Film scores

  1. Clint Mansell Performs Darren Aronofsky Scores in Concert

    April 09, 2012 4:02 PM EDT Composer Clint Mansell is flanked by Milan Records' Stefan Karrer, VP Acquisition & Distribution, on the left and the head of Milan's U.S. Operations, Jean-Christophe Chamboredon. Mansell and his enemble performed his scores for thre ...

  2. Mac Miller Headed for Top of This Week's Billboard 200

    November 14, 2011 7:25 AM EST As we reported earlier this week , Mac Miller is about to make a splash on the Billboard 200 albums chart , as his "Blue Slide Park" debut is set to bow at No. 1 on the tally next week. Sources suggest the rapper's album could sell ...

  3. Oscar Nominee Hans Zimmer Talks 'Dark Knight Rises,' Next 'Pirates Of The Caribbean'

    February 25, 2011 3:42 PM EST Guitar sounds have been big in film composer Hans Zimmer's life lately. If he picks up his second Academy Award Sunday the nod will owe a debt to the performance from ex-Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr on "Inception." "Rango," ...

  4. Discs Drive Lil Wayne's 'Human' 16-1 on Billboard 200

    October 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Two weeks after Lil Wayne's "I Am Not a Human Being" bowed at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 exclusively from download sales, its CD release pushes it to No. 1 in its third chart week, selling 125,000, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Da ...

  5. 'New Moon' Rises To No. 1 on Billboard 200

    October 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" soundtrack rises to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 this week, selling 153,000 copies (up 33%) in its first full week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The Summit/Chop Shop/Atlantic album, which featu ...

  6. 'New Moon' Positioned For No. 1 On Billboard 200

    October 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Next week, the "New Moon" may rise ... to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart. Industry prognosticators suggest that "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" soundtrack, which debuted at No. 2 this week on the Billboard 200, has a sho ...

  7. Hans Zimmer Marching To His Own Tune

    November 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST Composer Hans Zimmer on Thursday shared some insight for those who want to join his new studio, Remote Control. "You better have a point of view so we can come up with an idea together," he said. Zimmer spoke during a Q&A on Day 1 (N ...

  8. Aronofsky, Mansell To Speak At Billboard Film/TV Music Conference

    October 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Director Darren Aronofsky and composer Clint Mansell will speak about their award-winning film "The Wrestler" at the Hollywood Reporter/Billboard Film/TV Music conference, to be held Nov. 13-14 at the Hotel Sofitel in Los Angeles. The pa ...

  9. Zimmer, Howard To Perform At 'Dark Knight' Premiere

    July 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard will perform together live for the first time prior to the world premiere of Warner Bros.' "The Dark Knight" on July 14. The premiere will be held at the AMC Loews Lincoln Square IMAX theater in N ...

  10. Goldenthal To Score 'Public Enemies'

    June 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Elliot Goldenthal will score "Public Enemies," teaming again with director Michael Mann after their collaboration on 1995's "Heat." "Enemies" stars Johnny Depp and Christian Bale in a retelling of the John Dillin ...

  11. 'Dark Knight' Score Set For Release

    May 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT "The Dark Knight Original Motion Picture Soundtrack," featuring the film's score by Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard, will be released on July 15 on Warner Bros. Records. The soundtrack will be released in four different versions ...

  12. Q&A: JOHN OTTMAN

    July 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Superman may be faster than a speeding bullet, but he has nothing on John Ottman. The composer not only wrote two hours of music for "Superman Returns," he edited the Bryan Singer-directed summer bloc Superman may be faster than a speedi ...

  13. Scene & Heard

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Composers Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard recent- ly emerged from their own bat caves with a looming, gothic swell of a score for the Warner Bros. film "Batman Begins," which opens June 15. Read M Composers Hans Zimmer and James Newt ...