Music from films that became bigger hits than expected, including Little Miss Sunshine and My Big Fat Greek Wedding and more.
We'll hear excerpts from this year's Oscar-nominated film scores: The Book Thief, Gravity, Her, Philomena and Saving Mr. Banks. We'll also talk to some of the nominated composers including Alexandre Desplat and Thomas Newman
Composer/conductor Timothy Brock talks about his work restoring Charlie Chaplin's live music scores to Modern Times, City Lights and more. He also shares his restorations of early scores by Camille Saint-Saens, Eric Satie and Dmitri Shostakovic
Our guest is conductor John Mauceri, who helps us celebrate Valentine's Day with music from his CD Always and Forever with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra. We'll hear romantic film music including excerpts from The Age of Innocence and An Affair to Remember; plus a rare recording of Erich Wolfgang Korngold playing one of his scores on piano at a Hollywood party.
Pixar Studios not only revolutionized digital animation, they've also commissioned some of the best film scores around. We'll hear music from Toy Story, A Bugs Life, Finding Nemo and more.
Music for films about love triangles, from Casablanca and Gone With The Wind, to Titanic and The Twilight saga.
They may not be household names, but orchestrators play an important role in the development of a film score. We'll talk with Dave Metzger about his craft and his work on Frozen, The Avengers, Kung Fu Panda and more.
The late Peter O'Toole was one of the most versatile actors in film history. But he's perhaps best remembered for his work on sweeping historical dramas like Lawrence of Arabia and The Lion in Winter. We'll hear some of the music that helped make O'Toole's classic performances so memorable.
It's our annual year-end roundup. We'll hear music from films including Iron Man 3, Star Trek Into Darkness, Man of Steel and more...
This week, scores from films about former addicts and other people who turn their lives around. We'll hear music from Lost Weekend, 28 Days, American History X and more.