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2016 Oscars Challenge: [35] “The Hateful Eight” – Best Original Score

THE HATEFUL EIGHT Ennio Morricone There are moments in “The Hateful Eight” that are completely defined by Ennio Morricone’s score. The opening sequence on the crucified Jesus statue as the horse and carriage travel in the distance is marked by that score and sets the tone for the entire film. There are moments when the score bolsters scenes that are not necessarily even that … Read More 2016 Oscars Challenge: [35] “The Hateful Eight” – Best Original Score

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Oscars Shortlist: 112 Original Scores Shortlisted for 88th Academy Awards – Minus “The Revenant”

What basically becomes a list of all the films released this year, the only surprise is that “The Revenant” does not make the list. The score was produced by Ryuichi Sakamoto, Alva Noto, and Bryce Dessner, but for some reason it didn’t make the cut. Indiewire offers this: “Ryuichi Sakamoto’s score for “The Revenant” did not fit their criteria (they couldn’t separate out his … Read More Oscars Shortlist: 112 Original Scores Shortlisted for 88th Academy Awards – Minus “The Revenant”