Of all the composers to take a "stab" at scoring a Chucky film, Pino
Donaggio comes to the latest installment with the highest of pedigrees.
Not to detract from previous perpetrators like Joe Renzetti,
A fleet of planes soars through the sky, their passage marked by
triumphant horn fanfares. Two lovers embrace in the moonlight as syrupy
strings shimmer in the background. Or picture a monster stalking his
hapless prey amidst pounding drums and shrieking brass.
We all know and respect tradition, particularly when it regards film
music. Whether apropos or cli
Alan Menken wins his third and fourth Oscars, for Beauty and the Beast's score and title song (1992)
Dimitri Tiomkin wins Oscar for High and the Mighty score (1955)
Ennio Morricone, inexplicably, doesn't win the Best Score Oscar for The Mission, which was pretty much the only score album anyone in Hollywood listened to during the late '80s; Herbie Hancock wins Oscar for Round Midnight score instead (1987)