“Things Have Changed” – Bio

Bob Dylan (Robert Allen Zimmerman)
Born May 24, 1941
American poetic songwriter, singer, painter, writer, and Nobel prize laureate.

“Things Have Changed” – Movie

The “Wonder Boys” is a 2000 comedy-drama film directed by Curtis Hanson. Hanson had been a fan of Bob Dylan’s music since childhood and a great admirer of his soundtrack for Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid.

Bob Dylan admired Hanson’s previous film, L.A. Confidential and after much convincing, screened 90 minutes of rough footage from the Wonder Boys. Hanson picked Dylan because, as he said, “[w]ho knows more about being a Wonder Boy and the trap it can be, about the expectations and the fear of repeating yourself?”

Bob Dylan wrote and performed “Things Have Changed” Dylan and released it as a single on May 1, 2000.

“Things Have Changed” won the Academy Award and the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song.

The director of Wonder Boys, Curtis Hanson, also directed the music video for “Things Have Changed”, using new footage of Dylan and editing it with sequences from Wonder Boys to suggest that Dylan was appearing in the film.

“Things Have Changed” – Bob Dylan – Awards


“Things Have Changed” is a song from the film Wonder Boys, written and performed by Bob Dylan and released as a single on May 1, 2000 and won both the Academy Award for Best Original Song and the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song.

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