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FINAL 2019 Oscar Predictions: CINEMATOGRAPHY

Roma (Netflix) Director Alfonso Cuarón (Roma) should be set to make history as the first director to win the cinematography Oscar for shooting his own film. The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) opted for Cold War‘s Łukasz Żal and there is a slight chance he could spoil. The two black and white foreign language films are going head to head …

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FINAL 2019 Oscar Predictions: FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

ROMA (Netflix) Can anything really beat Roma here? There’s really nothing standing in its way unless you think that the voting body doesn’t want to give the film both this and Best Picture. The odds are still stacked way in Roma‘s favor, not simply with its unilateral FLF wins everywhere, but because when a film is nominated here and in …

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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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2019 Oscars: The Foreign Language Film Shortlist Predictions

The 9-film shortlist for the Foreign Language Film Oscar will be revealed on December 17th It’s that time of the year again! After enjoying so many wonderful Foreign Language Oscar contenders in Cannes, Venice, TIFF and Berlin, the Academy’s Foreign Language committee will finally weigh in on Monday December 17 with their shortlist of 9 FLF contenders vying for the …

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2019 Oscar Predictions: FILM EDITING and CINEMATOGRAPHY (November)

ROMA bumps First Man in Film Editing and keeps the top spot in Cinematography this month, further pushing the Netflix film on its way to Best Picture. A Star Is Born also moves up, jumping over The Favourite, while the rest of If Beale Street Could Talk stays in a holding pattern at #5. Spots 6-10 don’t budge either.  Cold …

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