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Stargirl Composer Pinar Toprak Talks Series' Sound, Super Influences

How can I get that across in the music?"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QmHhIDUrdVA Her Musical Influences Are Pretty "Super" Favorite composer? Influences? Pinar cites John Barry, Jerry Goldsmith, and Cinema Paradiso composer Ennio Morricone as her timeless inspirations, but John Williams wrote the score that made her fall in love with the music, and this particular genre that she happens to[...]

John Williams - Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Symphonic Suite (Audio Only)

Listen to the Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Symphonic Suite by John Williams

If you didn't get a chance to reserve your spot to check out Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge at Disneyland (which reportedly "sold out" in under two hours), we've still got a nice treat for you- a brand new piece of music from the composer of a galaxy far, far away, John Williams.Released yesterday officially by DisneyMusic,[...]

Home Alone Again with the Google Assistant

Kevin McCallister Returns: Macaulay Culkin's 'Home Alone' for Google

The Chris Columbus-directed feature from 1990 was a charming and timely family comedy, complete with mousetraps and an incredible John Williams score.It also is still near and dear to star Culkin's heart, as made apparent by this commercial made for the Google Home Assistant."It was interesting going back and doing a lot of this stuff," Culkin said[...]

Wanna Hear John Williams' Disney Star Wars Parks Music?!?

As the time gets closer for Disneyland and Walt Disney World to open their Star Wars themed Galaxy's Edge lands, we're getting more tastes and teases as to what awaits us there.Entertainment Weekly just debuted [exclusively] a series of pieces of music from the great Maestro John Williams, composed for Black Spire and the new Cosmic Conflict locations.This[...]

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Mondo Music Release of the Week: Jurassic Park!

This week sees the release of one of the best soundtracks of all time: John Williams's Jurassic Park score![gallery columns="2" size="large" ids="857633,857634"] Welcome! In celebration of the forthcoming 25th anniversary of the cinematic masterpiece JURASSIC PARK, this week we're honored to present an all-new repress of John Williams' incredible score, available for the first time in several[...]

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[#SXSW] What We Learned from Twitter's The Last Jedi Panel

[Editor's Note: This Last Jedi-centric piece comes to us from Bleeding Cool correspondent Brandon Wainerdi from SXSW 2018.] I am currently writing this in a Starbucks in Georgetown, Texas. Only 30 miles outside of Austin, the pressure kept building in my head as I sped back home, so much so that I had to finally pull […]

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Star Wars Releases First Look at 'Solo' Lobby Display

(You can read more about those here.)Ron Howard stepped in to complete the film after original directors Chris Miller and Phil Lord were let go from the project by Kathleen Kennedy for a myriad of reasons (that we'll probably learn more about when the film opens).Solo will feature at least one piece of music by Star Wars[...]

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Happy Birthday, John Williams: Bleeding Cool Staff Talks Favorite Williams Pieces, Scores

Happy birthday to one of our favorite composers of iconic movie themes and moments, John Williams The 86-years-young maestro has been the aural architect of some of the most impactful and enduring scores in modern cinema history — here are some favorites of the Bleeding Cool staff.[caption id="attachment_773093" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Editorial credit: Featureflash Photo Agency /[...]

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Kobe Bryant Might Need to Make Room for an Oscar in His Trophy Case

The music was done by iconic composer John Williams.Bryant told the Los Angeles Times that he had previously reached out to Williams in 2008 to help his basketball game: "I asked myself a question What makes a John Williams piece timeless? How is he using each instrument? How is he building momentum? As a basketball player,[...]

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Fortune and Glory, Kid: Spielberg Eyeing Indiana Jones 5 to Direct Next

There were also the random reports about a Chris Pratt-fronted Indy, but those have since been largely dismissed.There have also been no shortage of rumors about what the 5th film may be about, but everyone confirms there will NOT be an appearance of Shia LaBeouf's Mutt character from Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (*sigh of relief*).Back[...]

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Finishing the Saga: John Williams Will Compose for Star Wars IX

Few things are as instantaneously recognizable as John Williams iconic Star Wars compositions.  Having created each sweeping score for the saga since the first in 1977, Williams is more intimately familiar with the galactic conflict films than perhaps anyone else.[caption id="attachment_773093" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Editorial credit: Featureflash Photo Agency / Shutterstock.com[/caption]It has been a topic of some discussion[...]

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John Williams Will Write Theme for Solo: A Star Wars Story

Legendary composer John Williams is returning for another Star Wars movie! Williams will write the theme for the upcoming Solo: A Star Wars Story, the Han Solo solo adventure starring Aiden Ehrenreich as the titular young Solo, Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian, and Emilia Clarke as a character named Kira.Unlike the main Star Wars movies, however,[...]

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Rian Johnson Confirms The Last Jedi Runtime: 2 Hours And 30 Minutes

For me, it was like when I realized my old movies." On Mark Hamill and his input on the script: "Mark Hamill was offered many ideas for the script, but I have to tell him that he had to keep it canon [...]» I wanted to understand above all that had become Luke Skywalker that he attaches[...]

These 7 Close Encounters Of The Third Kind Photos Mean Something

In the summer of 1977, director Steven Spielberg astounded audiences with his seminal science fiction classic Close Encounters of The Third Kind. Sony Pictures has been working hard on a theatrical release of the film, their viral marketing campaign from earlier this year causing fans to believe a sequel was in the works instead. Author Michael Klastorin has […]

The Ten Best John Williams Songs To Listen To On Star Wars Day

[caption id="attachment_647143" align="aligncenter" width="2000"] Art directed by Suzy Rice and illustrated by John Alvin[/caption]John Williams is the best film composer of all-time His greatest achievement would be the soundtracks to the 7 films that makes up the Star Wars Saga (Rogue One is not a Saga film) Since today is Star Wars Day (May the[...]



On This Day In Pop Culture History For February 8

(AP photo/AJC files) 1977[/caption]1977- Hustler publisher Larry Flynt sentenced on obscenity chargeshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ki9A1vF8V4U1996- The massive Internet collaboration "24 Hours in Cyberspace" takes place.On this day in Bleeding Cool history, in 2013 Rich Johnston reported further on Comics Conman Josh Hoopes, and we discussed the return of Powergirls' boob window.[gallery size="medium" ids="608242,608241,608240"]Birthdays today include Jules Verne writer[...]

The Force Awakens In IMAX And Other Tales Of The Star Wars

Abrams and some of the stars of The Force Awakens discuss using the IMAX cameras while shooting the latest Star Wars film:[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Vd_GsC-VPE[/youtube]As an aside, I think Harrison Ford's nose scratch is one of his more subtle tells that he's uncomfortable in an interview.Meanwhile, CBS' 60 Minutes gets a look at a Star Wars scoring session[...]