Trent Reznor: 'I Am Truly Stunned' to Win an Oscar
Composing "The Social Network" was “the best experience I’ve ever had,” added the Nine Inch Nails frontman.
Turns out the competition was a magic feather for Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross.
While the Nine Inch Nails frontman and his British composing partner each expressed disbelief over their winning best original score Oscar for their synthy, non-orchestral soundtrack to The Social Network, Reznor revealed a surprising anecdote about his road to Oscar glory.
“[Inception] composer, Hans Zimmer, who I’ve been battling at awards shows all year, told me, ‘In a lot of ways, I hope you win because it’s helped open up the field a bit for texture of what film scores can be,’ ” Reznor told reporters backstage. “I am truly stunned by this. David [Fincher] bugged us to do it. I’m very glad we did. It’s been the best experience I’ve ever had from start to finish.” ( Read Trent Reznor more... )
Trent Reznor Wins Oscar
Tonight, Nine Inch Nails main man Trent Reznor and co-composer Atticus Ross took home the Academy Award for Best Original Score for their work on the David Fincher film The Social Network (you'll recall he took home the Golden Globe for Best Original Score - Motion Picture just last month). "Wow, is this really happening?" Reznor asked in his acceptance speech. It is indeed. ( Read Trent Reznor more... )
Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross Win The Academy Award For ‘Best Score’!!!
OMFG!!!! … full post to come … BUT TRENT REZNOR & ATTICUS ROSS WON BEST ORIGINAL SCORE!!!
OK … I’ve composed myself enough to write up some text and post a few photos … of Trent Reznor and his wife Mariqueen Maandig Reznor on the Academy Awards red carpet and some hastily snapped cellphone screencaps of my German TV of Trent and Atticus Ross accepting their Oscars on stage. Read on and please revel with me in my EXTREME glee. ( Read Trent Reznor more... )
Do You Agree With the Oscar Winner For Best Original Score?
Trent Reznor and Atticus Finch are taking home the Oscar for best original score for The Social Network! It beat out How to Train Your Dragon, Inception, The King's Speech, and 127 Hours. Do you agree with this win? ( Read Trent Reznor more... )
Trent Reznor Wins Oscar For Best Original Score
Rock fans rejoice! The integral frontman of Nine Inch Nails (among many other projects) Trent Reznor and his long time music collaborator Atticus Ross brought home the Oscar for Best Original Score for The Social Network!
But really, we can’t say that we’re surprised. We knew Reznor had this in the bag pretty much since the day it was announced David Fincher brought him on board as the musical puppet master to propel the emotional components of the film. We can practically hear the soft tears of Hans Zimmer weeping inside right now from being upstaged by the technological genius that is Trent Reznor. ( Read Trent Reznor more... )
Oscars 2011: Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor Wins Oscar
By Jeffrey Jolson
HOLLYWOOD, CA (Hollywood Today) 2/27/11 — The Social Network composer and former S&M music badboy Trent Reznor wore a tuxedo (for the first time?) to accept an Oscar very few people thought he would get. Along with his partner Atticus Ross, the pair won best score over favorites like King’s Speech and Inception. ( Read Trent Reznor more... )
Trent Reznor wins Oscar for Best Original Score with Atticus Ross
(CBS) The guy who has written lyrics we literally can't print here at CBS News is an Academy Award winner for Best Original Score. Is this a great country or what?
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Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor composed the score for David Fincher's "The Social Network" with Atticus Ross, who shared the award with him.
"Wow. Is this really happening?" Reznor said as he accepted the award. ( Read Trent Reznor more... )
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