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Danny Elfman On Film Scores, 'Simpsons' And Working With Tim Burton

Posted 2 days ago
The following article is provided by Rolling Stone.

By KORY GROW

The way film composer and former Oingo Boingo frontman Danny Elfman tells it, his whole career boils down to two words: "f**k it." He muttered that philosophical phrase when he offered an opportunity to write his first movie score – for director Tim Burton's feature debut, "Pee-wee's Big ...
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STAR TREK 3 to Start Filming as Zachary Quinto Gets in Character

Posted 1 week ago
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Justin Lin's Star Trek 3 is set to open in theaters July 8, 2016, so the film should start shooting any day now. Star Zachary Quinto, who plays Spock in the franchise, gave fans a behind-the-scenes glimpse at his own preparation for the shoot as he gets into character. Despite popular fan-fiction to the contrary, Quinto does not spend his days sporting Spock's signature bowl cut, arched ey ...
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Remembering James Horner

Posted 2 weeks ago
In what I can only call a remarkable, unfortunate coincidence, as I was driving into class yesterday afternoon, I was listening to an old episode of the MovieFilm Podcast wherein Brian and I discussed the then-recent passing of Robin Williams. During the course of that conversation, I mentioned my affinity for the 1999 Williams vehicle Bicentennial Man. This in turn got me in the mood to listen to ...
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'Jurassic Park' Theme Hits #1 on Billboard Charts 22 Years After Release

Posted 2 weeks ago
Credit: movieweb.com
John Williams' 'Jurassic Park' Theme leaps to the top of the classical music charts thanks to 'Jurassic World'.
Related Links: John Williams, Jurassic Park (1993), Jurassic World (2015)
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'Jurassic Park' Theme Hits No. 1 on a Billboard Chart

Posted 2 weeks ago
John Williams' recording becomes king of the jungle as 'Jurassic Park's' third sequel, 'Jurassic World,' has blasted into movie theaters. read more
Related Links: John Williams, Jurassic Park (1993), Jurassic World (2015)
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John Williams' 10 Best Movie Scores, Ranked

Posted 3 weeks ago
From 'Jurassic Park' to 'Jaws,' Williams has composed the sounds behind some of the industry's most iconic films.read more
Related Links: John Williams, Jaws (1975), Jurassic Park (1993), Jaws
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JURASSIC WORLD: New IMAX Featurette Guarantees You’ll Feel the Difference

Posted 3 weeks ago
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We're just about a day away from the big debut of Jurassic World and the promotional material keeps coming in. The latest piece comes from the folks at IMAX, a featurette that includes some details about Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard's characters, and some thoughts from director Colin Trevorrow regarding the choice to shoot the movie for IMAX and what that means for the big screen ex ...
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Composer Michael Giacchino on JURASSIC WORLD, John Williams, STAR TREK 3, and More

Posted 3 weeks ago
Credit: collider.com
Even if you don’t know who Michael Giacchino is by name (and you should because his work is awesome!), his music scores are featured in some of the most popular and acclaimed film projects in recent history, including Up, The Incredibles, Ratatouille, Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. This summer, he’s certainly making a splash, having scored ...
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Listen to Michael Giacchino’s Full JURASSIC WORLD Score

Posted 4 weeks ago
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While one of the first necessary tasks when making a fourth Jurassic Park movie was finding a director, not far after that on the priorities list was figuring out what to do about the score. As Jurassic World would be the first new Jurassic Park in nearly 15 years, the movie had to not only honor what came before it, but also act as a new iteration of the franchise for a new generation. And following ...
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5 Unforgettable ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’ Moments – 30 Years Later (Video)

Posted 4 weeks ago
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Matthew Broderick is now a responsible father of three, but 30 years ago he was skipping school, gatecrashing street parades and racing his best friend’s dad’s Ferrari through the streets of Chicago.
Along with flinging the sports car off a hillside, “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” catapulted Broderick to fame as the John Hughes comedy became a cult for disgruntled high ...
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