Posts Tagged ‘Toy Story 3’

Intrada Records has announced a CD release of the soundtrack for Pixar’s Academy Award-winning hit sequel Toy Story 3. The film’s music is written by Randy Newman. The soundtrack featuring both the film’s score and the songs We Belong Together and the Spanish-language version of You’ve Got A Friend In Me has previously only been […]

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross have won the Oscar for their original score for David Fincher’s The Social Network. The award marks the first Oscar win for both composers, who both have been nominated for the first time. The score beat out Alexandre Desplat’s The King’s Speech, Hans Zimmer’s Incpetion, John Powell’s How to Train […]

Randy Newman has won the Grammy Award for Toy Story 3 in the Best Score Soundtrack Album category at today’s award ceremony, beating out Danny Elfman for Alice in Wonderland, James Horner for Avatar and Hans Zimmer for Inception and Sherlock Holmes. The winner in the Best Compilation Soundtrack Album category is Crazy Heart, produced […]

According to the Hollywood Reporter, all Academy Award-nominated song will be performed at this year’s Oscar telecast. A.R. Rahman and Florence Welch of Florence + the Machine will perform the song If I Rise from Danny Boyle’s 127 Hours, which has lyrics co-written by Dido and Rollo Armstrong. Rahman is also nominated for his original […]

Following the announcement of the nominations for this year’s Academy Awards, reactions from all nominated composers have appeared online. John Powell on How to Train Your Dragon: Visit Movieline for a short interview with Powell on his very first Oscar nomination and also check out Variety and The Hollywood Reporter for a short reaction from […]

According to Variety, the scores for Black Swan by composer Clint Mansell and True Grit by Carter Burwell have been disqualified from Oscar consideration by¬† the Academy music branch. Both scores were deemed ineligible because they are “diluted by the use of tracked themes or other pre-existing music”. The Black Swan score was heavily adapted […]