One could argue that actresses have already transcended gender in Hollywood. After all, several female thesps from Angelina Jolie ("Salt") to Helen Mirren (the upcoming "Arthur" redo) have nabbed…
When director David Fincher considered composers to score "The Social Network," musical talent aside, he needed someone "who understood the horniness of being the dweeb outsider." Enter Trent Reznor.
More than a decade after bringing Shakespeare's "Titus Andronicus" to the screen, director Julie Taymor and composer Elliot Goldenthal -- partners in life and work -- have reunited for "The Tempest."
A.R. Rahman, the so-called Mozart of Madras, was already famous in Bollywood when Danny Boyle tapped him to score "Slumdog Millionaire."
John Powell, whose credits include such popular animated films as "Shrek," "Happy Feet" and "Kung Fu Panda," returned to that arena with music for one of the year's best-reviewed films: "How to Train…
Documentaries have long been viewed as the poor, overly-earnest relatives of big, sexy feature films.
Alexandre Desplat and Clint Mansel look to classical titans as both reference and inspiration, while John Adams looks inward
Director Christopher Nolan keeps throwing wild challenges at composer Hans Zimmer. First, it was reinventing the sound of a troubled hero for "Batman Begins," then creating an unsettling vibe for the…
"You have to stylize. There's absolutely no danger in that," Werner Herzog said in a 2007 interview.
This time every year, the Academy takes heat for perceived oversights in its foreign language film category, but the truth is, the Oscars remain considerably more international in focus than other…