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Opening in theaters nationwide this weekend is the romantic drama All My Life directed by Marc Meyers and stars Jessica Rothe, Harry Shum Jr, Kyle Allen,  Jay Pharoah, Chrissie Fit, Marielle Scott and Keala Settle. The film’s original music is composed by Lisbeth Scott (Tumble Leaf, American Son, Justine). Back Lot Music has released a soundtrack album featuring […]

Already playing in theaters nationwide since this past Wednesday is the animated sequel The Croods: A New Age directed by Joel Crawford and starring Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds, Leslie Mann, Catherine Keener, Clark Duke, Cloris Leachman, Peter Dinklage and Kelly Marie Tran. The film’s original score is composed by Mark Mothersbaugh (Thor: Ragnarok, THE LEGO […]

63rd Grammy Awards Nominations Announced

Posted: November 24, 2020 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News
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The nominations for the 63rd Grammy Awards have been announced. Here are the nominations in the film music-related categories: Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media Ad Astra – Max Richter Becoming – Kamasi Wahsington Joker – Hildur Guðnadóttir 1917 – Thomas Newman Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker – John Williams

Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Sinéad O’Connor has recorded an original song for the drama Wild Mountain Thyme. The track, entitled I’ll Be Singing, is written by the film’s composer Amelia Warner and director John Patrick Shanley and will be featured in the movie starring Emily Blunt, Jamie Dornan, Jon Hamm, Dearbhla Molloy and Christopher Walken. The […]

Opening in theaters nationwide today is the Chinese action adventure Vanguard co-written and directed by Stanley Tong and starring Jackie Chan, Yang Yang, Miya Muqi, Lun Ai, Ruohan Xu and Zhengting Zhu. The film’s original music is composed by Nathan Wang (She’s All That, The Game Plan, Playing with Fire, You Again, Chinese Zodiac). No word on […]

The only movie opening in theaters nationwide this weekend is the horror comedy Freaky co-written and directed by Christopher Landon and starring Kathryn Newton, Vince Vaughn, Celeste O’Connor, Katie Finneran, Dana Drori, Misha Osherovich, Uriah Shelton and Alan Ruck. The film’s original music is composed by Bear McCreary (Godzilla: King of the Monsters, 10 Cloverfield Lane, Happy […]

The Guild of Music Supervisors announced today that record producer, composer, and songwriter Quincy Jones will be honored with the Icon Award at next year’s 11th Guild of Music Supervisors Awards. The Icon Award was created to celebrate those who have made legendary contributions to the music and film industry. Jones who is the all-time […]

The only movie opening in theaters nationwide this weekend is the thriller Let Him Go written and directed by Thomas Bezucha and starring Kevin Costner, Diane Lane, Lesley Manville, Booboo Stewart, Kayli Carter and Will Brittain. The film’s original music is composed by Michael Giacchino (Up, Lost, Jurassic World, The Incredibles, Star Trek, Doctor Strange, Rogue One: A Star […]

The only movie opening in theaters nationwide this weekend is the horror thriller Come Play written and directed by Jacob Chase (based on his short story of the same title) and starring Azhy Robertson, Gillian Jacobs and John Gallagher Jr.. The film’s original music is composed by Roque Banos (Don’t Breathe, In the Heart of the […]

Hildur Guðnadóttir was named Film Composer of the Year at the 20th World Soundtrack Awards, tonight’s closing event of the 47th Ghent Film Festival, for her score for Todd Phillips’ Joker, for which she also earned an Academy Award and Golden Globe earlier this year. She previously received the World Soundtrack Award in the TV Composer […]