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James Laxton

“My Hope Was to Recontextualize the Way We View My Ancestors”: THR Presents the Key Creative Team Behind ‘The Underground Railroad’

“My hope was to recontextualize the way we view my ancestors,” says Barry Jenkins, the showrunner and director of Amazon’s 10-part limited series The Underground Railroad, adapted from…

“I Shoot for the Premiere, I Shoot for the Release”: The Cinematographer Roundtable

Cinematographers Linus Sandgren, James Laxton, Rachel Morrison, Matthew Libatique, Chayse Irvin and Lukasz Zal discuss creating those iconic scenes and capturing concerts in films such as 'A Star Is…

‘Nocturnal Animals,’ ‘Cafe Society’ Cinematographers Reveal How They Up the Emotional Ante With Their Art

From the swank nightclub in Woody Allen's period romance to 'Moonlight's' sexually charged Miami Beach, these masters of photography spill secrets of their craft.