Archive for the ‘Film Music News’ Category

Two new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Opening in most theaters is the family comedy directed by Sean Anders and starring Mark Wahlberg, Will Ferrell, John Lithgow, Mel Gibson, Linda Cardellini, Alessandra Ambrosio, John Cena, Scarlett Estevez and Owen Vaccaro. Michael Andrews (Donnie Darko, Bridesmaids, Bad Teacher, Freaks & Geeks, Funny People, The Big Sick) who previously scored the 2005 […]

Two new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Guaranteed to top the weekend box office is Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok directed by Taika Waititi and starring Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban, Mark Ruffalo and Anthony Hopkins. The film’s original music is composed by Mark Mothersbaugh (The LEGO Movie, 21/22 Jump Street, The Royal Tenenbaums). Hollywood Records/Marvel […]

Three new movies are opening wide this weekend: Expected to top the weekend box office is the horror thriller Jigsaw directed by Peter & Michael Spierig and starring Matt Passmore, Callum Keith Rennie, Clé Bennett, Hannah Emily Anderson, Laura Vandervoort, Mandela Van Peebles, Paul Braunstein, Brittany Allen and Josiah Black. Charlie Clouser (Wayward Pines, Resident Evil: Extinction) who previously […]

Mary J. Blige has recorded the original song Mighty River for the period drama Mudbound. The singer/songwriter who also stars in the movie co-wrote the track with Raphael Saadiq (Underground, Insecure) and Taura Stinson. Check back on this page for more information about a soundtrack release for the movie. Mudbound is directed by Dee Rees and stars Carey Mulligan, Jason Clarke, Jason […]

The nominations for the 8th Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMA) in the Visual Media categories have been announced. 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. The awards show will be held on Thursday, November 16, […]

Five new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Opening in mos theater is the disaster movie Geostorm directed by Dean Devlin and starring Gerard Butler, Jim Sturgess, Abbie Cornish, Daniel Wu, Ed Harris and Andy Garcia. The album features the film’s original music is composed by Lorne Balfe (The LEGO Batman Movie, Genius, Home, Terminator […]

Johann Johannsson has been named Film Composer of the Year at the 17th World Soundtrack Awards, tonight’s closing event of the 44th Ghent Film Festival for his score for Denis Villeneuve’s Arrival. He was previously nominated in the category in 2015. Nicholas Britell received his first World Soundtrack Award in the Discovery of the Year category for his Academy Award-nominated score from Moonlight. Rupert […]

Four new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Expected to top the weekend box office is the horror thriller Happy Death Day directed by Christopher Landon and starring Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Ruby Modine, Charles Aitken and Laura Clifton. The film’s original music is composed by Bear McCreary (10 Cloverfield Lane, The Walking Dead, Battlestar Galactica, Outlander, Colossal). Back Lot Music has released a soundtrack album featuring the composer’s score. Check […]

Three new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Opening in most theaters is the sci-fi thriller Blade Runner 2049 directed by Denis Villeneuve and starring Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Ana de Armas, Sylvia Hoeks, Robin Wright, Mackenzie Davis, Carla Juri, Lennie James, Dave Bautista and Jared Leto. The film’s original music is composed by Hans Zimmer (Inception, The Dark Knight) and Benjamin Wallfisch (It, Hidden Figures). Epic […]

Two new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Opening in most theaters is the action thriller American Made directed by Doug Liman and starring Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson, Sarah Wright, E. Roger Mitchell, Jesse Plemons, Lola Kirke, Alejandro Edda, Benito Martinez, Caleb Landry Jones and Jayma Mays. The film’s original music is composed by Christophe Beck (Frozen, Ant-Man, Edge of Tomorrow). Varese Sarabande has released a soundtrack album […]