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‘Skyfall,’ ‘Anna Karenina’ and ‘Life of Pi’ Among ASC Nominations; ‘The Master’ Snubbed

Posted by , on January 9, 2013 at 12:14 pm 

With the WGA, PGA and DGA all weighing in on their respective guild picks, its time for the directors of photography to deliver, as The American Society of Cinematographers have released their nominations this morning. If you paid attention to the BAFTA noms a few hours ago, they went with the exact same field, including Seamus McGarvey for his work on Anna Karenina, Roger Deakins and SkyfallJanusz Kaminski for Lincoln, Claudio Miranda for Life of Pi and Danny Cohen for Les Miserables.

Notably absent from the batch is Mihai Malaimare Jr.‘s gorgeous work for The Master, while Wally Pfister for The Dark Knight Rises, Robert Richardson and Django Unchained, as well as Greig Fraser for his work on Zero Dark Thirty were also missing. Les Miserables seems to be the odd bunch of the group, but it would be great to see Roger Deakins finally secure an Oscar win for his extraordinary career, so hopefully this is a precursor. Check out the rundown below.

Anna Karenina, Seamus McGarvey

Les Miserables, Danny Cohen

Life of Pi, Claudio Miranda

Lincoln, Janusz Kaminski

Skyfall, Roger Deakins

The ASC awards are announced on February 10th.

Is the best-shot film of the year on the above list? What is the ASC missing?


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