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and the oscar for best score goes to…


jonny greenwood for “there will be blood”? um, no. i know. let’s give the oscar to the most cloying and obvious score in recent memory. honestly. i didn’t think much of atonement. the young girl (saorise ronan) was phenomenal, but the movie itself was badly in need of some editing. i nearly fell asleep while […]

popcorn superhet receiver: update


the new yorker’s alex ross writes intelligently and movingly about “popcorn superhet receiver” and jonny greenwood’s score for “there will be blood”. it’s a subject i’ve been droning on about a lot lately. if you haven’t seen the movie to hear the score in context, at least buy the soundtrack. trust me. both are incredible.

jonny greenwood and “popcorn superhet receiver”: no oscar for you


jonny greenwood’s score for “there will be blood”, which i discussed in my previous post, has been disqualified from consideration for an oscar this year. when the nominations came out this morning and he wasn’t on the list, i assumed that he had just been overlooked for his amazing work, which was in my estimation […]

popcorn superhet receiver


kirk and i saw “there will be blood” recently and came out raving about the score, which was by jonny greenwood of radiohead. i thought it was the best thing about the movie, daniel day-lewis included. kirk didn’t go that far, but that’s what makes the phone book. so when i got a ny times […]