Critical Confabulations

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Oscars 2013: Best Original Score

John Williams is back in top form, but is Lincoln good enough to win him his sixth Oscar, or will first-time nominee Mychael Danna take home the prize for his whimsical work with Life of Pi?

January 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Oscars 2012: Best Original Score

Will THE ARTIST’s gimmick be enough to sweep? Or will Tinker Tailor take the trophy? My picks and winner predictions for the 2012 Academy Award for Best Original Score.

February 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Oscars 2011: Best Original Score

My 2011 Oscar predictions for Best Original Score.

February 8, 2011 · 4 Comments

Post-Oscar Wrap-up: 2010

A recap and commentary on the 2010 Academy Awards: the winners, the losers, the gowns, the opening numbers.

March 9, 2010 · 4 Comments

Oscars 2010: Sound + Score

My picks and predictions for the 2010 Oscars in the categories of sound editing, sound mixing, original score, and original song.

March 1, 2010 · Leave a comment