Jump to content

 
Search In
  • More options...
Find results that contain...
Find results in...
Sign in to follow this  
skimpole

Your favorite Cinematography

Recommended Posts

This link will take you to the Wikipedia page for the Academy Award for Best cinematography:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Academy_Award_for_Best_Cinematography

The Academy Awards are often criticized for the poor judgement, but technical awards get relatively less attention.  Looking over this category which awards do you think are deserved?  Which do you think are egregiously undeserving? What movies should have been nominated?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

For a start, I'm struck that Gordon Willis wasn't nominated for either The Godfather or The Godfather, Part II (or for Manhattan either, though The Godfather Part III was nominated.)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Two of my all time favorite films justifiably won Best Cinematography in the 1980s: Reds (Vittorio Storaro) in 1981; Out of Africa (David Watkin) in 1985. Both cinematographers created new technology. The competition was fierce, both years.

Reds82.jpg

hqdefault.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  

© 2020 Turner Classic Movies Inc. A Time Warner Company. All Rights Reserved Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Cookie Settings
×
×
  • Create New...