oscarsAlexandre Destplat has won his first Academy Award in the Best Original Score category for his music for Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel. The composer was previously nominated six time before and also received another nod this year for his score for The Imitation Game. The other contenders in the category were Johann Johannsspn (The Theory of Everything), Hans Zimmer (Interstellar) and Gary Yershon (Mr. Turner). All four nominated composers were in attendance at the awards ceremony.

In the Best Original Song category, John Legend and Common received the award for the song Glory from Ava DuVernay’s Selma.

  1. hurrah says:


  2. Jacob says:

    Called it, it is indeed the Frenchman’s year!

  3. tiago says:

    The jewel of the crown of a brilliant year for Desplat.

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  5. Bernd-Helmut Heine says: