Three nights before the Academy Awards, music fans in L.A. will have the opportunity to hear the work of all the music nominees in a live concert setting at Royce Hall on the UCLA campus.
Is the Academy's music branch growing up? This year's crop of original-score nominees embraces not only traditional orchestral scores by veteran composers but also a hybrid score that stretches the…
Out of 75 entries for this year's original song nominations, the music branch chose five. And then the Board of Governors narrowed the field to four when it disqualified "Alone Yet Not Alone" for…
Last week's disqualification of "Alone Yet Not Alone" from Oscar's best song category is the latest in a series of scandals and head-scratchers that have plagued the music Oscars for years. It's only…
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers -- better known as ASCAP -- turns 100 on Feb. 13. The performing rights organization reportedly got its start when operetta composer Victor…
One of the most intriguing things about "12 Years a Slave" is the fact that its protagonist, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), is a talented violinist. But Northup's 1853 autobiography gives few…
Orchestras everywhere are jumping onto the movie-music bandwagon, thanks in part to the built-in marketing hook provided by film titles, particularly classic pics. And the concert treatment is…
Building 222 at 20th Century-Fox will be named after longtime Fox music executive Lionel Newman at a dedication ceremony on Nov. 21 at the Pico lot. Composer John Williams, who worked with Newman…
Director Ridley Scott has worked with some of the most famous composers in the history of movies, from Jerry Goldsmith ("Alien") and Vangelis ("Blade Runner") to Hans Zimmer ("Gladiator") and Harry…
A little more than a year ago Robert Kraft, the president of Fox Music, announced he was leaving after 18 years in charge of one of the biggest music operations in Hollywood.
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Lucy1Daily:$11.8M Cumulative:$43.9M Universal Pictures -21.55%
Hercules2Daily:$8.5M Cumulative:$29.8M Paramount Pictures -16.73%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$5.3M Cumulative:$172.5M Fox -20.58%