Archive for the ‘Film Music News’ Category

Blanco Brown has recorded an original song for the upcoming documentary The Mustangs: America’s Wild Horses. The track, entitled Never Gonna Tame You is performed by Brown and written by Academy Award nominee Diane Warren who also serves as a co-producer on the film. The Mustangs: America’s Wild Horses is  directed by Steven Latham & Conrad Stanley […]

Opening in theaters nationwide today is the drama Cry Macho directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Eastwood himself, Eduardo Minett, Natalia Traven, Fernanda Urrejola, Dwight Yoakam and Horacio Garcia-Rojas. The film’s original music is composed by Mark Mancina (Moana, Tarzan, Bad Boys, Speed,  Twister, August Rush, Training Day). WaterTower Music has released a soundtrack album featuring the composer’s score, […]

Carlos Rafael Rivera has won his second Emmy Award for his score for the episode End Game of the Netflix limited series The Queen’s Gambit in the Outstanding Music Composition for a Limited Series, Movie or a Special category at tonight’s Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony on the Event Deck at LA LIVE in Downtown […]

Opening in theaters nationwide this weekend is the supernatural horror movie Malignant directed by James Wan and starring Annabelle Wallis, Maddie Hasson, George Young, Jacqueline McKenzie, Michole Briana White, Jake Abel and Ingrid Bisu. The film’s original music is composed by Joseph Bishara (Insidious, Annabelle, The Conjuring, The Curse of La Llorona, The Unholy). WaterTower Music has […]

The World Soundtrack Academy has announced the second wave of nominees for the 2021 World Soundtrack Awards in the categories Discovery of the Year, Public Choice Award and Sabam Award for Best Original Composition by a Young Composer. The winners will be announced at the World Soundtrack Awards & concert on Saturday, October 23 at […]

The only movie opening in theaters nationwide is Marvel Studios’ Shang-Chi and the Legend of The Ten Rings directed by Destin Daniel Cretton and starring Simu Liu, Tony Leung, Awkwafina, Michelle Yeoh, Fala Chen,Meng’er Zhang, Florian Munteanu and Ronny Chieng. The film’s original score is composed by Joel P West ( Just Mercy, Short Term 12, Grandma, The Glass […]

Mikis Theodorakis (1925 – 2021)

Posted: September 2, 2021 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News

Mikis Theodorakis has passed away today at age 96 at his home in Athens. The Greek composer was known for writing numerous film scores for such titles as Michael Cacoyannis’ Zorba the Greek (1964), Costa-Gavras’ Z (1969) and Sidney Lumet’s Serpico (1973). His other film scoring credits include Etat de Siège, The Trojan Women, The […]

The only movie opening nationwide this week is the supernatural horror thriller Candyman co-written and directed by Nia DaCosta and starring Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Teyonah Parris, Colman Domingo, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Vanessa Williams and Tony Todd. The film’s original music is composed by Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe. Waxwork Records has released a soundtrack album featuring the […]

The Lumineers, Judah & the Lion, Nate Ruess (of the indie pop band Fun) and Brandi Carlile have contributed original songs to the upcoming Netflix original film The Starling. The movie is directed by Theodore Melfi, written by Matt Harris and stars Melissa McCarthy, Chris O’Dowd, Kevin Kline, Timothy Olyphant, Daveed Diggs, Skyler Gisondo, Laura Harrier, Rosalind […]

Four new movies are opening in theaters nationwide: Opening in most theaters is the sci-fi thriller Reminiscence written and directed by Lisa Joy and starring Hugh Jackman, Rebecca Ferguson, Thandiwe Newton, Angela Sarafyan, Cliff Curtis, Marina de Tavira, Daniel Wu,  Mojean Aria, Brett Cullen,  Natalie Martinez and Nico Parker. The film’s original music is composed […]