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Actor Billy Boyd and screenwriters/producers Phillipa Boyens and Fran Walsh have written an original end credits song for Peter Jackson’s upcoming fantasy adventure The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. The track entitled The Last Goodbye is also performed by Boyd who played Peregrin “Pippin” Took in The Lord of the Rings trilogy. As previously reported, WaterTower Music will release the soundtrack […]

Three new movies are opening wide this weekend: Expected to top the weekend box office is the action war drama Fury written and directed by David Ayer and starring Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, Michael Peña, Jon Bernthal, Jason Isaacs and Scott Eastwood. The film’s original music is composed by Steven Price (Gravity, Attack the Block, The World’s End). […]

Opening in most theaters is the family comedy Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day directed by Miguel Arteta and starring Steve Carell, Jennifer Garner, Dylan Minnette, Ed Oxenbould, Kerris Dorsey, Megan Mullally, Jennifer Coolidge and Bella Thorne. The film’s original music is composed by Christophe Beck (Frozen, Edge of Tomorrow, The Hangover). Walt Disney Records has released a […]

The nominations for the Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMAs) in the Visual Media categories in the visual media categories were announced today. Check out the nominees in the major categories below and visit the official HMMA website for the full list of nominations. The awards show will be held at The Fonda Theater in […]

Three new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Opening in most theaters is the horror thriller Annabelle directed by John Leonetti, produced by James Wan and starring Annabelle Wallis, Alfre Woodard, Tony Amendola, Eric Ladin and Brian Howe. The film’s original music is composed by Joseph Bishara (The Conjuring, Insidious, Dark Skies). WaterTower Music has released […]

Two new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Expected to top the weekend box office is the action thriller The Equalizer directed by Antoine Fuqua and starring Denzel Washington, Chloë Grace Moretz, Marton Csokas, David Harbour, Bill Pullman and Melissa Leo. The film’s original music is composed by Harry Gregson-Williams (The Chronicles of Narnia, Shrek series, Man on Fire, Unstoppable) who previously scored […]

Three new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Expected to top the weekend box office is the film adaptation of the YA novel The Maze Runner directed by Wes Ball and starring Dylan O’Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Will Poulter, Aml Ameen and Thomas Brodie-Sangster. The film’s original music is composed by John Paesano (Dragons: Riders of Berk, When the Game Stands […]

Two new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Opening in most theaters is the family movie Dolphin Tale 2 written and directed by Charles Martin Smith and starring Harry Connick, Jr., Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Kris Kristofferson, Nathan Gamble, Cozi Zuehlsdorff and Austin Stowell. The film’s original music is composed by Rachel Portman (The Cider […]

Antoine Duhamel (1925 – 2014)

Posted: September 11, 2014 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News
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Antoine Duhamel has passed away at age 89. The French composer was best known for scoring numerous films for directors Jean-Luc Godard and Francois Truffaut. His collaborations with Godard included 1965’s BAFTA-nominated drama Pierrot le Fou starring Jean-Paul Belmondo and 1967’s Weekend. Among the movies he scored for Truffaut were the 1968 Oscar-nominated comedy drama […]

The only movie opening nationwide this weekend is the music-themed drama The Identical directed by Dustin Marcellino and starring Erin Cottrell, Amanda Crew, Brian Geraghty, Seth Green, Ashley Judd, Joe Pantoliano, Blake Rayne, and Ray Liotta.  Klaus Badelt (Pirates of the Caribbean, Constantine, Rescue Dawn) and Christopher Carmichael have composed the film’s original score. City of Peace Media and Capitol Christian Distribution have released a soundtrack […]