Mar 05 2014

March 4th – Thomas Newman needs an #oscar! what is wrong with your ears? :) #thomasnewman #oscars #oscars2014 #film

Published by at 12:08 am under Blog,daily,Film Score,thomasnewman

I was meant to moan about this yesterday but i was too tired to even write anything. Ended up posting a picture instead and had an early night.


Thomas Newman has been nominated 12 times for an Oscar and has yet to win anything, despite making some of the most important film music. What is wrong with your ears?
Some of these films would never have been as well received, without his trademark sounds. Shawshank Redemption without the “Brooks was here” piece for example. That scene would have not been so memorable without his music.

It still shocks me to see another nomination without a win! sort it out Hollywood!

Oscar Nominations to date

1995 Little Women
1995 The Shawshank Redemption
1996 Unstrung Heroes
2000 American Beauty
2003 Road to Perdition
2004 Finding Nemo
2005 Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events
2007 The Good German
2009 WALL-E
2009 Original Song (with Peter Gabriel) for “Down to Earth”
2013 Skyfall
2014 Saving Mr. Banks

Below is a great compilation of Thomas Newman music from various films. Just a small section of his great work. Enjoy

01 : Road To Chicago
02 : Brooks was Here
03 : Just The Feller
04 : Foolishment
05 : Walkaway
06 : The Farm
07 : A Frequent Thing
08 : White Oleander
09 : Road to Perdition
10 : Prophet Birds
11 : Sleepover
12 : Angela Undresses
13 : Ghosts
14 : Coffey on the Mile
15 : Plastic Bag Theme
16 : There was Snow



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