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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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Streamers and Punches 41: Partly Cloudy with a Chance of Atlas

This month, we interview Cloud Atlas composer and 2013 Golden Globe Nominee Reinhold Heil, as well as look at some film music news regarding the Hollywood Reporters Composer Roundtable, the scores to Man of Steel, The Lone Ranger, and The Great Gatsby.


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This week’s panel:
This week’s topics include:
  • Six composers interviewed in roundtable for The Hollywood Reporter.
  • Hans Zimmer has completed his score to Man of Steel.
  • Hans Zimmer is NOW the composer on The Lone Ranger; replaces Jack White.
  • Jay-Z to compose score for The Great Gatsby.
  • Bill has been listening to The Hunger Games and the Conan the Barbarian 3CD reissue.
  • Kevin has been listening to My Week with Marilyn and Home Alone.
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Streamers and Punches 21: Eine Kleine Nacht Zimmer

In this episode we look at the Golden Globe award results, Scott Bettencourt’s list of ten noteworthy composers, some things we’ve been listening to, and some new CD releases. Plus, we list a few favorites from the past year.


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This week’s panel:
This week’s topics include:
  • Golden Globe winner for best score Ludovic Bource for “The Artist,” best song “Masterpiece” by Madonna, Julie Frost, Jimmy Harry for “W.E.”
  • New CD releases: Michael Kamen’s Renegades and Road House, both at Screen Archives or Intrada.
  • Scott Bettencourt at FSM has posted Ten Composers on the Rise.
  • Hans Zimmer combines his score with Mozart’s Don Giovanni.
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New silent movies, you might like Ludovic Bource‘s score to The Artist (Amazon MP3, iTunes).

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