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Great Relationships: Jack Green, ASC, Clint Eastwood, Bruce Surtees, and Joe Dieves

Jay Holben

Jay Holben spent more than a decade working as a director of photography. As a technical journalist, Holben has been a lead contributing writer for American Cinematographer magazine for nearly two decades. For seven years, he served as technical editor for Digital Video magazine, he is the current lighting columnist for TV Technology magazine, and has been a contributor to Videography and The Hollywood Reporter. As the author of the highly-lauded independent lighting manual: A Shot in the Dark: A Creative DIY Guide to Digital Video Lighting on (Almost) No Budget, Holben was been able to bring his on-set experiences to new filmmakers. In addition to frequent speaking engagements, he holds a faculty position at the Global Cinematography Institute. With Behind the Lens, Holben strives to influence and inform today’s entrenched production technicians with regaling stories from the front-lines. He is currently an independent producer and director living in Los Angeles. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Behind the Lens : Dispatches from the Cinematographic Trenches

Focal Press, 2016

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... Great Relationships: Jack Green, ASC, Clint Eastwood, Bruce Surtees, and Joe Dieves This was part of a series of small articles that ran in the September 1998 issue of American Cinematographer spotlighting several great teams in film...

High Plains Drifter

Edward Buscombe

Edward Buscombe is the editor of The BFI Companion to Western and has written on Stagecoach, The Searchers and The Unforgiven in the BFI Film Classics series. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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100 Westerns : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2006

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...Not surprisingly, Eastwood’s first Western as both star and director owes something to his work with Sergio Leone. A mysterious stranger (Eastwood) rides into the town of Lago and when an inhabitant asks, ‘What did you say your name...

Cross References

Todd Rendleman

Todd Rendleman is Professor of Communication Studies at Seattle Pacific University, where he teaches film art, history, and criticism. He lives in Seattle, Washington. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Rule of Thumb : Ebert at the Movies

Continuum, 2012

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...Ebert’s sensitivity to the possibilities of life and art is heightened by his reverence for spiritual curiosity and old-school, muscular Christianity. His fascination with the moral and philosophical questions that spring from faith...

Lit Crit

Todd Rendleman

Todd Rendleman is Professor of Communication Studies at Seattle Pacific University, where he teaches film art, history, and criticism. He lives in Seattle, Washington. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Rule of Thumb : Ebert at the Movies

Continuum, 2012

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...A love of words precedes and ushers in a love of images, and Ebert’s deep-seated empathy was honed from reading books, as well as watching movies. In fact, Ebert’s childhood memories are peppered with affection for literature. His mother...

Godchild

Todd Rendleman

Todd Rendleman is Professor of Communication Studies at Seattle Pacific University, where he teaches film art, history, and criticism. He lives in Seattle, Washington. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Rule of Thumb : Ebert at the Movies

Continuum, 2012

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...Naked and restless in bed, Faye Dunaway finally stumbles to her second-story window to eye Warren Beatty, the contours of her back glistening with sweat. Another sweltering shot: a bird’s-eye view of Paul Newman as the wily Cool Hand Luke...

Thunderbolt and Lightfoot

Jason Wood

Jason Wood is a writer, film programmer and filmmaker. He is Artistic Director of Film at HOME, Visiting Professor at MMU and Visiting Professor at University of Salford, UK, and the author of a number of books including The Faber Book of Mexican Cinema (2006), Nick Broomfield: Documenting Icons (2005), 100 Road Movies (BFI 2007) and Talking Movies: Contemporary World Directors in Interview (2006). He contributes to a range of publications including Sight & Sound, The Guardian, Vertigo and Little White Lies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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100 Road Movies : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2007

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...Michael Cimino’s first film as a director after penning Silent Running (1972) and the subsequent year’s Magnum Force (in conjunction with John Milius), Thunderbolt and Lightfoot came to Cimino at the behest of star Clint Eastwood...

Pale Rider

Edward Buscombe

Edward Buscombe is the editor of The BFI Companion to Western and has written on Stagecoach, The Searchers and The Unforgiven in the BFI Film Classics series. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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100 Westerns : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2006

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...Eastwood’s Westerns often have the happy knack of drawing on the genre’s roots while giving a new twist to a traditional form. Pale Rider owes an obvious debt to Shane (1953), made thirty years previously. As in the earlier film...

Unforgiven

Edward Buscombe

Edward Buscombe is the editor of The BFI Companion to Western and has written on Stagecoach, The Searchers and The Unforgiven in the BFI Film Classics series. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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100 Westerns : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2006

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...Hailed almost unanimously by critics as a ‘revisionist’ Western, Clint Eastwood’s most recent excursion out west cunningly attempts to have its cake and eat it too. On the one hand, it tries to distance itself from the celebration...

The Beguiled

Edward Buscombe

Edward Buscombe is the editor of The BFI Companion to Western and has written on Stagecoach, The Searchers and The Unforgiven in the BFI Film Classics series. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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100 Westerns : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2006

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...The original script for The Beguiled was written by Albert Maltz, one of the blacklisted Hollywood Ten who had also written Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970), the previous collaboration between director Don Siegel and star Clint Eastwood...

And I Still Can See Blue Velvet, Through My Tears

Todd Rendleman

Todd Rendleman is Professor of Communication Studies at Seattle Pacific University, where he teaches film art, history, and criticism. He lives in Seattle, Washington. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Rule of Thumb : Ebert at the Movies

Continuum, 2012

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...Of Last Rites, Ebert argues, “It is not only bad filmmaking, but it is offensive as well—offensive to my intelligence. Many films are bad. Only a few declare themselves the work of people deficient in taste, judgment, reason, tact...