The annual Oscar nominees luncheon Feb. 10 at the Beverly Hilton drew a large number of contenders, who stopped at the Variety Photo Studio to talk about their films.
Movie tunes require their own unique aesthetic and Variety talked with the tunesmiths who crafted these Oscar contenders.
This year's prominent animated films yielded a varied lot of musical scores from mostly veteran composers. Randy Newman, Mark Mothersbaugh, Alan Silvestri and Joe Hisaishi all each loaned their tune…
Composer Pharrell talks about how excited he was to work on “Despicable Me 2″: “There's an inner child in me that just wouldn't leave.”
The Fulfillment Fund's Stars 2013 Honoree Chris Meledandri may have been the man of the hour at the foundation's Stars 2013 Benefit Gala, but Los Angeles film czar Tom Sherak was the evening's true…
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