Inspired by the sounds and rhythms of the Middle East, composer/producer team Marco Beltrami and Buck Sanders managed to approximate the suspense and tension experienced by the "The Hurt Locker's"…
As if scoring one of Terry Gilliam's phantasmagoric features wasn't challenge enough, brothers Jeff and Mychael Danna suddenly found themselves working on a picture whose star -- Heath Ledger -- had…
Songwriters explain their thinking behind the words and melodies they penned.
Inglourious Basterds" and "Nine" lead the Broadcast Film Critics Assn. noms with 10 bids apiece for the org's Critics' Choice Movie Awards.
Aboriginal love story "Samson and Delilah" continued its dream run this year by sweeping seven honors -- including best film -- at the Australian Film Institute awards, the country's top kudos, in…
"The Hurt Locker" has taken top honors from the Los Angeles Film Critics Assn.
"Up in the Air" is flying high with Washington film critics, who named Jason Reitman's pic best of the year for 2009.
Look past the corsets and the candles, the horses and the hallowed halls, and really, the only common element in the cinematography of this year's notable period films is the filmmakers' attempts to…
Cinematography is no stranger to technology. From its origins over a century ago, the art of capturing moving images has, in the past 15 years, the advent of sophisticated digital tools.
"War is hell!" Patton famously declared. Had he been a cinematographer, the general might also have viewed war as occasionally surreal or laced with black comedy and satire.
While live-action films cast actors, then use costumes and makeup to achieve the look they want, animated productions get to design their characters, limited only by imagination.