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Re: Best and Worst Winners: Oscars 2017
« Reply #10 on: February 27, 2017, 11:35:36 AM »
I didn't see Silence. But I was very impressed with the other four nominations in the Cinematography category. I didn't see a clear winner. I would have picked La La Land from that bunch though.
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Re: Best and Worst Winners: Oscars 2017
« Reply #11 on: February 27, 2017, 11:45:19 AM »
Silence was also gorgeous, but Moonlight was for sure the winner. It's literally about lighting at times, and it looks so pretty.
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Re: Best and Worst Winners: Oscars 2017
« Reply #12 on: February 27, 2017, 11:46:37 AM »
The category is Best Cinematography, not Best Lighting. Lighting is a part of that, but it's not everything either.
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Re: Best and Worst Winners: Oscars 2017
« Reply #13 on: February 27, 2017, 11:55:34 AM »
I might have voted for Silence over LLL in that category were I an Academy voter. Since the Filmspots separate the years of those movies, we will never know.
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Re: Best and Worst Winners: Oscars 2017
« Reply #14 on: February 27, 2017, 12:01:16 PM »
The category is Best Cinematography, not Best Lighting. Lighting is a part of that, but it's not everything either.

Yeah, those camera moves were also fantastic. The slow zooms. The glorious slow zooms.
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Re: Best and Worst Winners: Oscars 2017
« Reply #15 on: February 27, 2017, 01:47:20 PM »
Moonlight wasn't well shot. Sure, it looked pretty, but the camerawork was so distracting.

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Re: Best and Worst Winners: Oscars 2017
« Reply #16 on: February 27, 2017, 03:03:04 PM »
Best picture was the highlight for me. And Hacksaw Ridge for sound because that guy has been nominated 21 times and this was his first win. Screenplay awards were v deserving, and Viola Davis.

I wish Moana had won for song, because they gave it to probably the weakest song in La La Land (and I love the songs in that movie).
I wish anyone had won over Emma Stone. Not because she wasn't good, but because her performance was just so typical of her performances + singing and dancing.



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Re: Best and Worst Winners: Oscars 2017
« Reply #17 on: February 27, 2017, 03:06:12 PM »
CINECAST! Casey Affleck every day.

Pretty much. Haven't seen the movie but on principle this was the win that I was most annoyed by.

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Re: Best and Worst Winners: Oscars 2017
« Reply #18 on: February 27, 2017, 03:09:48 PM »
Off screen matters aside, Affleck did give the best performance of the year imo
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Re: Best and Worst Winners: Oscars 2017
« Reply #19 on: February 27, 2017, 03:19:13 PM »
CINECAST! Casey Affleck every day.

Pretty much. Haven't seen the movie but on principle this was the win that I was most annoyed by.

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