As part of the absolute onslaught of promotions for 1990’s Dick Tracy, there was not one, not two, but three different music albums inspired by or related to the film, including a normal soundtrack album, the score by Danny Elfman and Madonna’s I’m Breathless album, featuring “Vogue”.
Coming out a few months before Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, after the movie, BJ Thomas’ song from the soundtrack became one of the biggest hits of the 70’s and won the Oscar for Best Original Song.
Winning two Oscars at the 86th Annual Academy Awards and crossing over $1 billion in ticket sales, Frozen is a juggernaut the likes of which we haven’t seen from Disney in a long time.
Feeling they need some Genesis style music for their Tarzan reimagining, Disney tasked Phil Collins with writing and performing pretty much every song on the soundtrack, including the award winning “You’ll Be in My Heart”
Although not officially associated with the the Oscar winning movie Amadeus, Falco’s “Rock Me Amadeus” was heavily inspired by that film, both lyrically and visually for the music video.
Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest epic drama is a thinly veiled commentary on Scientology with Phillip Seymour Hoffman as an author who starts a cult like movement that starts drawing in many followers, one of them being mysterious drifter Joaquin Phoenix.
Check out the Oscar winning Best Original Song, “Man or Muppet” by Flight of the Conchords’ Bret McKenzie, where brothers Gary and Walter must figure out what kind of person they are going to be for the rest of their lives.
Danny Boyle follows up Slumdog Millionaire with the true survival story of hiker Aron Ralston.