American Society of Cinematographers names its first-ever female film nominee

Dee Rees’ poetic, brutal historical drama Mudbound has been curiously absent from much of the awards-season conversation, at least partially because it’s a richly shot work full of “throwback widescreen grandeur”—in the words of our own A.A. Dowd—that barely played in theaters at all. (Ah, Netflix.) But the American…

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Dee Rees’ poetic, brutal historical drama Mudbound has been curiously absent from much of the awards-season conversation, at least partially because it’s a richly shot work full of “throwback widescreen grandeur”—in the words of our own A.A. Dowd—that barely played in theaters at all. (Ah, Netflix.) But the American…

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