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Season 1 Episode 3 | James Newton Howard, Behind the Score: Hans Zimmer & Name That Score

Score: The Podcast welcomes James Newton Howard, Oscar-nominated and Grammy Award-winning composer of films including Pretty Woman, The Fugitive, The Sixth Sense, Treasure Planet, Signs, The Village, King Kong, Blood Diamond, Michael Clayton, Defiance, Batman Begins & The Dark Knight, The Hunger Games series, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and most recently Red Sparrow.

Robert and Kenny begin the show discussing the score-only release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, which is a major indicator that audiences are expressing more interest than ever in the music of entertainment. Robert and Kenny discuss how the music of "Atlanta" and "The Chi" are evolving hip hop in music.

James Newton Howard talks about working with M. Night Shyamalan on "Signs," Hans Zimmer on Batman Begins and The Dark Knight and scoring Peter Jackson's King Kong via video conference in four and a half weeks.

In "Behind the Score," Hans Zimmer talks about the importance of capturing the first few frames of a movie to set its musical tone. Lastly, the guys play a Danny Elfman-themed edition of the game "Name That Score," where you — yes, you — can be a winner!

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Hosts: Robert Kraft and Kenny Holmes.

Executive Producer: Matt Schrader.

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Mentioned In This Episode

Signs — Swing Away full movie scene (SPOILER ALERT!):

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The Dark Knight — Harvey Dent theme:

King Kong score featurette:

The Fugitive — Stairway Chase scene:

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them:

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