• Composer Series,  Interviews,  Movies/Entertainment

    Interview…Composer Miles Hankins on the Musical Backdrop to ‘Long Shot’

    Award-winning composer Miles Hankins boasts a diverse body of work spanning the entertainment industry. He most recently co-composed Seth Rogen and Charlize Theron’s romantic comedy, Long Shot with Marco Beltrami. Additionally, Miles received a Sports Emmy nomination for Outstanding Music Direction on the HBO documentary series Being Serena and was recently honored at the awards ceremony in New York. As an exceptionally creative independent composer, Miles has collaborated with Beltrami on several critically-acclaimed scores including A Quiet Place, which received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Original Score, Marvel’s Fantastic Four, Sony’s The Shallows, and Columbia Pictures’ The Night Before. In addition to film, Miles scored CBS’s primetime series, 3…

  • Movies/Entertainment

    3rd Annual ‘Musical Anatomy of a Superhero’ At 2015 Comic-Con

    Of all the fans who flock to San Diego Comic Con, some of the most die-hard enthusiasts (aside from cosplayers, obviously) have to be film score fans. Well, for those of you who adore that big Hollywood symphonic (and synthetic) sound to all the tent pole comic films, here is a panel that is right up your alley. Just like last year, several A-list composers will be attending SDCC and their panel, Musical Anatomy of a Superhero will provide insight on the process of creating a theme, transforming the theme throughout the story line while following the often uphill battle that our heroes travel. From the ominous horns of Jaws…

  • FourScore,  Movies/Entertainment

    FourScore Match-Up #6: “Once Upon A Time In The West”

    Much like one of our earlier FourScores, today’s match-up focuses on the gunslingers who helped tame the West. Each film is is chock full of boots, spurs horse and more, fantastic shootouts and of course simply stunning scores to drive it all home. But only one will take the tile of the Wildest. Who will it be? Is it the OK Corral’s fearsome foursome, the tale of the outlaw/bored king Ben Wade, a man named “Bluebonnet” just trying to make a living, or the anonymous man named “Joe“?? Find out after the jump…