John R. Leonetti
|John R. Leonetti|
|Born||John Robert Leonetti
July 4, 1956
|Other names||John Leonetti|
|Occupation||Cinematographer, film director|
John Robert Leonetti (born July 4, 1956 in California) A.S.C. is an American cinematographer and film director. He is most well known for his collaborative work with director James Wan, with whom he has acted as cinematographer on five films.
Leonetti began his career as a teenager working for his family's motion picture equipment business that was started by his father Frank Leonetti, known for his gaffing work on films such as The Wizard of Oz and Singin' in the Rain. He is the younger brother of cinematographer Matthew F. Leonetti, who was the cinematographer for John's first feature-length directorial effort, Mortal Kombat: Annihilation.
|1991||Child's Play 3||Yes|
|1993||Hot Shots! Part Deux||Yes|
|1997||Mortal Kombat: Annihilation||Yes|
|1999||Detroit Rock City||Yes|
|2002||The Scorpion King||Yes|
|2004||Raise Your Voice||Yes|
|2005||The Perfect Man||Yes|
|The Butterfly Effect 2||Yes|
|I Know Who Killed Me||Yes|
|Insidious: Chapter 2||Yes|
|2016||Wolves at the Door||Yes|
- Leydon, Joe (27 July 2007). "Variety Reviews - I Know Who Killed Me". Variety. Retrieved 6 March 2011.
- Grant, Edmond (August 1998). The Motion Picture Guide, 1998 Annual: The Films of 1997. CineBooks. p. 288. ISBN 978-0-933997-41-7. Retrieved 6 March 2011.
The look of the film is quite spectacular, though, for a relatively low-budget martial-arts fantasy; perhaps this is because John R. Leonetti, cinematographer of the first KOMBAT, here assumed the task of director.
- Armstrong, Stephen (2013). John Frankenheimer: Interviews, Essays, and Profiles. Plymouth, United Kingdom: Scarecrow Press. p. 247.