A new group of entertainment professionals in Motion Pictures, Television, Live Theatre, Radio and Recording have been selected to receive stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, it was announced today by the Walk of Fame Selection Committee of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.   These individuals were chosen from among hundreds of nominations...

Ennio Morricone, the prolific Italian composer and conductor who has written many of the most recognizable film scores in history, says he will never again work with director Quentin Tarantino because he "places music in his films without coherence."Morricone's work most recently appeared in Tarantino's Django Unchained, the homage to the Spaghetti...

by Peter Helman Sam Smith and his songwriting partner Jimmy Napes received the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song tonight for "Writing's On The Wall," their theme for the final Daniel Craig James Bond film Spectre. The award was presented by Katy Perry, and the other nominees were Ellie Goulding's "Love Me Like You Do" from 50 Shades Of Gre...

by Nick Vivarelli   Ennio Morricone will be feted by the 11th Los Angeles-Italia Film Fashion and Art Festival, the annual pre-Oscars event comprising movies and music and celebrating showbiz ties between Italy and Hollywood, which will run Feb. 21-27 at the Hollywood and Highland Center.   The venerable Italian composer, whose long l...

  WTI Magazine #76    2016 February 15Author : Edoardo Peretti      Translation by:   The extraordinary "The Hateful Eight" by Quentin Tarantino was quite ignored by the Academy: despite being one of the best movies of the Italian American director, it got only three nominations, none of them in the main categories. Among these three, however, t...

by Nick Vivarelli   Italy's Cinecittà Studios are set to welcome Quentin Tarantino's "The Hateful Eight" with a unique launch from its legendary Studio 5 soundstage, once Federico Fellini's second home, now being turned into a special screening venue equipped for 70mm projection and 888 seats. Tarantino specifically asked Cinecittà to s...

In addition to the GRAMMY Awards, The Recording Academy presents Special Merit Awards recognizing contributions of significance to the recording field, including the Lifetime Achievement Award, Trustees Award and Technical GRAMMY Award. In the days leading up to the 56th GRAMMY Awards, GRAMMY.com will present the tributes to the 2014 Special Merit...

Ennio Morricone has been nominated for 2016 Golden Globes in the category of Best Original Score. Morricone was recognized for his work on Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight. The cerimony will take place in Los Angeles January 10. Today in his late '80s, Morricone has written nearly 400 scores and earned his first of five Oscar nominations...

By Max Pizarro   Or was it Ennio Morricone? In any event, Italian American lawmakers are fuming over mail pieces in Sayreville that invoke what they say are offensive ethnic stereotypes. U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone and state Senator Joe Vitale (D-19) said they want incumbent Mayor Kennedy O'Brien to cease and desist, and retract a mail...

by Ben Taylor   During this year's massive Comic-Con event, cinema's hero Quentin Tarantino took a moment to announce that he's changing his methods for his upcoming 8th film, spaghetti western The Hateful 8, and rather than taking scores from other films, he has enlisted the help of the legendary Italian composer Ennio Morricone to write an...