Carter Burwell, virtual inhouse composer for Joel and Ethan Coen -- he's done 12 features for them since their 1984 debut with "Blood Simple" -- was unable to celebrate with them earlier this year…
Asked whether he is Hollywood's only editor-composer, John Ottman replies: "I have to be, because no one else is crazy enough to do this!"
Comicbook movies always seem to need a lot of music. But it need not always be heroic, or even action-oriented. For "The Spirit," Frank Miller's adaptation of the Will Eisner strip, composer David…
Irving Gertz, composer for dozens of B movies and sci-fi TV in the 1950s and '60s, died Nov. 14 in Los Angeles. He was 93.
With almost 80 film and TV credits dating back to the late '70s, it's no longer a surprise when Thomas Newman -- 53 and still boyish in appearance -- is credited with three scores in the span of a…
Transfer two Tony award-winning Broadway plays -- each known for intensive dialogue and showcase acting -- to the bigscreen. Is music even necessary? And, if so, what must it accomplish?
French composer Alexandre Desplat has faced his share of eclectic challenges -- from "Birth" to "Syriana" to his Oscar-nominated "The Queen" -- but rarely one as difficult as "The Curious Case of…
Director-star Ed Harris reteamed with his "Pollock" composer Jeff Beal for "Appaloosa," an offbeat oater with Harris and Viggo Mortensen as longtime friends and lawmen-for-hire, Jeremy Irons as the…
Any film told against the backdrop of the Holocaust presents a fragile proposition for film composers. Underlining the film's emotions is key, but caution must be used to avoid overdramatizing a…
Acad disqualification: 'Dark' day or fair play? Will last week's disqualification of the "Dark Knight" score from Oscar consideration turn out to be as controversial as other music-branch rulings…
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Daily:$4.3M Cumulative:$174.9M Disney 22.52%
Rio 22Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$52.9M Fox 17.90%
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$7.0M Sony / TriStar -10.21%