David O. Russell didn't need to worry about the inspirational aspects of his new movie, "The Fighter."
Debra Granik was captivated by the single-minded determination of the central character in "Winter's Bone," and wanted to adapt it for the bigscreen. But the director, who spent much of her life in…
You could call Christopher Nolan the Man Who Would Be King -- if Hollywood weren't genuflecting already.
An unusual pairing of rock and documentary made history four years ago when Melissa Etheridge accepted the first best original song Oscar for "An Inconvenient Truth."
"What music should accompany a 14-year-old girl bent on avenging her father's murder in the Old West?," says composer Carter Burwell of "True Grit."
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.
Writing the music for "Rabbit Hole" should have been difficult. The movie -- a wrenching adaptation of David Lindsay-Abaire's Pulitzer Prize-winning play starring Nicole Kidman -- details the…
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."
From the start, director Derek Cianfrance had one band only in mind to score his movie "Blue Valentine": Grizzly Bear.
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