Streamers and Punches 53: Alone Yet Nominated for an Oscar

In this episode we look at Oscar nominated scores and songs, pay tribute to two passed composers, congratulate our first guest on a recent nomination, and give our uninformed predictions for who will win in March.
This week’s panel:
This week’s topics include:
  • The Hollywood Reporter has a new composer roundtable discussion video, featuring Silvestri, Price, Zimmer, Beck, Newman, and Jackman.
  • David Chen of /Film lists his 5 favorite scores of 2013.
  • Wojcieck Kilar has died.
  • Riz Ortolani has died.
  • Bruce Broughton received a nomination for Best Song Oscar for Alone Yet Not Alone.
  • The Golden Globe for best score went to Alex Ebert for All is Lost.
    • The five Oscar nominations for best score of 2014 are:
    • John W – Book Thief
    • Tom Newman – Saving Mr. Banks
    • Philomena – Alex Desplat
    • Gravity – Steven Price
    • Her – William Butler & Owen Pallett
  • The five Oscar nominations for best song of 2014 are:
    • Alone Yet Not Alone by Bruce Broughton
    • Happy from Despicable Me 2 by Pharrell Williams
    • Let it Go from Frozen by Kristen Anderson Lopez & Robert Lopez
    • The Moon Song from Her by Karen O & Spike Jonze
    • Ordinary Love from Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom by Paul Hewson, Dave Evans, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen; Lyric by Paul Hewson
  • Jim Lochner has a good blog post on the Oscar Nominations
  • Bill’s been listening to Zero Dark Thirty (Alexander Desplat), and Bear McCreary’s new main title to Black Sails, while Kevin has been listening to The Departed (Howard Shore), and North by Northwest (Herrmann).
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