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2019 Oscar Predictions: BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY (February)

Cinematography has been the cornerstone of film from its very inception. Before anything else there was the camera. From its birth on paper film to going from black and white to color to 3D to the extraordinarily advanced high definition digital cameras used today, cinematography has been one of most evolutionary elements of filmmaking. On Monday, The Academy announced it …

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‘The Favourite,’ ‘Beale Street’ lead 17th International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA) nominations

INOCA, the International Online Cinema Awards, have revealed their nominations for the best in 2018 film with the raucous period piece The Favourite from Yorgos Lanthimos leading the way with 12 mentions, including Best Picture, Best Director and two Best Actress slots (Olivia Colman and Emma Stone). Next up was Barry Jenkins’s intimate romance If Beale Street Could Talk, which …

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DGA: Directors Guild Preview and Predictions: Spike’s Last Stand

Spike Lee, BlacKkKlansman (Focus Features) In 71 years of the Directors Guild of America awards, with its approximately 16,000 members, they’ve never given their top prize to a black director. In 91 years the Oscars haven’t either. That could change this year. Spike Lee (BlacKkKlansman) has been the film’s industry’s most resilient and prolific black director yet Hollywood has kept …

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2019 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Preview and Predictions: Motion Picture

In its 25-year history, 17 films have earned four SAG nominations with six of those ending up winning here, Cast in a Motion Picture. Four films lost all four of their bids (Brokeback Mountain, The English Patient, Into the Wild and Manchester by the Sea). A Star Is Born is the only film this year with four nominations, but is …

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