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Terence Blanchard on Scoring ‘Da 5 Bloods’ and Ongoing Collaborations With Spike Lee

Nominated for his second Oscar, the composer opens up about his ongoing relationship with the director and what he’s focusing on next.

SAG Awards Snubs: ‘Da 5 Bloods,’ ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ Shut Out Despite Multiple Nominations

Two-time nominees 'The Father' and 'One Night in Miami' also failed to win a single award as did multi-nominated TV series 'Dead to Me,' 'Bridgerton,' 'Better Call Saul and 'The Flight Attendant,' with 'I May Destroy You's' Michaela Coel also going without a win.

Oscars Snubs: ‘Da 5 Bloods,’ Stacey Abrams Doc Among High-Profile Hopefuls Not Nominated in Major Categories

Well-regarded films that failed to score a single nomination include 'Never Rarely Sometimes Always,' 'Malcolm & Marie,' 'Palm Springs' and 'First Cow.'

Critics Choice Awards: ‘Nomadland’ Wins Best Picture

On the TV side, 'The Crown' dominated the drama categories and 'Ted Lasso' emerged triumphant in the comedy categories, as 'The Queen's Gambit' was named best limited series.

AARP Movies for Grownups Awards: ‘Trial of the Chicago 7,’ ‘Da 5 Bloods’ Lead Nominations

'One Night in Miami' and 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' each scored five nods, with 'The Life Ahead,' 'Minari' and 'The United States vs. Billie Holiday' landing three nods each.

SAG Awards: ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,’ ‘Minari’ Top Film Nominations

Other films scoring multiple nominations include 'Da 5 Bloods' and 'Trial of the Chicago 7' (three nods each including in the stunt category) and two-time nominees 'Hillbilly Elegy' and 'The Father.'

Golden Globes Snubs and Surprises: ‘Emily in Paris,’ ‘Music’ Earn Nods While ‘Da 5 Bloods,’ ‘I May Destroy You’ Shut Out

'The Prom's' James Corden earned an unexpected nomination over fellow star Meryl Streep with Rosamund Pike sneaking into the best actress in a motion picture, musical or comedy, as Tom Hanks, 'Malcolm & Marie,' 'Never Rarely Sometimes Always,' 'Fargo' and 'Insecure' weren't nominated.

NAACP Image Awards: ‘Black-ish,’ ‘Jingle Jangle,’ ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ Top Nominations

Other projects earning multiple nods include films 'Soul,' 'Da 5 Bloods,' 'One Night in Miami,' 'The Banker' and 'Sylvie's Love'; TV series 'Insecure,' 'Lovecraft Country,' 'P-Valley,' 'Little Fires Everywhere'; 'The Clark Sisters: First Ladies of Gospel' and the filmed version of 'Hamilton.'

Santa Barbara Film Fest: ‘Da 5 Bloods’ Standout Delroy Lindo Set for American Riviera Award (Exclusive)

The presentation will be made on Thursday, April 8, and, like the rest of the fest, which will run from March 31-April 10, it will take place virtually.

National Board of Review Names Spike Lee’s ‘Da 5 Bloods’ Best Film

Spike Lee’s Da 5 Bloods took top honors from the National Board of Review, with the Netflix Vietnam War feature being named best film and Lee winning best director. The film’s cast also received best ensemble honors while late star Chadwick Boseman was recognized with the NBR Icon Award. The Icon Award “celebrates the work […]

Composer Roundtable: Pros From ‘Mank,’ ‘Soul,’ ‘Minari’ and More Talk Remote Recording Sessions and Finding Creativity in Isolation

Film composers may be accustomed to working alone, but they weren’t immune to the tumult of 2020. Six film music specialists came together — virtually — to discuss the key to writing an effective score, even when creatively challenged by the pandemic: "What I really miss is playing music with human beings."

How ‘Da 5 Bloods’ Re-Created Saigon for the Screen

Production designer Wynn Thomas, along with his longtime collaborator Spike Lee, brought back Vietnam's ancient temples and re-landscaped the jungle.