In honor of Jerry Goldsmith’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Jon Burlingame offers ten scores that best capture the late composer’s genius. 1. A Patch of Blue (1965) For the tender relationship…
When Joe Dante was asked about supporting the effort to secure a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Jerry Goldsmith, the director – who had worked with the respected composer on nine films over…
Composer Marc Streitenfeld, vacationing in a villa in Florence, Italy, felt guilty about not working on "Poltergeist," his latest assignment. So he pulled out his laptop, plugged in the keyboard, and…
There was a brief stir in January when composer Harry Gregson-Williams publicly expressed, via Facebook, his surprise at hearing music he didn't recognize at the premiere of Michael Mann's thriller…
The floodgates have long been opened for those wanting to license film music. But startup Score Revolution is attempting to set itself apart by offering quality over quantity -- sharing the wealth.
Morricone, Williams, Herrmann top Variety poll of ASCAP, BMI members
Kim Novak's ad in the Jan. 9 edition of Daily Variety, saying she felt "violated" by the use of music from "Vertigo" in "The Artist," generated dozens of stories and even more blogosphere entries…
Producer Gene Roddenberry and director Robert Wise have corralled an enormous technical crew, and the result is state-of-the-art screen magic. Screenplay [based on a screen story by Alan Dean Foster]…