Music In Film

Music In Film: Dragons and Apes

Ivan Radford News Aug 11, 2014

John Powell and Michael Giacchino deliver two of the best scores of the year. Ivan listens to some dragons and apes...

Why movie scores sound better live

Ivan Radford Feature Jun 27, 2014

Film scores aren't just for playing in the background any more. Ivan looks at how they're taking centre stage...

Music in Film: The sound of Godzilla, from 1954 to 2014

Ivan Radford Feature Jun 9, 2014

Ivan checks out the soundtrack to Godzilla through the ages

Music in Film: Under The Skin and The Grand Budapest Hotel

Ivan Radford Feature Apr 24, 2014

Two very different films use strings in very different ways on their soundtracks, as Ivan explains in his latest column

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.

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: 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...

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...

Music in Film: Broken Circles, Epic Everests, Sky Explosions and Sunshine on Leith

Ivan Radford Feature Oct 29, 2013

Don't go out in the wind and rain, stay inside and listen to some film soundtracks. Ivan's got some recommendations...

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...