THE 50th GRAMMY NOMINATIONS


The nominees at the soundtrack related categories are: BEST SCORE SOUNDTRACK ALBUM – Michael Giacchino (Ratatouille), Gustavo Santaolalla (Babel), Howard Shore (The Departed), John Powell (Happy Feet), James Newton Howard (Blood Diamond), Javier Navarrete (Pan’s Labyrinth)BEST COMPILATION SOUNDTRACK ALBUM – Hairspray, Across The Universe, Once, Dreamgirls, LoveBEST SONG (MOTION PICTURE, TELEVISION OR OTHER VISUAL MEDIA)…

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES


27 DRESSES – Randy Edelman (Varèse Sarabande 302 066 881 2)THE BIG GAME – Francesco De Masi (Label: CSC 001)BROKEN TRAIL – David Mansfield & Van Dyke Parks (Intrada Signature Edition ISE1016) – 71:52MARY, QUEEN OF SCOTS – John Barry (Intrada Special Collection Volume 59) – 28:18)

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES


THE GOLDEN COMPASS – Alexandre Desplat (New Line 39101)SAVING SARAH CAIN – Mark McKenzie (Word 887409)TREASURED ISLAND – Nicholas Dodd (MMS08002)

CHRISTOPHER YOUNG SCORES ‘UNTRACEABLE’


(Los Angeles, CA) Award-winning composer Christopher Young adds to an impressive list of nearly 100 feature films in virtually every genre with the score to Screen Gems/Lakeshore Entertainment release “Untraceable,” the latest thriller by director Gregory Hoblit from a script by Allison Burnett. Starring Best Actress Oscar nominee Diane Lane, “Untraceable” finds itself in theaters…

TYLER BATES SCORES ‘WATCHMEN’ AND ‘THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL’


(Los Angeles, CA) – Tyler Bates’ latest movie Doomsday (Neil Marshall’s upcoming Rogue Pictures release) may be March 14th, but the future is looking bright with the signing of two major films for 2008: Warner Bros Watchmen, and Fox’s The Day the Earth Stood Still. Bates, score composer for movies and television including director Zack…

THE 2008 OSCAR NOMINATIONS


The Oscar Nominations at the Film Music categories are:MUSIC (SCORE)Marco Beltrami for “3:10 to Yuma”Dario Marianelli for “Atonement”Alberto Iglesias for “The Kite Runner”James Newton Howard for “Michael Clayton”Michael Giacchino for “Ratatouille”MUSIC (SONG)Falling Slowly from “Once”Raise It Up from “August Rush”Happy Working Song from “Enchanted”So Close from “Enchanted”That’s How You Know from “Enchanted”

THE ‘INTERNATIONAL FILM MUSIC CRITICS ASSOCIATION’ 2007 AWARD NOMINATIONS


SCORE OF THE YEAR – ATONEMENT (Dario Marianelli), THE GOLDEN COMPASS (Alexandre Desplat), LUST, CAUTION (Alexandre Desplat), RATATOUILLE (Michael Giacchino), ZODIAC (David Shire)FILM COMPOSER OF THE YEAR – ALEXANDRE DESPLAT, MICHAEL GIACCHINO, JAMES NEWTON HOWARD, MARK ISHAM, DARIO MARIANELLI BREAKTHROUGH COMPOSER OF 2007 – JANE ANTONIA CORNISH (Island of Lost Souls), ILAN ESHKERI (Stardust), JONNY…

THE 4th BAFTA NOMINATIONS


The nominees at the film music related categories are:AMERICAN GANGSTER – Marc StreitenfeldATONEMENT – Dario MarianelliTHE KITE RUNNER – Alberto IglesiasTHERE WILL BE BLOOD – Jonny GreenwoodLA VIE EN ROSE – Christopher Gunning

UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES


Lions Gate Records – RAMBO (Brian Tyler, February 5th)Lakeshore Records – THE SPIDERWICK CHRONICLES (James Horner, February 5th)Varèse Sarabande – February 26th: VANTAGE POINT (Atli Orvarsson), THE OTHER BOLEYN GIRL (Paul Cantelon), MISS PETTIGREW LIVES FOR A DAY (Paul Englishby)

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES


THE BLOB – Ralph Carmichael, Roger Roger, Angelo Lavagnino, Mario Nascimbene, etc. (Monstrous Movie Music MMM)THE BUCKET LIST – List Marc Shaiman (Varèse Sarabande 302 066 877 2)CARAVAGGIO – Luis Bacalov (Rai Trade CRT 310)CHATO’S LAND – Jerry Fielding (Intrada Special Collection Volume 58) – 47:32CORRI UOMO CORRI – Bruno Nicolai (Digitmovies CDDM 095)GATTI ROSSI…

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES


THE KILLING FLOOR – Michael Wandmacher (MMS08001)LAND OF THE PHARAOHS – Dimitri Tiomkin (FSMCD Vol.10 No.16, 2 CDs)RESIDENT EVIL: EXTINCTION (Score) – Charlie Clouser (Lakeshore 33975)

CHRISTOPHER LENNERTZ SCORES “MEET THE SPARTANS”


Spoof Comedy opens January 25 (Los Angeles, CA) Award-winning composer Christopher Lennertz, fresh off having two films open in the Top 10, contributes a score of Epic proportions to the spoof comedy “Meet the Spartans.” From the slaphappy minds behind “Scary Movie,” “Date Movie,” and “Epic Movie,” the 20th Century Fox release is written and…