TECH SUPPORT: Best Original Score — Volume II

Posted by · 7:12 pm · November 19th, 2009

Some categories haven’t had that much renewal since I last reviewed them. Best Original Score is an exception. Principally, this is because the category is very difficult to judge before hearing the scores, not to mention last minute personnel changes (as composers always seem to be the most disposable members of film crews). As I […]

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Best Original Song and the tunes of Disney’s ‘Princess’

Posted by · 8:38 am · September 11th, 2009

In just a few weeks here the Best Original Song picture has become clearer and clearer.  We’ve told you about contenders from films like “2012,” “Precious,” “Where the Wild Things Are” and “Up in the Air,” but there’s more coming.  Today: the songs of Disney’s “The Princess and the Frog.” You might recall that for […]

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TECH SUPPORT: Best Original Score — Volume I

Posted by · 10:51 am · September 2nd, 2009

As long as humanity has been recording history, music has been immensely important in society. Not only can it be joyous and entertaining, but it can capture the mood and feel of a time and a place. Cinema has been no exception in this regard. The creation of original music for a film is awarded […]

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New tune contenders from ‘2012,’ ‘Wild Things’ — what else?

Posted by · 11:10 am · August 24th, 2009

Boy, the “Where the Wild Things Are” items are coming fast and furious this morning.  I didn’t plan it this way, I swear. Anyway, generally around late August I begin to start compiling a list of the original song contenders.  It’s generally the last category that begins to fall into place after all, so it’s […]

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