Thomas Newman deserves an Oscar for Skyfall according to Slate

Thomas Newman deserves to win an Oscar for his Skyfall score, according to Slate.

I’d argue that David Arnold is the sound of the modern Bond films and Newman was a mistake for Skyfall; just listen to the sweeping theme of Casino Royale, while Arnold’s score for Quantum of Solace is one of the few highlights of that film. It isn’t a terrible soundtrack, but apart from the obvious Bond cues, it just isn’t the sound of Bond for me.

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