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CS Score! Reviews The Invisible Man Soundtrack

BEGIN SLIDESHOW CS Score! Reviews The Invisible Man Soundtrack Welcome film score lovers to the first edition of CS Score!, where we break down all the latest news regarding film scores. This last week saw the release of The Invisible Man by Benjamin Wallifisch, plus, the release of John Williams’ complete score to Ron Howard ‘s 1992 epic Far and Away. Read on! The Invisible Man Benjamin Wallfisch Click here to purchase! A majority of modern film music leaves a bitter aftertaste. While ...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Nicole Kidman, Williams, Grinch, Tom Cruise, Alfred Hitchcock, John Williams, Ron Howard, Universal Pictures, James Horner, McDonald, Schindler, Vance, Hans Zimmer, Rob Simonsen


‘Amazing Stories’ Showrunners Explain the Approach to Their Apple TV+ Reboot [Interview]

Apple has resurrected Steven Spielberg’s anthology series Amazing Stories as part of its Apple TV+ streaming service, the first of their shows to be a revival of a pre-existing show. The original series ran from 1985 through 1987 on NBC. Apple’s first season consists of five hour-long stories.  The first episode of the new series stars Dylan O’Brien as a modern man who travels back in time through the basement of a house he’s restoring. Episode two tells the afterlife tale of a runner (Hai...
Tags: Apple, Television, Movies, Interviews, Disney, Features, Spielberg, John Williams, Steven Spielberg, Joe, Steven, Josh, Elliot, Luke, Dylan, Adam


CS Unboxed: The Skywalker Saga 9-Movie 4K Boxed Set

BEGIN SLIDESHOW CS Unboxed: The Skywalker Saga 9-Movie 4K Boxed Set With Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker out now on Digital HD and on Blu-ray/4K March 31, the folks at Disney have sent ComingSoon.net a perfect CS Unboxed subject! Best Buy’s exclusive Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga boxed set contains 27 discs and Digital download codes, including all 9 Saga movies on 4K as well as Blu-ray plus bonus material. Arriving in stores on March 31, you can pre-order the set for $250 by clicking he...
Tags: Star Wars, Movies, Disney, Digital, Carrie Fisher, Dvd, John Williams, Damon Lindelof, Billy Dee Williams, Leia Organa, Blu, Abrams, J J Abrams, Skywalker, Keri Russell, Billie Lourd


Jedi Voices Heard by Rey Highlighted in Rise of Skywalker Video

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Jedi Voices heard by Rey highlighted in Rise of Skywalker video One of the best parts of J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker was the moment when Rey, during the climatic battle with the Emperor, calls upon all the voices from past Jedi. As a tribute to that scene, an official promo for the movie was created highlighting all of those Jedi voices… and it’s actually quite cool. Check it out in the player below! Click here to purchase The Rise of Skywalker on Digital...
Tags: Movies, Carrie Fisher, Jj Abrams, John Williams, Force, Damon Lindelof, Billy Dee Williams, Leia Organa, Rey, Abrams, J J Abrams, Skywalker, Keri Russell, Billie Lourd, Lando Calrissian, Movie News


Police stop Tyrannosaurus rex on street violating coronavirus lockdown

Police in Murcia, Spain caught a Tyrannosaurus rex violating a coronavirus lockdown. The cops were kind enough to let the dinosaur off with a warning. From CBR: On the first released video, filmed by a neighbor, the T-Rex wannabe is clearly taking out the garbage. In the second video, however, it seems as if the T-Rex was making a break for a nearby park. The video was accompanied by John Williams' Jurassic Park theme. pic.twitter.com/Mvjovkzvw3— E. R.R.E. (@Elire72) March ...
Tags: Video, News, Funny, Police, Dinosaurs, Rex, John Williams, Murcia Spain, Coronavirus, Lockdowns


All the New Things We Learned From Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker's Home Release

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is finally home. With its release early to digital this past weekend, and the Blu-ray coming on March 31, fans can finally watch all nine Star Wars Skywalker Saga movies in the comfort of their own home. And just in time too. We may all be staying home for a while.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Jj Abrams, Lucasfilm, Oscar Isaac, Adam Driver, John Williams, Vfx, John Boyega, Practical Effects, Daisy Ridley, Animatronics, Skywalker, Blu Ray, Star Wars The Rise Of Skywalker


Check Out the First 10 Minutes of The Skywalker Legacy Documentary

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Check Out the First 10 Minutes of The Skywalker Legacy Documentary Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker doesn’t hit Blu-ray and DVD until March 31, but Disney (via Collider) has decided to release a 10-minute sneak peek at the expansive documentary The Skywalker Legacy, which features an in depth look at the entire nine-film saga. You can check out the video in the player below, and click here to order Rise of Skywalker on Digital HD! RELATED: Warner Bros. Moves Up Just Merc...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Carrie Fisher, Jj Abrams, Warner Bros, Lucasfilm, John Williams, Billy Dee Williams, Leia Organa, Abrams, J J Abrams, Skywalker, Keri Russell, Collider, Billie Lourd, Lando Calrissian


‘Jurassic World: Dominion’ Brings Composer Michael Giacchino Back to the Park

Michael Giacchino is returning to compose Jurassic World: Dominion, completing the trilogy that started with his score for 2015’s Jurassic World. According to a new report, the Oscar-winning composer has signed on to score the third film for the revived franchise, after scoring both Jurassic World and its 2018 sequel Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. According to the Film Music Reporter, Giacchino will be returning to complete the Jurassic World trilogy as the composer for the third film in th...
Tags: Movies, Sequels, Oscar, Universal, Jurassic World, Pixar, John Williams, Colin Trevorrow, Taika Waititi, Bayona, Michael Giacchino, Dominion, Matt Reeves, Action/Adventure, Soundtracks, Giacchino


‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Documentary Clip Focuses on the Chase Across Pasaana

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker was made available for purchase on digital a little bit early over the weekend. However, if you’re one of the fans waiting until the movie comes home on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD at the end of March, we’ve got another sneak peek at one of the bonus features coming with it. On all home video releases of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, there’s a feature length documentary called The Skywalker Legacy, focusing on the impact of Star Wars over the years and the...
Tags: Movies, Documentary, Sci-fi, Sequels, Lucasfilm, John Williams, Video Clips, Harrison, Skywalker, Warwick Davis, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Behind the Scenes Footage, Peter Sciretta, Victoria Mahoney, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker


10 Things We Learned From The Skywalker Legacy

BEGIN SLIDESHOW 10 things we learned from The Skywalker Legacy With the early arrival of the digital edition of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and the upcoming release of the Blu-ray and 4K UHD copies, ComingSoon.net got the opportunity to watch the making-of documentary The Skywalker Legacy and we’ve learned a surprising number of details from the conclusion to the four decades-long Skywalker Saga. Check out 10 of the things we learned below! Purchase your digital copy of The Rise of...
Tags: Movies, Chicago, Carrie Fisher, James Bond, Akira Kurosawa, Tom Cruise, George Lucas, Joseph Gordon Levitt, John Williams, Mark Hamill, Rian Johnson, Leia, Force, Damon Lindelof, Daisy Ridley, Billy Dee Williams


Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Digital Edition Drops Early!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker digital edition drops early! The House of Mouse has surprised audiences choosing to stay home during the coronavirus outbreak by releasing the digital edition of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, with all of its special features, today across multiple platforms ahead of its original March 17 release date! Purchase your digital copy of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker here! RELATED: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Bloopers Tease a Cast of ...
Tags: Movies, Digital, Carrie Fisher, Blu-ray, John Williams, Damon Lindelof, Billy Dee Williams, Leia Organa, Abrams, J J Abrams, Skywalker, Keri Russell, Billie Lourd, Lando Calrissian, ComingSoon, Movie News


‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Featurette Showcases Adam Driver’s Dedication to Kylo Ren

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is coming to home video soon, and that means fans will get an extensive sneak peek behind the scenes of the making of the finale of the Skywalker saga. Leading up to the film’s release on digital, several featurette clips have been surfacing online, and a new one shines a light on Adam Driver‘s intense dedication to playing Kylo Ren as fiercely as possible, and that includes doing some of his own stunts. Watch The Rise of Skywalker featurette below. Star Wars...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Lucasfilm, Adam Driver, John Williams, Kylo Ren, Video Clips, Harrison, Skywalker, IGN, Warwick Davis, Disney/Pixar, Behind the Scenes Footage, Eunice Huthart, Kijimi


Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Bloopers Tease a Cast of Goofs

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker bloopers tease a cast of goofs There’s still three weeks left until the closure of the Skywalker Saga, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, hits shelves on 4K UHD and Blu-ray and to keep audiences’ spirits high, Disney has shared a portion of the blooper reel with USA Today teasing a cast full of goofs working to make each other laugh. The blooper reel can be viewed below! RELATED: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Blu-ray Details Arrive! ...
Tags: Star Wars, Movies, Disney, Carrie Fisher, Usa Today, Lucasfilm, John Williams, Billy Dee Williams, Leia Organa, Domhnall Gleeson, Abrams, J J Abrams, Skywalker, Keri Russell, Brian Truitt, Billie Lourd


Fed's Williams says central bank will respond as appropriate to address coronavirus risks

The coronavirus poses "evolving risks" to the U.S. economy and U.S. central bank officials are monitoring developments closely, New York Federal Reserve President John Williams said on Thursday.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Williams, John Williams, Fed, New York Federal Reserve


Ethan Gruska Comes From a Pedigreed Music Family, Now It’s His Time to Shine

Tucked away deep in Van Nuys, Calif., Ethan Gruska is working with members of Manchester Orchestra at the unassuming but historic Sound City recording studio, the analog birthplace of such iconic albums as Nirvana’s “Nevermind,” Fleetwood Mac’s “Rumours” and Johnny Cash’s Rick Rubin-helmed 1996 comeback, “Unchained.” Gruska’s name might not be immediately familiar, but he […]
Tags: News, John Williams, Manchester Orchestra, Phoebe Bridgers, Johnny Cash, Rick Rubin, Sound City, Jon Brion, Van Nuys Calif, Ethan Gruska, Warner Records, Nevermind Fleetwood Mac


Brandi Carlile, Herbie Hancock, The B-52s top the Hollywood Bowl’s 2020 Summer Series

The Los Angeles Philharmonic has announced its 99th Hollywood Bowl 2020 Summer Series, which features a wide variety of music including jazz, classical, rock, world, pop and R&B. These concerts are only available to 2020 LA Phil subscribers for now at 323-850-2000 or hollywoodbowl.com. Five or more packages will be available starting March 17 and single ticket sales begin on May 3. This list only includes the LA Phil season and not all of the lease events happening at the Hollywood Bowl. For a f...
Tags: Music, Berlin, Alabama, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Maxwell, Beethoven, Harry Potter, Herbie Hancock, John Williams, Diana Ross, Janelle Monae, Kamasi Washington, School Of Rock, Concerts


Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Blu-ray Details Arrive!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Blu-ray details arrive! Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Lucasfilm and director J.J. Abrams’ riveting, inspiring conclusion of the seminal Skywalker saga, electrified audiences around the globe, earning more than a billion dollars worldwide. Soon fans can complete their collections when Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker arrives digitally in HD and 4K Ultra HD and via Movies Anywhere on March 17, two weeks before it lands physically in 4K Ul...
Tags: Star Wars, Movies, Digital, Resistance, Dvd, John Williams, Luke Skywalker, Rey, J J Abrams, Palpatine, Harrison, Skywalker, Warwick Davis, Lando Calrissian, ComingSoon, Movie News


‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Blu-ray Arrives in March Along With Skywalker Saga Box Set

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is headed to Blu-ray next month, along with a huge Skywalker Saga box set that appears to be a Best Buy exclusive. This will coincide with eight Star Wars films being released on 4K UHD for the first time: Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, Star Wars: Attack of the Clones, Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, Star Wars: A New Hope, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. So you migh...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Digital, Best Buy, George Lucas, John Williams, Blu, Harrison, Skywalker, Warwick Davis, Star-Wars, Home Video, DVD/Blu-Ray, Skywalker Saga, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker


Harrison Ford Talks About His Rise of Skywalker Cameo

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Harrison Ford Talks About His Rise of Skywalker Cameo In a recent interview with USA Today to promote his upcoming adventure Call of the Wild, which hits theaters this week, Harrison Ford opened up about that surprise cameo appearance in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. “When JJ asked me to do it, I said, ‘Are you kidding? I’m dead!'” Ford explained. “He said, ‘Sorta dead. You can do this.’ He hadn’t written anything at that time. But he said, ‘This is going to be great...
Tags: Star Wars, Movies, News, Film, Carrie Fisher, Ford, Harrison Ford, Usa Today, Adam Driver, John Williams, Force, Kylo Ren, Billy Dee Williams, Jj, Leia Organa, Ben Solo


In Praise of Unremarkable Music: Part 1

Why did you start writing music? Now, what do you hope to accomplish? This year? This decade? By the end of your life? In response to these questions, you might envision your music’s success according to a variety of measures: The awards, press, and publicity it receives. The size of audiences it attracts. The money it makes. The joy you had in creating it. The degree to which it meets a performer’s need or fits their skill level. The experience shared by those in the room when it is performed....
Tags: Hollywood, Montana, Religion, Communication, Creativity, Mindset, John Williams, Composition, Aristotle, Kirk, Bach, New York Philharmonic, Nietzsche, Kant, Eric Whitacre, Kobayashi Maru


Hollywood Bowl Slates Cynthia Erivo, Brandi Carlile, Janelle Monae for Orchestral Shows

The Hollywood Bowl’s 2020 summer schedule, announced Tuesday morning, includes a higher quotient than ever of pop acts doing orchestral-backed shows. Opening night performer Brandi Carlile, officially kicking off the season, June 13, will be backed by the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, as will Fantasia and Babyface (July 10), Janelle Monae (July 17-18), Maxwell (July 19), […]
Tags: News, John Williams, Janelle Monae, Little Big Town, Hollywood Bowl, Sheryl Crow, Gustavo Dudamel, Cynthia Erivo, Brandi Carlile, Brittany Howard, Pentatonix, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, Cynthia Erivo Brandi Carlile Janelle Monae


Rian Johnson Shares His Thoughts On the Rise of Skywalker

Rian Johnson Shares His Thoughts On the Rise of Skywalker By now everyone knows about the behind-the-scenes action that took place during the recent Star Wars trilogy, and seemingly everyone is determined to fabricate some sort of vendetta between JJ Abrams, who directed The Force Awakens and The Rise of Skywalker, and Rian Johnson, who directed the middle chapter, The Last Jedi. Fans seem to believe that Johnson undermined Abrams’ story with his film, which led to Abrams exacting revenge in ...
Tags: Star Wars, Movies, Carrie Fisher, Jj Abrams, Mtv, Johnson, John Williams, Rian Johnson, Billy Dee Williams, Leia Organa, Abrams, J J Abrams, Skywalker, Keri Russell, Rian, MTV News


Rian Johnson Gives His Thoughts on ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’

In the Star Wars fandom, arguments will rage for years about whether or not Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker undid several of the key decisions made in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. But while fans dig into their respective battle stations and shout at those who oppose them, the directors of the two movies have largely been cordial to each other in public. That cordiality continues in The Last Jedi writer/director Rian Johnson‘s off-the-cuff review of The Rise of Skywalker, which he gave to a report...
Tags: Quotes, Hollywood, Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Johnson, Lucasfilm, John Williams, Rian Johnson, Skywalker, Rian, MTV News, Star-Wars, Action/Adventure, Disney/Pixar, Josh Horowitz


Peter Greenberg Joins the John Williams Show on WGN

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Peter Greenberg Joins the John Williams Show on WGN I joined John Williams on WGN to discuss tips for booking an affordable and comfortable vacation, and I’ll also talk about coronvirus fears when traveling. Click here to listen. The post Peter Greenberg Joins the John Williams Show on WGN appeared first on Peter Greenberg Travel Detective.
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Peter Greenberg Joins John Williams on WGN

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Peter Greenberg Joins John Williams on WGN I joined John Williams on WGN and talked about Coronavirus travel fears. Click here to listen!     The post Peter Greenberg Joins John Williams on WGN appeared first on Peter Greenberg Travel Detective.
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John Williams Saluted on His 88th Birthday at Pre-Oscars Music Reception

There’s nothing like being honored for your 52nd Oscar nomination on your 88th birthday and finding yourself serenaded by 350 of the town’s top composers and songwriters. But that was Saturday afternoon for composer John Williams at the Society of Composers & Lyricists’ annual Oscar music reception, which was attended by nearly all of the […]
Tags: News, Awards, Oscars, John Williams, Society of Composers Lyricists, Music for Screens, Society of Composers and Lyricists


Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker VFX Breakdown Revealed

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker VFX breakdown revealed Say what you will about Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, but we can all agree that it was a phenomenal looking film boasting some jaw-dropping visual effects, which have since received an Academy Award nomination. For a deeper look at the arduous work put into making X-Wings fly and light sabers clash amidst a violent ocean backdrop, check out this VFX reel released by Industrial Light and Magic. It truly is astoun...
Tags: Star Wars, Movies, Carrie Fisher, Oscar, John Williams, Vfx, Ilm, Special Effects, Billy Dee Williams, Leia Organa, Abrams, J J Abrams, Skywalker, Keri Russell, Billie Lourd, Lando Calrissian


‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker,’ ‘Avengers: Endgame’ and the Problem With Nostalgic Blockbusters

(Welcome to The Soapbox, the space where we get loud, feisty, political, and opinionated about anything and everything. In this edition: here’s the problem with our biggest movies relying too heavily on nostalgia.) The end of any particular year in film and the beginning of the next – to say nothing of the transition between two entire decades – affords us the opportunity to introspect and pinpoint certain filmmaking trends and tendencies that stand out from the crowd, that recur over and ...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Marvel, Stephen King, Disney, America, Star Trek, Features, New Jersey, Darth Vader, Quentin Tarantino, Tom Cruise, Avengers, Don Draper, John Williams, Leia


‘Honeyland,’ Netflix, Williams and ‘Joker’ Are Oscar Nominee Breakthroughs

As far as the Academy’s concerned, “Honeyland” is the bee’s knees. A Macedonian beekeeper’s struggle to sustain an ancient way of life picked up three jury prizes at 2019’s Sundance Film Festival. Now it’s the first-ever dual nominee for documentary feature and international feature. “Honeyland” thrives on elements traditionally revered in each category. Nature docs […]
Tags: Spotlight, Netflix, Academy, John Williams, Joker, Netflix Williams, Honeyland


Oscar Carries a Tune: Final Analysis of the 2020 Song and Score Candidates

From the sound of Randy Newman singing “I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away” to Hildur Guðnadóttir writing the soundtrack to Joker definitely throwing himself away, here’s a last look at the original song and score candidates for the 2020 Oscars — with a few thoughts from the song contenders themselves, as Academy voting opens. […]
Tags: News, Elton John, Oscars, John Williams, Alexandre Desplat, Diane Warren, Bernie Taupin, Thomas Newman, Robert Lopez, Randy Newman, Cynthia Erivo, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Best Original Song, Hildur Guðnadóttir, Best Original Score