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2006 / 07 — July Issue of American Cinematographer
2006 / 07 — July Issue of American Cinematographer

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Superman Returns Newton Thomas Sigel, ASC served as director of photography on the first major feature film shot with Panavision's high-definition Genesis camera.

Pathfinder Daniel Pearl, ASC was behind the camera for this epic adventure about a Viking boy who is abandoned by his clan during a battle with a Native American tribe.

A Scanner Darkly Cinematographer Shane F. Kelly teamed up with director Richard Linklater on this big-screen adaptation of Philip K. Dick's dark, bizarre sci-fi novel.

Faust (a.k.a. The Price Woman Pays) This historical article by Robert S. Birchard traces the torturous production of the silent film Faust, which was shot between the years 1916 and 1920.

The July issue's departments offers illuminating insights:

  • DVD Playback Reviews of three fascinating foreign films: Michelangelo Antonioni's The Passenger (1975) shot by Luciano Tovoli, ASC, AIC; Luis Buñuel's Viridiana (1961), shot by José F. Aguayo; and Michael Haneke's Funny Games (1997), shot by Jürgen Jürges.
  • Production Slate includes coverage of Little Miss Sunshine, a 2006 Sundance Festival favorite shot by Tim Suhrstedt, ASC, and The Devil Wears Prada, a biting satire shot by Florian Ballhaus.
  • Points East presents an interview with cinematographer Andrij Parekh about his work on Half Nelson, an indie drama about an inner-city high-school teacher (Ryan Gosling) who struggles to cope with his secret drug habit.
  • Short Takes presents an interview with cinematographer Max Goldman and Steadicam operator Larry McConkey about their work on a striking music video for the band Secret Machines.
  • Post Focus offers details on the recent restoration of director Jean-Pierre Melville's classic war film L'Armée des ombres (Army of Shadows, 1969), with comments from cinematographer Pierre L'homme, who participated in the process.