Empire’s End: John Huston’s ‘The Man Who Would Be King’

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The pleasure of the film is the old-fashioned exotic-seeming sensibility of the setting, harking back to classic old adventures like Gunga Din, but with the acerbic undercutting of white colonial arrogance. – Cinephilia & Beyond. More:

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Natalie Kalmus: The Mother of Color Film

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The perfect person to steer the future of color film, former art student Natalie Kalmus served as color supervisor on almost every Technicolor film from 1934-1949. Through “Color Consciousness,” Natalie asked filmmakers to delve into art history, noticing how painters used colors to tell stories. Natalie emphasized the importance of people’s psychological reaction to specific hues and how good they’d look onscreen. – BUST. More: