Any theater buff will tell you that no movie of a Broadway musical has been done right since "1776" 30 years ago.
Thirty-five years ago, Hollywood music was in the throes of change. The pioneers were gradually departing the scene. Max Steiner ("Gone With the Wind") had retired, Erich Wolfgang Korngold ("The Sea…
That old idea that good scores are supposed to be invisible, that you're not supposed to notice them, is a fallacy, says "Far From Heaven" director Todd Haynes.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
When the global press discusses the latest crop of foreign films, filmmakers listen attentively. Unlike the Academy Awards, for which each country submits a single entry for the foreign-language…
Forty-five years ago, a collection of Ernest Hemingway stories was the subject of a live TV drama with original music by Aaron Copland. "The World of Nick Adams" aired once, on CBS' Sunday afternoon…
Cinerama -- the pioneering widesceen format -- is back. Hollywood's Cinerama Dome will commemorate the 50th anni of the process with a weeklong run of "This Is Cinerama," the original 1952 film…
Nobody is going to mistake the "Perry Mason" theme for a Motown hit.