Archive for the ‘Film Music News’ Category

Opening in select theaters and on VOD today is the drama Shirley directed by Josephine Decker and starring Elisabeth Moss, Michael Stuhlbarg, Odessa Young and Logan Lerman. The film’s original music is composed by Tamar-kali (Mudbound, The Assistant, Come Sunday, The Last Thing He Wanted, John Lewis: Good Trouble). Milan Records has released a soundtrack album featuring the […]

The 2020 BAFTA TV Craft Awards nominations have been announced today. Check out the nominees in the music-related category after the jump. This year’s awards ceremony will take place on July 17 and will be hosted for the ninth time by Stephen Mangan. The event will be live-streamed on BAFTA’s YouTube and Twitter pages.

Lennie Niehaus (1929 – 2020)

Posted: June 1, 2020 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News

Lennie Niehaus has passed away at age 90 at his daughter’s home in Redlands, California. The composer was best known for his collaborations with Clint Eastwood and has composed the score for numerous movies directed by the filmmaker, including the Academy Award-winning western Unforgiven, as well as The Bridges of Madison County, Space Cowboys, Pale […]

Opening in select theaters and on VOD today is the musical comedy drama The High Note directed by Nisha Ganatra and stars Dakota Johnson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Kelvin Harrison Jr,  Ross, Harrison Jr., Ice Cube, Zoe Chao, Eddie Izzard, Bill Pullman and Diplo. The film’s original score is composed by Amie Doherty (Undone, Battle at […]

Opening in virtual theaters and on VOD today is the British musical comedy drama Military Wives directed by Peter Cattaneo and starring Kristin Scott Thomas, Sharon Horgan and Jason Flemyng. The film’s original score is composed by Lorne Balfe (Mission: Impossible – Fallout, The LEGO Batman Movie, The Crown, His Dark Materials, Bad Boys for Life). […]

Opening on VOD today is the animated feature Scoob! directed by Tony Cervone and starring Zac Efron, Frank Welker, Gina Rodriguez, Amanda Seyfried, Will Forte, Mark Wahlberg, Ken Jeong, Kiersey Clemons and Jason Isaacs. The film’s original score is composed by Tom Holkenborg (aka Junkie XL) (Mad Max: Fury Road, Deadpool, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Alita: Battle Angel). […]

Opening in select theaters and on VOD today is the movie musical Valley Girl directed by Rachel Goldenberg and starring Jessica Rothe, Chloe Bennet, Ashleigh Murray, Joshua Whitehouse, Mae Whitman, Mario Revolori, Judy Greer, Alicia Silverstone and Camila Morrone. The film’s original score is composed by Roger Neill (King of the Hill, Beginners, 20th Century […]

Opening in virtual theaters today is the documentary Capital in the Twenty-First Century directed by Justin Pemberton and based on the international bestseller by French economist Thomas Piketty. The film’s original music composed by AIR’s JB Dunckel (K.O., The Summer of Sangaile, Cyprien). Prototype Recording has released a soundtrack album featuring the composer’s score in March. Check out […]

The Academy’s Board of Governors has approved rules and campaign regulations for the 93rd Academy Awards, including a minor rule change for the Original Score category. According to the updated rules, “a score must be created specifically for the eligible feature-length motion picture and comprise a minimum of 60% of the total music in the […]

Opening in the U.S. in select drive-in theaters and on VOD today is the western True History of the Kelly Gang directed by Justin Kurzel and starring George MacKay, Essie Davis, Nicholas Hoult, Charlie Hunnam, Russell Crowe, Thomasin McKenzie, Sean Keenan, Orlando Schwerdt, Earl Cave, Marlon Williams and Louis Hewison. The film’s original music is […]