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Interview with Justin Hurwitz and Tim Simonec

Two composers keep a mean jazz beat for a hopeful drummer and a soul-crushing teacher from hell in the stunning “Whiplash”

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Interview with Harry Gregson-Willams

September 17, 2014

Returning with a bang for filmmaker Antoine Fuqua and star Denzel Washington as a composer who put new-school action on the map for a revitalized “Equalizer”

Interview with Max Richter

August 13, 2014

A composer on the creative edge of film scoring gets seriously animated alongside his “Waltz With Bashir” director Ari Folman

Interview with Marco Beltrami

June 18, 2014

Taking a first class musical seat for a doom-driven train ride through an icy apocalypse – in any filmmaker’s language

Interview with Andrew Hewitt

May 5, 2014

A composer hears “Double” with his delightfully surreal musical take on Dostoevsky

Interview with Stephen Endelman

March 11, 2014

Stealing musical heart, and a great theme, for a true-life mob dramedy that’s stranger than fiction

Interview with Angelo Badalamenti

February 3, 2014

Fighting an epic musical battle for “Stalingrad’s” soul

Interview with Thomas Newman

December 3, 2013

The scion of a musical family salutes The Sherman Brothers while putting his own melancholy magic into “Saving Mr. Banks”

Interview with Steven Price

September 30, 2013

A composer steps into an unknowable creative void to conjure a powerfully innovative score for the year’s most lauded sci-fact movie

Interview with Matthew Margeson

August 6, 2013

Playing Hit-Man to Henry Jackman’s Kick-Ass as their dynamic duo returns to the hit themes, and new vigilantes of a home-made superhero franchise