Paul Haggis examines his own storytelling methods in "Third Person," an ambitious puzzle movie in which four couples in three interlocking stories reveal different facets of a single psyche — namely…
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…
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…
This unusually reflective film superficially resembles Jason Statham's other work just enough to confound those expecting another brainless, brawny thriller.
Italo composer Dario Marianelli, Oscar-nommed for his score for Joe Wright's "Anna Karenina," is indicative of the influence Italians have had on movie music.
"Anna Karenina" marks the third original-score nomination for Italian-born, London-based composer Dario Marianelli. "Pride & Prejudice" and "Atonement" preceded it, the latter won, and all three have…
With Thursday's Oscar nominations in the music categories, the Academy offered up some notable contrasts.
An ebullient encore not only for its central foursome, but also for the distinguished musicians who comprise the rest of the ensemble, Dustin Hoffman's directorial debut shows retirement hasn't…
Eschewing the classical realism that's characterized most adaptations of Tolstoy's source novel, helmer Joe Wright makes the generally inspired decision to stylize his dark, expressionist take on…
The composers and supervisors behind the upcoming fall releases
Lasse Hallstrom has sweetened the satire right out of Paul Torday's side-splitting political sendup.