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Bernard Herrman and Alfred Hitchcock
Vertigo, Marnie, North by Northwest, Psycho
Ennio Morricone and Sergio Leone
A Fistful of Dollars; For a Few Dollars More; The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
John Williams and Steven Spielberg
Jurassic Park, Schindler’s List, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Jaws
Carter Burwell and the Coen Brothers
Fargo, The Big Lebowski, No Country for Old Men
Alexandre Desplat and Wes Anderson
Fantastic Mr. Fox, Moonrise Kingdom, The Grand Budapest Hotel
Clint Mansell and Darren Aronofsky
Requiem for a Dream, The Wrestler, Black Swan
Jonny Greenwood and Paul Thomas Anderson
There Will Be Blood, The Master, Inherent Vice, Phantom Thread
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