Andrew Johnston

The Reanimators

Photo by Michael Putland/Retna Ltd. Horror movies are not a genre for dilettantes; ever since the dawn of the cinema, the best celluloid creep-outs have been made by directors who devote themselves fully to the form. That’s just one of the reasons why Trainspotting director Danny Boyle’s balls-to-the-wall gore fest......

Take One . . . It’s a Wrap!

Photo by Jay Muhlin TILMAN BÜTTNER IS THE NEIL ARMSTRONG of cinematographers — he pulled off the cinematic equivalent of landing on the moon. On December 23, 2001, Büttner and director Alexander Sokurov took over the Hermitage museum in St. Petersburg to film Russian Ark, a film that squeezes 300......

Morvern Calling

"WILL SOMEONE PLEASE LET ME GROW MY hair!" growls Samantha Morton with mock (or is it?) indignation as she removes a Burberry fedora and tugs at a dense blond mop that's much too short for the British actress's comfort. It all started with her role in Steven Spielberg's Minority Report,......