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Roger Deakins has won twice before with the American Society of Cinematographers (Asc) for The Shawshank Redemption and The Man Who Wasn't There. Going into tonight, his record was two-for-ten and and now he's upped that 20% win percentage to 27% as he won tonight for his work on Skyfall. The award comes over fellow nominees Danny Cohen (Les Miserables), Janusz Kaminski (Lincoln), Seamus McGarvey (Anna Karenina) and Claudio Miranda (Life of Pi). Four of the five of these gentlemen were also nominated at the Oscars with Robert Richardson (Django Unchained) replacing Cohen. Of course, one would suspect Deakins is now the front-runner for Oscar. After all, he won with the Cinematographers Guild and that has to mean something. Well, it does, but... Deakins has been nominated nine times for Oscar's Best Cinematography (including the two times he won the Asc) and he's lost all nine times and, at the moment, he »

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