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Three new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Already playing in theaters since Wednesday is the fantasy adventure The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies directed by Peter Jackson and starring Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Benedict Cumberbatch, Cate Blanchett, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Ken Stott, James Nesbitt, Hugo Weaving and […]

The Guild of Music Supervisors announced the nominations for its 5th Annual awards ceremony, which will take place on Wednesday, January 21, at Mack Sennett Studios in Hollywood. The awards will recognize outstanding Music Supervisors in 14 categories representing Motion Picture, Television, Games, Trailers and Advertising. Below are the nominations for some of the major […]

Critics’ Choice Movie Awards Nominations Announced

Posted: December 15, 2014 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News
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The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) has announced the nominations for the 20th Critics’ Choice Movie Awards this morning. The nominations in the Best Score category are: The Imitation Game – Alexandre Desplat The Theory of Everything – Johann Johannsson Gone Girl – Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross Birdman – Antonio Sanchez Interstellar – Hans Zimmer

Two new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Expected to top the weekend box office is the biblical epic Exodus: Gods and Kings directed by Ridley Scott and starring Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Aaron Paul, Ben Mendelsohn, John Turturro, Sigourney Weaver and Ben Kingsley. The film’s original music is composed by Alberto Iglesias (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, The Constant […]

Academy Announces 114 Original Scores in Oscar Race

Posted: December 12, 2014 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News
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The Academy of Motion Pictures Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the eligible movies in contention for nominations in the Original Score category for the 87th Academy Awards. The 114 eligible scores along with the composer are listed below in alphabetical order by film title. “American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs,” Vivek Maddala, […]

Academy Announces 79 Original Songs in Oscar Race

Posted: December 12, 2014 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News
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The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has announced the short list of 79 songs that are in contention for nominations in the Original Song category for the 87th Academy Awards. During the nominations process, all voting members of the Music Branch will receive a Reminder List of works submitted in the category and a DVD […]

Golden Globes Nominations Announced

Posted: December 11, 2014 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News
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The nominations for the 72nd Golden Globe Awards were announced this morning. Here are the music-related categories and nominations: Best Original Score: The Imitiation Game – Alexandre Desplat The Theory of Everything – Johann Johannsson Gone Girl – Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross Birdman – Antonio Sanchez Interstellar – Hans Zimmer

A couple of major local critics associations have been announced their winners for this year’s movies. Jonny Greenwood’s music for Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice was honored by both the Los Angeles Film Critics Association and the Boston Society of Film Critics, while Mica Levi’s music for Jonathan Glazer’s Under the Skin was singled out by […]

57th Grammy Awards Nominations Announced

Posted: December 5, 2014 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News
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The nominations for the 57th Grammy Awards have been announced. Here are the nominations in the film music-related categories: Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media Frozen (Christophe Beck) – Walt Disney Records Gone Girl (Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross) – Columbia Records The Grand Budapest Hotel (Alexandre Desplat) – ABKCO Music & Records Gravity (Steven Price) – WaterTower Music Saving Mr. Banks (Thomas […]

‘Big Eyes’ Soundtrack Preview

Posted: December 3, 2014 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News
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The Weinstein Company has published the score for Tim Burton’s Big Eyes. The music is composed by the director’s regular musical collaborator Danny Elfman (Batman, Spider-Man, Alice in Wonderland). Also available to stream is the original song Big Eyes performed by Lana Del Rey and written by herself and Daniel Heath (check out the recently […]