Category: Composer Profile

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Interview with Benjamin Wallfisch

A composer finds an eerily beautiful, waltzing “Cure for Wellness.” Just don’t count the eels

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Interview with Michael Wandmacher

A composer with a talent for furious action now unleashes the “Underworld” saga’s “Blood Wars”

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Interview with Mica Levi

Getting under the haunted, melancholy skin of “Jackie”

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Interview with Nicholas Britell

Playing a classical down low for the serious “Moonlight”

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Interview with Christian Jacob and Tierney Sutton

Two band mates board Air Eastwood for “Sully’s” jazzily distinctive take on a disaster with a happy ending

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Interview with Steven Price

Scoring DC villains with no dead space in the “Suicide Squad”

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Interview with Robert McDowell and Andy Hull

Vocally re-animating a score for “Swiss Army Man”

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Interview with Alex Heffes

Taking a new musical journey through Africa, and America to re-capture a people’s “Roots”

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Interview with Bobby Johnston

Serving up eccentrically flavored and musically multi-ethnic courses to give taste to a “City of Gold”

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Interview with Atli Örvarsson

Going to his icy home turf to shepherd in the score, and film of “Rams”

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Interview with Charlie Clouser

A composer often called to horrific nihilism evolves with the sci-fi transcendence “Childhood’s End”

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Interview with Douglas Pipes

Scoring the baddest Santa of all with “Krampus”

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Interview with Dan Romer

Having ventured with a child into a magical “Southern Wild,” Dan Romer now embarks on the transfixing descendent of a child soldier as he joins the “Beasts of No Nation”

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Interview with John Paesano

A composer solves the “Maze” to fully test his music in a post-apocalyptic world of the YA franchise’s epic sequel “The Scorch Trials”

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Interview with Daniel Pemberton

Putting international spy action swing into a new retro movie mission for “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.”

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Interview with Joseph LoDuca

“The Evil Dead” composer finds a girlfriend from hell is the funniest musical demon to fight when it comes to “Burying the Ex”

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Interview with Jed Kurzel

An Australian eccentrist takes a waltzing, fish out of water approach to America’s “Slow West”

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Interview with Jason Graves

The rampaging “Dead Space” composer now gives elegantly mournful purpose to the werewolf-battling videogame knights of “The Order: 1886”

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Interview with Geoff Zanelli

Getting an aristocratic 60s swing on with Mark Ronson for “Mortdecai’s” art-snatching caper adventure

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Interview with Alexandre Desplat

A year in review for a remarkably busy composer, who just might yet capture an Oscar in 2014 with a salvo of war-centric scores that end with “Unbroken”

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Interview with Zacarias M. de la Riva

Putting the Holy Ghost in the machines of “Automata”

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Interview with Kathryn Bostic

A composer offers some notes to “Dear White People”

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Interview with Imran Ahmad

A composer finds Indian soul amidst his native country’s zombie apocalypse

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Interview with Jeff Russo

Can a composer find his own icily ironic TV trail from a famed Carter Burwell film score? You betcha!

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Interview with Christophe Beck

The “Frozen” composer never says die when it comes to taking on a whole new world of sci-fi thrills with “Edge of Tomorrow”

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Interview with The Newton Brothers

Two musical siblings reflect the scares of a brother and sister attempting to destroy the possessed mirror of “Oculus”

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Interview with Nathan Furst

Making his major push into action scoring pole position with “Need for Speed”

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Interview with Frank Ilfman

An Israeli composer devilishly teaches us to playfully fear the “Big Bad Wolves”

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Interview with Ilan Eshkeri

Suiting up for the heroic sound of “47 Ronin” and the emotionally constricted “Invisible Woman”

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Audio: On the Score with Fans of Film Music Four, Part One & Two

Two special editions of On the Score brings you to the composer-filled panels of FANS OF FILM MUSIC 4

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