When you take over a famous franchise, like, oh, say, a line of superhero movies, the first thing you likely want to do is put your own stamp on things. It can be tempting to wipe away all the ideas, motifs, and images used by the old creators, in favor of seeking out the new, the fresh, the exciting.
John Williams’ score for Superman: The Movie is one of the most beloved and iconic pieces of movie music around. So even though the latest cinematic incarnation of the Man of Steel has his own excellent theme, we’re very happy to hear that Danny Elfman’s Justice League soundtrack will bring Williams’ unmistakable …
Did you like the superhero music in films like Batman, Batman Returns, Spider-Man, and Spider-Man 2? Well, that composer, Danny Elfman, has taken over the duties writing music for Zack Snyder’s Justice League.
The original Spider-Man movie trilogy has its defenders and its haters, but one thing we can all agree on is the score is fantastic. It’s epic, sweeping, and Danny Elfman at his finest. Fifteen years later, it still holds up, even in black and white.
If you just looked at Marvel's new poster for Avengers: Age of Ultron, you likely noticed the team being plagued by Ultron robots (and some perspective issues). But a closer examination of the credits finally proves that the Falcon and Agent Peggy Carter will star in the film — and they might not be alone...
Tim Burton is returning to his 1984 short Frankenweenie with a full-length, stop-motion, black-and-white remake. It's about an introverted suburban kid who also happens to be a mad scientist...and how far he goes to see his beloved dog again.
Space is silent and vast, but we can't feel the awe and terror of epic space battles without great music. Here's our list of the ten composers without whom science fiction would feel as empty as the void. (With samples.)
Yes, Danny Elfman is composing the score for T4; no, he's not starting with the original theme and working his way out. This maestro is flying by the seat of his pants.