OSCAR GUIDE: Best Music (Original Song)

Posted by · 11:11 am · February 22nd, 2010

Year after year, the original song category tends to prove that something is broken in the music branch of the Academy.  But to be fair, that’s a bit of a half-truth overall, as the original score field has begun to loosen up a bit and allow for newbie talent to get a foot in the […]

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Listen to Anika Noni Rose’s ‘Almost There’ from ‘The Princess and the Frog’

Posted by · 7:14 pm · December 11th, 2009

Wednesday we featured Dr. John’s “Down in New Orleans” from Disney’s traditional animation entry “The Princess and the Frog,” which is expanding considerably this weekend.  Today we’re happy to offer up what could be the second-best play at a nomination for the film in this category, “Almost There.” Singing on the Randy Newman-penned track is […]

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TECH SUPPORT: Best Original Song

Posted by · 3:18 pm · December 10th, 2009

Over the last five months, Gerard has diligently canvassed and re-canvassed the various crafts categories here at In Contention.  The one category we have held back on all this time, as contenders have slowly fallen into place, was Best Original Song.  Today, it’s time to dig into the field. This has turned into something of […]

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