Posts Tagged ‘Justin Hurwitz’

Justin Hurwitz has received the Golden Globe Awards in the Original Score category for Damien Chazelle’s La La Land. He also won a second award for the song City of Stars from the movie musical and shared the honor with lyricists Justin Paul & Benj Pasek. Check out the acceptance speeches after the jump. The other composers […]

Justin Hurwitz was honored with his the Critics’ Choice Movie Award in the Best Score category for his music for Damien Chazelle’s La La Land at tonight’s 22nd Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards ceremony in Santa Monica, CA. The other composers nominated in the Best Score category were Nicholas Britell for Moonlight, Johann Johannsson for Arrival, Mica Levi for Jackie and Dustin O’Halloran & […]

The only movie opening nationwide this weekend is the comedy Office Christmas Party directed by Josh Gordon & Will Speck and starring Jason Bateman,  Jennifer Aniston, Olivia Munn, Kate McKinnon, Courtney B. Vance, T.J. Miller, Vanessa Bayer, Jillian Bell, Jamie Chung, Rob Corddry, Abbey Lee, Karan Soni and Matt Walsh. The film’s original score is composed by Theodore Shapiro (Ghostbusters, Tropic Thunder, The Devil Wears […]

The full details of the score album for Damien Chazelle’s movie musical La La Land have been revealed. The album features the film’s original score composed and orchestrated by Justin Hurwitz (Whiplash). The soundtrack will be released digitally tomorrow and physically the following week by Interscope Records. Visit Amazon to pre-order the CD. The label is also releasing a separate […]

Lionsgate has published a video featurette on the music for Damien Chazelle’s movie musical La La Land. The video features interviews with the director and composer Justin Hurwitz who talk about their collaboration and their work on the project, as well as footage from the orchestral score’s recording sessions. Check out the full video after the jump. […]

The details of the soundtrack album for Damien Chazelle’s movie musical La La Land have been revealed. The album features the original songs from the movie performed by the film’s cast and written by Justin Hurwitz (Whiplash) and featuring lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, as well as selections from Hurwitz’s score. Also included is the original song Start […]

A number of film composer will participate in Gold Derby’s first roundtable discussion event focussing on the music and sound of some of this year’s awards contenders in the respective categories. The Meet the Experts panel will be moderated by Tom O’Neill and will take place tomorrow, November 16 at Landmark Theaters in Los Angeles. Participating composers include Alexandre Desplat […]

Interscope Records has released the first song from the upcoming movie musical La La Land. The track, entitled City of Stars, is performed by Ryan Gosling, written by Justin Hurwitz (Whiplash) and features lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. The song is now available to download on Amazon and is also featured in the movie’s first teaser trailer, which […]

Opening in most theaters is the family comedy Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day directed by Miguel Arteta and starring Steve Carell, Jennifer Garner, Dylan Minnette, Ed Oxenbould, Kerris Dorsey, Megan Mullally, Jennifer Coolidge and Bella Thorne. The film’s original music is composed by Christophe Beck (Frozen, Edge of Tomorrow, The Hangover). Walt Disney Records has released a […]

Varese Sarabande has announced the details of the soundtrack album for the indie drama Whiplash. The album features the original jazz songs written for the film by Grammy nominee Tim Simonec, as well as the movie’s original underscore composed by Justin Hurwitz. Also included are number of classic jazz standards by artists including Stan Getz, […]