single time.

 

 

What specifically makes you laugh?


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#50 Tom Visser

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Posted 19 January 2018 - 10:07 PM

 

 

What specifically makes you laugh?

 

It's mostly this scene...

https://www.youtube....h?v=8HjTon8emoI

with the campy over acting, and can just imagining the 2 PMP cars on flat dollies being slid around by crew and actor's liberal use of the cabins to play out the scene.  Also one of my favorite moments is the British chap and captain's cap dude in the green wagon with the actors bouncing up and down on their seats and crew jiggling the rig just so...

 

 

an then after the service station scene where I think the 


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#51 George Ebersole

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Posted 20 January 2018 - 01:27 AM

Heh, I thought you might be talking about the airplane sequence with Buddy Hacket and Mickey Rooney. 


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Posted 10 February 2018 - 01:57 PM

Roger Deakins has done a nice job with some of the Coen bros comedies.


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