Posts Tagged ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

John Williams has won the Grammy Award for his music for J.J. Abrams Star Wars: The Force Awakens in the Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media category. The other nominated composers in the category included Ennio Morricone (The Hateful Eight), Thomas Newman (Bridge of Spies), Alva Noto & Ryuichi Sakamoto (The Revenant) and Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein (Stranger Things). In the Best Song Written […]

John Williams was honored with the Saturn Award last night at the 42nd annual Saturn Awards in Burbank, presented by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films. The composer won the prize in the Best Music category for his score for J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The other nominated composers were Ennio Morricone (The […]

Walt Disney Pictures and Lucasfilm have published a behind-the-scenes video featurette about the music for J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The video features an interview with composer John Williams about his work on the film and footage from the recording sessions of the score. Williams is up for an Academy Award for his […]

Three new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Opening in most theaters and expected to beat box office records is Star Wars: The Force Awakens directed by J.J. Abrams and starring John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Lupita Nyong’o, Gwendoline Christie, Domhnall Gleeson, Harrison Ford & Carrie Fisher. The film’s original music […]

Three soundtrack albums for major films are released today, including John Williams‘ score for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the composer’s first new soundtrack release in two years. Listen to the full album, which is available digitally and physically on Walt Disney Records, after the jump. Also coming out today is the soundtrack for Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight, which features […]

The track list of the soundtrack album for Star Wars: The Force Awakens has appeared on international Amazon stores. The album features the film’s original music composed by John Williams (Jurassic Park, Raiders of the Lost Ark, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone). The soundtrack will be released on December 18, 2015 by Walt Disney Records and is […]

Walt Disney Records has announced the official soundtrack album for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The album features the film’s original music composed by John Williams (E.T., Jurassic Park, Indiana Jones series, Jaws, Schindler’s List). The soundtrack will be released on December 18, 2015 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. Check back on […]

The first teaser trailer for Episode VII in the Star Wars series, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, premiered in select theaters and online today. John Williams recorded original music for the trailer earlier this month at Sony Pictures’ scoring stage in Los Angeles. Check out the full teaser after the jump. Star Wars: The Force Awakens directed by J.J. Abrams stars John […]