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‘1917’ Cinematographer Roger Deakins Wins His Second Oscar in Three Years

Roger Deakins has won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography for “1917” — his second Oscar in three years following his first Academy Award for “Blade Runner 2049.”The 70-year-old Deakins had been favored for the trophy for his widely praised shooting of Sam Mendes’ World War I epic in what appeared to be a single […]

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Adam Sandler Wins Best Actor at the Spirit Awards — The Oscar Should’ve Been Next

Adam Sandler has taken home the 2020 Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead thanks to his critically acclaimed performance in Josh and Benny Safdie’s “Uncut Gems.” Sandler earned the best reviews of his career for his performance as Howard Ratner, a self-destructive New York City gambler whose escalating addiction to gambling derails his personal […]

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Judging by the Enthusiasm in the Indie Spirits Tent, ‘Parasite’ Should Have a Strong Oscars Night

This year, in the chilly tent in Santa Monica the day before the Oscars, the Independent Spirit Awards went really indie. That meant that several high-profile contenders who did not land Oscar nominations scored Spirit sympathy votes. A24 dominated the field with seven Spirit Awards over three films, making up for their light showing at […]

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2020 Indie Spirit Awards Winners List (Updating Live)

The winners of the 2020 Independent Spirit Awards are being announced live during today’s ceremony, hosted for the second year in a row by Aubrey Plaza (fresh off rave reviews from Sundance for her performance in the indie “Black Bear”). Unlike the Oscars where Netflix is the most-nominated studio, the Spirit Awards are dominated in […]

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Independent Spirit Awards Red Carpet Gallery 2020

The 2020 Film Independent Spirit Awards is set to honor the best in independent cinema, from Oscar contenders like Noah Baumbach’s “Marriage Story” to beloved indie darlings such as Lulu Wang’s “The Farewell,” the Safdie brothers’ “Uncut Gems,” Robert Eggers’ “The Lighthouse,” and Joe Talbot’s “The Last Black Man in San Francisco.” A24 leads all […]

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Oscars: Cinematographers Explain How They Got Their Shots

Jarin Blaschke — “The Lighthouse”The startling black-and-white cinematography of “The Lighthouse” struck a chord with the Academy, resulting in Blaschke’s first nom after 20 years of work in the independent film scene. Having previously collaborated with director Robert Eggers on their acclaimed horror film “The Witch,” the duo went to new lengths in psychological terror […]

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Watch Bill Murray and Aubrey Plaza Cosplay ‘The Lighthouse’ in Indie Spirits Preview

One of the annual delights of the Independent Spirit Awards is seeing a number of films that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences neglected to credit recognized a day before the Oscars. Another Indie Spirit joy is watching talented funny people deliver micro-targeted jokes related to said films.So, even in short concentrated doses, […]

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American Society of Cinematographers Gives Top Award to Roger Deakins, Again

“1917” cinematographer Roger Deakins has won the award for the best feature-film cinematography of 2019 at the American Society of Cinematographers Awards, which were handed out on Saturday night in Los Angeles.The win was Deakins’ fifth from the Asc, tying him with Emmanuel Lubezki for the most ever. It was also his third win in […]

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Oscars 2020: Best Cinematography Predictions

This year’s Oscar race for cinematography is dedicated to period pieces: Roger Deakins’ tour de force, continuous-shot experiment for “1917,” Sam Mendes’ bold World War I thriller; Robert Richardson’s colorful look at Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” Rodrigo Prieto’s digital/Kodak 35mm film saga of mob life in Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman,” Lawrence […]

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Golden Globes 2020 Winners & Nominees – Complete List

The 77th Annual Golden Globes were handed out Sunday night in Los Angeles in a ceremony hosted by Ricky Gervais. Lifetime honors were presented to both Ellen DeGeneres for her television career and Tom Hanks for his film career.Read More: “Uncut Gems” and “The Lighthouse” top 2020 Independent Spirit Awards NominationsThe full list of nominees […]

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