Lakeshore Records congratulates soundtrack partner Marriage Story on the Academy Award® win for Best Supporting Actress (Laura Dern)! The critically-acclaimed Noah Baumbach film (The Meyerowitz Stories, The Squid and the Whale) has won 115 awards including Golden Globes, BAFTA, Film Independent Spirit (aka Indie Spirit Awards), the Gotham Awards, and received 222 nominations. Additional highlights include AFI naming Marriage Story the Movie of the Year and the Indie Spirit Awards bestowed the Robert Altman Award, presented to the ensemble cast, director and casting director of a film.
For the film’s composer, Randy Newman, 22-time Academy Award Nominee and 2-time Oscar Winner, he was named Composer of the Year at the Hollywood Film Awards. In addition to his Academy Award Best Score nomination, he won Best Score at the New York Film Critics Association and dozens of nominations from the Golden Globes, the Broadcast Film Critics Association, Hollywood Music In Media Awards and more. See below for album listening links and more.
It’s a great, expansive, deeply humanist work, angry but empathetic to its core. It gestures toward the end of the working world we know — and to the rise of the machines – Vulture
Lakeshore Records congratulates American Factory (Higher Ground/Participant Media/Netflix) on their Academy Award® Best Documentary win! This is the first documentary from Higher Ground Productions, the production company founded by President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama, and directed by Academy Award®-winning veteran documentarians Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert. The film features score by Chad Cannon (orchestrator of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2) – soundtrack out now on Lakeshore Records. See album links and more below.
Oscar-winning documentary American Factory debuted at Sundance to acclaim, winning the Directing Award for co-directors Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert. It went on to win an additional 17 awards and 42 nominations. One of the most critically-acclaimed films of the year, American Factory film ranks 96 at Rotten Tomatoes and earned the coveted Metacritic score of 100 from both Vulture and Washington Post.
Filmed with extraordinary attention to environmental detail and revealing human interactions, American Factory is that rare documentary that’s not only compelling in its content but a profound sensory pleasure – Washington Post
For this year’s Golden Globe® nominations, we take this time to recognize the Best Score and Best Song nominees! We present the Film Music Daily Golden Globe 2020 Score & Song Nominees Spotify Playlist featuring Outstanding Original Score nominees Marriage Story (Randy Newman), Motherless Brooklyn(Daniel Pemberton), Joker (Hildur Guanadottir), Little Women (Alexandre Desplat) and 1917 (Thomas Newman, coming soon); and Outstanding Original Song nominees “Into The Unknown” from Frozen 2 (Idina Menzel and AURORA), “Spirit” from The Lion King (Beyonce), “Stand Up” from Harriet (Cynthia Erivo), and “Beautiful Ghosts” from the motion picture Cats (Taylor Swift).
It was just announced that all four Best Score nominees and the songs “Into The Unknown”, “Spirit”, and “Stand Up” have been added to the Oscars shortlist and will advance to the voting round! Join us in celebrating the Golden Globe® Best Score and Best Song nominees: listen to these critically-acclaimed soundtracks and songs now on Spotify.
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Movie music made a big impact this past year. Fashion’s heavy hitters Valentino and Altuzarra featured several tracks in their shows from Moonlight (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), according to Vogue. While we couldn’t all be at Paris Fashion Week, we can happily put the Academy Award®-nominated score by Nicholas Britell on repeat now on digital, CD, vinyl and streaming formats via Lakeshore Records.