The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has selected 41 songs from films released this year that are eligible for Oscar nom consideration.
When Jan Kaczmarek was approached to score "Get Low," he was attracted to the idea of infusing the music with subtle elements of American bluegrass, which he describes as "having a mystery in it."
Dan Aykroyd, Garry Shandling, Candice Bergen, James L. Brooks, Cloris Leachman, Maya Rudolph and Fred Willard will be bringing the funny to the 10th anniversary of the SF Sketchfest: The San…
With more than 20 credits over the last three years, composer Alexandre Desplat is borrowing a page from the James Brown handbook and threatening to become perhaps the hardest working man in showbiz.
Tony Bennett and his wife, Susan Benedetto, were honored with ASCAP's Foundation Champion Award for their efforts to strengthen the arts in public education on Wednesday night in New York.
The d.p.s behind such films as "Black Swan," "Inception" and "127 Hours" are among the 16 nominees vying for top honors at the 17th annual Cameraimage, the film festival that focuses on the art of…
As news of veteran publicist Ronni Chasen's death from multiple gunshot wounds spread through Hollywood Tuesday morning, those who knew her -- and few people didn't -- expressed shock and dismay at…
If the implications of the Valerie Plame scandal were lost on most, "Fair Game" lays out a pretty clear case without sacrificing the personal drama behind the public events.
It might not be the bigscreen version of ABC's hit series "Modern Family," nor is it the kind of comedy that wears its laughs on its sleeve, but the well-observed sincerity of " The Kids Are All…
At the recently wrapped 37th Ghent Film Festival, the 10th annual World Soundtrack Awards on Oct. 23 provided a focus for the composing realm's shared travails (both old and new) and marked something…
At a time when the classic film score would appear to be an endangered species, the recently wrapped 37th Ghent Film Festival, with its movie music focus, revealed a vitality often lost in Hollywood…