Flicks in Five with Lynne Warfel
Every Saturday at 11 a.m. and Tuesdays 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.
- Alan Silvestri's Oscar-nominated score to 'Forrest Gump'
A film composer by trade, Alan Silvestri has been composing music for movies since the 1970s, but it's his frequent collaboration with director Robert Zemeckis that landed him an Oscar nomination for the 'Forrest Gump' score.July 20, 2013
- Flicks in Five: Jerome Moross
It is a sad fact that the musical world, especially the film music world, didn't have Jerome Moross for a longer time. But what he left us was indeed impressive. His best known film score is from "The Big Country", a rather oddball Western about an out of place retired sea captain played by Gregory Peck, who arrives in the "wild West" and inadvertently takes on the established system he finds.June 13, 2013
- Flicks in Five: "Summer Stock"
Summer Stock: Judy Garland's last film for MGM and her last pairing with friend Gene Kelly, Summer Stock's upbeat nature is far from what was going on during filming.April 26, 2013
- Flicks in Five - Alexandre Desplat
This French composer didn't hit the Hollywood radar screens until he received wide acclaim for the scores for the final Harry Potter moviesApril 19, 2013
- Flicks in Five: Spencer Tracy
A star long before he was paired on screen with Katharine Hepburn, Tracy's now legendary quote about the art of acting says it all: "Know your lines and don't run into the furniture."April 13, 2013