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The Hollywood Reporter's annual roundtables with actors and directors always make for enjoyable reading, though one rarely loses the sense that it's being treated as a campaign exercise by all involved. Their first ever cinematographers' roundtable, however, is quite a fresh, candid affair. Five DPs, including Sean Bobbitt ("12 Years a Slave"), Barry Ackroyd ("Captain Phillips") and Bruno Delbonnel ("Inside Llewyn Davis") get together for a chat on subjects from 3D to film-versus-digital to why their films never look the way they should on Blu-ray. Interestingly, no one speaks in favor of 3D -- Ackroyd deems it a "gimmick," Dryburgh "unnecessary," and Bobbitt is "mystified" by it. Still, they'll have to make their peace with losing the Oscar to "Gravity." [Hollywood Reporter]
Is there a place for an R-rated "Hunger Games" film? [The Wire]
Rebecca Keegan discusses "August: Osage County" with writer Tracy Letts, director John Wells and four cast members, including Margo Martindale. [LA Times]
A list of 50 literary adaptations that (well, according to whom you ask) improved on their source material. [Total Film]
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