For a self-taught musician who admits he still doesn't read or write music, Argentine transplant Gustavo Santaolalla, a two-time Oscar-winning composer (“Babel,” “Brokeback Mountain”), appears to…
Cutting Edge Group, which has invested in more than 200 films, is forming the Cutting Edge Originals banner to develop and produce music-themed feature films. "Cutting Edge Originals is about great…
As with all such carte-blanche extravaganzas (increasingly rare in this cautious Hollywood age), it exudes an undeniable fascination — at least for a while.
There's almost a Catch-22 to creating trailer music: Make something that's interesting enough to resonate with audiences but don't make it so compelling that it overshadows the performances — or…
You've known them for years, maybe all your life: the great comicbook movie and TV themes. John Williams' soaring brass flourishes for Superman, Danny Elfman's brooding Gothic fanfare for Batman…
Conventional wisdom nowadays is that movie soundtrack albums do not sell. Labels count themselves lucky if they manage to move a few thousand copies of each. Yet, within the past few weeks, the…
Among this year's highlights, fest will honor its key champion Ronni Chasen
Rolfe Kent's jazzy score for "Sideways" provided the perfect accompaniment to a story about two guys on a semi-improvisational trip.
Until fairly recently, it was difficult to find a symphony orchestra willing to play movie music in concert.