Yeah to put it politely, fuck the academy.
Just take a look at How Star Wars was saved in the edit
We could also talk about Roger Deakins: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0005683/ and this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cr-X0Isatbw
His speech was about 20 seconds, and he's be nominated 14 times.
If anyone still thought the Oscars weren't a joke, this should give you a hint.
The Oscars for best cinematography and film editing will be given during a commercial break.
It's often said films are made 3 times - in the script, in the production, and in the editing.
I can't believe they've done this, and I'll bet in the future they will reverse this decision, but for now...wow, what a stupid thing to do.
Without editors and cinematographers, where would movies, as an art form, even be?
The Academy is betraying the things that make movies great.
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