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‘Spectre’: Film Review

Sam Mendes returns to direct Daniel Craig again in the latest James Bond adventure, picking up the story after their billon-dollar franchise reboot 'Skyfall.' 

Hollywood Music in Media Awards: Sam Smith, Lady Gaga, Brian Wilson Among Nominees (Exclusive)

The annual celebration of music in film, TV, video games, commercials and trailers is one of the better predictors of the best original score and best original song Golden Globe and Oscar categories.

John Williams Not Scoring Spielberg Film for First Time Since 1985

The composer pulled out of Cold War thriller 'Bridge of Spies' due to a "minor health issue."

Scoring ‘Her’: Composers Owen Pallett and William Butler on the Film’s Stark Soundtrack

Plus: how do you put music to a sex scene involving an operating system?

Oscars: First-Ever Concert to Feature Nominated Scores and Songs

William Butler, Owen Pallett, Alexandre Desplat, Thomas Newman, Steven Price and John Williams will direct their compositions, while Jill Scott will perform "Happy."

Roundtable: 6 Composers on Dealing With Delusional Directors and ‘Fake Praise Rejection’

Five veteran composers, along with one relative newcomer who recently graduated from music editor to potential Oscar contender, discuss their biggest challenges, whether they look at box-office numbers and how they'd handle getting fired (one word: "drugs").

Palm Springs Film Fest: Honors for ’12 Years’ Scene-Stealer and ‘Mr. Banks’ Composer

Lupita Nyong'o will receive the Breakthrough Performance Award and Thomas Newman will accept the Frederick Loewe Award for Film Composing, which he previously won in 2006.