112 Film Scores In 2015 Eligible for Best Original Score Oscar® Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 112 scores from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2015 are in contention for nominations in the Original Score category for the 88th Academy Awards®.

To be eligible, the original score must be a substantial body of music that serves as original dramatic underscoring, and must be written specifically for the motion picture by the submitting composer. Scores diluted by the use of tracked themes or other preexisting music, diminished in impact by the predominant use of songs, or assembled from the music of more than one composer shall not be eligible.

The eligible scores along with their composers are listed below, in alphabetical order by film title:

“Adult Beginners,” Marcelo Zarvos, composer

“The Age of Adaline,” Rob Simonsen, composer

“Altered Minds,” Edmund Choi, composer

“Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip,” Mark Mothersbaugh, composer

“Anomalisa,” Carter Burwell, composer

“Ant-Man,” Christophe Beck, composer

“Beasts of No Nation,” Dan Romer, composer

“The Big Short,” Nicholas Britell, composer

“Black Mass,” Tom Holkenborg, composer

“Bridge of Spies,” Thomas Newman, composer

“Brooklyn,” Michael Brook, composer

“Burnt,” Rob Simonsen, composer

“By the Sea,” Gabriel Yared, composer

“Carol,” Carter Burwell, composer

“Cartel Land,” H. Scott Salinas and Jackson Greenberg, composers

“Chi-Raq,” Terence Blanchard, composer

“Cinderella,” Patrick Doyle, composer

“Coming Home,” Qigang Chen, composer

“Concussion,” James Newton Howard, composer

“Creed,” Ludwig Goransson, composer

“The Danish Girl,” Alexandre Desplat, composer

“The Divergent Series: Insurgent,” Joseph Trapanese, composer

“Dukhtar,” Peter Nashel, composer

“The End of the Tour,” Danny Elfman, composer

“Everest,” Dario Marianelli, composer

“Ex Machina,” Ben Salisbury and Geoff Barrow, composers

“Far from the Madding Crowd,” Craig Armstrong, composer

“Fifty Shades of Grey,” Danny Elfman, composer

“5 Flights Up,” David Newman, composer

“Frame by Frame,” Patrick Jonsson, composer

“Freedom,” James Lavino, composer

“Furious Seven,” Brian Tyler, composer

“The Good Dinosaur,” Mychael Danna and Jeff Danna, composers

“Goosebumps,” Danny Elfman, composer

“Grandma,” Joel P. West, composer

“The Hateful Eight,” Ennio Morricone, composer

“He Named Me Malala,” Thomas Newman, composer

“Hot Pursuit,” Christophe Beck, composer

“Hot Tub Time Machine 2,” Christophe Beck, composer

“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2,” James Newton Howard, composer

“The Hunting Ground,” Miriam Cutler, composer

“I Smile Back,” Zack Ryan, composer

“I’ll See You in My Dreams,” Keegan DeWitt, composer

“In the Heart of the Sea,” Roque Baños, composer

“Inside Out,” Michael Giacchino, composer

“The Intern,” Theodore Shapiro, composer

“It Follows,” Disasterpeace, composer

“Jalam,” Ouesppachan, composer

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Revell® Releases New 900-picee Star Wars Model Kits

With the next Star Wars epic scheduled to open this Friday, Revell, a worldwide leader in scale plastic model kits since 1945, announces The MASTER SERIES FINE MOLDS ADVANCED SCALE MODEL KITS featuring the iconic Star Wars Millennium Falcon, X-wing Fighter and TIE Fighter vehicles. The 1:48 and 1:72 scale, paint and glue kits feature piece counts up to 900, finished sizes up to 17-1/2″ long x 12″ wide, revised and color enhanced waterslide decals and a level of detail that might convince even Han Solo that he is going into battle in the real thing.

Millennium Falcon 904-piece model by Revell, Inc. (PRNewsFoto/Revell Inc.)

Millennium Falcon 904-piece model by Revell, Inc. (PRNewsFoto/Revell Inc.)

The three Master Series kits are the latest in a series of Star Wars vehicle model kits that have been released by Revell since September as a prelude to the December 18 premiere of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” in movie theaters. The other nine kits are pre-decorated, snap-together models for beginner and intermediate builders. The series includes four SnapTite Build & Play model kits for ages 6+ and five SnapTite® Max models for ages 8+ featuring 39 to 85 pieces each.

X-Wing Fighter 141-piece model by Revell, Inc. (PRNewsFoto/Revell Inc.)

X-Wing Fighter 141-piece model by Revell, Inc. (PRNewsFoto/Revell Inc.)

Tie Fighter 43-piece model by Revell, Inc. (PRNewsFoto/Revell Inc.)

Tie Fighter 43-piece model by Revell, Inc. (PRNewsFoto/Revell Inc.)

The Millennium Falcon model kit- a 904-piece, 1:72 scale kit widely considered to be the gold standard of Millennium Falcon models, packaged with standing and sitting scale characters of Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo, Chewbacca, Obi-Wan, C-3PO and two Imperial Stormtroopers, an impressive full color 27″ x 18″ paint guide and a display stand. (MSRP $299.99)

The X-wing Fighter model kit – a 141-piece, 1:48 scale kit replicating the Incom T-65 double-wing combat ship, including pilot and droid characters, weathered decals, optional landing gear, and a display base. (MSRP $79.99)

The TIE Fighter model kit – a 43-piece, 1:48 scale kit of the Empire’s distinctive twin hexagon combat vehicle complete with pilot and Imperial officer characters, full cockpit interior detail, and a display base. (MSRP $59.99)

The Millennium Falcon is available at www.revell.com and in hobby stores immediately. The TIE Fighter and X-wing Fighter will be available from the same sources in December for pre-holiday purchase.

Revell offers more than 7,000 different accurately detailed cars, trucks, ships, aircraft, spacecraft and more scale plastic model kits. For more information, visit www.revell.com.

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