Sunday, October 2, 2022

The Oscar For Best Original Score Is Down To 145 Contenders

By Matt Neglia Credit to Variety for breaking this bit of news but the Oscar for Best Original Score just underwent some interesting developments as we now have 145 titles eligible for this year’s Oscar. The big disqualifications are “Arrival,” “Manchester By The Sea,” & “Silence.”

​Click below to see which films made the cut and let us know which five you think will be nominated for the Oscar. Reviews are highlighted in yellow.

“The Abolitionists,” Tim Jones, composer
“Absolutely Fabulous The Movie,” Jake Monaco, composer
The Accountant,” Mark Isham, composer
“Alice through the Looking Glass,” Danny Elfman, composer
Allied,” Alan Silvestri, composer
“Almost Christmas,” John Paesano, composer
“American Pastoral,” Alexandre Desplat, composer
The Angry Birds Movie,” Heitor Pereira, composer
“Anthropoid,” Robin Foster, composer
“Armenia, My Love,” Silvia Leonetti, composer
“Assassin’s Creed,” Jed Kurzel, composer
“Autumn Lights,” Hugi Gudmundsson and Hjörtur Ingvi Jóhannsson, composers
The BFG,” John Williams, composer
“Believe,” Michael Reola, composer
“Ben-Hur,” Marco Beltrami and Buck Sanders, composers
“Bilal,” Atli Ӧrvarsson, composer
Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk,” Mychael Danna and Jeff Danna, composers
The Birth of a Nation,” Henry Jackman, composer
Bleed for This,” Julia Holter, composer
The Boss,” Christopher Lennertz, composer
Bridget Jones’s Baby,” Craig Armstrong, composer
“The Bronze,” Andrew Feltenstein and John Nau, composers
Captain America: Civil War,” Henry Jackman, composer
“The Charnel House,” Todd Haberman, composer
“The Choice,” Marcelo Zarvos, composer
“Collateral Beauty,” Theodore Shapiro, composer
The Conjuring 2,” Joseph Bishara, composer
Criminal,” Bryan Tyler and Keith Power, composers
Deadpool,” Tom Holkenborg, composer
Deepwater Horizon,” Steve Jablonsky, composer
Denial,” Howard Shore, composer
Doctor Strange,” Michael Giacchino, composer
“The Dressmaker,” David Hirschfelder, composer
Eddie the Eagle,” Matthew Margeson, composer
The Edge of Seventeen,” Atli Ӧrvarsson, composer
Elle,” Anne Dudley, composer
Eye in the Sky,” Paul Hepker and Mark Kilian, composers
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” James Newton Howard, composer
“Fences,” Marcelo Zarvos, composer
Finding Dory,” Thomas Newman, composer
“The First Monday in May,” Ian Hultquist and Sofia Hultquist, composers
Florence Foster Jenkins,” Alexandre Desplat, composer
“Floyd Norman: An Animated Life,” Ryan Shore, composer
“The Founder,” Carter Burwell, composer
“Free State of Jones,” Nicholas Britell, composer
Ghostbusters,” Theodore Shapiro, composer
The Girl on the Train,” Danny Elfman, composer
“Gleason,” Dan Romer and Saul Simon MacWilliams, composers
“Gold,” Daniel Pemberton, composer
“Greater,” Stephen Raynor-Endelman, composer
Hacksaw Ridge,” Rupert Gregson-Williams, composer
Hail, Caesar!,” Carter Burwell, composer
“The Handmaiden,” Cho Young-wuk, composer
“Hands of Stone,” Angelo Milli, composer
Hell or High Water,” Nick Cave and Warren Ellis, composers
“Hidden Figures,” Pharrell Williams and Benjamin Wallfisch, composers
High-Rise,” Clint Mansell, composer
“How to Be Single,” Fil Eisler, composer
“Hunt for the Wilderpeople,” Lukasz Buda and Samuel Scott, composers
The Huntsman: Winter’s War,” James Newton Howard, composer
“Ice Age: Collision Course,” John Debney, composer
Independence Day: Resurgence,” Thomas Wander and Harald Kloser, composers
“Indignation,” Jay Wadley, composer
The Invitation,” Theodore Shapiro, composer
“Ithaca,” John Mellencamp, composer
Jack Reacher: Never Go Back,” Henry Jackman, composer
Jackie,” Mica Levi, composer
“Julieta,” Alberto Iglesias, composer
The Jungle Book,” John Debney, composer
“Keeping Up with the Joneses,” Jake Monaco, composer
“Kicks,” Brian Reitzell, composer
“Krisha,” Brian McOmber, composer
Kubo and the Two Strings,” Dario Marianelli, composer
La La Land,” Justin Hurwitz, composer
“Land of Mine,” Sune Martin, composer
“Landfill Harmonic,” Michael A. Levine, composer
“The Legend of Ben Hall,” Ronnie Minder, composer
The Legend of Tarzan,” Rupert Gregson-Williams, composer
“Life, Animated,” Dylan Stark and T. Griffin, composers
The Light between Oceans,” Alexandre Desplat, composer
“Lights Out,” Benjamin Wallfisch, composer
Lion,” Dustin O’Halloran and Hauschka, composers
“The Little Prince,” Hans Zimmer and Richard Harvey, composers
“Live by Night,” Harry Gregson-Williams, composer
Loving,” David Wingo, composer
“Maggie’s Plan,” Michael Rohatyn, composer
“Me before You,” Craig Armstrong, composer
The Meddler,” Jonathan Sadoff, composer
Midnight Special,” David Wingo, composer
“Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates,” Jeff Cardoni, composer
“Miracles from Heaven,” Carlo Siliotto, composer
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children,” Mike Higham and Matthew Margeson, composers
Miss Sloane,” Max Richter, composer
“Mr. Church,” Mark Isham, composer
Moana,” Mark Mancina, composer
Money Monster,” Dominic Lewis, composer
“The Monkey King 2,” Christopher Young, composer
“A Monster Calls,” Fernando Velázquez, composer
Moonlight,” Nicholas Britell, composer
“Morgan,” Max Richter, composer
“My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2,” Christopher Lennertz, composer
The Neon Demon,” Cliff Martinez, composer
The Nice Guys,” John Ottman, composer
“No Letting Go,” Alain Mayrand, composer
Nocturnal Animals,” Abel Korzeniowski, composer
“Now You See Me 2,” Brian Tyler, composer
“O.J.: Made in America,” Gary Lionelli, composer
“Off the Rails,” Steve Gernes and Duncan Thum, composers
“The Other Side of the Door,” Joseph Bishara, composer
“The Ottoman Lieutenant,” Geoff Zanelli, composer
Ouija: Origin of Evil,” Taylor Stewart and John Andrew Grush, composers
“Our Kind of Traitor,” Marcelo Zarvos, composer
“Passengers,” Thomas Newman, composer
“Paterson,” Carter Logan and Jim Jarmusch, composers
“Patriots Day,” Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, composers
“Pelé: Birth of a Legend,” A. R. Rahman, composer
“Pete’s Dragon,” Daniel Hart, composer
“Po,” Burt Bacharach, composer
Queen of Katwe,” Alex Heffes, composer
“Race,” Rachel Portman, composer
“The Red Turtle,” Laurent Perez Del Mar, composer
“Ride Along 2,” Christopher Lennertz, composer
“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” Michael Giacchino, composer
Sausage Party,” Alan Menken and Christopher Lennertz, composers
The Secret Life of Pets,” Alexandre Desplat, composer
“Silicon Cowboys,” Ian Hultquist, composer
Sing,” Joby Talbot, composer
“Snowtime!,” Eloi Painchaud and Jorane, composers
Southside with You,” Stephen James Taylor, composer
Star Trek Beyond,” Michael Giacchino, composer
Storks,” Mychael Danna and Jeff Danna, composers
Suicide Squad,” Steven Price, composer
Sully,” Christian Jacob, composer
Swiss Army Man,” Andy Hull and Robert McDowell, composers
“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows,” Steve Jablonsky, composer
10 Cloverfield Lane,” Bear McCreary, composer
“10 Days in a Madhouse,” Jamie Hall, composer
13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi,” Lorne Balfe, composer
“Trolls,” Christophe Beck, composer
20th Century Women,” Roger Neill, composer
Warcraft,” Ramin Djawadi, composer
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot,” Nick Urata, composer
X-Men: Apocalypse,” John Ottman, composer
“Zoolander 2,” Theodore Shapiro, composer
Zootopia,” Michael Giacchino, composer You can follow Matt and hear more of his thoughts on the Oscars and Film on Twitter at @NextBestPicture

Matt Neglia
Matt Negliahttps://nextbestpicture.com/
Obsessed about the Oscars, Criterion Collection and all things film 24/7. Critics Choice Member.

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