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Stream Gorgeous Scores by Clint Mansell (‘Noah’) and Mica Levi (‘Under the Skin’) Now

Once tomorrow hits, there are two big films hitting theaters that could become blockbusters. Well, at least if they’re based on their gorgeous scores.

First up is Clint Mansell’s score for Noah, the biblical epic directed by Darren Aronofsky. It comes out tomorrow, but the score is up on Spotify for streaming now. It doesn’t take long to realize Mansell’s pieces erupt with dramatics. One look at the film trailer and you should have known that already (or one look at the title of the songs, like “The World Was Filled With Violence” and “The End of All Flesh …

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Stream Alfonso Cuarón’s Score for ‘Gravity’

Alfonso Cuarón’s latest space-thriller Gravity has been getting a ton of hype. Tons of outlets are calling it one of the most intense, unique film-going experiences of the year. Well today, we’re pleased to share with you a stream of the score from one of the UTG office’s most anticipated films of the year. Scored by Steven Price (Attack the Block, The World’s End), the score hauntingly compliments what is supposed to be a very visceral film-going experience.

Premiering on Wired, Price sat down with the outlet saying:

“Alfonso was always very determined that the soundtrack

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Scene & Heard: ‘Man of Steel’

Writing about Man of Steel now, even in the wake of that Comic-Con announcement, feels almost belated. Until the revelation that Superman would be teaming up with his comic book cohort Batman for the sequel, it seemed that buzz had died down on the film (and unsurprisingly so, as it turned out to be a very ordinary experience). I’ve seen more discussion of Man of Steel than of any recent superhero movie, most of it stemming from the film’s decision to root a hero traditionally associated with joy and hope and optimism in a kind of gloomy, brooding, …

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Stream Hans Zimmer’s Entire ‘Man Of Steel’ Score

Zack Snyder’s Superman adaptation, Man Of Steel, arrives in theaters this Friday and like any film scored by award-winning German compsoser, Hans Zimmer, the music accompanying Clark Kent’s story will be one of the best parts of the film hands down. If you’re not familiar with Hans Zimmer’s name, trust that he has likely contributed the intensely beautiful music to nearly every big-budget epic you’ve loved on the silver screen (e.g. Gladiator, The Dark Knight trilogy, Inception).

Man Of Steel‘s score may just be one of Zimmer’s finest works to date and the entire thing is …

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Take a Wonderful Look into the Making of the Music of ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’

Regardless of your thoughts on Star Trek Into Darkness (here is what we had to say), one thing is for certain: the score behind the film is absolutely gorgeous. Today we are excited to share with you a short 7-minute behind the scenes documentary about recording the score for the film. We get to see insights from music conductor and orchestrator Tim Simonec, who conducted the studio musicians for Star Trek Into Darkness, and he explains the process and wonder of conducting musicians for film. Director J.J. Abrams and composer Michael Giacchino also make a brief appearance and …

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STREAM: ‘The Great Gatsby’ Soundtrack

Today we are excited to share with you the complete soundtrack for Buz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby, available to stream now courtesy of NPR. The album has songs from all of your favorites, including Lana Del Ray, Jay-Z, Nero, Florence + The Machine, and much more.

The Great Gatsby comes out on May 10, so make sure you check that out once it hits the theaters. It’s a Buzz Luhrmann film (Moulin Rouge), so expect a lot of flash, spectacle, and great cinematography.

You can click here for the stream on NPR, …

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Original Score For The Gaslight Anthem’s Short Film Released

The original score for the short film that The Gaslight Anthem unveiled in February, Every Word Handwritten, has been released on iTunes.

The fifteen minute film was co-written and produced by drummer Benny Horowitz and directed by Kevin Slack.

“It wasn’t some gigantic Radiohead conceptual-brainchild thing,” the Gaslight Anthem drummer Benny Horowitz told Rolling Stone.

Every Word Handwritten was scored by Gaslight Anthem guitarist Alex Rosamilia alongside Wes Kleinknecht, a friend of the band.

The film is still available to watch over at PunkNews.org.…

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Stream the First Track from ‘The Hobbit’ Score, List of Theaters Showing 48FPS Released

It’s a great day in the Shire today! We are so excited to share with you a track off of the score from Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit, created by legendary composer Howard Shore. The song titled  “Radagast the Brown” is beautiful, but let’s be honest, we knew it was going to be great before we clicked play on the stream.

Today 48FPS Movies announced the locations of where The Hobbit will be screened in 48 frames per second. Don’t know what this means? We broke it down here earlier this year here. Now this format is new technological advancement …

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SCENE & HEARD: Kick-Ass

Written by UTG critic Grace DuffyScene & Heard takes a look at the music that makes our favorite films so memorable. Whether it’s the 400-piece orchestra Christopher Nolan used for The Dark Knight, or the dozen or so bands that contributed to the soundtrack of Top Gun, there is no denying the impact music has on movies and this column hopes to highlight the best of the best.

If you have a suggestion for a film we should cover on Scene & Heard, please contact us by emailing utgjames@gmail.com.

A more recent classic in soundtrack terms, Kick-Ass was …

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SCENE & HEARD: We Bought A Zoo

Written by UTG critic Grace DuffyScene & Heard takes a look at the music that makes our favorite films so memorable. Whether it’s the 400-piece orchestra Christopher Nolan used for The Dark Knight, or the dozen or so bands that contributed to the soundtrack of Top Gun, there is no denying the impact music has on movies and this column hopes to highlight the best of the best.

If you have a suggestion for a film we should cover on Scene & Heard, please contact us by emailing utgjames@gmail.com.

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MOVIE REVIEW: Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows

Film: Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows
Starring: Robert Downey Jr.
Directed By: Guy Ritchie

After the success of Guy Ritchie’s 2009 adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, at least one sequel was destined to explode onto the silver screen sooner rather than later. Surely enough, 3 years later, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows makes its way to cinemas in response to our thirst for entertainment, and I’m quenched. This time, the disarranged and manic, yet methodic and observant Holmes continues his sleuthing on a grander scale with far larger stakes. The film lives up to its promises for …

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REVIEW: T-Pain – rEVOLVEr

Artist: T-Pain
Album: rEVOLVEr
Genre: R’n’b, hip-hop
Label: Nappy Boy, Konvict Muzik, RCA

This was a fun album to review. Not because it’s particularly good, but just for how often it makes such a spectacular tool of itself. You can’t but laugh and applaud its blatant and wilful badness. I don’t know if this was intentional or not, or if it’s just a symptom of me not listening to this type of music very often, but I almost feel refreshed after listening to it. I wish I had enough space to do an in-depth review of each track.…