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TFA TLJ John Williams to Score the Sequel Trilogy

Discussion in 'Star Wars: Sequel Trilogy (Released Films)' started by zilonline, Jul 11, 2016.

  1. GunganSlayer

    GunganSlayer Jedi Master star 3

    Jan 24, 2013
    Congrats to Williams for notching yet another Oscar nod.

    Gah, it's so frustrating the Academy had altered the rules during the prequel era, otherwise Williams would have probably been nominated for his prequel soundtracks, and even might have won an additional Oscar.
  2. Darth_Accipiter

    Darth_Accipiter Jedi Master star 4

    Feb 2, 2015
    3:20-4:20 a bit of unreleased music? (with some other uninteresting stuff spliced over top intermittently)

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  3. Strilo

    Strilo Manager Emeritus star 8 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

    Aug 6, 2001
    Agreed. I love the score for the Post.
  4. TheYodaPagoda

    TheYodaPagoda Jedi Master star 3

    Apr 23, 2002
    I figured once the score of The Last Jedi got an Oscar nomination, I might as well buy it. It certainly makes the commute to and from work a whole lot more triumphant! Star Wars films have experienced a long Oscar drought, c'mon Academy, at least give one to this great soundtrack!
  5. ewoksimon

    ewoksimon Jedi Grand Master star 4

    Oct 26, 2009
    Canto Bight might have my favorite in universe music since the Mos Eisley cantina.
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  6. B99

    B99 Force Ghost star 6

    Nov 10, 2014
    Why didn't they use that rec....
  7. DarthHass

    DarthHass Jedi Master star 3

    Nov 20, 2004
    I've said it before I'll say it again -- I felt it needed more leitmotifs. But I love the soundtrack. It's been in my car for morning commutes the past month
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  8. I Are The Internets

    I Are The Internets Force Ghost star 8

    Nov 20, 2012
    I liked it. It'll grow on me like TFA's score did.
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  9. MagnarTheGreat

    MagnarTheGreat Jedi Grand Master star 4

    Jul 21, 2016 (audio)
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  10. Bowen

    Bowen Force Ghost star 5

    Sep 6, 1999
    Agreed, I don’t know how anyone could say they didn’t love that track, it’s one of the best! It was top notch work.

    Another part I love that probably gets overlooked is the music as Finn grabs his bag and meets Rose. It continues through their discussion with Poe. It’s almost like creeping around music, kind of mysterious.

    The music as Rey enters the cavernous meditation room with Luke is also great and reminds me of some prequel music with Yoda as he worries about Anakin.

    The score for TLJ is very strong indeed. I expect nothing less from Williams but it’s certainly even better as you see the movie more times.

    Most movies I rarely notice the music on first viewing, so if I do, it was a great score. Sorry The Post didn’t stick out at all even a little bit lol but I loved the movie.
  11. Skylo_92

    Skylo_92 Jedi Youngling

    Mar 5, 2018
    Guarantee JW is winning the Oscar in 2020 for Episode IX
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  12. Darth_Accipiter

    Darth_Accipiter Jedi Master star 4

    Feb 2, 2015
  13. Strilo

    Strilo Manager Emeritus star 8 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

    Aug 6, 2001
    Only on MoviesAnywhere and For A Limited Time. What a crock.
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  14. IlhamKamaruddin

    IlhamKamaruddin Jedi Padawan star 1

    Nov 29, 2017
    Such a treat! One more journey to Episode IX, and it's a completed one. Thank you John Williams for the music! :)

  15. Darth Chiznuk

    Darth Chiznuk Superninja of New Films star 6 Staff Member Manager

    Oct 31, 2012
    This thread now covers both TFA and TLJ.
  16. DarthTalonx

    DarthTalonx Jedi Master star 4

    Nov 12, 2014
    Rey's soothing.
    A New Alliance...a nice piece.
    The Force theme influenced songs like Jedi Steps, and Peace and Purpose. Brilliant.
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  17. Darth_Accipiter

    Darth_Accipiter Jedi Master star 4

    Feb 2, 2015
    Im kind of blown away by how Luke is represented in John William's music between ANH, RoTJ and TLJ.

    Give those a listen ignoring the context of each film. It's something along the lines of a journey from a brash youth to an educated jedi and finally a legendary master.
    Last edited: May 13, 2018
  18. DarthBane93

    DarthBane93 Jedi Grand Master star 4

    Jun 11, 1999
    I am not a fan at all of the ST scores. The only tracks I like are Kylo's theme and Jedi Steps. Rey's theme is ok too. Aside from that, I find the rest to be recyled and uninspired compared to the OT and PT...which is unfortunate.

    Saying that however, I really do hope that he gets an Oscar for Ep9. He truely was robbed for Oscars for the PT scores. I cant remember but he won for ESB right? If not......:mad::mad::mad::mad::mad:
  19. JoJoPenelli

    JoJoPenelli Force Ghost star 5

    Aug 14, 2000
    And note how we don’t hear Luke’s theme in TLJ....(except for a brief snippet in a non-Luke scene).

    JW knows what’s up ;) He must have known he’d have the opportunity to revisit it in 9.
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  20. Strilo

    Strilo Manager Emeritus star 8 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

    Aug 6, 2001
    Empire Strikes Back was nominated for Best Original Score but did not win.