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Road to Perdition (2002)

Conrad Hall’s cinematography…jaw-dropping. The precision in the images and visual story is intoxicating. This is celluloid as ash, the grain glazing everything over in a frosty, funeral-like haze. It’s moody and painterly. A gangster B-pic as seen by Edward Hopper. … Continue reading

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American Beauty (1999)

Oh boy does a lot of this not hold up but that Conrad Hall lighting is still absolutely gorgeous. Very much a 1999 movie that I once considered one of the Greatest Movies of All Time. Sadly it established a … Continue reading

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