Archive for the ‘Film Music News’ Category

Three new movies opened nationwide this past Wednesday: Playing in most theaters is the animated feature The Good Dinosaur directed by Peter Sohn and featuring the voices of Raymond Ochoa, Jack Bright, Frances McDormand, Jeffrey Wright, Sam Elliott, Anna Paquin, Marcus Scribner, A.J. Buckley and Steve Zahn. The film’s original music is composed by Mychael Danna (Life of […]

Three new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Opening in most theaters is the final installment in The Hunger Games series, Mockingjay: Part 2 directed by Francis Lawrence and stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jeffrey Wright, Sam Claflin and Jena Malone. The film’s original music is composed […]

Three new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Opening in most theaters is the holiday comedy Love the Coopers directed by Jessie Nelson and starring Alan Arkin, John Goodman, Ed Helms, Diane Keaton, Jake Lacy, Anthony Mackie, Amanda Seyfried, June Squibb, Marisa Tomei and Olivia Wilde. The film’s original score is composed by Nick Urata […]

Last night, the 6th Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMAA) were handed out at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood, CA. Dan Romer was awarded for his score for Cary Fukunaga’s critically acclaimed Netflix original movie Beasts of No Nation in the Best Original Score – Feature Film category. Tom Holkenborg was honored for his music for George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road in the Original Score […]

Two new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Expected to top the weekend box office is the James Bond movie Spectre directed by Sam Mendes and starring Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris, Rory Kinnear, Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux, Monica Bellucci, David Bautista and Andrew Scott. Thomas Newman (American Beauty, Skyfall, The Shawshank […]

Three new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Opening in most theaters is the drama Burnt directed by John Wells and starring Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Omar Sy, Daniel Brühl, Matthew Rhys, Uma Thurman, Emma Thompson, Alicia Vikander and Lily James. The film’s original music is composed by Rob Simonsen ((500) Days of Summer, The Spectacular Now, The Age of Adaline, Foxcatcher). […]

Warner Bros. Pictures is submitting two original songs from the upcoming sports drama Creed for Oscar consideration. The first track, Waiting for My Moment, is written by the film’s composer Ludwig Goransson (Community, Fruitvale Station, New Girl, We’re the Millers), the movie’s director Ryan Coogler, rapper Vince Staples, and Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino. The second song, Grip, is written by Goransson, hip hop singer/songwriter Sam Dew and Tessa Thompson who […]

Michael Giacchino has been named Film Composer of the Year 2015 at the 15th World Soundtrack Awards, tonight’s closing event of the 42nd Ghent Film Festival. The composer’s output over the last year includes such titles as Inside Out, Tomorrowland, Jupiter Ascending and this year’s highest grossing film, Jurassic World. Giacchino previously received a World Soundtrack Award in the Discovery […]

In addition to the nationwide expansion of Steve Jobs, four new movies are opening wide this weekend: Opening in most theaters is the fantasy adventure The Last Witch Hunter directed by Breck Eisner and starring Vin Diesel, Elijah Wood, Rose Leslie, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Julie Engelbrecht and Michael Caine. The film’s original music is composed by Steve Jablonsky (Transformers, Ender’s Game, The […]

The nominations for the 6th Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMA) in the Visual Media categories were announced today. Check out the nominees in the major categories below after the jump and visit the official HMMA website to buy tickets and for the full list of nominations to be added soon. The awards show will be held […]