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Right up there with Roger Deakins, Mexican master Emmanuel Lubezki is surely among the cinematographers most due for Oscar recognition: he'll surely get his sixth Oscar nomination for "Gravity," and this looks increasingly likely to be the year he finally takes the gold. Today's must-read is a Vulture "master class" with Lubezki, in which he talks us through five dazzling shots from his career, focusing exclusively on his partnerships with Alfonso Cuaron and Terrence Malick, including this year's gorgeous twofer of "Gravity" and "To the Wonder." Take note, Academy. [Vulture]
Three members of the Academy’s newly founded casting directors’ branch have been elected to the Board of Governors. [LA Times]
151 feature documentaries have qualified for Oscar consideration this year and branch voters are struggling to cope, says Steve Pond. [The Wrap]
“Is ‘Gravity’ a chick flick in a space suit?’ asks Juli Weiner. Uh... no? [Vanity Fair]
Gotta love these alternative posters for “Gravity.” [The Film Experience]
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