Do you like fire, two dogs, Bear McCreary's music, and thinking about the cast of Outlander naked? Well prepare yourself because Starz has just crafted a Christmas miracle in a never-ending Outlander yule log. It's so great.
Here is the first ever footage from the mysterious space movie Europa Report. This tense new teaser features the first ever shots of the crew in action outside of Europa and the film's score — composed by io9 favorite Bear McCreary!
When you think about science fiction theme tunes, chances are there are a few that are especially stirring and heroic. Star Wars. 2001: A Space Odyssey. Star Trek: The Next Generation. Superman: The Movie. And all of these theme tunes have something in common: they rely on the same basic intervals.
Without further ado, here's the ever-rad Bear McCreary scoring "Prelude to War" entirely with accordion. He even uses it for percussion. If Battlestar was a turn-of-the-century silent-film serial, this would be the unofficial soundtrack. Also, it would be called Battlenought Galacticrantz, star Laurel and Hardy as…
Last night's Knights of Badassdom panel didn't just unveil the movie's trailer; we also got to see a clip showcasing Peter Dinklage's fake sword-fighting prowess. We also learned just who all the characters are in this faux-medieval adventure comedy.
Congratulations to Kris (a.k.a. txtphile) for winning an all-expense-paid trip to see Battlestar Galactica composer Bear McCreary create the score for Sony PlayStation's SOCOM 4 at the palatial Skywalker Ranch in Marin County, California. Read Kris' paean to Bear below.
You may remember Bear McCreary from his amazing soundtrack to the recent Battlestar Galactica television series. Now you can meet him and watch him record his next soundtrack at an ultra-awesome, secret location in Northern California.
Tomorrow's the last episode of Lost before the big-blow-out finale, and some people feel like the island-castaway show hasn't explained enough. Is Lost another answers-averse show like Battlestar Galactica? No. In fact, Lost has already provided more answers than BSG.
What's the secret connection between Quentin Tarantino and Felix Gaeta? What relationship between Bear McCreary (in person) and Starbuck did we almost see? We've got the exclusive answers, from Battlestar Galactica: The Official Companion Season Four.
Space is silent and vast, but we can't feel the awe and terror of epic space battles without great music. Here's our list of the ten composers without whom science fiction would feel as empty as the void. (With samples.)
I admit it; I was blown away by Battlestar Galactica's almost-perfect series finale. But that doesn't mean that there aren't some things that I won't miss about the show. Spoilers!
Friday night's episode of Battlestar Galatica, "Someone to Watch Over Me," was so disturbing and yet (weirdly) schmaltzy that it divided the fans over the question of brilliant or not. Spoilers ahead!