Oscar Scandals: Willis, Gordon–Distinguished Cinematographer (Annie Hall)

Why did it take so long for cinematographer Gordon Willis to receive recognition from his branch After all, he lensed the first two Godfather movies and some of Woody Allen’s best work (Annie Hall). Was it due to the fact that he was a quintessentially New York lenser Willis finally received nominations for Zelig (1983) The Godfather, Part III (1990).