Tag Archives: Memento

Wally Pfister To Headline Kodak Focus at Los Angeles Film Festival

HollywoodNews.com: Director-cinematographer Wally Pfister, ASC, BSC will headline the annual Kodak Focus program at this year’s Los Angeles Film Festival. The intimate conversation will spotlight Pfister’s artistic and technical accomplishments by screening scenes from three of his films – Insomnia, Laurel Canyon and Inception. Kodak Focus takes place on June[...]

Christopher Nolan’s “Memento” turns 10, holds special screenings

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: A Christopher Nolan film will be in theaters next week … only it’s not “The Dark Knight Rises.” You still have to wait until next year for that anticipated blockbuster. Instead, Newmarket Films will be screening high-definition digital prints of Nolan’s “Memento” in celebration of the film’s 10tht[...]

Wally Pfister at the Hollywood Awards Gala

HollywoodNews.com: Wally Pfister’s ascent as a director of photography began when he shot Christopher Nolan’s “Memento” in 1999. That work earned him a Spirit award nomination for cinematography. Since then, he has joined the ranks of the top Hollywood cinematographers, earning 3 Academy Award nominations for his work. The first[...]

‘Inception’ Review: “Mind warping adventure about dream thieves”

By R.L. Shaffer HollywoodNews.com: I have very mixed emotions regarding Christopher Nolan’s latest opus, a mind warping adventure about dream thieves. On some level, Inception is a brutally imaginative spectacle — an amazing achievement on nearly every level, from cinematography to visual effects to story, performances — you name it.[...]

Leonardo DiCaprio’s ‘Inception’ is a movie you have to see twice

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: “Is it okay to like a film but not really understand it?” That’s what someone asked yesterday after the afternoon screening of Chris Nolan’s “Inception.” The answer is yes, of course. And “Inception” is a movie you will have to see at least twice. It’s “Memento” meets Kubrick, and[...]

BLU-RAY REVIEW: Christopher Nolan’s “Insomnia”

Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com stays on top of the latest DVD and Blu-ray releases so you know which films are worth your time and money. This week, we review: “Insomnia” (Blu-ray) We’re days away from Christopher Nolan’s anticipated “Inception,” which is a dizzying mind-puzzle of a thriller that … well, I can’t get into[...]

Cinematographer Wally Pfister gives an inside look at ‘Inception’

By Bob Fisher HollywoodNews.com: “Inception” is coming to movie screens in your neighborhood this week. The film marks the sixth collaboration for cinematographer Wally Pfister, ASC, writer/director Christopher Nolan and producer Emma Thomas. It follows in the wake of “Memento,” “Insomnia,” “Batman Begins,” “The Prestige” and “The Dark Knight.” All of[...]

Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Christopher Nolan talk ‘Inception’

By Todd Gilchrist HollywoodNews.com: Last week, journalists and critics got their first official look at Inception, Christopher Nolan’s genre (and mind-) bending new movie. Friday morning in Los Angeles, Hollywood News joined that lucky group of reporters to ask members of the cast and crew questions about the film. Writer-director Christopher[...]

Wally Pfister – A Preview of “Inception”

By Bob Fisher Hollywoodnews.com: Put “Inception” on your list of must see summer films. Cinematographer Wally Pfister, ASC teamed up with writer/ director Chris Nolan and producer Emma Thomas for the sixth time to create this imaginative and breathtaking adventure. Their collaborations began with Memento in 2000 when they were[...]

Christopher Nolan’s “Memento” celebrates its 10th anniversary

By Roger Friedman John Legend is indefatigable when it comes to charities. Over the weekend he joined Sting and the Roots on the Mall in Washington DC for Earth Day. On Tuesday May 2 and 3, he’ll have dinner and play golf with the winner of a raffle for the Show[...]