Magic, wizarding, giants, strange creatures — fantasy always needs music to help us suspend disbelief and imagine new worlds. This year, two of Hollywood’s most acclaimed composers tackled big…
James Newton Howard
Performing rights organization BMI honored James Newton Howard at their annual Film/TV Awards at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Wednesday night, feting the veteran film composer as well as handing out…
Performing rights organization Broadcast Music, Inc. is presenting its career achievement laurel, the BMI Icon Award, to composer James Newton Howard at its 2016 Film & Television Awards (May 11) at…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
James Newton Howard, the tireless film composer with more than 120 score credits and eight Oscar nominations, will receive the Max Steiner Award at the eighth annual Hollywood in Vienna event at…
This JFK assassination retelling makes "Bobby" look like a masterpiece by comparison.
In what amounts to a second chance to get some awards love after being locked out of the Academy's score nominees for "The Master" this past year, composer Jonny Greenwood is among the five who will…
The Ghent Film Festival absorbed a shock in April when a panel charged with assessing its artistic merit delivered a thumbs-down, wounding its pride and threatened its funding.
Subbing character actor Jeremy Renner into a franchise that requires Matt Damon-caliber magnetism, series scribe Tony Gilroy takes over the helming duties with an overlong sequel that features too…
One of film music's behind-the-scenes heroes finally emerges from the shadows with his score for "My Week With Marilyn."
Composer Danny Elfman is leaving Lionsgate's "The Hunger Games" because of scheduling conflicts and is being replaced by James Newton Howard.
Composers, music supervisors behind first-quarter releases