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Simon Kinberg: 'Dark Phoenix' Story "Required an Intensity to tell Properly"

Bear McCreary Chats 'Godzilla', Netflix's 'Rim of the World' [Interview]

Anytime we get to chat with prolific (and Emmy-winning) composer Bear McCreary, it's a good day. Admittedly, he's a friend, met several years ago after that incident of moving a locked piano across a very-large-Texas-sized convention center, and a panel moderation with said piano. Aside from being a pretty cool guy to chat with, he's […]

Wanna Hear Bear McCreary's Rodan Theme from 'Godzilla: King of the Monsters'?

Wanna Hear Bear McCreary's Rodan Theme from 'Godzilla: King of the Monsters'?

Maybe we're more than a little excited about the upcoming Godzilla: King of the Monsters film. A kaiju-sized reason for that is director Mike Dougherty's infectious enthusiasm for the subject matter, how he describes the creatures, and every bit of promotional material we've seen thus far. Add into that the fact that Emmy-winning composer Bear McCreary is handling […]

14 New Photos from 'Godzilla: King of the Monsters'

13 New Photos from 'Godzilla: King of the Monsters'

It's alllllmost time to see our favorite legendary Kaiju to stomp into theaters in the newest addition to the Godzilla franchise, Godzilla: King of the Monsters. Everything we've seen from the film leading up to release gets us more and more excited, and the early screening reactions are saying everything we want to hear. So, while we […]

New Chucky Doll Looks Ready for Some 'Childs Play'

Chucky Just Wants to Play in New 'Child's Play' Trailer

The full trailer for Child's Play has been unleashed, and it looks terrifying. This is the stuff of my nightmares. Watch it below, in it you can hear Mark Hamill's Chucky voice for the first time as well. In the new Child's Play, Mark Hamill will play a sinister entity that has been updated to […]

Bear McCreary Compares the 'Godzilla' Theme to 'James Bond' Theme

Emmy winning composer Bear McCreary was a guest on Score: The Podcast this week, and he spoke briefly about the upcoming Godzilla: King of the Monsters film from Legendary (which he's done the score for). In this snippet from the episode (which you can listen to on iTunes now), McCreary compares Akira Ifukube's original Godzilla theme to that […]

Bear McCreary to Compose 'Child's Play' Score for MGM Reboot

Bear McCreary to Compose 'Child's Play' Score for Reboot

We're thrilled to report that our friend Emmy winning composer Bear McCreary is joining Orion Pictures' Child's Play reboot! "Chucky haunted my dreams when I was a kid, ever since his devilish little face peered out at me from a torn VHS cover at my local video store. Now, thirty years later, I have a remarkable opportunity […]

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Hell Fest Review: A Great Start to the Halloween Season

Halloween season is upon us, and while spread out all year, horror fans want to watch horror movies now. This season will have plenty of choices, both in theaters and on the small screen.  That being said, this weekend Monster Kids will want to make sure they catch Hell Fest in theaters while they can. […]

"Kara Remembers" 'Battlestar Galactica' Piano Finds Home with Bear McCreary

Fans of the Ronald D. Moore reimagined Battlestar Galactica will no doubt recognize this piano, used in the seminal season 4 episode 'Someone to Watch Over Me', and its importance to the tune 'Kara Remembers' composed by Bear McCreary. If you have NOT completed that season of BSG, you will definitely want to do that before diving into the importance […]

Bear McCreary Talks Composing for 'Godzilla: King of the Monsters'

We can safely say the San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) trailer reveal for Godzilla: King of the Monsters had perhaps the biggest audience response out of anything shown during the Warner Bros. presentation. It's not hard to see why, as the trailer not only conveys a sense of the large-scale (ha, lizard, scale) destruction we'll be […]

Mondo Is Releasing Bear McCreary's God of War Soundtrack on Vinyl

Mondo releases new vinyl special editions every single week. They are they ultimate edition of whatever they put out, featuring extensive liner notes, brand-new commissioned artwork, and always have a limited-edition size. The vinyl itself is usually colored or a photo disc as well. Basically, it's like the Criterion Collection of movie and gaming soundtracks. […]

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God of War: First Day Play Impressions

Sony PlayStation's new chapter in the God of War franchise finally released on April 19th, and we've been giving it most of our attention. The title was created by Santa Monica Studio this time around, and God of War director Cory Barlog really delivered. Barlog posted this super emotional video reacting to the so far OVERWHELMINGLY positive reviews of the […]

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'God of War' Launch Day Event is About to go Live, Here's How To Watch

After all-the-hype and excitement, launch day for Sony Playstation's latest God of War title is finally here.  The next chapter in Kratos' saga is a familial one, and it looks absolutely gorgeous. The company has been posting a lot lately about a special event that starts at 7:30pm PST on their, and here's where you […]

PlayStation Releases Bear McCreary's God of War Soundtrack on Spotify a Week Early

There is an incredible buzz around Sony PlayStation's next release in the God of War franchise, due out next week (April 20th). Some early reviews of the title are going so far as to proclaim things like monumental storytelling, incredible graphics, stellar soundtrack, and Game of the Year. Voiced this time around by Christopher Judge (Stargate), […]

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Outlander: Get Your Sassenach Hands on Bear McCreary's Season 3 Soundtrack Now

Droughtlander is a rough time for Outlander fans, and thankfully, STARZ kind of knows this. Emmy winning composer Bear McCreary just announced that today, the soundtrack for season 3 of the time travel show is available. Today is the day! #Outlander Season3 soundtrack is out! @Outlander_STARZ — Bear McCreary 🐻🎶 (@bearmccreary) February 9, 2018 Seriously, the […]

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WATCH: Brand-New Story Trailer for God of War from Santa Monica Studio

The newest installment of God of War looks pretty badass, not gonna lie. Together with his son Atreus, Kratos will venture into the brutal Norse wilds and fight to fulfill a deeply personal quest. The official synopsis for the title reads: "From Santa Monica Studio and creative director Cory Barlog comes a new beginning for God […]

Outlander Season 3, Episode 9 Has New Music And Opening Images

Outlander season 3 episode 9 "Doldrums" had some big changes in store for fans, and thanks to Entertainment Weekly, we know what they are. EW broke the news as the show was airing in the east coast time block that the iconic opening sequence featuring "The Skye Boat Song" was changing to again reflect the […]