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Music in Film: Only Lovers Left Alive and The LEGO Movie

Ivan Radford Feature Mar 7, 2014

Ivan checks out the music to a pair of very different films. He also sings Everything Is Awesome.

Cuban Fury review

Ivan Radford Review Feb 14, 2014

Nick Frost goes salsa dancing in the new comedy Cuban Fury. Here's what we thought of it...

The Invisible Woman review

Ivan Radford Review Feb 7, 2014

The story of Charles Dickens' secret lover is a slow, understated affair, says Ivan. Here's his review of The Invisible Woman...

Music in Film: Inside Llewyn Davis and 12 Years a Slave

Ivan Radford Feature Jan 23, 2014

Ivan's latest column explores what music can tell us about a character through two new UK soundtrack releases

Music in Film: The top 20 soundtracks of 2013

Ivan Radford Odd List Jan 7, 2014

Last year may only be a memory, but its film themes linger in the mind. Here's Ivan's pick of 2013's best soundtracks...

Music in Film: Saving Mr Banks and Frozen

Ivan Radford Feature Dec 20, 2013

Ivan salutes the music to a pair of new Disney movies: Saving Mr Banks and Frozen...

Nathan Johnson on composing Don Jon, Looper, Brick, and more

Ivan Radford Interview Dec 9, 2013

Ivan sits down for a chat with a composer for whom car doors and cheese graters are just more musical instruments

Music in Film: Gravity and Don Jon

Ivan Radford Feature Nov 26, 2013

The scores for Gravity and Don Jon straddle the boundary between music and sound. Ivan gives them a spin...

Don Jon review

Ivan Radford Review Nov 18, 2013

Joseph Gordon-Levitt's directorial debut finally makes it to the UK. Here's our review...

Last Vegas review

Ivan Radford Review Nov 1, 2013

It's hardly breaking new ground, but Ivan reckons life's too short to hate films starring Kevin Kline...

10 best music moments from Woody Allen films

Ivan Radford Feature Sep 30, 2013

Ivan gives the soundtrack from Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine a listen, and provides a rundown of the filmmaker's 10 best music moments...

Music in Film: The Lone Ar-ranger

Ivan Radford Feature Aug 22, 2013

How did Hans Zimmer rearrange the William Tell Overture for The Lone Ranger? Ivan examines the new version of an infectious tune...

Music in Film: Shirley Walker

Ivan Radford Feature Jul 31, 2013

The work of one of cinema's unsung talents, Shirley Walker, comes under the spotlight in this week's Music in Film...

Music in Film: Man Of Steel soundtrack review

Ivan Radford Feature Jul 2, 2013

Hans Zimmer brought together a symphony of drums and a hint of John Williams for his Man Of Steel soundtrack. Ivan has a listen...

Music in Film: Iron Man 3 and Star Trek Into Darkness

Ivan Radford Feature Jun 13, 2013

Two of this summer's blockbuster soundtracks come under scrutiny in this week's Music in Film: Iron Man 3 and Star Trek Into Darkness...

Justin Lee interview: Arrested Development, Annyong, bowl haircuts & ninjas

Ivan Radford Interview May 27, 2013

Ivan chats to Arrested Development's Justin Lee about Annyong, Arrested Development, and saying it all with just one word...

Music in Film: Oblivion and playing spot the difference

Ivan Radford Feature May 24, 2013

In this week's Music in Film column, Ivan digs into M83's soundtrack for the sci-fi hit, Oblivion...

Music in Film: new films about music

Ivan Radford Feature Apr 18, 2013

In his latest Music in Film column, Ivan highlights two independent films with great soundtracks...

Music in Film: Stoker, Maniac, Cloud Atlas, Broken

Ivan Radford Feature Apr 4, 2013

In his latest Music in Film column, Ivan has a listen to some of the finest soundtracks to appear this year so far...

Music in Film: The Oscars 2013

Ivan Radford Feature Feb 25, 2013

In the wake of the Oscars, Ivan looks at the year's nominees, and argues that it's time the Academy changed its music categories...

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