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Movies & the Oscars - The Score, February 2019

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2/2        Movie Scores That Should Have Won An Oscar Although they did not win the coveted award, Edmund Stone, host and producer of The Score, believes these past nominees really were the Best Scores.  We’ll hear music from films including To Kill A Mockingbird, Gladiator, Apollo 13, Saving Private Ryan, Gladiator, WALL-E, and Once Upon a Time in the West

2/9        91st Academy Awards Incorporating music and moments from all five nominations for this year’s Best Score Oscar (nominations to be announced January, 22)

Feb 12    From Fiction to Fact – prophetic movies  Including music and moments from 2001: A Space Odyssey, You’ve Got Mail, Airplane II, The Net, Fantastic Voyage, Minority Report, Demolition Report, Total Recall, Blade Runner, Metropolis, The Truman Show, and Star Trek the Motion Picture

2/23      History of the World, according to Hollywood  Fanciful, revisionist or laughable - how Hollywood offers a history lesson with examples from One Million Years BC, 10,000 BC, Alexander, Troy, Cleopatra, The Fall of the Roman Empire, Prince of Persia – The Sands of Time, Kingdom of Heaven, The Vikings, and Apocalypto