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Oscars 2018: Alexandre Desplat Wins Best Original Score for The Shape of Water

French composer Alexandre Desplat has won Best Original Score at the 2018 Academy Awards for his work on Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water. Watch his full acceptance speech below. It marks Desplat’s second Oscar victory: He won Best Original Score in 2015 for The Grand Budapest Hotel. Desplat took home the 2018 honor over scores by Radiohead’s Jonny ...

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Oscars 2018: Coco’s “Remember Me” Wins Best Original Song

Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez have won Best Original Song at the 2018 Academy Awards for their Coco track “Remember Me.” Watch their full acceptance speech below. It’s the second Oscar nomination and victory for the husband-and-wife-duo, who won Best Original Song back in 2014 for Frozen’s “Let It Go.” They took home the 2018 Academy Award over Sufjan Stevens, ...

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The Streets Ready Original Pirate Material, A Grand Don’t Come for Free Vinyl Reissues

The Streets have announced a vinyl repress of their out-of-print early albums. A double-LP containing Original Pirate Material and A Grand Don’t Come for Free, released in 2002 and 2004 respectively, arrives March 30, via Rhino. The news follows Mike Skinner’s recent revival of the Streets for their first tour since he retired the alias in 2011. They’ve since released ...

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This Year's Best Original Song Oscar Nominees Are More Inclusive Than Ever

Inclusion — or lack thereof — is a major talking point at awards shows lately. (See: the overwhelmingly male Grammys ceremony in January.) The nominees for the 2018 Academy Award for best original song, meanwhile, are all about acceptance. Each of the five nominated tracks celebrates diversity, a theme that likewise ties their source movies together, from the story of a young NAACP lawyer ...

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