Production has officially started on Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of Frank Herbert’s Dune, and it’s been announced that Dark Knight and Inception composer Hans Zimmer will create the film’s score. Hans and Denis previously worked on Blade Runner 2049, so it makes sense that they would want to work together again. Zimmer is a master composer and I love the scores that he has created for the films that he’s worked on. It’ll be cool to see what he ends up delivering for this one. We also have a new synopsis to share with you that came from a recent press release: Set on the planet Arrakis, we find ourselves exploring the story of two warring galactic royal families House Atreides and House Harkonnen. When Duke Leto Atreides is assassinated, his son Paul and wife Lady Jessica escape only to be adopted by the Fremen, who becomes Paul’s personal army against the Harkonnen as he develops powers from the spice, a substance that extends life and … [Read more...] about Production Begins on Denis Villeneuve’s DUNE and Hans Zimmer Will Score The Film
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HalloweenHalloween John Carpenter Movie News By Christian Long ON December 3, 2018 BEGIN SLIDESHOWHalloween: John Carpenter is ready to score the reboot’s sequelThough not officially announced yet, a sequel to this year’s Halloween is all but assured. The film brought in $252 million worldwide and became the highest grossing slasher film of all time. Now, Horror master John Carpenter is ready to write the music for the sure-to-be-announced sequel. In an interview with Consequence of Sound, the filmmaker and musician said he couldn’t wait to compose a score for the inevitable sequel.“We’ll be ready. We’ve all talked about it. We’ll be ready,” Carpenter revealed.He’s also working on another compilation, Lost Themes III, but says his band needs a bit of a break. “The group is not intensely working on anything, but we’ll get back together and do some more stuff. We need to rest now after Halloween and keep out of … [Read more...] about Halloween: John Carpenter is ready to score the reboot’s sequel
By Randy Myers, Correspondent | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: November 16, 2018 at 10:00 am | UPDATED: November 16, 2018 at 10:03 am It’s beginning to look a lot like … awards season, with contenders and wannabes heading into movie theaters in the weeks ahead. Trouble is, it’s almost impossible to watch them all. But we’re here to help, with a guide to the legitimate Oscar hopefuls that have landed or are headed to Bay Area screens through the end of 2018. All opening dates, of course, are subject to change. So get cozy and place your bets. “Widows”: Could Viola Davis snag another Oscar nomination, even another win in 2019? Possibly. The “Fences” best supporting actress is said to be dynamite in Steve McQueen’s clever heist flick penned by twist specialist Gillian Flynn of “Gone Girl” fame. It’s about cash-strapped wives teaming up to clear the debts dubiously rung up by their dead hubbies. Don’t be … [Read more...] about Hey, Oscar watchers: here are the films you need to see
By Joey Guerra Published 12:43 pm CDT, Tuesday, October 16, 2018 Horror film soundtrack composer Claudio Simonetti and his band Goblin will live score their classic soundtrack to Dario Argento's 1977 supernatural horror film Suspiria. Horror film soundtrack composer Claudio Simonetti and his band Goblin will live score their classic soundtrack to Dario Argento's 1977 supernatural horror film Suspiria. Photo: Courtesy In Suspiria, a New York ballerina (Jessica Harper) enrolls at a haunted dance academy run by witches in the Black Forest. In Suspiria, a New York ballerina (Jessica Harper) enrolls at a haunted dance academy run by witches in the Black Forest. Photo: Credit: Seda Spettacoli / Produzioni Atlas Consorziate Dario Argento's 1977 horror classic "Suspiria" (pictured here) is getting a … [Read more...] about Claudio Simonetti’s Goblin will live-score the original ‘Suspiria’ film in Houston
By Tony Bravo Published 10:16 am PDT, Tuesday, October 16, 2018 Bradley Cooper (left) and Lady Gaga in a scene from 2018’s “A Star is Born.” Bradley Cooper (left) and Lady Gaga in a scene from 2018’s “A Star is Born.” Photo: Clay Enos / Associated Press Bradley Cooper (left) and Lady Gaga in a scene from 2018’s “A Star is Born.” Bradley Cooper (left) and Lady Gaga in a scene from 2018’s “A Star is Born.” Photo: Neal Preston / Associated Press Kris Kristofferson (left) and Barbra Streisand in 1976’s “A Star is Born.” Kris Kristofferson (left) and Barbra Streisand in 1976’s “A Star is Born.” Photo: File Barbra Streisand (left) and Kris Kristofferson in 1976’s “A … [Read more...] about Is the new ‘A Star is Born’ the gayest version of the film yet?