John Williams starts work on Star Wars Ep. VII score in two weeks

Your welcome for the Star Wars theme in your head all day
Oct 07
Just a little morning news to get you listening to the old scores all day. Get hype, folks.  read

Listen to the entire Trent Reznor/Atticus Ross Gone Girl score

Because your ears deserve some goodness
Sep 25
OK, we're all excited for Gone Girl, but how do we hold ourselves over for the next week before it comes out? The score. Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross teamed back up with director David Fincher (they previous did The Social N... read

Hans Zimmer returns for Batman vs. Superman

What's the exact opposite of not effing surprised at all?
Apr 15
In news that should shock no one -- he scored Man of Steel, all three Nolan Bat films and probably enjoys getting payed money -- Hans Zimmer has confirmed that he'll be returning for Batman vs. Superman. The prolifi... read

John Williams will score Star Wars: Episode VII

Jul 29
It's now official: John Williams will be back to score Star Wars: Episode VII and likely the rest of the new trilogy. The announcement was made over the weekend by Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy during Star Wars Celebra... read

Listen to some Hans Zimmer's Man of Steel score

May 01
The video above will play you a sampling of Hans Zimmer's score for Man of Steel. This things usually drop for a lot of movies and we never post about them, but this one is notable because Zimmer is taking over a score for a... read

John Williams likely to score Episode VII

Apr 30
J.J. Abrams spoke at a press conference recently in Berlin for Star Trek Into Darkness. He was inevitably asked questions regarding his next project, Star Wars: Episode VII. While he guided questions away from the subject, he... read

Stream Clint Mansell's score for Park Chan-wook's Stoker

Also check out three clips from the film
Feb 26
Park Chan-wook's American debut Stoker comes out at the end of the week, and you can now listen to the film's full soundtrack online. The majority of the music is from Clint Mansell, best known for his scores on Requiem for a... read

Listen to the entire score to Upstream Color

Music from Shane Carruth's follow-up to Primer
Feb 21
Upstream Color, the sophomore film by Primer writer/director Shane Carruth, will be coming out soon. Allistair saw the movie at Sundance last month (read his review here) and a few of us will be checking it out at SXSW next m... read

John Williams hoping for a return to Star Wars

Feb 18
Practically everyone who has ever been involved in Star Wars has been wondering if they will be involved in Star Wars: Episode VII. The most recent is now John Williams wondering what he might be doing. For those who don&rsqu... read

Jay-Z will score Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby

I got 99 problems with the adaptation but this ain't one
Jan 03
The most recent trailer for Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby featured Filter's abysmal cover of "Happy Together." I hope that song doesn't wind up in the final film. But even if it does, at least the score will be interesting.... read

Hans Zimmer replaces Jack White on Lone Ranger score

Less "bwee-wee banna-bwee" and more "BWAAAM"
Dec 17
A couple months back, we reported that Jack White was set to score The Lone Ranger (aka Land Pirates of the Caribbean). Plans have now changed, with Hans Zimmer coming on to do the score instead. White will still contribute s... read

Creating the score for Beasts of the Southern Wild

Ben Zeitlin & Dan Romer talk about composing the music for the indie darling of the year
Dec 07
As the awards season looms, many have been wondering where Beasts of the Southern Wild will fit into the mix. Directed by Benh Zeitlin, the movie is the indie darling of the year, and there's been lots of buzz over its stars... read

The Hobbit midnight IMAX posters; stream the film score

Nov 30
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey will be out in two weeks, if you can believe it. And so the hype machine continues with a new TV spot and lots of other keen things. First of all, if you're attending a midnight 3D IMAX scre... read

New Looper poster, details on the film's unique score

Aug 23
A new poster has dropped for Rian Johnson's Looper, one of the 2012 movies we've been looking forward to since last year. It's pretty keen, though the tagline could be better. ("Yippee ki yay, Gordon-Levitt" has a better rin... read

Hear the entire Dark Knight Rises soundtrack now

Jul 10
If you're not yet super excited for The Dark Knight Rises, maybe you should consider pumping some Hans Zimmer into your belligerent little earholes. Empire's posted the film's score, allowing you an auditory journey through t... read

Hans Zimmer scoring Zack Snyder's Man of Steel BRAHWM

Jun 19
Hans Zimmer will score Man of Steel rather than Zack Snyder's usual composer, Tyler Bates. As Heat Vision notes, this may be a sign of Christopher Nolan's influence on the production since Zimmer has scored the last three Bat... read

Listen to samples of Zimmer's The Dark Knight Rises score

Jun 15
Below the jump you can take an early listen to some of the score of Christopher Nolan's upcoming The Dark Knight Rises, which is one of the most anticipated movies of the summer. The score was composed by Hans Zimmer, who, if... read

Park Chan-Wook's Stoker scored by Clint Mansell

Jun 05
At one point set to be scored by Philip Glass, Park Chan-Wook's Stoker now boasts Clint Mansell as its composer. Mansell, Oscar-nominated and most famous for his work with Darren Aronofsky, has also scored Moon and,... read

Jack White to score The Lone Ranger

Apr 25
Fresh off from the release of his (awesome) solo album, Jack White has been announced to write the score to Gore Verbenski's adaptation of The Lone Ranger. Alex put it in the staff email "I think Max just spouted love juice i... read

Listen to three selections from the John Carter score

Jan 26
We're about six weeks away from the March 9th release of John Carter. The trailer for John Carter looked very promising, giving a nice taste of the action out on Barsoom. Recently three full pieces from the film's score made ... read

[UPDATE: Due to popular demand, a third live show has been added on Friday, April 6th.] You guys and gals in LA are in for a treat. Clint Mansell is playing two intimate live shows in April at the Largo. The shows coincide wi... read feature


It looks like Alan Silvestri is poised to return to Marvel in scoring The Avengers coming off of his last triumphant score to the recent Captain America: The First Avenger. Alan Silvestri is also responsible for scoring the B... read feature

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