Movies with cinematographer Caleb Deschanel

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Natural, The

Sometimes, pure technical accuracy isn't enough. Sometimes, artistry has to be taken into account. One such case in point is Barry Levision's The Natural, arguably the best baseball movie ever made. The film works not because it is flawless in i...

Run Time: 2:14
U.S. Release Date: 1984-05-11
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Mature Themes, Sexual Situations)
Genre: DRAMA/SPORTS
Director: Barry Levinson
Cast: Robert Redford, Robert Duvall, Glenn Close, ...
Being There

Being There, Hal Ashby’s 1979 adaptation of Jerzy Kosinski’s novel, is a delightfully dark comedy that, despite a cynical bent, offers viewers a good time. At the heart of Being There’s popularity is a recognition that even the most simp...

Run Time: 2:10
U.S. Release Date: 1979-12-20
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Sexual Content, Profanity)
Genre: Comedy
Director: Hal Ashby
Cast: Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine, Melvyn Douglas, ...
Passion of the Christ, The

There are so many ancillary issues surrounding the release of Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ (née The Passion) that they threaten to dwarf the 127-minute movie that lies at the maelstrom's epicenter. (The controversy, whether real, concoc...

Run Time: 2:27
U.S. Release Date: 2004-02-25
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Mel Gibson
Cast: James Caviezel, Maia Morgenstern, Monica Bellucci, ...
My Sister's Keeper

Death is as natural a part of life as is birth; every existence ends in the former as it begins in the latter. Human beings, however, have a natural aversion to addressing death in an open and honest manner. It's as unsuitable for polite conversa...

Run Time: 1:49
U.S. Release Date: 2009-06-26
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity, Mature Themes, Sexual Situations)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Nick Cassavetes
Cast: Abigail Breslin, Sofia Vassileva, Cameron Diaz, ...
Lion King, The

The Lion King becomes the first mainstream animated film to be remade as an animated film. Proponents of calling the 2019 version “live action” will argue that the methods used to make this new iteration are completely different from those...

Run Time: 1:58
U.S. Release Date: 2019-07-19
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: Animated/Adventure
Director: Jon Favreau
Cast: Donald Glover, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Beyoncé, ...
Spiderwick Chronicles, The

Thus far, the formula has worked almost flawlessly: combine fantasy with a family friendly approach and the recent result has caused studio heads to smile. The Spiderwick Chronicles is the latest in what could be considered "starter" fantasy tales...

Run Time: 1:30
U.S. Release Date: 2008-02-14
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Violence)
Genre: FANTASY
Director: Mark Waters
Cast: Freddie Highmore, Sarah Bolger, Mary-Louise Parker, ...
Ask the Dust

For Ask the Dust, director Robert Towne, adapting the novel by John Fante, has returned to the time and place of his greatest cinematic endeavor: Los Angeles in the 1930s. The setting, however, is the only similarity between Ask the Dust and China...

Run Time: 2:00
U.S. Release Date: 2006-03-10
MPAA Rating: "R" (Nudity, Sexual Situations, Profanity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Robert Towne
Cast: Colin Farrell, Salma Hayek, Idina Menzel, ...
Fly Away Home

Let me say up front that I have never been especially fond of Canadian geese. Sure, they're cute when they're young, but they are long past the adorable stage when they first take to the air. Now that I've made that admission, you might be surpri...

Run Time: 1:47
U.S. Release Date: 1996-09-13
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Carroll Ballard
Cast: > Anna Paquin, Jeff Daniels, Dana Delany, ...
Killer Joe

Killer Joe earns its NC-17 rating. A gleeful and unapologetic descent into delicious decadence, Killer Joe is proud of what it is and never tries to be something it isn't. A slick looking exploitation thriller from veteran director William Friedkin...

Run Time: 1:43
U.S. Release Date: 2012-08-01
MPAA Rating: "NC-17" (Sexual Content, Nudity, Violence, Profanity)
Genre: THRILLER/COMEDY
Director: William Friedkin
Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Emile Hirsch, Juno Temple, ...
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

Nearly 150 years after his assassination, Abraham Lincoln is getting his due from Hollywood. 2012 sees the release of three movies featuring the 16th President front-and-center. The biggest of these is Steven Spielberg's long-awaited bio-pic, due t...

Run Time: 1:45
U.S. Release Date: 2012-06-22
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Sexual Content)
Genre: HORROR/ACTION
Director: Timur Bekmambetov
Cast: Benjamin Walker, Dominic Cooper, Anthony Mackie, ...