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Williams Wins Bafta Award

Discussion in 'Star Wars And Film Music' started by Gobi-1, Feb 19, 2006.

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  1. Gobi-1

    Gobi-1 Manager Emeritus star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    John Williams has won a Bafta award for Best Score at the 2006 Bafta awards. Congrats John.

    Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music

    Winner:
    Memoirs of a Geisha (2005) - John Williams

    Other Nominees:
    Brokeback Mountain (2005) - Gustavo Santaolalla
    The Constant Gardener (2005) - Alberto Iglesias
    Mrs. Henderson Presents (2005) - George Fenton
    Walk the Line (2005) - T-Bone Burnett


    [link=http://www.imdb.com/features/rto/2006/baftas]From the IMDb[/link]
     
  2. Jedi-Washington

    Jedi-Washington Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Never heard of these awards before, but congratulations to Johnny!

    ~JW
     
  3. redsabreanakin

    redsabreanakin Jedi Knight star 5

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    I'm gonna check it out at 11pm. It's on the bbc station. I just checked out the IMDB site there.

    Not one single nomination for ROTS?????? that's worse than the Oscars. I know most of it was filmed in Sydney; but are you telling me that no Brits were involved in any way.

    just an absoulute travesty.
     
  4. Cerrabore

    Cerrabore Jedi Padawan star 4

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    The film was a greater travesty.
     
  5. Indiana_Fett

    Indiana_Fett Jedi Padawan star 4

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    My only problem with ROTS is how many people think it is without flaws.
     
  6. redsabreanakin

    redsabreanakin Jedi Knight star 5

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    uh...it's not without it's flaws..I mean of course...but to be completely overlooked by both awards. You can't tell me your buying that.
     
  7. Indiana_Fett

    Indiana_Fett Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Sith does deserve to get nominated for an Oscar, but I dislike to amount of praise it gets, while other scores don't get enough listening time due to the fact that this is, in fact, a Star Wars board.
     
  8. Drac39

    Drac39 Jedi Grand Master star 7

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    John will get an oscar this year
     
  9. mvwg3003

    mvwg3003 Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I don't think that affects the nominations. Look at Brokeback and Crash, they got loads of BAFTA noms.

    Sith wasn't that great.
     
  10. Boba_Fett_123

    Boba_Fett_123 Jedi Padawan star 4

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    But Sith was overlooked for score and cinematography, which really should have been locks. And not even a sound design or costume design nod? The Academy went out of its way to snub Lucas this year, and it shows. In no way is it worthy of any directing, acting, or writing awards, but at the very least, the score, cinematography, and costumes should have been nominated.
     
  11. StarWarsFreak444

    StarWarsFreak444 Jedi Master star 7

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    i sure hope so or i'll cry!
     
  12. the-shrude-dude

    the-shrude-dude Jedi Youngling star 1

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    ooooh ouch. you hurt me. we've got two BAFTA's - they're British Acadamy of Film and Television Awards. Sort of UK Oscars meets Grammies etc ..



    Williams has won awards for Star Wars scores before remember? they're not gonna give sequals with ostensibly the same core score more awards are they?!! that would be unfair ! Same for SFX etc (although its gotta be said - the PT is not the strongest of movies out there for SFX)...anyway thats off topic..
     
  13. Strilo

    Strilo Manager Emeritus star 8 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Oh I am SOOOOO seeing Geisha this week. It's finally playing in English!
     
  14. DarthQuellonis

    DarthQuellonis Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I really do not look at the awards, for all I care, they could say Revenge of the Sith is the worst score of all time, and it wouldn't change my opinion on the album. It's opinion based, why do we even listen to the Oscars, or these movies that win these awards? You have the right to turn off the TV, to give no attention to this show, the only way they get power, is if you support it, that's what I never got when a film like ROTS didn't get a lot of awards, and a lot of people complained all the time about the critics, not being fair, etc.
     
  15. obiwanws2

    obiwanws2 Jedi Master star 1

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    not to mention special fx....neway.....this just seems to b a year for the smaller movies....no one went to c them neway so who cares
     
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