Marco Beltrami talks scoring A Quiet Place

Film composer Marco Beltrami took some time yesterday evening to talk to Solzy at the Movies about his shortlisted score for A Quiet Place.  Oscar nomination voting comes to an end on January 14, 2019.  The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will announce Oscar nominations on January 22, 2019. Congrats on A Quiet Place making it into the Oscar shortlist for Best Original Score. Marco Beltrami:  Oh, thank you.  Thank you so much.…

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AFI Awards 2018 Honorees Announced

The American Film Institute has announced the honorees of the AFI Awards 2018, celebrating the most outstanding achievements in both film and television.  There were ten films, ten TV series, and an AFI Special Award for Roma.  These films and series were honored for what AFI considers to be culturally and artistically significant.  Because Roma comes from a Mexican-born director and filmed in Mexico, the film doesn’t meet the criteria to be considered as an…

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A Quiet Place is quiet but scary

Don’t let the title fool you because A Quiet Place is a scary movie that is sure to induce flinching. Through Marco Beltrami’s score, the film is able to counteract the silence that comes from the cast.  It’s because of the silence that the score is very much a character in its own right.  While filmmakers were careful to stay silent during filmming so as to pick up the background noise, it’s the music that helps…

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