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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That Federico neorealism?

Posted by · 5:47 am · November 29th, 2009

OK, forgive the idle question that follows, but it’s a Sunday. Something has been bothering me about the lyrics to Kate Hudson’s “Cinema Italiano” number from “Nine”: I feel my body chill Gives me a special thrill Each time I see that Guido neorealism I love the dark handsome guys With the skinny little ties […]

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Listen to Kate Hudson’s ‘Cinema Italiano’ from ‘Nine’

Posted by · 10:26 am · November 27th, 2009

Wednesday we featured the original song “Take It All” from Rob Marshall’s “Nine.” Today we’re happy to feature the other tune conceived by Maury Yeston specifically for the film: “Cinema Italiano,” performed by Kate Hudson. Hudson’s Vogue journalist Stephanie was expanded considerably for the film, a lustful young thing who announces, “Style is the new […]

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