Fact-based period dramas pose new challenges for film composers Alexandre Desplat, Alan Silvestri and Michael Brook.
Veritable perennials Alexandre Desplat and Hans Zimmer are among the double nominees for the 15th annual World Soundtrack Awards, which take place Oct. 24 as the culminating event of Film Fest Gent…
Alexandre Desplat has experienced quite a year. In February, he won his first Oscar for scoring “The Grand Budapest Hotel” after six previous nominations, and despite competing against himself for…
Anthony and Joe Russo’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” and Christopher Nolan’s “Interstellar” lead this year’s 41st Annual Saturn Awards nominations with 11 and 10, respectively, the Academy…
The night’s big winners share thoughts backstage moments after winning their Oscar.
After holding the party at a private residence in Beverly Hills for at least the last 15 years, the Society of Composers & Lyricists took their pre-Oscar champagne reception to West Hollywood’s…
On Sunday, Alexandre Desplat won a BAFTA Award and a Grammy, both for "The Grand Budapest Hotel." Next up: the Feb. 22 Oscars, where he is nominated in the musical score category for "Budapest Hotel"…
Without a Yank in the bunch, score contenders reflect Acad's global reach.
The 87th Oscar nominations were announced Thursday morning, and with it came a number of oddities, including triple nominees, first-timers and the inevitable extension of the reign of Meryl Streep…
These scores lifted their films and their composers could lift a golden statue come Oscar night.
Morten Tyldum makes his English-language directing debut with "The Imitation Game," about British genius Alan Turing breaking the Nazis’ Enigma code. He and his production team worked under difficult…