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Director and Composer => James Newton Howard => Topic started by: gab1279 on January 25, 2005, 02:09:05 PM

Title: Score For The Village Oscar Nominated!
Post by: gab1279 on January 25, 2005, 02:09:05 PM
  :D  Awesome! James finally gets some recognition for his superb work for M. Night. I couldn't be happier.

The 2005 Oscar Nominations
The Village (James Newton Howard)
Finding Neverland (Jan Kaczmarek)
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (John Williams)
The Passion of the Christ (John Debney)
Lemony Snicket's Series of Unfortunate Events (Thomas Newman)


A strong field, but James Newton Howard's score is so effective and so beautiful, it has a chance!

Just so glad it was nominated, after the negative talk about the movie.

I rather enjoyed The Village myself, very well crafted movie, with great acting!

Cheers (my first post :))
Greta
Title: Score For The Village Oscar Nominated!
Post by: Specter on January 25, 2005, 06:54:57 PM
 Cheers!

Welcome to the site!  I'm hoping that in the months to come, more and more fans get here, and are brave enough to register and to join the community of M. Night fans!

I love the Village and the Score for it.  Hilary Hahn did some great work on the score also.
Title: Score For The Village Oscar Nominated!
Post by: Gustavo? on February 06, 2005, 07:33:43 PM
 James's nomination was the only one I really liked - and it was very surprising and deserving.
The movie received the "venom" from the press and from many viewers - yet the Academy recognized the true beauty of its score. Great.
Title: Score For The Village Oscar Nominated!
Post by: the truth is out there on March 25, 2005, 04:48:54 PM
 To bad he dint win out of them all he should of won
GO THE VILLAGE
Title: Score For The Village Oscar Nominated!
Post by: Gustavo? on March 29, 2005, 10:25:50 AM
 I watched FINDING NEVERLANd two weeks ago and in my humble and non-expert opinion, James's score was much more memorable and deserving the award.
Title: Score For The Village Oscar Nominated!
Post by: afi_village on June 11, 2005, 02:53:18 AM
 OMG!!!!  i was so excited when he got nominated!  i watched the whole award show to see if he won.  but he didn't.  i was so upset, but thank god harry potter didn't win!

but don't you think award shows do seem to defeat the art of film and music?  you can't judge art and pick one over another, but they still try.

pkk
Title: Score For The Village Oscar Nominated!
Post by: Azi on June 12, 2005, 08:41:09 PM
 HERE IS SOMETHING YOU WILL ALL LOVE!!!

Oa AFI's list on the 100 greatest film scores of all time, Howard's The Village was rated 74th. One of the best 100 ever! That's an achievement!

>Azi
Title: Score For The Village Oscar Nominated!
Post by: afi_village on June 13, 2005, 09:27:40 PM
 i just saw afi written there and got really excited, but i guess you mean american film industry, not the band!

but that's way cool, very well deserved.  i cry listening to that soundtrack...

pkk
 
Title: Score For The Village Oscar Nominated!
Post by: gonch on June 14, 2005, 04:44:28 AM
 The Village soudtrack is just...wow.

I love the way they used the violin.
Title: Score For The Village Oscar Nominated!
Post by: afi_village on June 14, 2005, 07:10:32 AM
 oh my god, i know.  i'm listening to it right now

so many people at my school think i'm insane for even buying it!  
i never liked the sound of violins till i heard this score.

pkk
Title: Score For The Village Oscar Nominated!
Post by: Sanford on June 29, 2005, 12:15:20 AM
 I'd have to say the same.

(my first post)
Title: Score For The Village Oscar Nominated!
Post by: afi_village on June 30, 2005, 08:20:33 AM
 wow, first post!  cool.

hi!  i don't really feel like i can say welcome to you cause i'm only kinda new here too!

post a lot!!!  that would be cool.  i get lonely when no one posts.  god that's sad of me.

so.  what are people's fave village tracks?

mine is 'race to resting rock'.  it used to be the gravel road, but i don't know.  i still cry in it, but this one's so...pure and innocent.  i love it.  i live for purity and innocence.  anyway...

wow, long post to talk about nothing in.

pkk

 
Title: Score For The Village Oscar Nominated!
Post by: Sanford on June 30, 2005, 05:08:45 PM
 My favorite track would probably have to be either "Noah Visits" or "The Gravel Road."

It's weird, "The Gravel Road" opening reminds me of AC/DC's "Thunderstruck" opening.
Title: Score For The Village Oscar Nominated!
Post by: afi_village on July 04, 2005, 07:36:40 AM
 wow, i never thought of it that way before, but it kinda is like and orchestral version of it!

totally weird...

pkk

 
Title: Score For The Village Oscar Nominated!
Post by: H.E. Pennypacker on March 05, 2006, 11:07:12 PM
 It was a travesty that this score didn't win the Oscar.
Title: Score For The Village Oscar Nominated!
Post by: Dr Malcolm Crowe on March 05, 2006, 11:35:49 PM
 I whole-heartedly agree.