Beloved movie music that never won an Oscar (or even got nominated)

From the swirling “Vertigo” to the queasy “There Will Be Blood,” some of the most memorable movie music can get overlooked at the Academy Awards. Have a listen to top scores that weren’t even nominated.

Hindsight often proves the Academy Awards to be, shall we say, shortsighted. Many films that haven’t won an Oscar — or weren’t even nominated — prove to be quite influential over time. Such is the case with many classic film scores, from Bernard Herrmann’s swirling “Vertigo” to Jonny Greenwood’s queasy “There Will Be Blood.” In the video above, have a listen to beloved scores that weren’t even nominated.

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