Movie and TV Music-2017

Music

Best Original Song – Movie

#5.  “Rewrite the Stars” –The Greatest Showman, Cast

#4.  “This is Me” –The Greatest Showman, Cast

#3.  “The Captain Underpants Theme” –Captain Underpants, Weird Al Yankovic

#2.  “I’m the (Bat)Man” – The Lego Batman Movie, Will Arnett

#1.  “Remember Me” -Coco, Anthony Gonzalez and Ana Ofelia Murguía

Blubbering in the theater.  This moment in Coco perfectly encapsulated the feeling of the film. It is a beautiful moment with a beautiful song.

 

TV Song

Fewer choices here of course, but Once Upon a Time did a musical episode that was fantastic.  My favorite song from that episode was performed by Captain Hook called “Revenge is Gonna Be Mine.”

 

Best Use of Music in a Movie: Baby Driver.  The soundtrack for Baby Driver felt like a character all its own in this movie.  Runners-Up:  Thor: Ragnarok, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Best Use of Music in a TV Show:  Twin Peaks.  Every idode ended at the Roadhouse where you saw big name stars performing music.  It was always a surreal feeling that fit exactly with Twin Peaks.  Runners-Up:  Once Upon a Time, Riverdale

Best Movie Score:  Star Wars: The Last Jedi.  Star Wars always brings epic scores thanks to EYG Hall of Famer John Williams.  Runners-Up:  Blade Runner 2049, Coco, War for the Planet of the Apes

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