Movies on the Radio : March 2012

James Newton Howard's 'The Hunger Games' and More

Saturday, March 31, 2012

This week, David Garland presents music from such James Newton Howard-scored films as "The Fugitive," "King Kong," "Snow Falling on Cedars" and the current hit "The Hunger Games."

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Mad Men and Working Women

Saturday, March 24, 2012

As "Mad Men" returns for a new season Sunday night, we hear soundtracks from the show, as well as "The Best of Everything," and other dramas set at least in part in the New York workplace.


Evoking Ireland

Saturday, March 17, 2012

The exuberant and melancholy aspects of traditional Irish music make it well-suited to the moods of film scoring. In honor of St. Patrick's Day, movie music tinged with the color of the Emerald Isle.

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Mars, Bringer of Music

Saturday, March 10, 2012

This week, Michael Giacchino's score for "John Carter," plus music from many other Martian movies including "Mars Attacks!," "Mission to Mars," "Robinson Crusoe On Mars" and "Red Planet."

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