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From Tamar-kali to Ronit Kirchman: 5 Female Composers You Should Know

More and more, female composers are giving some of film, television and multi-media’s most memorable and impactful scores. Here are five that we think you should know about. Ariel Marx is an award-winning composer and multi-instrumentalist whose scores have premiered alongside films at Sundance, Tribeca, SXSW – winning awards at several for her musical contributions.  She recently scored Jennifer Fox’s, The Tale (Laura ...

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2018 Oscars: Sufjan Stevens, Gael García Bernal, Mary J. Blige and more to perform

Gael García Bernal, Mary J. Blige, Andra Day, Natalia LaFourcade, Miguel, Keala Settle, Sufjan Stevens and Oscar® winner Common will perform this year’s nominated songs at the 90th Oscars®ceremony, show producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced today. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live on Sunday, March 4, on the ABC Television Network. “We’re excited to have these talented ...

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2018 Oscars: The Animated Feature and Original Song Connection

Disney/Pixar’s COCO is nominated for Animated Feature and Original Song – can it win both? The connection between animated films and the Original Song Oscar is relatively new one. From the inception of the Original Song category only two songs from animated films won between 1934 and 1988 (“When You Wish Upon a Star” from Pinocchio – 1940 and “Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah” ...

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‘Call Me By Your Name’ Leads International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA) Nominations

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA, the forums-based branch of AwardsWatch) have announced their nominations for 2017 film and Call Me By Your Name leads with 13 nominations including double mentions in Supporting Actor (for Armie Hammer and Michael Stuhlbarg) and Original Song (“Mystery of Love” and “Visions of Gideon,” both from Sufjan Stevens. Phantom Thread was next with nine nominations ...

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2018 Oscar Predictions: SUPPORTING ACTRESS – Allison Janney goes for the gold

The similarities between the Supporting Actor and Supporting Actress races this year are striking; the current frontrunners are not the critics’ favorites but somehow turned things around once the televised awards started and took their more over-the-top characters to the stage, grabbing trophy after trophy as their more subtle competitors’ sat watching from the sidelines. Right now, Allison Janney (I, ...

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Listen to all five Original Song Oscar nominees

The five songs nominated for the Original Song Oscar range from quiet melodies of yearning to rousing anthems of confidence and hope. There are first time nominees (Sufjan Stevens, Mary J. Blige), previous Oscar winners (Benj Pasek & Justin Paul and Kirsten Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez) and one of the most-nominated in this category without a win (Diane Warren). Kaela ...

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2018 Oscars: 90th Academy Awards Nomination Breakdown

The Oscar nominations are never without a few ‘she has how many nominations?’ and ‘is that really the first time this has happened?’ so here is a list of facts and superlatives of the 90th Academy Award nominations in Best Picture, Director, Acting categories, Writing categories, Animated Feature and Foreign Language Film. You can also check out my companion piece ...

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