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Photos: The black-and-white Polish film that won the world’s top cinematography prize

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See the most striking images from the film that upset Alfonso Cuarón's Roma for the top cinematography awardRead full story

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  • Really excited to see Cold War rack up so many nominations this year

    The films previously honored for cinematography in recent years are all great, but feature a high octane style (previous winners of the ASC award and the Oscar: Birdman, The Revenant, Inception, and Gravity) that Cold War cinematographer

    Really excited to see Cold War rack up so many nominations this year

    The films previously honored for cinematography in recent years are all great, but feature a high octane style (previous winners of the ASC award and the Oscar: Birdman, The Revenant, Inception, and Gravity) that Cold War cinematographer Łukasz Żal boldly rejects.

    Cold War is shot in an almost square 1.37 : 1 and in beautiful, sumptuous, black and white. Watching it is like living in Magnum photographs from 60 years ago.

    Bummed to see If Beale Street Could Talk shut out this year, but glad to see a film praised for its beauty, subtlety and thoughtfulness.

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