> Well, I really love John Williams Scores! The Star Wars scores in
> particular. I haven't heard ROTS yet, but I have read almost every opinion
> about it. It seems that a few ( a lot ) of the expected old themes don't
> appear in this score. ( Death STar motif, Emperor's theme very briefly
> etc... ) Perhaps Williams deliberatly ignored this themes because that
> could make him loose a oscarnomination or even a win! ( remember Shore's
> Two Towers??? ) We must not forget, it's been since 1991 ( Schindler's
> List )!!!!!! that he has won anohter golden statue.
And don't forget that he got a nomination for The Prisoner Of Azkaban, which went into a similar direction (less usage of old material).
Concerning The Two Towers: I don't think it was his score per- se that ruled Shore out, but the confusion over the "no sequel" rule.