Morricone, Williams, Herrmann top Variety poll of ASCAP, BMI members
Close to 100 original scores have been deemed eligible for the 84th Academy Awards, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Thursday.
Six years ago, composer John Williams tied Alfred Newman's all-time record of 45 nominations in Oscar's music categories. This year, he could set a new high with one or even two more nominations.
Hard as it is to recall, long before the klieg lights of "Star Wars," "E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial," "Raiders of the Lost Ark" and the Boston Pops made John Williams a household name, there was Johnny…
Lackluster CGI toon "Valiant" features an all-avian cast of characters and top-flight British vocal talent to spoof fondly WWII fly-boy dramas like "The Battle of Britain." However, despite a handful…