Cinematography
The Oscar Nominees for Cinematography
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Members of the Academy's Cinematographers voted to determine these five nominees for the Academy Award for achievement in cinematography. See the entire list of 2021 Oscar nominations here.

  • Judas and the Black Messiah: Sean Bobbitt

  • Mank: Erik Messerschmidt

  • News of the World: Dariusz Wolski

  • Nomadland: Joshua James Richards

  • The Trial of the Chicago 7: Phedon Papamichael

And here's where you can watch the films:

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Judas and the Black Messiah
2021
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Offered a plea deal by the FBI, William O'Neal infiltrates the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party to gather intelligence on Chairman Fred Hampton.

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Mank
2020
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David Fincher’s latest film, set in 1930s Hollywood, tells the story of screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he races to finish Citizen Kane. Starring Gary Oldman, Amanda Seyfried and Lily Collins—and written by Fincher’s late father, Jack Fincher—Mank is now available to watch on Netflix.

See also: Five movies that profoundly impacted David Fincher’s life

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Nomadland
2020
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A woman embarks on a journey through the American West after losing everything during the recession.

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News of the World
2020
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Five years after the end of the Civil War, Capt. Jefferson Kyle Kidd crosses paths with a 10-year-old girl taken by the Kiowa people. Forced to return to her aunt and uncle, Kidd agrees to escort the child across the harsh and unforgiving plains of Texas. But the long journey soon turns into a fight for survival as the traveling companions encounter danger at every turn—both human and natural.

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The Trial of the Chicago 7
2020
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Written and directed by Aaron Sorkin, The Trial of the Chicago 7 tells the infamous true story of seven defendants put on trial for various charges (including conspiracy) surrounding counterculture protests at the 1968 Democratic National Convention. Starring Sacha Baron Cohen, Eddie Redmayne and Yahya Abdul-Mateen, the film debuts on Netflix Oct. 16.

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