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Horizon – How To Film The Impossible

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Great doc on old-skool film sfx… remember watching it first time around, was it really over 25 years ago! Features Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom, Return Of The Jedi and 2010.

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July 6, 2011 at 7:18 pm

Short pass – from short stories to films with Roller Ball Murder

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Inspired by Mark Kermode’s video blog post Do Short Stories Make Great Films?* I tracked down ‘Roller Ball Murder‘ by William Harrison, the short story that inspired the film Rollerball. It’s pretty nifty. Interesting to see how much of it made it to the film.

And here’s the trailer, a reminder that I need to re-watch the film again real soon. Jon-na-than! Jon-na-than!

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June 30, 2011 at 9:57 pm

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‘I’m a human being, God damn it! My life has value!’

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Notes of a Screenwriter, Mad as Hell – The New York times on Paddy Chayefsky’s notes for his screenplay of Network.

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May 21, 2011 at 1:53 pm

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Battenberg

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DEATH / HITCHCOCK

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March 9, 2011 at 9:02 pm

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FADE IN

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February 25, 2011 at 10:33 am

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Ever the bridesmaid…

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I thought Roger Deakins had it bad with 9 Oscar nominations but no wins but Kevin O’Connell has had 20 nominations with no wins!

He’s interviewed here on nom 19 (he’s not nominated this year)

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February 23, 2011 at 11:11 am

The 100 best British films

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Time Out’s 100 best British films, as chosen by the film industry

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February 9, 2011 at 4:37 pm

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