For those who equate James Horner with his Oscar-winning "Titanic" score — and many more think of that blockbuster's signature hit, "My Heart Will Go On," as a Celine Dion song, even if Horner…
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…
Just in time for the close of his centennial year, an enterprising film-music label has released a box set of all the music that composer Bernard Herrmann wrote for 20th Century-Fox: 18 scores, or…
At the recently wrapped 37th Ghent Film Festival, the 10th annual World Soundtrack Awards on Oct. 23 provided a focus for the composing realm's shared travails (both old and new) and marked something…
The spirit of composer Jerry Goldsmith, who would have turned 80 this year, hovers over back-to-back festivals this summer that focus on music for film.
A fearsome plunge into the world of child soldiers in present-day West Africa, "Johnny Mad Dog" initially repulses with its brutalizing depictions of civil-war carnage.
Bolstered by six world preems, strong support from the resort community and the participation of digital heavies such as Microsoft and Apple, organizers said the 3-year-old Whistler Film Festival…