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Oscars®: Noah – What’s up with the 2015 Awards Race

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky Written by: Darren Aronofsky and Ari Handel Main Cast: Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Anthony Hopkins, Emma Watson, Logan Lerman, Ray Winstone, Douglas Booth, Marton Csokas, Nick Nolte, Mark Margolis, and Frank Langella Past Oscar relations: Crowe won Best Actor for Gladiator and has two other acting nominations, Hopkins won[...]

The sound and music of The Dark Knight Rises

HollywoodNews.com: Visionary Director Christopher Nolan returns for the final chapter of the Batman saga. In this exclusive SoundWorks Collection video we profile the sound and music team including Composer Hans Zimmer and Supervising Sound Editor and Sound Designer Richard King. To hear more go to soundworkscollection.com Follow Hollywood News on[...]

Oscars: Hans Zimmer, Pharrell Williams hired as music consultants for Oscar ceremony

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: One choice borders on predictability. The other comes out of left field (though that doesn’t make it any less effective). Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer and Grammy-winning songwriter Pharrell Williams have been signed on as music consultants for the upcoming Academy Awards telecast, according to a release. It’s a[...]

Gilles Marini on ‘Brothers and Sisters,’ ‘Royal Pains’

By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith HollywoodNews.com: The question of whether there’ll be a sixth season of ABC’s “Brothers and Sisters” has yet to be decided — but some are already starting a letter writing campaign. That’s gratifying news to the show’s Gilles Marini, who points out, “I think[...]

Oscar-winning composer John Barry, of James Bond fame, passes away

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: John Barry, an Oscar-winning composer best known for his work on 11 James Bond adventures, passed away Sunday at his home in New York. “It is with great sadness that the family of composer John Barry announce his passing on the 30th of January 2011 in New York,”[...]

Zach Galifianakis’ “Due Date” tops the weekend box office in the UK

HollywoodNews.com: “Due Date”, the hit comedy directed by Todd Phillips and starring Robert Downey Jr. and Zach Galifianakis has topped the weekend box office in the UK. The film which also stars Michelle Monaghan, Juliette Lewis and Academy Award(R) winner Jamie Foxx took GBP2,345,138 in its first weekend of release.[...]

Hans Zimmer at the Hollywood Awards Gala

HollywoodNews.com: Composer Hans Zimmer received an Oscar for his score for “The Lion King,” as well as 7 other Oscar nominations. He has composed the music for over 100 films among them “Rain Man,” “Gladiator,” the “Pirates Of The Caribbean” series, “Batman Begins” and “The Dark Knight” to name a[...]

Awards Season Roundup: “Black Swan” set to soar in Savannah

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com’s Awards Season Roundup collects insights from around the Internet on films that are running in the Oscar race. Darren Aronofsky’s “Black Swan” will open the Savannah Film Festival tomorrow night, Oct. 30. The eight-day event boasts gala screenings of “Rabbit Hole,” “Blue Valentine,” “Made in Dagenham,” “Another[...]

Track Listing for “Deathly Hallows” Soundtrack Released

By Hanako M. Ricks HollywoodNews.com: Details for the motion picture soundtrack for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 have been released, and Amazon has a beautifully packaged collector’s edition of which only 10,000 copies will be sold, beginning December 21. The soundtrack contains 26 tracks and was performed by[...]

Academy to honor Alex North with a screening of ‘The Misfits’

HollywoodNews.com: The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences will celebrate the career of Alex North (1910–1991), the 15-time Oscar®-nominated composer, with a centennial salute featuring a screening of “The Misfits” (1961) on Friday, September 24, at 7:30 p.m. at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. The event[...]
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