R.I.P. Freddie Francis – Mr. Francis was a cinematographer responsible for some of the most beautiful work in Cinema. A viewing of The Elephant Man, Cape Fear (1991), or his last film, The Straight Story would make for a fitting tribute. Reported by Reverse Shot.
Niki Caro (Her first two films, Whale Rider and North Country were both presented at the Walker.) is now slated to direct The Boy Who Fell Out of the Sky. IMDb reports.
PingMag offers a new interview with Michel Gondry on the eve of The Science of Sleep‘s opening in Japan.