Oct 13, 2020 · Floyd Crosby won the award for Tabu in 1931, which was the last silent film to win in this category. Hal Mohr won the only write-in Academy Award ever, in 1935 for A Midsummer Night's Dream. Mohr was also the first person to win for both black-and-white and color cinematography.
2 days ago · The Academy Award for Best Cinematography is awarded each year to a cinematographer for work on one particular motion picture. From 1939 to 1967, there were separate awards for color and for black-and-white cinematography. Since then, the only black-and-white film to win is Schindler's List (1993).
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Oct 11, 2020 · Academy Award for Best Cinematography Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World 2003 Russell Boyd ACS ASC (born 21 April 1944) is an Australian cinematographer . He rose to prominence with his highly praised work on Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975), the first of several collaborations with director Peter Weir .
Oct 13, 2020 · Walsh, Boyens, and Jackson's screenwriting earned them 10 awards out of 23 total nominations, including the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay (for The Return of the King). In total, the series received 475 awards out of 800 nominations, thus making the films the most awarded film series in cinematic history.
Oct 13, 2020 · Linus Sandgren FSF, ASC (born December 5, 1972) is a Swedish cinematographer, known for his collaborations with directors Damien Chazelle, David O. Russell, Gus Van Sant, and the duo of Måns Mårlind and Björn Stein.
2 days ago · Academy Award for Best Cinematography Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Cinematography Stephen Goldblatt , A.S.C. , B.S.C. ( ( 1945-04-29 ) 29 April 1945) is a South African -born British cinematographer ,   noted for his work on numerous high-profile action films, including the first two entries in the Lethal Weapon series ,  as ...
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In the long history of the Academy Awards®, many films have received multiple nominations, and many have won multiple Oscars®. It has been very rare, however, for a movie to sweep the so-called \\"Big Five\\" awards:
Through the 89th Academy Awards in 2017, 43 films have been nominated for the Big Five, including three 1967 films (\\"Bonnie and Clyde,\\" \\"Guess Who's Coming to Dinner,\\" and \\"The Graduate\\") and three 1981 films (\\"Atlantic City,\\" \\"On Golden Pond,\\" and \\"Reds\\"). Jonathan Demme directed numerous feature films, documentaries, and music videos. Among the best known of his other films are the critically acclaimed \\"Melvin and Howard\\" (1980); \\"Philadelphia\\" (1993), for which Tom Hanks won the Oscar® for Best Actor in a Leading Role; \\"Rachel Getting Married\\" (2008), featuring Anne Hathaway in an Oscar®-nominated performance; and the Talking Heads concert movie \\"Stop Making Sense\\" (1984).
La La Land did come away with six Oscars®, but only two of the Big Five. Damien Chazelle wrote the films original screenplay and also directed. He won the directing award (at age 32, becoming the youngest person ever to do so), but not the screenwriting award. The film's stars, Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, were both nominated for awards for acting in a leading role. Stone won, but Gosling did not.
Of the 43 films nominated for the Big Five, only three succeeded in winning all five Oscars®. \\"It Happened One Night,\\" a romantic comedy, was the first film to win the Big Five Oscars®, taking home the top prizes at the 7th Academy Awards in 1935. The film was produced by Frank Capra and Harry Cohn for Columbia Pictures.
Wealthy socialite Ellie Andrews (Claudette Colbert) has married King Westley (Jameson Thomas), a fortune-hunting aviator, against the wishes of her father (Walter Connolly). Ellie's father takes her to his yacht in Miami to separate her from her husband before the marriage is consummated, but Ellie dives overboard and manages to elude her father and get on a bus to New York to reunite with Westley. Her father offers a reward for her return. On the bus she meets reporter Peter Warne (Clark Gable). Peter realizes who Ellie is when a thief steals her purse and she doesn't report it to the police. Peter offers to help her get to New York in exchange for her exclusive story, threatening to contact her father for the reward money if she doesn't agree. Ellie agrees to have him help her, and they continue together to New York. The couple shares numerous adventures and comic misadventures in their travels, including a famous hitchhiking scene in which Ellie shows Peter how easily she can get a car to stop for them, after he has failed, by raising her skirt to show her leg. As they travel, they share hotel rooms pretending to be husband and wife. Peter sets up a rope and blanket between their beds that he nicknames \\"the walls of Jericho.\\" Since in the well-known Biblical story the walls of Jericho ultimately come tumbling down, viewers may anticipate an eventual change in Ellie and Peter's relationship.
\\"It Happened One Night\\" is lots of fun, with some classic screwball plot turns and clever comic banter between Ellie and Peter. The first Big Five winner is still a winner.
Clark Gable's Oscar® nomination for \\"It Happened One Night\\" was his first of three, but his only win. He was also nominated for \\"Mutiny on the Bounty\\" in 1935 and for his best-known role as Rhett Butler in 1939's \\"Gone With the Wind.\\" Gable was one of the most popular movie stars throughout much of the 1930s and 40s and was voted \\"The King of Hollywood\\" in a poll in 1938. He remained a box office draw throughout his career. His last film, \\"The Misfits,\\" was completed shortly before his death and was also co-star Marilyn Monroe's last film.
Robert Riskin began his career as a playwright in New York. When Columbia Pictures bought the rights to several of his plays, he moved to Hollywood. Riskin received 5 Oscar® nominations for Best Writing all for films directed by Frank Capra. His screenplay for \\"It Happened One Night,\\" his only Oscar® winner, was an adaptation of a short story by Samuel Hopkins Adams. Riskin had a falling-out with Capra in the early 1940s and did not work with him again. However, his last screenplay, for \\"Here Comes the Groom\\" (1951), written before Riskin suffered a career-ending stroke, was assigned to Capra and was nominated for an Academy Award®.
One of the top movie actors of all time and a recipient of a Life Achievement Award from the American Film Institute, Jack Nicholson has received 12 Best Actor Oscar® nominations to date, beginning with his nomination as Best Actor in a Supporting Role for 1969's \\"Easy Rider.\\" \\"One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest\\" provided his first win. He also won the Oscar® as Best Actor in a Supporting Role for \\"Terms of Endearment\\" (1983) and won his second award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for 1997's \\"As Good as It Gets.\\"
Louis Fletcher has appeared in over 120 movie and television productions. Although \\"One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest\\" yielded her only Oscar® nomination, she was nominated for an Emmy® for her work as a guest actress in the 1990s TV series \\"Picket Fences\\" and again for her 2003 appearance in the series \\"Joan of Arcadia.\\"
The FBI is trying to apprehend a serial killer nicknamed \\"Buffalo Bill\\" (Ted Levine) who skins his female victims. Young FBI trainee Clarice Starling (Jodie Foster) is assigned to interview Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins), a brilliant but psychopathic psychiatrist turned serial killer, in hopes of having Lecter profile Buffalo Bill. Lecter is incarcerated in an ultra-secure cell in the Baltimore Hospital for the Criminally Insane. Starling travels to Baltimore and meets with Lecter, who initially refuses her attempts to obtain information but eventually offers to give her clues and insights about Buffalo Bill in exchange for Starling revealing information about herself.
Anthony Hopkins was born in Wales and was a member of the National Theatre in London with Sir Laurence Olivier. He has appeared in numerous memorable films since his debut in 1967, and besides his win for \\"The Silence of the Lambs\\" has three other Academy Award® nominations to his credit: \\"The Remains of the Day\\" (1993), \\"Nixon\\" (1995), and \\"Amistad\\" (1997). His performance as Hannibal Lecter in \\"The Silence of the Lambs\\" was ranked #1 on the American Film Institute's list of greatest screen villains.
Playwright and screenwriter Ted Tally adapted the screenplay for \\"The Silence of the Lambs\\" from the 1988 novel of the same name by Thomas Harris. Tally has written the screenplays for seven theatrical and TV films, including the Hannibal Lecter prequel \\"The Red Dragon\\" (2002). In addition to numerous awards for the screenplay for \\"The Silence of the Lambs,\\" Tally won several critics' awards for his screenplay for \\"All the Pretty Horses\\" (2000).
3 days ago · Adrien Brody (born April 14, 1973) is an American actor and producer.He received widespread recognition and acclaim after starring in Roman Polanski's The Pianist (2002), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor at age twenty-nine, making him the youngest actor to win in that category.
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5 days ago · The 47th Academy Awards were presented Tuesday, April 8, 1975, at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, California, honoring the best films of 1974.The ceremonies were presided over by Bob Hope, Shirley MacLaine, Sammy Davis Jr., and Frank Sinatra.