Tag Archives: Danny Elfman

“The Girl on the Train” hopes to transport Emily Blunt to the Oscar race

Adaptations of pulpy novels got a dose of class a few years back when David Fincher made Gone Girl. Now, it’s sort of becoming the rage. This week, we have a film clearly indebted to that one in The Girl on the Train. It wants to go where that one[...]

“Alice Through the Looking Glass” will continue to print money for Disney

Disney certainly knows how to craft financially successful films. Especially when they take their animated classics and adapt them into live action features, the Mouse basically has a formula all but down pat. Opening this week, Alice Through the Looking Glass is the latest in that endeavor, one which was[...]

“Hunger Games” could be scored by Danny Elfman

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Oscar-nominated composer Danny Elfman frequently collaborates with filmmaker Tim Burton, though he also scored Sam Raimi’s massive “Spider-Man” trilogy. And now, according to reports, Elfman might try his luck with another mega-franchise that would keep him busy for four potential films. Elfman reportedly took place in a Q&A[...]

Julie Taymor to close Venice Film fest with “The Tempest”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We learned last week that Darren Aronofsky’s “Black Swan,” with Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis as rival ballerinas, would open the 67th annual Venice Film Festival in September. Now we know what film will close the event. Julie Taymor’s upcoming adaptation of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” has been tapped[...]