[DIFF Video Interview]…Matt Schrader Screens ‘SCORE: A Film Music Documentary’ at the Dallas International Film Festival

The 2017 Dallas International Film Festival brought many amazing films and documentaries to DFW, but few hit as close to home (musically speaking) as Matt Schrader‘s feature, SCORE: A Film Music Documentary. Schrader’s film profiles various personalities and titans in the industry to chronicle the history of film music, reaffirm its importance in our culture, and attempt […]

Off the Shelf…’Big Hero 6′

With so many comic book properties having either run their course, or underwhelming at the box office, it’s great that fans of the genre are getting a breath of fresh air in the form of lesser-known properties. Big Hero 6, for those of you who don’t follow anything but A-list super heroes, is a Marvel […]

G-S-T Review…Kingsman: The Secret Service

When it comes to Matthew Vaughn, high energy director of Kick-Ass, X-Men: First Class, Layer Cake and Stardust, the man is a genre unto himself. That said, his latest effort, Kingsmen: The Secret Service, is all out excitement, a sly comedy and self-aware nod to the vintage spy thrillers. It is also Vaughn’s third foray into […]

Interview…Composers Henry Jackman and Matthew Margeson Bring New Life to the Old-Fashioned Spy Game in ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’

When it comes to larger-than-life comic book universes playing out on the big screen, both Henry Jackman and co-composer Matthew Margeson are the reigning champions of super hero themes and kick-ass action sounds. Kingsman: The Secret Service tells a story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined, but promising street kid into the agency’s ultra-competitive […]

CONTEST CLOSED – Win A Copy of the ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’ CD Score by Henry Jackman & Matthew Margeson

Attention: CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED. All winners have been notified. Thanks for your interest in Kingsman: The Secret Service. ——————————————————————————————————————————— Go,See,Talk and La-La Land Records are offering FIVE lucky fans a copy of the film score soundtrack to Kingsman: The Secret Service composed by Henry Jackman and Matthew Margeson. The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack was released digitally […]

CONTEST CLOSED – Win A Copy of the ‘The Interview’ and ‘This Is the End’ CD Score by Henry Jackman

Attention: CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED. All winners have been notified. Thanks for your interest in The Interview and This Is the End. ——————————————————————————————————————————— Go,See,Talk and La-La Land Records are offering lucky fans a copy of the film score soundtrack to The Interview which includes music composed by Henry Jackman. This CD is a special release and these […]

La-La Land Records Releases Henry Jackman’s KINGSMAN and INTERVIEW Scores

For a number of years, Matthew Vaughn, and his composer in crime have been bringing sensational comic book films to life. Vaughn would provide the visuals, Jackman the symphony, and the result is a pyrophoric myriad of energy, action and excitement. On the heels of their previous collaborations (which include Kick-Ass and X-Men: First Class) is […]

Interview…Film Composer Ilan Eshkeri on the Emotional Depth and Makeshift Magnificence of ‘Black Sea’

Kevin Macdonald‘s Black Sea, which hits U.S. theaters this week, features top-notch acting and, like the submarine, is air-tight, but music is also another highly effective component to the thrilling story. In addition to pulse-pounding sounds and pensive themes, British composer Ilan Eshkeri also adds a thick layer of humanity to the story about about […]

Interview…Film Composer Henry Jackman on Big Screen Heroes and Even Bigger Themes

Since 2009, composer Henry Jackman has been adding blockbuster films to his resume at an incredible rate. And there’s a reason for it – he’s extremely good at his job. Jackman has consistently been providing the modern film world with some of the most thrilling, weighty, and substantive music of the last decade. That’s high […]

FourScore Match-Up #19: “It Don’t Mean A Thing If It Ain’t Got Them Strings”

This week Kenneth Branagh’s Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit hits theaters and marks the 11th time he and that smiling Scottsman composer Patrick Doyle have worked together in the last 25 years. The film features an amazing arrangement of strings with such diversity and complexity it’s easily some of the best pensive spy music since David […]

The Hollywood Reporter Roundtable Series – The Composers

It’s no secret that we at GST are huge film score fans. One thing that makes us happier than seeing these amazing composers get their day in the sun at awards time is the attention The Hollywood Reporter gives them in their famous roundtable  sessions. THR puts out a series of videos like the one […]

G-S-T Review…Captain Phillips

Paul Greengrass is known for making some rather hard-hitting films. Regardless of whether those hits land physically (see: his Bourne films) or emotionally (see: United 93) he’s a no nonsense director who tells taut and weighty white-knuckle tales about survival and the potential power of the human spirit. His latest effort Captain Phillips, the adaptation of the […]