Posts Tagged ‘Super 8’

Michael Giacchino was honored with a Saturn Award tonight at the 38th annual Saturn Awards, presented by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films. The composer won the award in the Best Music category for his score for last year’s Super 8, which also received awards for director J.J. Abrams and actor Joel Courtney […]

Last weekend, Michael Giacchino conducted a concert on the roof of J.J. Abrams’ production company Bad Robot. The scores performed include the Bad Robots productions Super 8, Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, Star Trek and the TV show Lost. David Poland from Movie City News has published a video of the performance of the Super 8 […]

‘Super 8’ Soundtrack Details

Posted: July 6, 2011 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Albums
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UPDATE (July 7, 2011): The soundtrack is now available to download on Amazon and iTunes, while the physical CD will be still be released on August 2. Check out audio clips from all tracks on the album below. Varese Sarabande has announced the details for the soundtrack release for J.J. Abrams’ Super 8. The album […]

Yesterday afternoon, Michael Giacchino and J.J. Abrams took part in a discussion of the movie industry and their work together at UCLA’s Hammer Museum in Los Angeles. I Heart Woo has uploaded a video of almost 10 minutes from the event. During the conversation, Giacchino and Abrams talk about the director/composer relationship, the composer’s work […]

Two new movies are opening in wide release this weekend: Super 8 directed by J.J. Abrams, produced by Steven Spielberg and staring Elle Fanning, Amanda Michalka, Ron Eldard, Kyle Chandler and Noah Emmerich is opening in most features music composed by Michael Giacchino. As previously announced on this page, Varese Sarabande will be releasing a […]

UPDATE (July 6, 2011): Check out our new article for the full album details, including audio clips. Varese Sarabande Records has announced a soundtrack release for the upcoming sci-fi mystery film Super 8. The album includes Michael Giacchino‘s original score from the J.J. Abrams-directed movie. The soundtrack will be released on June 28, 2011. The […]

According to a recent article in Variety, Michael Giacchino has started working on Pixar’s animation sequel Cars 2. Giacchino follows the footsteps of Randy Newman, who scored the first part back in 2006. In the sequel directed by Brad Lewis and John Lassetter, racing star Lightning McQueen teams up with his best friend Mater for […]