The Oscars: Cinematography Three-Peat?
Cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki won an Oscar two years ago for Gravity. Then he won another Oscar last year for Birdman. Now, going into the 88th Academy Awards on February 28th, Lubezki is positioned for a third with The Revenant. Standing in his way is some serious competition from Ed Lachman (“Carol”) and John Seale (“Mad Max: Fury Road”), both of which have shared the wealth of best cinematography awards among critics group.
Here’s look at all of the nominees and whom Lubezki needs to beat out for a taste of history.
Ed Lachman – Carol
Robert Richardson – The Hateful Eight
John Seale – Mad Max: Fury Road
Emmanuel Lubezki – The Revenant
Roger Deakins – Sicario