“Deathly Hallows: Part 2″ Qualifies for Oscar’s Original Score Award


Dec 23, 2011

Posted by Mel

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.”

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19 Responses to “Deathly Hallows: Part 2″ Qualifies for Oscar’s Original Score Award

Avatar Imagekyrstalkris says: Oooh, congrats to them! That's great, hope they win! :DAvatar ImageWON_TWO says: Hmmmm.... is the Academy tossing us a bone here? Avatar Imageforgetmenot_007 says: Hope they make it!! Avatar ImageLunaLuver says: They are all wonderful composers, John Williams would have to be my favorite by far. But for this I want Desplat to win. :)Avatar ImageFleur-de- Lily says: Hope they make it!Avatar Imagewandmastercalum says: I'm really glad they've managed to get some recognition and I hope they win some awards!! :)Avatar ImageHermione_Granger_Weasley says: We better win!!!!!!!!Avatar Imagehrrypttrfn328 says: 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.Avatar Imagehermy007 says: good, desplat deserves it! (not to knock on the other composers of course) just got part 2 soundtrack, is SO cool! :DAvatar Imagezaucwrkexun says: That's awesome- it was a great movie. I hope we win!Avatar Imagehorcruxhunter7 says: Desplat should win!Avatar Imagelovelle says: SO COOL! Congrats to everyone! Crossing fingers for Desplat!Avatar ImageHermioneLunaHP says: Yeah !! It's a very good score ! I listen to it all the time ! Desplat should win, i'm agree ! Avatar Imagehewy says: Glad the picture was nominated for something! Do hope he wins!Avatar ImageHarry-Potter.fan says: YEAH! I HOPE IT WINS! :D Fingers crossed!!!Avatar ImageMiss.Weasley says: I personally think any of the Potter scores should win! Music is key in any movie and our beloved movies sure did have some goose-bump-giving music :D Avatar Imagewandmastercalum says: Hope they win :) Avatar ImageElenakiMagic says: Congrats =]Avatar Imagezackblakiswhite says: no surprise. :D

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