Airs Saturdays at 9PM on 105.9 FM
Saturday nights at 9:00 pm, host David Garland presents new and old film scores, emphasizing the delights and uniqueness of movie music, and sharing his encyclopedic knowledge of the field.
Film scores can be full of emotion, suspense, and surprises, and use a rich variety of musical languages to help tell the movie's story. From the classics by Max Steiner, Dimitri Tiomkin, and Bernard Herrmann, to new scores by Thomas Newman, Carter Burwell, and Danny Elfman, the panorama of movie drama will be heard.
Latest Episodes and Articles
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Special effects pioneer Ray Harryhausen died on May 7 at age 92, but his legacy lives on. David Garland considers his genuinely awesome stop-motion "Dynamation."
Saturday, May 04, 2013
Composer Michael Giacchino returns to Movies on the Radio for the broadcast premiere of selections from his score to "Star Trek Into Darkness."
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Host David Garland considers scores that make their impact using atmospheric sounds and effects. Featured scores include "To the Wonder," "Beasts of the Southern Wild" and "Broadchurch."
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Hear soundtracks from Ernst Reijseger for Werner Herzog, Elmer Bernstein for National Geographic, George Fenton and Sarah Class for the BBC, and more.
Saturday, April 13, 2013
One of the most beautiful of movie stars, whose glamour has graced thousands of films, is the New York City skyline. Tell us your favorite opening-credit sequence featuring New York.
Saturday, April 06, 2013
Tales of swords and sorcery have been lighting up screens for many years -- from "The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad" and the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy, to television shows such as "Game of Thrones."