Tag: Oscars

Thoughts

Why Summer Movies Rarely Make Best Picture

The summer months are winding down. Time to kick back, slather on sunscreen and laze by the pool before it’s too late. Or perhaps you’d rather catch a movie with your friends? If you happen to be a superhero fanatic ...
Film

My Favorite Oscar Categories and Predictions

Oscar season is here again and it’s full of magnificent nominations. It’s going to be pretty hard to select winners this year since there really is so many deserving nominations. While I enjoy the whole award show, there a few ...
Film

Oscar Season Through The Eyes Of The Filmmaker

It’s that wonderful time of the year — the time when everyone is watching their TV’s and party snacks are covering the counters. The time where families come together, but sides are drawn. The time that Champions are made! No, ...
Cinematography

Building a Palette: The Cinematography of 12 Years a Slave

What does it take to be a cinematographer for an Oscar winning film? Director of photography Sean Bobbitt talks about his work in 12 Years a Slave; “We were really looking for a painterly quality as a counterpoint to the ...