Academy Awards


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The Cinematography of ‘Never Look Away’


For Oscar nominee Caleb Deschanel, cinematography is the simple art of storytelling. Learn the skill, study the skill, and let emotion take control.

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The Cinematography of ‘A Star is Born’


Academy Award nominated cinematographer Matthew Libatique shares his experiences working with Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga and capturing a once in a lifetime opportunity.

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The Academy is Wrong


Filmmakers begin to speak out against The Academy’s decision to relegate four awards to commercial breaks and the message is the clear: this is wrong.


The Oscars Still Don’t Give A F*ck About Horror


This year’s Academy Award nominations are disappointing, but not surprising, for horror fans.

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One of These 15 Tunes Will Win the Oscar For Best Original Song


The most formidable nominees include “Shallow” from ‘A Star Is Born’ and “All The Stars” From ‘Black Panther.’

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Practical Effects Have a Solid Chance at the Oscars This Year


Miniatures, puppetry, and in-camera effects could see revived recognition at the Academy Awards.

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One of These 15 Original Scores Will Win the Oscar


This year’s shortlist for the Best Original Score category includes ‘Black Panther,’ ‘First Man,’ ‘Annihilation,’ and ‘If Beale Street Could Talk.’


The Real Reason Jóhann Jóhannsson’s ‘Mandy’ Score is Ineligible For an Oscar


We reached out to the Academy for clarification on the disappointing technicality.

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Can Spider-Man Save the Year in Animation?


There could be a superhero showdown at the Oscars, but only one of the contenders seems worthy.