Oscars Week – Photogenic Friday: Best Cinematography (updated)

Gravity101-580x250By Niall McArdle

UPDATED ON MARCH 3rd: Emmanuel Lubezki won Best Cinematography for GRAVITY. The announcement was notable also for Bill Murray going off script to remember his friend Harold Ramis

Emmanuel Lubezki, Gravity

Philippe Le Sourd The Grandmaster

Bruno Delbonnel Inside Llewyn Davis

Phedon Papamichael Nebraska

Roger Deakins, Prisoners

This year’s nominees are discussed in depth here at A Place For Film:

Some notable Oscar-winning painters with light:

Hal Mohr, A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Gregg Toland Wuthering Heights

 Ernest Haller & Ray Rennahan Gone With The Wind

Guy Green Great Expectations

Jack Cardiff Black Narcissus

 Robert Krasker The Third Man

Winton Hoch & Archie Stout The Quiet Man

Loyal Griggs Shane

Joseph Ruttenberg Gigi

Freddie Young Lawrence of Arabia

Harry Stradling My Fair Lady

Haskell Wexler Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?

Sven Nykvist Cries and Whispers

 John Alcott Barry Lyndon

 Nestor Almendros Days of Heaven

David Watkin Out of Africa

Freddie Francis Glory

Janusz Kaminski Saving Private Ryan

Wally Pfister Inception

2 thoughts on “Oscars Week – Photogenic Friday: Best Cinematography (updated)

  1. Some classics there Niall. ‘Barry Lyndon’ has to be high on my own list, also the two David Lean films ‘Great Expectations’, and ‘Lawrence of Arabia’. Thanks for these articles, they have been most enjoyable.
    Regards as always, Pete.


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