Cliff Martinez: composing through the chaos

Jan 11, 2017

Cliff Martinez: composing through the chaos

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So much movie music sounds like just that: movie music. It's rare these days to come across a score with character that really makes you sit up and listen. One musician who consistently manages to pull that off is punk drummer-turned-composer Cliff Martinez, whose work ...

Why Winding Refn doesn't care if you hate his movie

Jan 16, 2014

Why Winding Refn doesn't care if you hate his movie

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Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn was a film-school dropout who gained sudden acclaim at the tender age of 24 with his ultraviolent 1996 film "Pusher," which was eventually developed into a trilogy. He reached wider audiences with "Fear X" (starring John Turturro) and British ...