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    True Grit Score: The Academy May Not Love You But I Do

    True Grit is a wonderfully executed work of love, admiration and respect by the Coen brothers. It’s singular in genre—it is a complete and true western—which may seem odd at first because the Coens are masters of mixing the domains of the real with that of absurdity (The Big Lebowski), idiocy (Fargo), sheer insanity (Burn […] More

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    Academy Disqualifies Four Great Score Contenders

    According to Variety, the scores for Black Swan, True Grit, The Kids Are Alright and The Fighter will not be eligible to compete this year. Clint Mansell‘s Black Swan score and Carter Burwell‘s True Grit score were disqualified attributed to a designation within Rule 16 of the Academy’s Special Rules for Music Awards (5d under […] More