Composer of The Watched - Abel Korzeniowski
Sound of Cinema
by BBC Radio 3
3w ago
Matthew Sweet in conversation with Abel Korzeniowski, the composer of Ishana Night Shyamalan's supernatural horror film The Watched. We'll hear about writing music for 'Emily', the 2022 biopic about Emily Brontë, and the film that won Colin Firth the Best Actor award at the 2009 Venice Film Festival, A Single Man. Abel also talks about why Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather means so much to him ..read more
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Planet of the Apes
Sound of Cinema
by BBC Radio 3
1M ago
With the release of Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes, Matthew Sweet hails cinema's greatest apes. From King Kong to Gorillas In The Mist, apes have proven a constant lure throughout the history of film and in today's programme we'll hear the soundtracks for the very best of them. And Matthew takes us on a sonic journey through the music of all nine Planet of the Apes films ..read more
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Cannes Film Festival
Sound of Cinema
by BBC Radio 3
1M ago
Cannes is one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world. In this week’s Sound of Cinema, Matthew Sweet catches up with journalist and film critic Agnes Poirier who is in Cannes to put us at the heart of the festival. She tells of encounters with Jack Nicholson on his way home from a party at 7am and Arnold Schwarzenegger in a shoe shop. She also talks about the growing recognition of female directors and the global nature of film ..read more
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Denis Villeneuve, director of Dune Part 2, the biggest Sci-fi movie of the decade
Sound of Cinema
by BBC Radio 3
1M ago
The Sci-fi sequel Dune 2 is one of the most hotly awaited films of the decade. As part of the build-up to tomorrow's Sound of Cinema Day, which anticipates the Academy Awards celebrations, Matthew Sweet talks music with Dune's extraordinary and brilliant French-Canadian director, Denis Villeneuve ..read more
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Survival films
Sound of Cinema
by BBC Radio 3
1M ago
Matthew Sweet musters all his resourcefulness to bring us the music of the best modern survival films as Jodie Comer tackles rising water and raising a child in The End We Start From. Matthew is joined by the composer of the film's score, Anna Meredith, who talks about her experiences of working in film. Also in the programme, music from Life of Pi, The Poseidon Adventure, Gravity, The Martian, 127 Hours, 1917, The Day After Tomorrow, and the Classic Score of the Week - Miklos Rosza's The World The Flesh And The Devil ..read more
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First Women
Sound of Cinema
by BBC Radio 3
1M ago
Matthew Sweet showcases film scores about female firsts and cinematic examples of outstanding achievements by women, and he chats to composer Amelia Warner about her score for the new film Young Woman and the Sea recalling the story of Gertrude Ederle, the first woman to swim the English Channel. The programme also includes music from Pope Joan, Cleopatra, Captain Marvel, Hidden Figures, Suffragette, Radioactive, Amelia, Mary Shelley, and the Classic Score of the Week - Toshiro Mayazumi's music for the 1966 movie The Bible: In The Beginning ..read more
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Stephen Warbeck
Sound of Cinema
by BBC Radio 3
4M ago
Matthew Sweet in conversation with the Oscar-winning composer of Shakespeare in Love, Stephen Warbeck ..read more
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Spielberg and Williams
Sound of Cinema
by BBC Radio 3
6M ago
Matthew Sweet celebrates 50 years of one of cinema's greatest collaborations - that of director Steven Spielberg and his composer of choice, John Williams. With music from E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Indiana Jones, Jaws, Schindler's List and Jurassic Park. Matthew gives us a close encounter with the music for Close Encounters Of The Third Kind as he analyses the scene of humanity's first contact with the alien mothership ..read more
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Laura Karpman
Sound of Cinema
by BBC Radio 3
8M ago
Laura Karpman is best known for her work composing the soundtracks for The Marvels, and the Disney+ series Ms Marvel and What If… She joins Matthew Sweet from her studio in LA overlooking the Pacific and talks about studying under Milton Babbitt and Nadia Boulanger, scoring for documentaries, attending the Last Night of the Proms and the influence of Benjamin Britten on her score for The Marvels ..read more
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Hammer
Sound of Cinema
by BBC Radio 3
9M ago
This weekend sees the relaunch of Hammer Studios and the release of a new telling of the Dr Jekyllstory, starring Eddie Izzard. Matthew looks back on Hammer’s contribution to cinema and to some of the often inventive and even experimental composers who have created music for the studios since its inception in 1934. Hammer Horror - the vibrantly colourful and distinctive engagements with terror that starred the likes of Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing. Films that brought us recurring tales of The Mummy, Dracula and Frankenstein; and music from the likes of James Bernard. But there was so much ..read more
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