Michael Brook's profile as a film composer appears on the upswing, but his methods are anything but conventional.
For "Alice in Wonderland" -- their 13th film together -- composer Danny Elfman and director Tim Burton had a tougher time than usual.
"Never Let Me Go" needed music that was as delicately balanced as the storytelling.
"I'm a designer who likes to go a bit nuts," says production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, best known for his big, bold statements in films like "Elizabeth: The Golden Age" and "Superman Returns."
Alice in Wonderland" costume designer Colleen Atwood believes she and helmer Tim Burton found themselves collaborating on eight of his films for some special reasons.
It's one of the most macho things about being an actor. Robert Duvall has it in "Get Low." So do Jon Hamm, Ben Affleck and Jeremy Renner in "The Town."
Producer Bonnie Arnold had nothing but praise for the filmmakers of toon nominee "How to Train Your Dragon."
Ryan Gosling credits director Derek Cianfrance's unwavering conviction and focus with helping him earn the Golden Globe nom for "Blue Valentine."
Adapting Aron Ralston's harrowing survival tale into "127 Hours" posed its own set of challenges for scribe Simon Beaufoy.
"Biutiful" helmer Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu cast a wary eye on his phone when it rang early this ayem.
"House" star Hugh Laurie, a six-time nominee and two-time winner, is already getting ready for the Golden Globes party. "I am thrilled and honored," he said. "I am now going to turn the house upside…