Posts Tagged ‘James Newton Howard’

Shyamalan & Jason Blum on The Visit

Sunday, July 12th, 2015 by Rohan |

M.Night Shyamalan is busy promoting the upcoming thriller The Visit — he was at the San Diego Comic-Con on Thursday, where they screened the film at the Gaslamp Theater. Deadline picked the talk between Jason Blum of Blum House (helping M.Night Shyamalan to produce The Visit) and Night himself. They talk in-depth how to scare… continue reading »

Sony Masterworks is going to release the official soundtrack album for Mr. Shyamalan’s upcoming sci-fi action adventure film, After Earth. Once again, yes, as usual, Mr. James Newton Howard has written the music for Shyamalan; Mr. Howard’s collaboration with the film-maker started with ‘The Sixth Sense’, which was released in 1999 and the two continues… continue reading »

James Newton Howard to compose ‘After Earth’ score

Saturday, June 23rd, 2012 by Rohan |

Ever since the announcement by Sony Pictures that Mr. Shyamalan’s next film After Earth is with Will Smith and his son Jaden smith, we kept including the term ‘wish’ in our sentences in regards to seeing Mr. James Newton Howard back to composing the score for Mr. Shyamalan’s new film. Without a doubt, the man’s work… continue reading »

Music in the movies: James Newton Howard

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010 by Rohan |

A movie’s music is one of its most important aspects; a characteristic that is often taken for granted.  A film can reveal so much within its music.  Beyond the creepy background music of thrillers that tells you the killer is around the corner, music has the ability to expose characters’ feelings, actions, and a film’s tensions…. continue reading »

‘The Village’ is not a bad film.

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010 by Rohan |

Did the sun rise from the east or the west today? – Found an interesting article over at They run a column known as The Black Sheep featuring different takes on films. This time they are taking on The village.  Here is their column. Reason it’s interesting, for the majority of the critics bashed… continue reading »

James Newton Howard’s score for The Last Airbender will be in stores on June 29th.  I have not listened to the clips from the score yet, that are available online, because I’d rather wait for the movie to hear the music.  I have all of JNH’s Shyamalan movie soundtracks and love each one of them… continue reading »

Composer James Newton Howard All Access Interview

Sunday, August 9th, 2009 by Paul Martin |

He’s been the primary composer on all of M. Night’s films starting with The Sixth Sense.   Currently writing the music for The Last Airbender, composer James Newton Howard invites you into his studio for front row access of his Yamaha photo shoot. Learn what inspires him when scoring such blockbusters as The Sixth Sense,… continue reading »

Howard wins IFMCA Award for his score to The Happening

Monday, February 23rd, 2009 by Dr Malcolm Crowe |

On February 19th composer James Newton Howard won the IFMCA Award for Best Original Score for a Horror/Thriller Film for his score to M. Night Shyamalan’s The Happening. Congrats James! See the full list of winners @

Score to ‘The Happening’ Nominated for 2 IFMCA Awards

Saturday, January 17th, 2009 by Dr Malcolm Crowe |

James Newton Howard’s score to The Happening has been nominated for 2 IFMCA awards, including Best Original Score for a Horror/Thriller Film and Film Music Composition of the Year. James was nominated for 4 more IFMCA awards this year for his scores to The Dark Knight and Defiance, as well as a nomination for Film… continue reading »

James Newton Howard to Compose for The Last Airbender

Friday, December 19th, 2008 by Paul Martin |

The Gorfaine-Schwartz Agency has added The Last Airbender to James Newton Howard’s filmography. This is M. Night Shyamalan’s new film, which is expected to premiere in the summer of 2010. It is the seventh feature film collaboration between Howard and Shyamalan, previous projects include The Sixth Sense, Signs, Unbreakable and this year’s The Happening. -via… continue reading »