When composer Mark Mothersbaugh set out to write a score for kidpic "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs," he brought in his toughest critics: his children.
Although composer Alberto Iglesias and Pedro Almodovar have now collaborated on seven features, their latest pairing produced something unique -- a movie within a movie play-acted suspensefully and…
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.
"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.
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…