Episode 123: cinematographer Linus Sandgren (“First Man”) + an update on the Oscar race with Gregory Ellwood


This week on Pop Culture Confidential Oscar winning cinematographer Linus Sandgren talks about his incredible work on “First Man” Damien Chazelle’s new movie about Neil Armstrong.

American Hustle, Joy, Battle of the Sexes are just a few examples of Linus Sandgren work. He won the Oscar for his incredible cinematography on the musical" LA LA LAND" and now, in his second collaboration with Chazelle, he takes on the space film genre with "First Man” where he captures both the intimate, dangerous and awesome story of Neil Armstrong and the first moon landing.


And: Gregory Ellwood covers movies and awards on The Playlist.net and is the host of the 4 Quadrant Podcast. Gregory joins us with an update on the Oscar race! From Lady Gaga’s star turn in “A Star is Born”, to Nicole Kidman’s in 2 powerful roles, Spike Lee is back and Christian Bale transforms himself, yet again, playing Dick Cheney in “Vice”… who are the frontrunners?