This year, Oscar has thrown wide his doors to original score hopefuls. Or it may just seem that way.
What, exactly, constitutes an original score? Especially in cases of sequels and trilogies and long movies divided into two parts and released separately? That's the thorny issue facing the Academy…
Michael Kamen, the Grammy-winning, Oscar-nominated composer and conductor, died of an apparent heart attack Tuesday at his home in London. He was 55.
Culture mavens don't like to admit it, but most people under the age of 50 learned everything they know about classical music from TV cartoons. The introduction to orchestras goes from Tom and…
The USA series "Monk" received two Emmy nominations its first season: one for Tony Shalhoub as the obsessive-compulsive San Francisco detective, and the other for Jeff Beal's infectious theme music.
With the imminent departure of "Friends," "Frasier" and "Sex and the City," are we in for a long dry spell without smart, funny, Emmy-worthy sitcoms?
"Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night." "Miss Caswell is an actress, a graduate of the Copacabana School of Dramatic Arts." The dialogue is sacred to film buffs: Joseph L…
Elmer Bernstein -- this year's oldest Oscar nominee -- is believed to be the only individual to have been nominated in six consecutive decades. At 80, Elmer Bernstein has been writing movie music for…