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Harris Savides: Gus Van Sant & Sofia Coppola Cinematographer Dies

Harris Savides, cinematographer for Gus Van Sant, Sofia Coppola, Woody Allen, dead at age 55 Harris Savides, a cinematographer who collaborated with the likes of Gus Van Sant, Sofia Coppola, Woody Allen, David Fincher, and Ridley Scott, died earlier today. Savides, who was 55, had reportedly been battling cancer. (Image: Harris Savides, Sofia Coppola on the Somewhere set.) Born in New York City (Sept. 28, 1957) to parents of Greek Cypriot origin, Savides collaborated with Gus Van Sant on Finding Forrester, Gerry, the Cannes Film Festival winner Elephant, Last Days, Milk, and Restless. He also shot David Fincher's The Game and the widely acclaimed Zodiac, Woody Allen's Whatever Works, Ridley Scott's American Gangster, and Sofia Coppola's controversial Venice Film Festival […]


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Harris Savides: Gus Van Sant & Sofia Coppola Cinematographer Dies



Gus Van Sant's RESTLESS Gets Unenthusiastic Reviews: Cannes 2011

Henry Hopper, Mia Wasikowska, Restless Gus Van Sant's Restless, about the love affair between an orphaned teenager (Dennis Hopper's son, Henry Hopper) and a cancer-stricken young woman (Mia Wasikowska), has received a number of unenthusiastic reviews. Some, in fact, have been downright negative. Van Sant won the Palme d'Or at Cannes for Elephant back in 2003. Bryce Dallas Howard (The Twilight Saga: Eclipse) is one of Restless' producers. The screenplay, which has been compared to Erich Segal's Love Story, was written by Jason Lew. Not much of a chance for this Van Sant effort come Oscar time. “Seen any good funerals lately?” asks one funeral junky to another in Restless, a terminally cloying and mushy-headed romance between a cancer-stricken young […]


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Gus Van Sant's RESTLESS Gets Unenthusiastic Reviews: Cannes 2011



New 'Twilight' Movie DVD Reviews & Unexpected Director for Upcoming Entry?

Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner - The Twilight Saga: New Moon DVD New 'Twilight' movie DVD blockbuster: 'New Moon' beating original 'Twilight' Say what you will about the box office performances of Remember Me or The Runaways, but Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart surely have their millions of enthusiastic fans. The Twilight Saga: New Moon DVD, criticized by some for its lack of quality special features, sold 4 million copies on Saturday and Sunday. Last year, Twilight sold 3.8 million units on its first two days. According to the Los Angeles Times, those figures include only discs sold directly to consumers – not rentals, digital downloads or video-on-demand. In theaters, New Moon outgrossed Twilight by more than $100 million. […]


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New 'Twilight' Movie DVD Reviews & Unexpected Director for Upcoming Entry?