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.
- How Randy Newman re-invented himself with 'Ragtime'
Film composer Randy Newman didn't have Hollywood success handed to him on a silver platter. 'Ragtime' gave Newman a chance to reach new heights.March 11, 2014
- Flicks in Five: Danny Elfman
Four time Oscar nominee, Danny Elfman is known for his collaborations with Tim Burton, music for the Batman movies and The Simpsons theme song.March 4, 2014
- Flicks in Five: Ben-Hur - The Epic Defined
With the best movie sequence of all time -- the chariot race -- 'Ben Hur' also boasts one of the longest musical scores ever written, recorded in one of the most epic recording sessions ever scheduled.February 25, 2014
- Flicks in Five: 'The Wizard of Oz'
The year 1939 was a bountiful one for Hollywood, and even though 'The Wizard of Oz' was not an initial success at the box office, it has since become a classic. Its music plays no small role in the film's enduring popularity.February 11, 2014
- Flicks in Five: 'Cleopatra'
It boasted the biggest budget Hollywood had seen as of 1963. Alex North provided the score, and we hear the love theme of Anthony and Cleopatra on Flicks in Five.February 4, 2014