John Williams suggests Indiana Jones 5 will be his last film score

John Williams suggests Indiana Jones 5 will be his last film score

On June 30, 2023, Indiana Jones returns. The fifth and seemingly final installment of the iconic franchise is hitting theaters fifteen years after the previous chapter, and it will feature the return of some of the most legendary figures in movie history: star Harrison Ford and composer John Williams. And it sounds like there's a [...]

John Williams asked Kathy Kennedy if he could compose the theme for Obi-Wan Kenobi

John Williams asked Kathy Kennedy if he could compose the theme for Obi-Wan Kenobi

When the Obi-Wan Kenobi series premieres on May 27, Natalie Holt will become the first woman to ever provide the score for a live-action Star Wars project - and she will do so along legendary Star Wars composer John Williams. We learned a few months ago that Williams wrote the theme for the series, giving [...]

Natalie Holt is providing the score for Obi-Wan Kenobi, becoming the first woman to ever do so for live-action Star Wars!

Natalie Holt is providing the score for Obi-Wan Kenobi, becoming the first woman to ever do so for live-action Star Wars!

Natalie Holt is providing the musical score for Obi-Wan Kenobi, Vanity Fair's Anthony Breznican revealed in an article recently! She is best-known for providing the score for Loki, which was released on Disney+ last year. This had been rumored but until now wasn't officially known, so it's an exciting announcement. And it's exciting for more [...]

John Williams wrote the theme for the Obi-Wan Kenobi series!

John Williams wrote the theme for the Obi-Wan Kenobi series!

This is a surprise, to be sure, but a most welcome one! After some rumors began circulating recently, a report from Variety today confirmed that John Williams is returning to Star Wars once more. Williams wrote the "musical signature" for the character Obi-Wan Kenobi in the upcoming series bearing his name, and he recored it [...]

John Williams turns 90: my 25 favorite Star Wars musical pieces from the master

John Williams turns 90: my 25 favorite Star Wars musical pieces from the master

John Williams turns 90 years old today. It is nearly impossible to overstate just how massively influential Williams is in the Star Wars universe, as the greatest film composer to ever live has provided the score to all nine saga films, a theme for Solo and Galaxy's Edge, and more. Without Williams, I am extremely [...]

Remembering Raiders of the Lost Ark, 40 years later!

Remembering Raiders of the Lost Ark, 40 years later!

Forty years ago today, Raiders of the Lost Ark was released, introducing fans to Indiana Jones in a film that has spawned a large film franchise and following. It has been met with tremendous critical acclaim over the past four decades, and it is routinely included on the lists of the greatest films ever made. [...]

Harrison Ford and John Williams both returning for Indiana Jones 5; Phoebe Waller-Bridge joins the cast!

Harrison Ford and John Williams both returning for Indiana Jones 5; Phoebe Waller-Bridge joins the cast!

We have a bit of non-Star Wars news that nonetheless is pretty relevant to many Star Wars fans and to Lucasfilm overall, and it pertains to the fifth installment of the Indiana Jones franchise, which is set to hit theaters on July 29, 2022. On Friday, Lucasfilm announced a few notable people who will have [...]

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian: Episode 7 review: My favorite episode yet

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian: Episode 7 review: My favorite episode yet

The seventh episode of Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian shifts the focus to Ludwig Göransson and his fantastic score - and it just might be my favorite episode yet. Compared to the previous six episodes, this one takes a far more streamlined and narrow focus; only three people are interviewed (Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni, and Göransson), [...]

Twelve things we learned from The Skywalker Legacy documentary about the making of The Rise of Skywalker!

Twelve things we learned from The Skywalker Legacy documentary about the making of The Rise of Skywalker!

The Rise of Skywalker released early on digital home media, and with it came lots of bonus content! Most prominently was a feature-length documentary, The Skywalker Legacy, focusing on the making of the film, with a recognition of the saga that came before it. I am utterly fascinated by the making of Star Wars films [...]

John Williams wins Grammy for his Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge theme!

John Williams wins Grammy for his Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge theme!

Legendary composer John Williams wrote a theme for the Star Wars Galaxy's Edge park that opened last year at Disneyland and Disney World, and it earned him another Grammy win. On Sunday night, at the 62nd Grammy Awards, Williams took home the award for Best Instrumental Composition for his score for Galaxy's Edge. It's a [...]