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Haskell Wexler

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Tuesday, December 13 2011

Truth is Fiction: The Work of Haskell Wexler, Part 2, 'Medium Cool'

Medium Cool is the ultimate amalgamation of reality and illusion. Fictional characters live in real situations; real characters exist in fictional situations.


Wednesday, November 16 2011

Truth is Fiction: The Work of Haskell Wexler, Part 1

Haskell Wexler helped popularize the use of hand-held cameras and natural lighting in Hollywood features. However, like all forms of art, the truth behind these techniques became just another method of illusion.


Reviews

Thursday, June 27 2013

Seething Tension: 'Medium Cool'

Haskell Wexler captures the heat of dangerous unrest in the United States, 1968.


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