Oscar Shortlisted Scores for Quiet Place, Vice, Black Panther, First Man and More on Tom Needham’s Sounds of Film

Written by Tom Needham  |  16. January 2019

Stony Brook, NY - January 16, 2019 - Tom Needham’s ‘The Sounds of Film’ will feature all of the scores recently announced by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the Oscar Shortlist this Thursday at 6 pm on WUSB. This exclusive 2-hour special will be the area’s only radio show featuring all of the film scores by Carter Burwell, Justin Hurwitz, Alexandre Desplat, and the other recognized composers.
This year’s movie scores on the Oscar Shortlist include a wide variety of musical styles.  The list includes Justin Hurwitz’s ‘First Man,’ Alexandre Desplat’s ‘Isle of Dogs,’ Marc Shaiman’s ‘Mary Poppins Returns,’ Ludwig Goransson’s ‘Black Panther,’ Marco Beltrami’s ‘A Quiet Place,’ Terence Blanchard’s ‘BlacKkKlansman,’ Nicholas Britell’s ‘VICE,’ Alan Silvestri’s ‘Ready Player One,’ Nicholas Britell’s ‘If Beale Street Could Talk,’ James Newton Howard’s ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grinderwald,’ Christopher Willis’ ‘The Death of Stalin,’ Brian Tyler’s ‘Crazy Rich Asians,’ Alan Silvestri’s ‘Avengers: Infinity War,’ and Brian Salisbury and Geoff’s ‘Annihilation.’
The official nominations for Best Original Score will be announced by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on January 22, 2019.
About the Sounds of Film
The ‘Sounds of Film’ is the nation’s longest running film and music themed radio show. For the past 30 years, the program has delivered a popular mix of interviews and music to listeners all over Long Island, parts of Connecticut and streaming worldwide live on the internet. Past people interviewed for the show include Carter Burwell, Howard Shore, Cliff Martinez, Billy Joel, Chuck D, Lalo Schifrin, Jeff Beal, and Christophe Beck.

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