Yeah, just read it. The Oscars are pathetic, to give this great composer a pity Oscar like this. It's way overdue.
You are right. But it is better than nothing!
He just got another honor
New Morricone documentary in the works
It's amazing how long he's worked that he finally gets recognition... what a steaming pile of monkey feces.
There's a preview out already:
I can't think of anyone better than Tornatore to make this. Morricone has scored every single one of Tornatore's feature films apart from his very first one (i.e. 10 out of 11).