1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Kurt Cobain Biopic Moving Ahead

    February 18, 2010 11:24 AM EST 0 0 0 The rookie director of the Oscar-nominated drama "The Messenger" is in negotiations to rework the screenplay for Universal Pictures' untitled Kurt Cobain project. Oren Moverman is also set to direct the film about the late frontman of ...

  4. Eclectic Acts Aid 'Live From Nowhere Near You'

    August 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Members of Pearl Jam, Third Eye Blind, Squirrel Nut Zippers, Spoon and the Softies are among the contributors to "Live From Nowhere Near You," a benefit album for the Portland, Ore.-based homeless cha Members of Pearl Jam, Third Eye Blind, ...

  5. Beautifulgarbage

    October 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Those approaching Beautifulgarbage expecting more of the same (that is, its predecessor, Version 2.0) are in for a wonderful surprise. Beautifulgarbage finds bandmates/ co-producers Butch Vig, Steve M Those approaching Beautifulgarbage expecting mor ...

  6. 'Jay & Silent Bob' Assemble Eclectic Soundtrack

    June 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Even though it's still in the assembly stage, the Universal soundtrack to director Kevin Smith's "Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back" is turning out to be a wide-ranging compilation. Due out Aug. 14, th Even though it's still ...