JAVIER NAVARRETE RECEIVES ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATION FOR ‘PAN’S LABYRINTH’


Score album available on Milan Records (Hollywood, CA) Film composer Javier Navarrete has received his first Oscar nomination for his score to Picturehouse’s “Pan’s Labyrinth” (aka “El Laberinto del Fauno”). “Pan’s Labyrinth” began screening in theaters in December and today is found on over 130 critics’ Top Tenlists. Directed by Guillermo del Toro (“Hell Boy,”…

JOHN FRIZZELL SCORES ‘THE REAPING’


Warner Brothers Pictures Release March 30 (HOLLYWOOD, CA)- Composer John Frizzell scores the upcoming supernatural thriller release “The Reaping.” The film, starring Hilary Swank, is directed by Stephen Hopkins and produced by Joel Silver. Frizzell has previously worked with producer Joel Silver on such films as “13 Ghosts”, “Ghost Ship,” and “Cradle 2 The Grave.”…

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES


2001: A SPACE ODISSEY – THE ORIGINAL SCORE – Alex North (Intrada Special Collection Volume 38) – 39:02AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS (Expanded) – Victor Young (Hit Parade 13502) – 71:59CURSE OF THE GOLDEN FLOWER – Shigeru Umebayashi (Lakeshore 33898) – 49:20THE DEAD GIRL – Adam Gorgoni (Lakeshore 33896) – 68:30THE HINDENBURG – David…

CHRISTOPHER YOUNG SCORES “GHOST RIDER”


(Los Angeles, CA) Composer Christopher Young has scared up a killer score for “Ghost Rider,” the Columbia Pictures released based on the popular Marvel comic character. Starring Nicholas Cage, Eva Mendes and Peter Fonda, this dark Super Hero actioner follows stunt motorcyclist Johnny Blaze who gives up his soul to become a hellblazing vigilante, to…

AARON ZIGMAN TAKES BRIDGE TO "TERABITHIA"


(Los Angeles, CA) Aaron Zigman ,one of Hollywood’s most diversified young film composers, scores “The Bridge to Terabithia” for director Gabor Csupo. Produced by Walt Disney Pictures and Walden Media, the same team responsible for the immensely successful “The Chronicles of Narnia,” Disney releases the film to theaters nationwide February 16, the same day Hollywood…

THE 2007 OSCARS NOMINEES LIST


Here is the complete list of awards which will be handed out when Ellen DeGeneres hosts the ceremony on February 25th: Best Picture“Babel”“The Departed”“Letters from Iwo Jima”“Little Miss Sunshine”“The Queen”Best Actor in a Leading RoleLeonardo DiCaprio for “Blood Diamond”Ryan Gosling for “Half Nelson”Peter O’Toole for “Venus”Will Smith for “The Pursuit Of Happyness”Forest Whitaker for “The…

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THE CHRISTMAS THAT ALMOST WASN’T – Bruno Nicolai (Digitmovies CDDM 073)DAY OF ANGER (I Giorni Dell’Ira) – Riz Ortolani (GDM 2076)ERCOLE AL CENTRO DELLA TERRA – Armando Trovaioli (Digitmovies CDDM 072)OCCHIO ALLA PENNA – Ennio Morricone (Digitmovies CDDM 071)

THE BAFTA NOMINATIONS


Nominees were announced for this year’s Orange British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA), with special interest in the ANTHONY ASQUITH AWARD for Achievement in Film Music: BABEL – Gustavo SantaolallaCASINO ROYALE – David ArnoldDREAMGIRLS – Henry KriegerHAPPY FEET – John PowellTHE QUEEN – Alexandre Desplat Complete list: http://www.bafta.org/site/page287.html

THE GOLDEN GLOBE WINNERS


Best Motion Picture – Drama: “Babel”Best Motion Picture – Comedy Or Musical: “Dreamgirls”Best Actress In A Motion Picture – Drama: Helen Mirren (“The Queen”)Best Actor In A Motion Picture – Drama: Forest Whitaker (“The Last King Of Scotland”)Best Actress In A Motion Picture – Comedy Or Musical: Meryl Streep (“The Devil Wears Prada”)Best Actor In…

NEW SCORE ASSIGNMENTS (Updated January, 12th)


Christophe Beck: Drillbit Taylor.Simon Boswell: Bathory.Mickey Bullock: Orville.Normand Corbeil: Boot Camp • Emotional Arithmetic.Alexandre Desplat: His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass.Randy Edelman: Balls of Fury.Paul Hepker: Rendition (co-composer).James Horner: The Spiderwick Chronicles.Corey Allen Jackson: God’s Ears • Shut Eye Hotel.Tim Jones: Cryptid.Rolfe Kent: Sex and Death 101.Mark Kilian: Rendition (co-composer).Deborah Lurie: Spring Breakdown.Blake Neely: Elvis…

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ARTHUR AND THE INVISIBLES – Eric Serra (Atlantic 94646)THE GOOD GERMAN – Thomas Newman (Varèse Sarabande 302 066 781 2)THE GOOD SHEPHERD – Marcelo Zarvos, Bruce Fowler (Varèse Sarabande 302 066 782 2)THE HOLIDAY – Hans Zimmer (Varèse Sarabande)LETTERS FROM IWO JIMA – Kyle Eastwood, Michael Stevens (Milan 36249)THE LIBRARIAN – Joseph LoDuca (La-La Land…

WEIGEL TAKES CARE OF "DADDY’S LITTLE GIRLS"


(NEW ORLEANS, LA) Composer and musician Jay Weigel provides arrangement, orchestration and an original song for writer/director Tyler Perry’s new film, “Daddy’s Little Girls.” The film is the follow-up to Perry’s number one box office hits “Diary of a Mad Black Woman” and “Madea’s Family Reunion.” For the film, Weigel arranges and orchestrates a new…

UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES


Varèse Sarabande – February 13th: GHOST RIDER (Christopher Young), CATCH & RELEASE (BT, Tommy Stinson), THE ASTRONAUT FARMER (Stuart Matthewman), BEAT THE DRUM (Klaus Badelt, Ramin Djawadi), ROBOTECH: THE SHADOW CHRONICLES (Scott Glasgow), JERRY GOLDSMITH: HIS FINAL RECORDINGS (Jerry Goldsmith, 3 CDs – Star Trek: Nemesis, Timeline, Looney Tunes: Back in Action)

JOHN FRIZZELL SCORES "PRIMEVAL"


Touchstone Release Opens Its Jaws January 12 (HOLLYWOOD, CA)- Composer John Frizzell travels across three continents to score “Primeval.” Directed by Michael Katleman, the film is based on the true story of a legendary 25-foot crocodile that killed an estimated 300 people in war-torn Burundi. The film stars Gideon Emory, Brooke Langton, Orlando Jones and…