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Gordon Willis dies: 8 of cinematographer's most memorable movies

Gordon Willis dies: 8 of cinematographer's most memorable movies

The acclaimed cinematographer Gordon Willis, who died Sunday night at age 82, helped define the look of American cinema in the 1970s and '80s. Known as the Prince of Darkness for his bold use of shadows, Willis was a frequent collaborator of Francis Ford Coppola and Woody Allen, with whom he created some of the most striking images of the New Hollywood era. Here are eight examples of Willis' aesthetic. "Annie Hall" (1977): The initial pairing might have seemed an odd one — Allen was a director known for his brainy farces, and Willis had tended to shoot dark, dramatic pictures — but it marked the start of a fruitful, enduring partnership. In "Annie...

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