Screenplays can be the foundation of many things, from escapist froth to rallying cries for social causes. But this year quite a few seem to be doubling as metaphorical couches, which is to say a…
Mounting a film adaptation of a Broadway musical is never easy, but when the original songwriter is still around and asked to participate, it can be both thrilling and devastating.
The music branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences tweaked the song rules again this year, but the impact may be minimal and it won't appease the crowd that has been clamoring for an…
The headwaters of film music tend to replenish themselves in unexpected ways. And lately that's meant an influx of talent from Eastern Europe.
"Crazy Heart" ended up touching T. Bone Burnett in "far more ways than I could have imagined."
Like a Method actor prepping for a part, Zimmer will stop at nothing to secure the right instrument that will make his score unique.
Once a burgeoning moptop who ironically penned "When I'm Sixty Four" at age 16 and who doted on "Silly Love Songs" with Wings in his '30s, the Paul McCartney of today is feeling a tad nostalgic.
Carter Burwell was a self-described dilettante when he took a trip to New York with three other recent Harvard grads in 1977. There he found religion in Iggy Pop.
Still one of the most original voices on the U.S. film scene, 10-time Oscar nominee Thomas Newman supplied a sparse, intimate score for Jim Sheridan's "Brothers."