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Filmmaker Selects 25 Essential Movie Soundtracks
Posted February 16, 2010 to photo album "Filmmaker Selects 25 Essential Movie Soundtracks"
As part of Music Month, Filmmaker magazine editor Scott Macaulay picks out the most seminal movie soundtracks of all time.
Slide 17: Requiem For A Dream (2000)
For his second feature, an adaptation of Hubert Selby Jr.’s novel, Darren Aronofsky invited back his Pi composer Clint Mansell, the former singer for the U.K. pop group Pop Will Eat Itself. This time, however, Mansell expanded his palette, blending his trademark electronica with driving strings from the Kronos Quartet. The result is a highly original score with a memorably paranoiac main theme that has been employed for the trailer of many movies since.