Alexandre Desplat To Compose ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’ Score
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Gareth Edwards will be reuniting with his Godzilla composer, Alexandre Desplat, for the newly titled Star Wars: Rogue One. It was thought that Star Wars composing alum John Williams would be the one who would conduct the score, but a new details reveal that that isn’t the case.

The plot of the franchise’s first spinoff film is still unknown, but based on the title alone, many speculate it would have to do with the Rebel Alliance’s elite X-Wing pilots, the Rogue Squadron. Hit the jump for more.

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MP3 Deal: ‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’ Soundtrack
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The MP3 album deal of the day over at Amazon today is Fantastic Mr. Fox Original Soundtrack for only $3.99.

Fantastic Mr. Fox, based on the book by Roald Dahl, is the latest effort from director Wes Anderson, and anyone who’s familiar with the filmmaker knows that the soundtrack to his films are just as much a character in his movies as the actors. That’s what makes getting the soundtrack to his films so worthwhile, as well as enjoyable.

The Fantastic Mr. Fox Original Soundtrack contains 25 songs, about half of which are previously released tunes from notable artists like The Beach Boys and The Rolling Stones. The remaining tracks make up the film’s original score by composer Alexandre Desplat.

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Contest: ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button’ Soundtrack CD
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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, starring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett, is probably the most anticipated movie of the holiday season, and the soundtrack for the film has a lot of award buzz as well. The score, by Alexandre Desplat, has already been nominated for a Golden Globe, so an Oscar nod is surely not far behind.

In honor of its recent nomination, we here at Geeks of Doom have one (1) The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Soundtrack to give away to one lucky winner!

One (1) winner will receive:

— (1) The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Soundtrack CD

This is a 2-CD collection of the film’s original score by Alexandre Desplat, along with tunes by Louis Armstrong, The Platters, and Bix Beiderbecke and more. The soundtrack goes on sale on December 16, 2008.

You can here some of the score at Warner Bros. BAFTA site for the film, and a few tracks here below too. For the track listing and more information about his CD, see the About section here below.

TO ENTER: Fill out the form below and submit. Entry form is here after the jump.

RULES: One entry per person. All entries must be in by Friday, December 19, 2008 at 9pm EST. This contest is only open to residents of the United States. No international entries will be accepted. Void where prohibited. Winners will be chosen randomly from valid entries and will be notified by email. NOTE: We will not sell your contact info into spam slavery. Enter with confidence.

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