1. Inside the Hitchcock-Inspired Score to 'Bones' 200th Episode

    June 13, 2015 5:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 How a television time warp prompted house composer Sean Callery to create something audibly distinct with actual strings. When the 200th episode of  Bones  aired in December, fans might have momentarily thought they’d tuned into TCM instead of Fox, ...

  2. 'Star Wars' Theme Named Favorite Movie Soundtrack

    September 30, 2013 1:08 AM EDT The Star Wars theme has been named Britain's favorite movie soundtrack in a BBC poll. "With almost a quarter of the audience votes, John Williams’ 'Star Wars Theme' topped a list that spans 64 years of cinema soundtrack history ...

  3. Danny Elfman Talks Tim Burton, 'Simpsons,' and Why He Found the Anvil Film 'Emotionally Wrenching'

    October 26, 2012 11:00 AM EDT (L-R): Composer, Danny Elfman, Director, Sacha Gervasi, and Tim Appelo, Hollywood Reporter, Film Editor (Photo: Arnold Turner) Composer Danny Elfman finds deep inspiration when writing about tragedy. The character Jack Skellington's need to e ...

  4. Danny Elfman to Receive Maestro Award at Billboard/Hollywood Reporter Film and TV Music Conference

    October 10, 2012 2:46 PM EDT Danny Elfman will receive the Maestro Award at the Billboard/Hollywood Reporter Film and TV Music Conference on Oct. 25 at the W Hotel in Hollywood. Originally a New Wave rock star with the seminal band Oingo Boingo, Elfman was one of the first ro ...

  5. White Christmas, Red Planet

    November 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 It took the Flaming Lips seven years to finish their film "Christmas on Mars," so it'd stand to reason that frontman Wayne Coyne is a perfectionist. But all he really wants to do is give his fans some It took the Flaming Lips seven ye ...

  6. Flaming Lips Unveil 'Mars' CD/DVD Details

    September 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Flaming Lips' long-in-the-works film "Christmas on Mars" will arrive Oct. 28 on DVD via Warner Bros. A separate edition bundles the Lips' original score on CD with the DVD. The Flaming Lips' long-in-the-works film " ...

  7. George Martin Reflects On 'Sgt. Pepper' In L.A.

    July 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Beatles producer George Martin offered a fascinating look into the group's creative process during a multimedia presentation for members of the National Recording Academy of Arts and Sciences Friday a Beatles producer George Martin offered a fa ...

  8. Flaming Lips Unspool Avant-Garde Xmas Flick

    July 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It took the Flaming Lips seven years to finish their film "Christmas on Mars," so it'd stand to reason that frontman Wayne Coyne is a perfectionist. But all he really wants to do is give his fans some It took the Flaming Lips seven ye ...

  9. Dynamic Duo Scores Big With 'Batman Begins'

    May 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pointing to Bernard Herrmann and Alfred Newman's joint credit on "The Egyptian" in 1954, James Newton Howard notes that such collaborations between prominent film composers are rare. Pointing to Bernard Herrmann and Alfred Newman' ...

  10. RZA, Isaac Hayes Fit 'Bill' Soundtrack

    September 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Maverick Records has set a Sept. 23 release for the soundtrack to the first volume of Quentin Tarantino's new movie "Kill Bill." The first half of the film, which is being released in two parts, will Maverick Records has set a Sept. 2 ...

  11. Moscow Symphony Orchestra/William Stromberg

    December 22, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Marco Polo's series dedicated to rejuvenating long-neglected film scores continues with another fine disc devoted to the work of one of the greatest film composers, Bernard Herrmann. Marco Polo's series dedicated to rejuvenating long-negle ...