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John Seale

Best known as a Cinematographer based on credits in that role in 14 films, with $3,851,501,832 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #18)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (Cinematographer), Mad Max: Fury Road (Cinematographer), The Perfect Storm (Cinematographer), Prince of Persia: Sands of Time (Cinematographer), The Firm (Cinematographer)
Most productive collaborators: Daniel Radcliffe, Chris Columbus, Duncan Henderson, Rupert Grint, Steve Kloves

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In Technical RolesCinematographer14$1,590,277,429$2,261,224,403$3,851,501,832

2015 Awards Season: Oscar Preview

February 28th, 2016

The Revenant

It’s Oscar day and, if all goes to plan, I will be live-blogging the ceremony tonight. Here is the list of nominees marked according to predictions from our readers, and my personal wishes. Nominees in Bold are the ones predicted to win by our readers (we’ll have a full rundown of the predictions at noon, after the contest ends). If I am predicting a different film, those are in Italics. Meanwhile, the nominees I want to win, but don’t think will win, are Underlined. There are a few categories where the film I really think deserves the award was not even nominated, plus a few I don’t have a real opinion on.

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2015 Awards Season: Oscars - Nominations

January 15th, 2016

The Revenant

The Oscar nominations were announced at 5:30 am Pacific time. Nothing is good that early in the morning. Worse still, this was a terrible year for snubs, especially when it comes to diversity of the nominees. The voters for the Oscars are 94% white and 77% male... but that's still more diverse than the list of nominees. The Revenant led the way with 12 nominations and it is expected to win a few of those, while it is a serious contender in most of the categories it was nominated in. More...

2015 - Awards Season: BAFTA - Nominations

January 9th, 2016

Bridge of Spies

The BAFTA nominations were announced and you can read them on their site... in alphabetical order. Alphabetical order is very useful in most circumstances, but not here. On the other hand, the nominees within each category are not presented in alphabetical order. ... Are the BAFTAs trolling us? As for the actual nominees, the big winners here are Bridge of Spies and Carol, both of which earned nine nominations. For Carol, this is just another impressive score, but this was a pleasant surprise for Bridge of Spies. More...

Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
5/15/2015 Mad Max: Fury Road Director of Photography $153,636,354 $217,105,812 $370,742,166
12/10/2010 The Tourist Cinematographer $67,631,157 $211,100,212 $278,731,369
5/28/2010 Prince of Persia: Sands of Time Cinematographer $90,759,676 $223,834,921 $314,594,597
12/17/2004 Spanglish Director of Photography $42,044,321 $12,300,000 $54,344,321
12/25/2003 Cold Mountain Director of Photography $95,632,614 $69,541,295 $165,173,909
3/21/2003 Dreamcatcher Director of Photography $33,685,268 $42,000,000 $75,685,268
11/16/2001 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer… Cinematographer $317,575,550 $657,179,821 $974,755,371
6/30/2000 The Perfect Storm Cinematographer $182,618,434 $146,093,000 $328,711,434
12/24/1999 The Talented Mr. Ripley Director of Photography $81,292,135 $47,500,000 $128,792,135
4/10/1998 City of Angels Director of Photography $78,750,909 $120,000,000 $198,750,909
11/15/1996 The English Patient Director of Photography $78,716,374 $152,994,777 $231,711,151
3/18/1994 The Paper Director of Photography $36,768,310 $9,600,000 $46,368,310
6/30/1993 The Firm Cinematographer $158,340,892 $112,000,000 $270,340,892
12/16/1988 Rain Man Cinematographer $172,825,435 $239,974,565 $412,800,000
Movies: 14Totals:$1,590,277,429$2,261,224,403$3,851,501,832