Composer Thomas Newman knew that scoring "Skyfall," the 23rd James Bond movie and the one marking the 50th anniversary of the 007 franchise, would be a challenge. But he didn't realize how big a task…
Composer John Williams, who turns 81 today, has the most Oscar nominations of any living individual: The original-score nomination for "Lincoln" is his 48th, and he has won five times.
After years of scoring indie/arthouse fare including "The Sweet Hereafter," "Girl, Interrupted" and "Little Miss Sunshine," Canadian composer Mychael Danna's profile has risen considerably with his…
With Thursday's Oscar nominations in the music categories, the Academy offered up some notable contrasts.
More recording work, some musicians contend, could come in the form of videogame score recording, which has now left L.A. completely.
A movement aimed at bringing more film and videogame scoring to L.A. has emerged and the AFM has been a primary target of criticism.
John Williams won his first Oscar for music he didn't compose -- adapting the score of the stage musical "Fiddler on the Roof" for its 1971 screen incarnation.
Richard Rodney Bennett, Oscar-nominated English composer of "Far From the Madding Crowd," "Nicholas and Alexandra" and "Murder on the Orient Express," died Monday, Dec. 24, at his home in New York…
A look at possible music contenders froms the films "Act of Valor," "Brave," "Promised Land," "Silver Linings Playbook," more. . .
Composer Howard Shore's three trips to Middle-earth netted him three Oscars (two for score, one for song, for the first and third "Lord of the Rings" films). Nine years after his last visit, he…
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