Archive for the ‘James Newton Howard’ Category

New Line Cinema recently released the teaser trailer to their movie “The Golden Compass” today, which happens to feature some music from James Newton Howard’s score to “Lady in the Water.” Although niether “The Golden Compass” or it’s score have any connections to Shyamalan or James Newton Howard, I still found it quite interesting, and… continue reading »

‘Lady in the Water’ Score Wins 3 IFMCA Awards!

Saturday, February 24th, 2007 by Dr Malcolm Crowe |

The members of the International Film Music Critics Association (IFMCA) have announced the winners of the 3rd Annual IFMCA Awards, honoring achievements in film and television music in 2006. Leading the pack with the most wins is James Newton Howard, for his score to M. Night Shyamalan’s “Lady in the Water” which picked up three… continue reading »

James Newton Howard Recieves 4 IFMCA Nominations

Friday, February 2nd, 2007 by Dr Malcolm Crowe |

The members of the International Film Music Critics Association (IFMCA) have announced their nominees for the latest IFMCA Awards, honoring achievements in film and television music in 2006. The nominees are:

FSM Podcast – “James Newton Howard & M. Night Shyamalan”

Thursday, August 10th, 2006 by Dr Malcolm Crowe |

Film Score Monthly has posted a podcast discussing James Newton Howard’s 5 scores to M. Night Shyamalan films. There isn’t much else to say other than it’s a very enjoyable listen and they have many positive things to say about the relationship. Thanks to J Pickering for the heads up! (Film Score Monthly Podcast –… continue reading »

Variety.com’s 5 Articles about Composer James Newton Howard

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2006 by Dr Malcolm Crowe |

Variety.com posted a couple weeks back 5 articles about composer James Newton Howard, I just happened to find them now . The different articles talk about everything, but are most interesting when talking about his collaborations with M. Night Shyamalan. All in all, they’re good reads. Enjoy: ( Variety.com – Billion-Dollar Composer: James Newton Howard )

Lady in the Water Score Reviews: You Must Buy It!

Monday, July 24th, 2006 by Paul Martin |

Lady in the Water’s Score by James Newton Howard has been getting incredible reviews all over the place.  I’ll be adding mine to the numbers in the next few days or so, but just for now, here’s a roundup of reviews from around the net.

Lady in the Water Score Press Release

Friday, July 21st, 2006 by Paul Martin |

Here’s the Press Release for James Newton Howard’s Lady in the Water Score.  It is now available in stores everywhere, and online.  We’ll have a review of the score sometime next week!

FilmTracks Reviews Lady in the Water Score

Tuesday, July 18th, 2006 by Paul Martin |

Here’s the main selling points of the review: Buy it… if you’re intrigued by the idea of James Newton Howard’s darkly romantic writing expanded to the ultimate in complexly harmonic layers, memorable themes, and the balanced mix of superior orchestration and choral beauty. Avoid it… if you’re a sourpuss or a pickle puss, and you’d… continue reading »

Music for a Bedtime Story: The Lady in the Water Score

Sunday, May 14th, 2006 by Dr Malcolm Crowe |

’Composer James Newton Howard’s collaborations with writer/director M. Night Shyamalan have resulted in some of his most powerful and beautiful film scores: The Sixth Sense, Unbreakable, Signs, and most recently The Village, which garnered him an Academy Award nomination.’ Recently, SoundtrackNet was able to visit some of the recording sessions for the score to Lady… continue reading »

The Village Nominated for Best Original Score!

Tuesday, January 25th, 2005 by Paul Martin |

James Newton Howard has been nominated for Best Original Score by the Academy for his fabulous score to The Village!!!