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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 40: Hitchcock: An Expected Journey

In this episode, we look at the LA Music Scoring Community meeting, a new article by Jim Lochner, A-list composer productivity, new CD releases, Grammy noms, and what we’ve been listening to lately, including Hitchcock, Life of Pi, and the Hobbit.


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This week’s panel:
This week’s topics include:
  • Full video of LA Music Scoring Community meeting. FB link
  • Jim Lochner’s 9 favorite film music moments of 2012.
  • Composer productivity: Danny Elfman has 6 2012 feature-length credits, Alexander Desplat has 9. 18 between 2011-12, Hans Zimmer has 5 in 2012. 10 between 2010-12, not including shorts and video games.
  • CD releases: 2 CD release of Home Alone 2, Die Hard: with A Vengeance, The Untouchables, Conan the Barbarian 3CD, Coogan’s Bluff
  • Grammy Nominees:
    • The Adventures Of Tintin – The Secret Of The Unicorn John Williams, composer
    • The Artist Ludovic Bource, composer
    • The Dark Knight Rises Hans Zimmer, composer
    • The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross, composers
    • Hugo Howard Shore, composer
    • Journey Austin Wintory, composer
  • What We’ve Been Listening To:
    • Bill: Hobbit, Life of Pi, Hitchcock, Die Hard
    • Kevin: RED and Due Date (Christoph Beck), Empire of the Sun, John Carter, The Hobbit, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
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Streamers and Punches 34: AVP: Alien vs. Prometheus

In this episode we look at Marc Streitenfeld’s score to Prometheus, what we’ve been listening to lately, and headlines. We show the new Star Trek CD release, and point to some excerpts of Horner’s new score to The Amazing Spider-Man.


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This week’s panel:
This week’s topics include:
  • Interview with Prometheus composer Marc Streitenfeld.
  • AFM is picketing Marvel Studios.
  • Daniel Schweiger reviews of ST:TMP.
  • The 9 scariest words in film music.
  • Hear excerpts from James Horner’s score to The Amazing Spider-Man.
  • The Dark Knight Rises track listing.
  • New CD releases: Star Trek: The Motion Picture and Chinatown (J.Goldsmith), Jane Eyre (J.Williams)
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