Oscar-mania

I have this, and only this, to say about last night’s awards: Children of Men was robbed. If nothing else, the category of best cinematography was made to recognize movies like this. I think either the claustrophobic, one-take car chase scene or the unflinching urban warfare scene would be more than enough to lock this category, much less both scenes in the same film. Don’t get me wrong, I have nothing but love for Pan’s Labrynth and I’m glad it came through as well as it did, but Children of Men rewrote the book on how cinematography can put you inside the story.

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