#26 – 2019 Oscars Special – Settling the Score

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  1. #12 – 2018 Oscars Special – Settling the Score

    In this special super-sized episode, Jon and Andy take a break from their countdown of the AFI’s list, and examine the five films and composers nominated for this year’s Best Original Score Oscar. These wide-ranging scores come at the question of what to do with film music from some very different directions. Who will win? Who should win? Join us on the red carpet!

    http://www.settlingthescorepodcast.com/12-2018-oscars-special/

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  2. #46 – 2021 Oscars Special – Settling the Score

    This time, the red carpet comes to Jon and Andy: join us as we delve into the score nominees for this year’s unusual Oscars. Are film score fashions shifting? Who’s on what wavelength, and who might not be? And, are Jon and Andy being even crankier than usual, or is it just a weird year?

    https://www.settlingthescorepodcast.com/2021-oscars-special/

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  3. #36 – 2020 Oscars Special – Settling the Score

    It’s time once again to find out who Jon and Andy are wearing on the Oscar red carpet! How does this crop of nominees for Best Original Score stack up to previous years’? What did each movie want from its music? And, what stupid schtick did they put at the beginning of this one?

    https://www.settlingthescorepodcast.com/36-2020-oscars-special/

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  4. #28 – AFI Wrap-Up – Settling the Score

    After finishing their task of discussing and reordering the American Film Institute’s Top 25 Scores, Jon and Andy kick back and take stock of what they’ve done. What did they learn? What did they get wrong? How in the world did Andy expect Jon to recognize the clips he chose for his quiz? And, what score will be up next?

    https://www.settlingthescorepodcast.com/28-afi-wrap-up/

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  5. #42 – Back to the Future – Settling the Score

    It’s about time! Jon and Andy finally get around to Alan Silvestri’s score for the hit 1985 sci-fi comedy adventure Back to the Future. What does its main theme have in common with some other memorable movie melodies? How does a film’s score have to breathe with its editing? And, where we’re going, do we need roads?

    https://www.settlingthescorepodcast.com/42-back-to-the-future/

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  6. #43 – 1995 Extravaganza – Settling the Score

    While we’re still ringing in the New Year, let’s ring in this old one again too: join Jon and Andy as they pan across the landscape of 1995 film music. Was it a less complicated time?  How did America sound? How many Oscars for score were awarded? How many more movies than Jon did Andy watch? And, which of them should be rewritten as musicals?

    https://www.settlingthescorepodcast.com/43-1995-extravaganza/

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  7. #32 – Batman – Settling the Score

    Holy film score discussion, this time it’s Batman! Join Jon and Andy in Gotham City as they talk about Danny Elfman’s classic 1989 score. How does Elfman sell the sound of a dark comic book world? What peculiar path led him to film music in the first place? And, is this the best movie theme ever written on an airplane?

    https://www.settlingthescorepodcast.com/32-batman/

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  8. #23 – Psycho – Settling the Score

    Find out how much praise we shower on the AFI’s #4 – Bernard Herrmann’s score for 1960’s Psycho! How did arguably the most famous of all film score cues result from ignoring Hitchcock’s specific instructions? What did Herrmann see in this film beyond even what Hitchcock perhaps intended? And, how would you spell the Psycho noise? Plus, a special appearance by Jon’s wife Becky for some insight into violin techniques.

    http://www.settlingthescorepodcast.com/23-psycho/

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  9. #41 – North by Northwest – Settling the Score

    George Kaplan? No, you must be mistaken, I’m an episode about Bernard Herrmann’s score for the 1959 madcap wrong-man adventure North by Northwest. What’s behind Herrmann’s extremely process-derived writing style? Does this movie really make any sense, and what can the music do about it? And, what did this movie inspire Jon to attach to himself?

    https://www.settlingthescorepodcast.com/41-north-by-northwest/

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  10. #45 – Terminator 2: Judgment Day – Settling the Score

    We’re back, with Brad Fiedel’s score for 1991’s box office champion, Terminator 2: Judgment Day! How did the improving technology change Fiedel’s approach between the first movie and its sequel? What’s the unexpected provenance of some of the score’s key sounds? And, why are we still talking about Henry Mancini?

    https://www.settlingthescorepodcast.com/45-terminator-2-judgment-day/

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