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'Blade Runner 2049': Why Does Roger Deakins Deserve His First Oscar? - CineNews (blog) 22 Jul 2017, 7:03 am


CineNews (blog)

'Blade Runner 2049': Why Does Roger Deakins Deserve His First Oscar?
CineNews (blog)
We've seen movies that visually fascinated us and, even if we had no idea, that was the result of a talented cinematographer. In this case, Roger Deakins, is well-known for working with the great directors Sam Mendes, Denis Villeneuve and Coen brothers.

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Ink and Mariinsky Ballet: this week's best UK theatre and dance - The Guardian 21 Jul 2017, 9:30 am


The Guardian

Ink and Mariinsky Ballet: this week's best UK theatre and dance
The Guardian
Now extended into 2018, Jez Butterworth's drama set in 1980s Northern Ireland is long but engaging. Paddy Considine is Quinn Carney, whose brother, Seamus, has been missing for 10 years. When his body is discovered, the family's fragile peace is ...

Christopher Nolan Endorses Tom Hardy for James Bond: 'He'd Be Amazing' - The Edwardsville Intelligencer 21 Jul 2017, 2:22 am


Christopher Nolan Endorses Tom Hardy for James Bond: 'He'd Be Amazing'
The Edwardsville Intelligencer
The filmmaker was grilled over the prospect of inheriting the spy franchise from Sam Mendes by podcast host Josh Horowitz, on his show “Happy Sad Confused.â€� Nolan has long been courted for the gig, saying he's met with franchise producers Barbara ...

Review: “Cabaretâ€� at the Kennedy Center - Metro Weekly 20 Jul 2017, 2:11 pm


Metro Weekly

Review: “Cabaret� at the Kennedy Center
Metro Weekly
Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Cabaret () bumps and grinds its way through a solid, legs-wide-open rendition of Kander and Ebb's timeless musical. Inspired by Sam Mendes and Rob Marshall's singular nineties production, the national ...

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Maine International Film Festival fest puts cinematographer in spotlight - Press Herald 18 Jul 2017, 2:50 am


Press Herald

Maine International Film Festival fest puts cinematographer in spotlight
Press Herald
In addition to Ethan and Joel Coen, Deakins has worked with Sam Mendes, M. Night Shyamalan, and Dennis Villeneuve, who directed “Prisonersâ€� and “Sicario.â€� Deakins also serves as a visual consultant on films. He's done that on a number of animated ...

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Review: 'Cabaret' at The Kennedy Center - DC Metro Theater Arts (press release) (blog) 16 Jul 2017, 8:25 am


DC Metro Theater Arts (press release) (blog)

Review: 'Cabaret' at The Kennedy Center
DC Metro Theater Arts (press release) (blog)
The response is resounding proof that the show – both in its original form, created by the writers and directed by Harold Prince in 1966, and in its current production, devised by Sam Mendes and Rob Marshall in 1993 – is still relevant. On its surface ...

Critics loved The Ferryman. But I'm from Northern Ireland, and it doesn't ring true - The Guardian 16 Jul 2017, 8:00 am


The Guardian

Critics loved The Ferryman. But I'm from Northern Ireland, and it doesn't ring true
The Guardian
I felt that uneasiness several times last month, as I sat in a packed and expectant Gielgud theatre in London on the opening night of The Ferryman, director Sam Mendes's ambitious production of Jez Butterworth's new play. The glittery audience, primed ...

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Jez Butterworth on writing The Ferryman: 'It's the oddest process' - The Times 15 Jul 2017, 11:00 pm


The Times

Jez Butterworth on writing The Ferryman: 'It's the oddest process'
The Times
“It's the oddest process,� Butterworth explains, sitting in the offices of the producer Sonia Friedman, who has put on his latest play, The Ferryman. Directed by Sam Mendes, with a run extended until January 2018, it's the West End sensation of the ...

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Sam Mendes's 'Cabaret' icy and not much fun at the Kennedy Center - Washington Post 14 Jul 2017, 2:33 am


Washington Post

Sam Mendes's 'Cabaret' icy and not much fun at the Kennedy Center
Washington Post
Maybe tomorrow belongs to a different kind of “Cabaret.� The defiantly strident production that Sam Mendes first concocted around Alan Cumming's nasty Emcee at London's Donmar Warehouse in 1993 is winding down after a long, frigid reign.

The secret history of James Bond - British GQ 13 Jul 2017, 8:09 pm


British GQ

The secret history of James Bond
British GQ
"It's an incredible machine," explains Sam Mendes, director of the forthcoming 24th instalment, Spectre. "With Bond, you're on a train and the train keeps moving. It moves without you." Here then, is Bond by the people who have kept it on the rails for ...

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Sam Mendes Bio


English stage and film director

August 01, 1965, (51 years old)

Samuel Alexander "Sam" Mendes

Sam Mendes
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