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  1. #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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  2. #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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  3. #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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  4. #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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  5. #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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  6. #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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  7. #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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  8. #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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  9. #27 – Star Wars – Settling the Score

    A long time ago… Jon and Andy started working their way down the AFI’s list of the Top 25 Scores, and they’ve finally reached #1 – Star Wars! This Star Destroyer-sized episode tackles such questions as: What were our hosts’ origin stories as film music nerds? Can you name that tune in fewer notes than Andy? How, indeed, does the sausage get made? And, what comes next?

    https://www.settlingthescorepodcast.com/27-star-wars/

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  10. #26 – 2019 Oscars Special – Settling the Score

    Jon and Andy try for their own EGOT – Episode Glutted with Oscar Talk – as they hit the red carpet and present their takes on this year’s nominees for Best Score. The field includes one repeat customer, and four composers making their debuts on the podcast. Who will win? Who should win? Who shouldn’t win? Who’s already won? Who cares?

    https://www.settlingthescorepodcast.com/26-2019-oscars-special/

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