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  • Movie soundtracks of 2009

     
    We take a look at some of the year's most prominent soundtracks and scores. "Avatar" James Cameron's "Avatar" succeeds in introducing filmgoers to a new world; James Horner's score follows the filmmaker's lead. It's mood-setting music, at times full of......
  • Hans Zimmer on his ‘Sherlock Holmes’ score: ‘Real life takes place in pubs'

     
    Before Hans Zimmer even began work on Guy Ritchie’s take on “Sherlock Holmes,” the film was loaded with Zimmer music. As he was about to embark on the seven-month project that would be composing and conducting the score for the......
  • Getting progressive: The Rock Hall votes in Genesis. Is Yes or Procol Harum next? *[Updated]

     
    Is the impending induction of Genesis the beginning of progressive rock getting its long-denied due from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? Or is this just tokenism, a one-time exception made because of all the pop hits Genesis scored......
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Clooney & Streep dazzle at NYFCC awards | 'Princess and Frog' score croaks at Oscars

     
    • Reporting from the New York Film Critics Circle award gala Monday, Melena Ryzik writes, "It’s early yet, of course, but it seems as if George Clooney is the 'Avatar' of thank-yous. It’s hard to argue with his significant appeal, especially when...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Oscars hit sour notes with song choices | EW critic up with 'Fox'

     
    • Steve Pond investigates the song selection process at the Oscars and discovers, "it’s a terrible system, and it doesn’t do what the Academy wants it to do. The whole idea behind requiring voters to watch film clips instead of just listening to the...
  • How U2 and Paul McCartney got shut out of Oscar nominations

     
    While there were 63 songs contending for a place at this year's Oscars, only five made the final cut. Last year it was Oscar champ Bruce Springsteen who was snubbed for his Golden Globe-winning title track to "The Wrestler." This year U2 and Paul...
  • 'Inglourious Basterds' leads with most Gold Derby Award nominations

     
    "Inglourious Basterds" leads with the most nominations (12) for Gold Derby Film Awards, which are determined by posters in our forums. "The Hurt Locker" follows with nine, and "Avatar" and "Up in the Air" have eight. Winners will be announced March 6 (the...
  • Live review: Randy Newman at Royce Hall

     
    Randy Newman's best, most pointed songs usually will come around again with enough time, timely once more either from history repeating itself, or mankind living up to his worst expectations. At his concert Friday for UCLA Live at Royce Hall,......
  • List of 82nd annual Academy Award nominations

     
    Here are the nominations for the 82nd annual Oscars to be held March 7. "Avatar" and "Hurt Locker" lead the nominations with nine each. Read about how this year's Oscars nominations are rewarding box-office hits and what it means to......
  • Sting to bring orchestra to Ravinia

     
    If you’ve ever wondered how the Police’s “Roxanne” might sound with Sting singing over a symphony orchestra, your prayers have been answered. Live Nation will announce this week that Sting and the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra will tour...
  • Album review: Peter Gabriel, 'Scratch My Back'

     
    Rating: 2 stars (out of 4) Peter Gabriel’s career as a recording artist has slowed to a crawl, his deliberation producing ever more ponderous albums spaced a decade apart. His last studio release, “Up,” was released in 2002. The follow-up,......