Tag Archives: James Newton Howard

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[...]

“Water for Elephants” soundtrack info released

By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: Though it won’t release for sale until April 19th, details about the “Water For Elephants” soundtrack have finally been announced. The 20-track album will focus on music relevant to the 1920’s setting of the film, containing both vintage and original pieces. Among Depression-era tracks will[...]

In the ‘what were they thinking?’ department: the Salt soundtrack

By Scott Mendelson hollywoodnews.com: Salt is pretty much what it is advertised as, a mid-to-late 90s throwback, a star-driven action thriller that uses its alleged real-world narratives (including an accidentally topical plot involving Russian spies) to obfuscate its patented absurdity. The picture shines in its first half, but plummets in[...]