Listen to Fox Searchlight’s original song contenders

Posted by · 8:17 am · December 26th, 2008

We featured Bruce Springsteen’s “The Wrestler” a few weeks back.  It was a feature I wanted to keep up with but I never came back to it for some reason. Anyway, Fox Searchlight has made the track available along with A.R. Rahman’s “Jaiho” for your listening pleasure.  Enjoy!

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TECH SUPPORT: Best Original Song

Posted by · 12:12 pm · December 19th, 2008

As I said a few weeks ago, I would not analyze the last “tech” category until the eligible entries had been announced. Now that the Academy has named 49 finalists for Best Original Song, and with the BFCA and HFPA rattling off their list of nominees (though they are, admittedly, not great predictors), the time […]

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Will ‘The Wrestler’ bring The Boss a second Oscar?

Posted by · 6:36 am · December 7th, 2008

It’s been 13 years since Bruce Springsteen was nominated for an Oscar (1995 for the title track to Tim Robbins’s “Dead Man Walking”) and two more since he’s taken the award home (1993 for “Streets of Philadelphia”).  With little in the way of competition beyond songs like “Rock Me Sexy Jesus” from “Hamlet 2” and […]

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