Oscar Gold 2019 – Cinematography

Up until about a couple days ago, my breakdown of this category had been rendered superfluous. In the never-ending shit show that this year's ceremony has become, the Academy originally decided to relegate Cinematography, Film Editing, Live Action Short, and Makeup & Hairstyling to commercial breaks at Sunday's Oscars. Never once anticipating that people watching … Continue reading Oscar Gold 2019 – Cinematography

Truth Hurts, But is Still Beautiful – Never Look Away

I had an interesting new experience when I saw Germany's Foreign Language submission,┬áNever Look Away the other night. It was my first trip to the Aero theatre in Santa Monica, part of the Arena Cinematheque chain of classical theatres, which includes the world famous Egyptian theatre, founded by Sid Grauman, who also founded the Chinese … Continue reading Truth Hurts, But is Still Beautiful – Never Look Away