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Leica vs Cooke Lens Test by Shane Hurlbut, ASC


Shane Hurlbut, ASC did this very interesting lens test between the Leica Summilux C and the Cooke S4's. Shane is currently shooting "Fathers and Daughters" Directed by Gabriele Muccino (The Pursuit of Happyness, Seven Pounds), starring Russell Crowe, Aaron Paul, Diane Kruger and Amanda Seyfried. His camera of choice for the film is the Canon C500 at 2K.

Related: Cooke Anamorphic/i Prime Lens Test (London)
Related: Cooke Anamorphic/i Prime Lens Test (Paris)
Also watch: Cooke Optics Factory Tour

Leica vs Cooke Lens Test

Visit: Hurlbut Visuals

David Fincher's "Gone Girl" First Trailer


Fox has released the first trailer for "Gone Girl". Directed by David Fincher and based upon the global bestseller by Gillian Flynn -- unearths the secrets at the heart of a modern marriage. On the occasion of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) reports that his beautiful wife, Amy (Rosamund Pike), has gone missing. Under pressure from the police and a growing media frenzy, Nick's portrait of a blissful union begins to crumble. Soon his lies, deceits and strange behavior have everyone asking the same dark question: Did Nick Dunne kill his wife?

In Theaters October 3rd, 2014.

Gone Girl Trailer

12 Best Long Takes in Film History (video)


There's no greater statement of a director's prowess than a long shot in a single take. Cinefix made this nice video compilation with 12 long takes.

The list:

The Protector - Restaurant Fight Scene
Director: Prachya Pinkaew
Running time: 4 minutes

The Mirror - Burning Barn Scene
Director: Andrei Tarkovsky
Running time: Roughly 1 minute

Atonement - The Beach Sequence
Director: Joe Wright
Running Time: 5 1/2 minutes

Weekend - Traffic Jam Scene
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
Running time: 7 Minutes

Hard Boiled - Hospital Shootout
John Woo
Running Time: 2 minutes, 40 seconds

The Player - Opening Shot
Director: Robert Altman
Running Time: 7 minutes, 47 seconds

Touch of Evil - Bomb Sequence
Director: Orson Welles
Running Time: 3 1/2 minutes

Boogie Nights - Little Bill Sequence
Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
Running Time: 3 minutes

Gravity - Opening Shot
Director: Alfonso Cuarón
Running Time: 12 1/2 minutes

Goodfellas - Copacabana Lounge
Director: Martin Scorsese
Running Time: 3 minutes, 13 seconds

Snake Eyes - Boxing Match
Director: Brian De Palma
Running Time: 12 minutes

Children of Men - Car Scene
Director: Alfonso Cuarón
Running Time: 4 minutes

12 Best Long Takes in Film History

Via: Cinefix