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Thomas Newman's Score Given a Look in Latest 'Skyfall' Video Blog

17 October 2012 10:00 AM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

A six-minute preview of Thomas Newman's score for Skyfall has already made it's way online. You can preorder it now ahead of its upcoming November 6 release as Sony has just made it the subject of the film's latest video blog. It doesn't necessarily delve into any dark corners of the score and really only looks at the iconic James Bond theme while introducing Derek Watkins, trumpet player who has performed on every single one of the Bond films beginning with Dr. No when he was 17-years-old back in 1962. Check it out below along with the tracklisting of 30 pieces of music that will be found on the film's score. Grand Bazaar, Istanbul (5:14) Voluntary Retirement (2:22) New Digs (2:32) Severine (1:18) Brave New World (1:50) Shanghai Drive (1:26) Jellyfish (3:22) Silhouette (00:56) Modigliani (1:04) Day Wasted (1:31) Quartermaster (4:58) Someone Usually Dies (2:29) Komodo Dragon (3:20) The Bloody Shot (4: »

- Brad Brevet

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New Video Blog for Skyfall Takes a Listen to the Classic Theme

17 October 2012 8:01 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

A new video blog has gone online for the upcoming James Bond film, Skyfall.  Sadly, this is probably the weakest video blog yet.  While it's definitely cool that they took time to speak with trumpet player Derek Watkins, who has worked on every James Bond movie, it doesn't really go into composer Thomas Newman's score.  Perhaps they want to keep it under wraps, or maybe some piece weren't completely finished when this video blog was recorded, but it still would have been nice to get Newman's thoughts on what he plans to bring to the table, and where it will fit in the pantheon of Bond scores. Hit the jump to check out the video blog.  Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Javier Bardem, Helen McCrory, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Whishaw, Berenice Marlohe, and Naomie Harris.  Skyfall opens November 9th. Via 007. Here’s the official synopsis for Skyfall: Daniel Craig is »

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'Skyfall': Behind the scenes on Thomas Newman's score

17 October 2012 6:00 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Skyfall has debuted a new video feature focusing on the spy movie's score. The clip features interviews with Derek Watkins, a trumpet player on all 23 of the 007 outings, and composer Thomas Newman. Oscar nominee Newman, a regular collaborator with Sam Mendes, is working on his first Bond score with Skyfall.

"It makes you want to move. It's just classic and iconic," Newman said of Monty Norman's James Bond theme. "You have to honour that, there's just something about it that plugs right in. "Sometimes (more) »

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Skyfall 'Music' Video Blog

17 October 2012 12:39 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The latest video blog has been released from Skyfall, with this installment focusing on the music. This featurette introduces us to Derek Watkins, a trumpet player who has worked on every single James Bond movie, dating back to Dr. No. We also have four additional behind-the-scenes videos, featuring Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Judi Dench, Naomie Harris, Ralph Fiennes, Albert Finney, Ben Whishaw, and B&#233r&#233nice Marlohe in a variety of key scenes. Get your Skyfall fix with these new videos before this spy thriller debuts in theaters next month.

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Skyfall comes to theaters November 9th, 2012 and stars Ralph Fiennes, Daniel Craig, Helen McCrory, Javier Bardem, Tonia Sotiropoulou, Bérénice Marlohe, Judi Dench, Naomie Harris. The film is directed by Sam Mendes. »

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