Film music novices Alex Ebert, Arcade Fire and Pharrell Williams are among the first-time nominees competing at the 14th World Soundtrack Awards on Oct. 25, the culmination of Film Fest Ghent. The…
ROME – French film composer Alexandre Desplat will preside the main jury of the upcoming 71st Venice Film Festival, marking the first time a musician will head the panel of jurors that gives out the…
Each film has a soul and the composer's job is to find and express it, said Alexandre Desplat Sunday at what was probably the last, and certainly one of the best, awards-season event. In a private…
Is the Academy's music branch growing up? This year's crop of original-score nominees embraces not only traditional orchestral scores by veteran composers but also a hybrid score that stretches the…
From rock 'n' roll scion to kudos veterans, tunesmiths reveal their m.o.
Gilles Bourdos' “Renoir” is set to represent Gaul in the Oscar's Foreign-language race. Pic, which competed in Cannes' Un Certain Regard in 2012, was released Stateside by Samuel Goldwyn Films in…
This smug but effective middlebrow crowdpleaser shrewdly mines its real-life material for laughs and righteous anger as well as tears.
In what amounts to a second chance to get some awards love after being locked out of the Academy's score nominees for "The Master" this past year, composer Jonny Greenwood is among the five who will…
The unhealed wounds of post-apartheid South Africa get a brutal but superficial once-over in Jerome Salle's savagely violent cop thriller.
Roman Polanski once again transfers a New York stage hit to the screen with maximum fidelity and facility, and a minimum of fuss.
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