fallen kingdom theme

John Williams‘ Jurassic Park music is iconic. And while no one can come close to capturing the magic of Williams’ music, Michael Giacchino is a great composer in his own right. Giacchino is handling the music for the new Jurassic World sequel, and you can hear his Fallen Kingdom theme below.

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Solo A Star Wars Story Imperial March

This weekend’s release of Solo: A Star Wars Story has one huge surprise that will blow fans away (and if you already know what we’re talking about, you can read more about it over here but beware of spoilers!). But Solo also has another tidbit that might go unnoticed. Or if you did notice it, you might not have realized how odd it was. What we’re talking about is a certain musical cue from the Solo: A Star Wars Story score.

Beware of very mild spoilers for the first act of Solo: A Star Wars Story below. Read More »

solo soundtrack

Composer John Powell has revealed the tracklist for his Solo: A Star Wars Story soundtrack, and we’re here to obsess over the titles. There’s some stuff to unpack here, but best of all, there’s a track called “Lando’s Closet.” Hell. Yes. See the Solo soundtrack track titles below.

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Star Wars The Last Jedi Music-Only

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this special Star Wars: The Last Jedi edition, director Rian Johnson breaks down a scene from the sci-fi saga sequel. Plus, a featurette takes a closer look at the Star Wars The Last Jedi music-only version of the film available to watch on digital, and discover some of the biggest revelations from The Last Jedi novelization recently released. Read More »

Star Wars The Last Jedi Music-Only Cut

Star Wars: The Last Jedi is available to bring home today on digital download. That means you can watch the movie as many times as you want, and also check out the feature-length documentary The Director and the Jedi that comes with it. But there’s another cool bonus feature that Rian Johnson only just revealed yesterday after the premiere of the aforementioned documentary at SXSW.

For fans who buy Star Wars: The Last Jedi, in any format, there will be a way to access a music-only cut of the movie. That means you’ll be able to watch a version of the movie that lets you hear only the Oscar-nominated score composed by John Williams as you watch. There’s no dialogue, sound effects or any of the extra audio that normally comes with it. Just that incredible score. Find out how to get the Star Wars: The Last Jedi music-only cut below. Read More »

Star Wars Episode 9 Score John Williams

There’s no Star Wars without John Williams.

The legendary composer has been scoring the franchise since 1977, and his name has become synonymous with the soaring, indelible theme songs. But more than 40 years and eight films later, that long partnership may soon be over.

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The Princess Diarist - 2018 Grammy Winners

Last night saw the 2018 Grammy Awards air on CBS. Since that’s music’s biggest night, it’s not something we usually cover, but the Grammys also honor achievements in music from the world of cinema, as well as work that is cinema-adjacent.

Even though La La Land is old news to us by now, the Grammy Awards’ very different deadlines meant the Damien Chazelle musical ended up taking home the Grammy for both Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media and Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media. Meanwhile, the late Carrie Fisher and the great John Williams also took home awards.

Find out more about the (movie relevant!) 2018 Grammy winners below. Read More »

Doug Kenney - Morning Watch

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, John Williams conducts the orchestra during a recording session for the Star Wars: The Last Jedi score. Plus, learn how National Lampoon co-creator Doug Kenney changed the face of comedy forever, and see the amazing visual effects in the Best Picture winning Call Me By Your Name. Read More »

new ready player one featurette

If there’s one element that ensures a ticket to see Ready Player One, it’s Steven Spielberg. Spielberg’s big screen adaptation of Ernest Cline‘s pop-culture-stuffed novel has the potential to be something very entertaining, and an opportunity for Spielberg to create a film more akin to the more wide-appealing blockbusters of his early days. A new Ready Player One featurette understands that, and serves as a both an advertisement for the film, and a tribute to Spielberg.

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John Williams Will Score ‘Star Wars: Episode 9’

John Williams Will Score Star Wars Episode IX

John Williams, who has provided iconic music for every Star Wars film (save Rogue One, which nonetheless used his themes), is all but confirmed to score Star Wars: Episode 9. You know this, I know this, Williams knows this. A new interview with the master composer has Williams confirming that he would very much like to finish out the new trilogy, and that he made this known to director J.J. Abrams. It’s not a firm confirmation, but we can just go ahead and assume that John Williams will provide the Episode 9 score.

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