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Hildur Guðnadóttir: My All Time Top 5 Movie Scores
HILDUR GUÐNADÓTTIR AUTHOR PORTRAIT
Hildur Guðnadóttir
Composer

Hildur Guðnadóttir mastered the score for Joker, which earned her an Oscar. Here are some of her favorite film scores—and the one movie she can recite by heart.

1
The Shining
1980
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It’s probably one of my all-time favorite film scores, with music that really, really gets under your skin.

2
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me
1992
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I think that score is fantastic. I love the simplicity of it.

3
Birdman
2014
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I absolutely adored that score, and I thought it was really fun. It was great to see how drums could carry the whole emotional spectrum. It's exciting to see innovative scores like that.

4
The Revenant
2015
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I have quite a lot of music in it, but that film was just so incredible. The cinematography was so great.

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When Harry Met Sally...
1989
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That's the film I’ve probably seen the most often with my mom. We love it. We basically know every single word. That one is more just for the fun of watching the film.

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