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The Oscar for Best Cinematography Goes To:

  • Lukasz Zal, Cold War
  • Robbie Ryan, The Favourite
  • Caleb Deschanel, Never Look Away
  • Alfonso Cuarón, Roma
  • Matthew Libatique, A Star is Born
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Oscar Gold 2019 - Cinematography

Up until about a couple days ago, my breakdown of this category had been rendered superfluous. In the never-ending shit show that this year’s ceremony has become, the Academy originally decided to relegate Cinematography, Film Editing, Live Action Short, and Makeup & Hairstyling to commercial breaks at Sunday’s Oscars. 1,629 more words


Oscar-Nominated Cinematographers Made Bold Choices With This Year's Films

Cinema is a global language, and this year’s roster of Oscar nominees for cinematography is a good illustration. The list boasts a distinctly international flavor. The stories come from Poland, Germany, England, Mexico and the U.S., and the nominees are almost as diverse in nationality. 665 more words


Ranking Oscar Nominations – CINEMATOGRAPHY

Cinematography  Nominees ranked in my order of preference

  1. ROMA Alfonso Cuarón
  2. COLD WAR Łukasz Żal
  3. THE FAVOURITE Robbie Ryan
  4. A STAR IS BORN Matthew Libatique…
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Oscars & Awards

"A Star Is Born" (2018)

“A Star Is Born” (2018)
Directed by Bradley Cooper

Full disclosure. I kinda sorta wanted this film to suck. Being neither a Bradley Cooper nor Lady Gaga fan, I wanted to believe that the hype was due to their gigantic following as individual performers. 1,035 more words

Film Review

Cinematographers on This Year's Films Bring New Magic to Their Work

In the world of light and lenses, this year’s awards season is just beginning to come into focus.

The big enchilada is of course the Oscars, where the past two sets of nominees have included many fresh faces. 773 more words


Oscar-nominated US cinematographer released after alleged assault in Poland

Warsaw, Poland – Matthew Libatique, the American cinematographer behind Black Swan and A Star is Born, has been released without charges from jail in Poland, his Warsaw-based attorney announced on Friday. 313 more words