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Oscars 2017: Best Original Score

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The 145 contenders (with the ones I've seen in bold):

  • "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," Brian 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

"Sympathy must precede belligerence. First I must understand the other, as it were, from the inside; then I can critique it from the outside. So many people skip right to the latter." -- Steven D. Greydanus
Now blogging at Patheos.com. I can also still be found at Facebook, Twitter and Flickr. See also my film journal.

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The nominees for the Oscar are (with the ones I've seen in bold):

  • Jackie
  • La La Land
  • Lion
  • Moonlight
  • Passengers

"Sympathy must precede belligerence. First I must understand the other, as it were, from the inside; then I can critique it from the outside. So many people skip right to the latter." -- Steven D. Greydanus
Now blogging at Patheos.com. I can also still be found at Facebook, Twitter and Flickr. See also my film journal.

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