Flicks in Five with Lynne Warfel

Lynne Warfel

Every Saturday at 10 a.m. and Tuesday at 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Lynne Warfel takes a close look at great films, their scores and the stories behind the cameras... all in five minutes.

Recent Episodes

  • Still of Berenice Bejo and Jean DujardinFlicks in Five: The Artist
    A unique score for a unique film that came out of nowhere at Cannes. Now it's won Golden Globes and received numerous nominations for "best everything" (almost) from BAFTA, the Brit's Oscars to the SAG and Directors' Guild awards to The Oscars. Ludovic Bource created a score that's both original and an homage to the great film composers of the early 20th century.February 10, 2012
  • War HorseFlicks in Five: Alfred Newman
    Longtime music director at 20th Century Fox and father of the studio's famous fanfare, Alfred Newman holds the distinction of winning more Oscars (9) than anyone outside of Walt Disney, AND his record for nominations is tied at John Williams at 45. If Williams is nominated next week for "War Horse" the tie is broken in regard to that!February 4, 2012
  • Erich Wolfgang KorngoldFlicks in Five: Erich Wolfgang Korngold
    One of Hollywood's first great movie composers was a Viennese wunderkind. Erich Wolfgang Korngold was Vienna's bright operatic hope in the 1920s and 1930s, but with the outbreak of war he had to leave home and find safer ground. He was one of the earliest Oscar winners and went on to influence generations of composers that followed. Korngold's "Robin Hood" on Flicks in Five.January 28, 2012
  • Still of Cary Grant and Eva Marie SaintFlicks in Five: North By Northwest
    A self-effacing diminutive English gentlemen appeared in Hollywood in the 1930s, and by the late 1950s, his nine-stroke pencil caricature have become internationally famous. Alfred Hitchcock, the master of suspense, long associated with holding audiences on seat-edges, casting handsome leading men and beautiful (usually blonde) leading ladies, had a musical muse in Bernard Herrmann. We celebrate hitch with "North by Northwest." Mt. Rushmore never looked the same.January 14, 2012
  • Still of It's a Wonderful LifeFlicks in Five: It's a Wonderful Life
    World War Two had just ended. The GIs were coming home and America had been forever changed. Two veterans returning from service in Europe got together in Hollywood in 1946, and the result of the teaming of Jimmy Stewart and Frank Capra is a hopeful holiday favorite. A tale of love and hope restored, "It's a Wonderful Life."December 24, 2011