Posts Tagged ‘Ennio Morricone’

Last night, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) held its annual Screen Music Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. Craig Armstrong was honored with the ASCAP Henry Mancini Award, which is given to composers for outstanding achievements and contributions to the world of music for film, television and visual media. The […]

Varese Sarabande has announced the latest titles in the label’s CD Club series. They include a deluxe edition of the soundtrack for the 1996 action thriller Executive Decision directed by Stuart Baird and starring Kurt Russell, Steven Seagal, Halle Berry and John Leguizamo. The album features the expanded score from the film composed and conducted […]

Ennio Morricone Honored at Walk of Fame Ceremony

Posted: February 26, 2016 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Events
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Earlier today, Ennio Morricone received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The 87-year old composer was joined by director Quentin Tarantino, producer Harvey Weinstein and Los Angeles Italia Film Fashion and Art Fest founder Pascal Vicedomini. Check out a video of the full ceremony, which features speeches by Tarantino and Weinstein before the composer […]

Ennio Morricone will be honored at the Walk of Fame star ceremony on February 26, 2016 in Hollywood. It was announced back in 2014 that the legendary composer will receive a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame and given his presence in Los Angeles for the Academy Awards on February 28, Morricone has confirmed to attend the event. […]

Ennio Morricone has received his sixth BAFTA Award for his score for Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight in the Original Music category. Morricone previously won the BAFTA Award for Days of Heaven, Once Upon a Time in America, The Mission, The Untouchables and Cinema Paradiso. He was nominated alongside Thomas Newman (Bridge of Spies), Johann Johannsson (Sicario), Ryuichi Sakamoto & Alva Noto (The Revenant) and John Williams (Star Wars: […]

Ennio Morricone was honored with the Critics’ Choice Movie Award in the Best Score category for his music for Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight at tonight’s 21st Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards ceremony in Los Angeles. The other composers nominated in the Best Score category were Carter Burwell for Sicario, Ryuichi Sakamoto & Alva Noto for The Revenant, Johann Johannsson for […]

Warner Music Italy will release a soundtrack album for Giuseppe Tornatore’s drama Correspondence (La Corrispodenza). The album features the film’s original music composed and arranged by Ennio Morricone (Once Upon a Time in the West, The Hateful Eight, The Mission, Days of Heaven) who previously collaborated with the director on such movies as Cinema Paradiso, Malena and The Legend of 1900. The soundtrack will […]

Ennio Morricone has received his third Golden Globe Award for his score for Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight. Tarantino accepted the award on Morricone’s behalf. The composer previously received the prize for his work on The Mission and The Legend of 1900. The other composers nominated in the Best Original Score category were Alexandre Desplat (The Danish Girl), Carter Burwell (Carol), Daniel Pemberton […]

The Los Angeles Italia Film Fashion and Art Fest has announced today that Ennio Morricone will be honored at the 11th edition of the festival, which takes place from February 21 – 27 at the TCL Chinese 6 Theaters in Hollywood. The composer of such films as The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, The […]

Four new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Opening in most theaters is the comedy Daddy’s Home directed by Sean Anders and starring Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Linda Cardellini, Thomas Haden Church and Hannibal Buress. The film’s original music is composed by Michael Andrews (Donnie Darko, Bridesmaids, Neighbors, Freaks & Geeks, Funny People). No soundtrack album has been announced. Daddy’s Home follows a mild-mannered radio executive who […]