Two more things were announced yesterday, one that has Oscar implications, and one that doesn’t, but is still interesting.
The first is the list of eligible scores for Best Original Score. There are 104 of them, but I bet when I’m done, I can narrow it down to a manageable twenty or so, if not less.
The other is the American Film Institute’s top ten films of the year. They tend to stray more toward what the Oscars will do than NBR, which typically has those few character choices that make me gravitate toward them. But AFI is usually pretty solid.
So we’ll start with them and get them out of the way, and then end with the scores. (more…)