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"Deathly Hallows: Part 2" Qualifies for Oscar's Original Score Award

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Posted by: Mel
December 23, 2011, 07:39 PM

The score to "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2," composed by Alexandre Desplat, has made the Oscar's Original Score shortlist, along 96 other contenders. The final nominations for Best Original Score will be announced on January 24th. Desplat was also nominated for his work on "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close" and "The Ides of March."

John Williams, who composed the music for the first three "Harry Potter" films has been nominated for both his work on "The Adventures of TinTin" and "War Horse," Patrick Doyle, who composed the music for "Goblet of Fire" was nominated for his work on "Rise of Planet of the Apes" and "Thor," and Nicholas Hooper, who composed the music for the fifth and sixth "Harry Potter" films has been nominated for his work on "African Cats."

You can read the rest of the article here. Many thanks to Mariam for the tip!

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18 Comments

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Oooh, congrats to them! That’s great, hope they win! :D

Posted by . on December 23, 2011, 09:35 PM report to moderator
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Hmmmm…. is the Academy tossing us a bone here?

Posted by Won_Two on December 23, 2011, 10:50 PM report to moderator
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Hope they make it!!

Posted by forgetmenot_007 on December 24, 2011, 02:41 AM report to moderator
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They are all wonderful composers, John Williams would have to be my favorite by far. But for this I want Desplat to win. :)

Posted by LunaLuver on December 24, 2011, 03:28 AM report to moderator
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Hope they make it!

Posted by Fleur-de- Lily on December 24, 2011, 07:51 AM report to moderator
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I’m really glad they’ve managed to get some recognition and I hope they win some awards!! :)

Posted by Calum Wilson (RuneDream54) on December 24, 2011, 09:29 AM report to moderator
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705 Points

We better win!!!!!!!!

Posted by Hermione_Granger_Weasley on December 24, 2011, 10:25 AM report to moderator
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Well, they have not been nominated YET. This is a very long list right now. I loved the score for this film, yet could not ignore the fact that the most memorable points in it were the stings harkening back to Williams’ score, and that might be the case for the people deciding on the final list as well.

Posted by hrrypttrfn328 on December 24, 2011, 11:49 AM report to moderator
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good, desplat deserves it! (not to knock on the other composers of course) just got part 2 soundtrack, is SO cool! :D

Posted by hermy007 on December 24, 2011, 08:47 PM report to moderator
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926 Points

That’s awesome- it was a great movie. I hope we win!

Posted by Grindylow_101 on December 25, 2011, 04:49 PM report to moderator
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Desplat should win!

Posted by horcruxhunter7 on December 26, 2011, 05:34 PM report to moderator
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SO COOL! Congrats to everyone! Crossing fingers for Desplat!

Posted by lovelle on December 27, 2011, 08:07 AM report to moderator
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Yeah !! It’s a very good score ! I listen to it all the time ! Desplat should win, i’m agree !

Posted by HermioneLunaHP on December 27, 2011, 10:34 AM report to moderator
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Glad the picture was nominated for something! Do hope he wins!

Posted by hewy on December 27, 2011, 04:52 PM report to moderator
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YEAH! I HOPE IT WINS! :D Fingers crossed!!!

Posted by Harry-Potter.fan on December 27, 2011, 07:14 PM report to moderator
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