film scores

Come And See and Mozart Lacrimosa

What Movies Tell Us About the Expressive Power of Mozart’s Lacrimosa


We often think about what pre-existing music tells us about films, but what do films tell us about pre-existing music?

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Henry Jackman Cooks Musical Chaos in His Laboratory for ‘Cherry’


We chat with the composer about embracing instrumental instability to craft the ambiguous score sought by The Russo Brothers.

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Out of the Shadows: Scoring ‘Double Indemnity’


Find out why this movie’s music is so unique within film noir.

The Wretched

Knowing When A Chainsaw Makes A Better Addition To The Orchestra Than A Violin


We chat with film composers Devin Burrows, Christian Davis, and Ronen Landa about crafting the most effectively terrifying film score.

Knives Out

Nathan Johnson on the Roaring Classics that Inspired ‘Knives Out’


We talk to the composer about the many influences that inspired the grand score of Rian Johnson’s latest.

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One of These 15 Original Scores Will Win the Oscar


This year’s shortlist for the Best Original Score category includes ‘Black Panther,’ ‘First Man,’ ‘Annihilation,’ and ‘If Beale Street Could Talk.’