John Williams' themes from "Star Wars" and "Jurassic Park." Bill Conti's "Rocky" fanfare. Vince Guaraldi's music for TV's "Charlie Brown" cartoons. The John Barry arrangement of Monty Norman's "James…
Michael Giacchino has scored four films in 2015, including the Disney Pixar's "Inside Out." He spoke with Variety about his early creative influences. Where did you grow up? In New Jersey. I have…
Ten years after he won Discovery of the Year at the World Soundtrack Awards, Michael Giacchino took the film music ceremony’s top prize — Composer of the Year — at the event’s 15th annual edition in…
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It was a great, big, beautiful tomorrow at Disneyland on May 9 for the bow of Disney’s adventure “Tomorrowland,” director Brad Bird‘s nod to Walt Disney’s vision of a utopian future in which science…
Composers are the last creative contributors to a movie, and usually the ones who get crunched, schedule-wise, as release dates loom. In this regard Michael Giacchino has just been through the…
“Star Trek” and “Lost” composer Michael Giacchino has been set to score Universal’s “Jurassic World.” Giacchino has quickly become one of the go-to composers for many of Hollywood’s big-budget…
The “Star Trek” film franchise is going on tour with a live concert series in May that will dock at San Diego Comic-Con in July. The concert will feature the score composed by Michael Giacchino for…
J.J. Abrams sets his filmmaking to "stun" with a sequel in every respect equal or even superior to its splendid 2009 predecessor.
Rebooted apes and retro teens had plenty to celebrate Thursday as the Saturn Awards were handed out in Burbank.
To watch "John Carter" is to wonder where one might find the intuitive sense of wonderment and awe director Andrew Stanton brought to "Finding Nemo" and "Wall-E."
Critics say policies on adapted scores need tune-up