Music documentary

‘Score: A Film Music Documentary’ explores the art of composers

Although it won no awards for its narrative structure, Matt Schrader’s “Score: A Film Music Documentary” shines a light on a subject so rich and fascinating – the art of film music – that its mere presence proves a feast for the eyes and ears. The film also offers a key aspect so often missing […]

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Review: “Score: A Documentary on Film Music” Pays Tribute to Composers

The 1993 documentary “Visions of Light” was critically acclaimed for its insight into classic Hollywood filmmakers. Matt Schrader’s tidy and informative “Score” lavishes similar adoration to the great songwriters of moviedom. And why not? Their contribution can be as substantial as that of cinematographers, or even actors, though more subtle — but not always. Case […]

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Musical documentary set “America’s Treasures” with Aloe Blacc

Giant screen specialist MacGillivray Freeman has signed Aloe Blacc for his upcoming 3D musical documentary “America’s Treasures”, which explores American culture through the history of its music. “Music is an essential part of the human experience, and I look forward to helping audiences discover the unique cultural influences that gave rise to jazz, blues, folk, […]

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Review: ‘Score: A Documentary on Film Music’

Soaring, driving musical scores from beloved films have become some of the most iconic instrumental pieces ever composed, and with documentary filmmaker Matt Schrader’s feature debut, Score: A documentary on film music, these unseen and underappreciated emotional beats get an entertaining and in-depth celebration. It’s not a critical film or a film intended to spark […]