Posts Tagged ‘True Grit’

La-La Land Records has announced a new soundtrack release for the 1969 western True Grit directed by Henry Hathaway and starring John Wayne, Kim Darby and Glen Campbell. The album features the score from the Paramount Pictures production composed and conducted by Elmer Bernstein (The Magnificent Seven, To Kill a Mockingbird). Also included is the […]

Two new movies opened wide earlier this week on Wednesday: The Coen Brothers-directed western True Grit starring Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon and Josh Brolin was scored by Carter Burwell. Check out our news article announcing the soundtrack album on Nonesuch Records.

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 […]

‘True Grit’ soundtrack release announced

Posted: November 26, 2010 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Albums
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Nonesuch Records has announced a soundtrack album for the upcoming western True Grit. The album features selections of the score by composer Carter Burwell, who regularly works with the film’s directors Joel and Ethan Coen. The album will be released on December 21. In the movie starring Jeff Bridges, Josh Brolin and Matt Damon, a […]

Burwell to score HBO mini-series

Posted: September 25, 2010 by filmmusicreporter in Film Scoring Assignments
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Carter Burwell has been hired to score the upcoming HBO mini-series Mildred Pierce. The five part series is directed by Todd Haynes (I’m Not There, Far From Heaven, Velvet Goldmine) and follows a divorced single mom who decides to open a restaurant business, which tears at the already-strained relationship with her her ambitious elder daughter. Mildred […]