CD Review: JACK THE GIANT SLAYER soundtrack

JACK THE GIANT SLAYER soundtrack | ©2013Water Tower Records

Make no mistake that composer-editor John Ottman can adventurously lighten up when in the sole musical seat to provide dynamically fun work on ASTRO BOY and two FANTASTIC FOUR flicks. Yet when he teams up with director Bryan Singer, the results usually skew towards the dark side, from the outrightly oppressive VALKYRIE and APT PUPIL to the brooding super-heroics of X-MEN UNITED and SUPERMAN RETURNS. So it’s a pleasant surprise that the duo have chosen an entertainingly inconsequential project like JACK THE GIANT SLAYER to finally sit back and have some fluffy, creative popcorn with. Yet ironically, JACK impressively proves […]Read On »

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Exclusive Photos from the JACK THE GIANT SLAYER Los Angeles Premiere

Stanley Tucci, Nicholas Hoult, Eleanor Tomlinson, Bill Nighy at the Los Angeles premiere of JACK THE GIANT SLAYER | ©2013 Sue Schneider

New Line Cinema in association with Legendary Pictures An original Film, Big Kid Pictures, A Bad Hat Harry Production of a Bryan Singer Film held the Los Angeles Premiere of JACK THE GIANT SLAYER on February 26th at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. The story is about a young man, Jack (Nicholas Hoult), who opens a gateway between our world and a fearsome race of giants. It’s been centuries since the long-banished giants roamed our world and now the battle is on as Jack fights for his people, the love of a brave princess, Isabelle (Eleanor Tomlinson) as he […]Read On »

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Interview: Composer John Ottman enters the UNKNOWN

UNKNOWN movie poster | ©2011 Warner Bros.

Among the composers who’ve been chased by international killers, engaged in murderous games of cops and robbers, or have spied on the antics of various psychopaths, John Ottman might consider himself a marked man. Making a huge splash along with film school buddy Bryan Singer as the editor and composer of 1995’s THE USUAL SUSPECTS, Ottman’s way of ratcheting the dramatic stakes up with walls of creeping, orchestra-heavy melody has led his talents to far more visceral ends in the genre with the likes of TRAPPED, CELLULAR and HIDE AND SEEK, topping off his multi-hyphenate hat as perhaps the one […]Read On »

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