Striking the Right Chord – From non-instruments to traditional orchestration, these maestros locate the proper pulse
From rock 'n' roll scion to kudos veterans, tunesmiths reveal their m.o.
Orchestras everywhere are jumping onto the movie-music bandwagon, thanks in part to the built-in marketing hook provided by film titles, particularly classic pics. And the concert treatment is…
Errol Morris goes mano-a-mano with Donald Rumsfeld in this coolly hypnotic conceptual sequel to 'The Fog of War.'
A sold-out crowd filled the Warner Grand Theater in San Pedro, Calif., earlier this summer to celebrate the 35th anniversary of specialty record label Varese Sarabande. Among the parade of film music…
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…
Even though it covers overly familiar territory, "Epic" is nonetheless executed with professionalism.
Danny Elfman is finishing his busiest year ever, with no fewer than six films in the marketplace, including two for longtime collaborator Tim Burton ("Dark Shadows," "Frankenweenie") and "Men in…
On Thursday night more than 500 musicians, composers and others active in the Hollywood music biz heard a panel of experts warn that film, TV and videogame scoring continues to leave L.A. because…
This bizarre but weirdly bloodless retro-camp exercise is neither funny nor eerie enough to seduce the uninitiated.