Filmmakers once turned primarily to American composers to score their movies. The names Jerry Goldsmith, Elmer Bernstein or John Williams adorned many films in the '70s and '80s. Today, the landscape…
"Disarming" was the watchword for Trent Reznor as he scored "Gone Girl." The music often lies about what's really happening, much like the film's central couple — before the truth eventually erupts…
With the exception of a few top-tier names, most composers toil away in the shadow of A-list movie stars and directors. The exception comes with six European film music festivals, where they — and…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Longtime Pedro Almodovar followers who have secretly been hankering for a return to the broad, transgressive comedy of his early work will be thrilled by "I'm So Excited," a hugely entertaining…
Alexandre Desplat, John Williams, Howard Shore, Alberto Iglesias and Cliff Martinez were all double nominees for the World Soundtrack Awards, the culmination of the Ghent Intl. Film Festival in…
Dominik Moll's earlier work showed how good he is at finding the shocking in the mundane, but "The Monk" unfortunately proves he's equally adept at finding the mundane in the shocking.
Close to 100 original scores have been deemed eligible for the 84th Academy Awards, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Thursday.
An inventive, meaty distillation of Le Carre's 1974 novel.
Composers, supervisors behind 3rd Quarter releases
Women on the edge of a nervous breakdown are at the heart of Pedro Almodovar's 13th outing, "All About My Mother," an emotionally satisfying and brilliantly played take on the ups and (mostly) downs…