The Underdog Awards
(Best Score and Best Soundtrack)
Before I dive right in, let me first make a slight edit. In my rush to put out the Underdog Awards, I forgot to really analyze a lot of my nominees especially the music section which I am weak at judging. As such I was unable to really decide whether a few films really deserved their nomination in these sections.
Specifically speaking of the soundtrack and the difference it has to the background score. See the soundtrack can be the overall collection of sound elements such as dialogue, songs and score in a film. Or it can simply be the licensed music used within a film.
Where as the score is an instrumental piece created for the benefit of producing the right atmosphere of a film.
In favor I thus removed both Only Lovers Left Alive and Inherent Vice from the soundtrack, despite them having licensed music. I felt however the Begin Again and The Guest were better for it, with some music I could personally get behind and gave feel to their own severely underrated films.
So anyways, let's just move on and here goes...