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“The Magnificent Seven” remake looks to bring back the Western

Outside of Quentin Tarantino, it seems like no one is really attempting to do Westerns anymore. This week, one does hit in the remake of The Magnificent Seven. This film, the latest take on the material, seeks to not just follow in those footsteps, but in Tarantino’s as well, echoing[...]

Living Legends John Williams and Ennio Morricone Compete for the Oscar for Best Original Score

The Academy Award for Best Original Score rewards those musicians who compose the original music for our films. It is without question one of the most recognized crafts categories. It is not difficult to think of examples of film scores that are simply iconic, from “Gone With the Wind” to[...]

R.I.P. James Horner: A top tier contributor to cinematic music

It was with great sadness that we learned yesterday of the death of composer James Horner at just 61 years old. Horner died in a plane crash, piloting a small aircraft that went down a day ago in California. The composer is a multiple Oscar winner, taking home Academy Awards[...]

Sam Worthington added to Golden Globes Presenter List

Sam Worthingtonm, Nicole Kidman and Steven Spielberg have all been added to be presenters at the 67th Golden Globes. They join already confirmed celebs Jennifer Aniston, Halle Barry, Mickey Rourke, Collin Farrell, Matthew Fox, Julia Roberts, Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro. Other “Avatar” star Zoe Saldana most likely will[...]

Bono & McCartney get Golden Globe Noms

The Golden Globe Nominations have announced the following films as up in the running for “Best Original Song.” Cinema Italiano (Nine) Music and lyrics by: Maury Yeston I Want To Come Home (Everybody’s Fine) Music and lyrics by: Paul McCartney I Will See You (Avatar) Music and lyrics by: James Horner, Simon Franglen, Kuk Harrell The Weary[...]