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Reel Music
Monthly episodes: Friday, 9:00 p.m.

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WDAV's Reel Music returns with new monthly episodes! Host Matt Rogers shares some of cinema's best music and celebrates renowned film score composers.

Program Schedule
April 25, 2014
Good Book, Better Movie

Gone With The WindMore often than not, the book is better than the movie. But there are exceptions, maybe more than you’d think: The Wizard of Oz, Gone with the Wind, The Godfather, The Silence of the Lambs, Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959), Misery. Hear the original scores that helped these movies surpass their literary sources.

March 28, 2014
A Tribute to Jerry Goldsmith

Star Trek: The Motion Picture 150For decades, Jerry Goldsmith was a leading film score composer in Hollywood. We’ll sample some of his best work, including themes from Alien, Planet of the Apes, and Star Trek: The Motion Picture.

February 28, 2014
WDAV at the Oscars

OscarMatt Rogers samples and critiques this year's Academy Award-nominated original film scores. He's predicted correctly the winner for the past two years. Can Matt go for three?

BONUS: Matt's interview with Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Oscar-winning songwriter for Frozen's "Let It Go"

January 31, 2014
Bad Movie, Great Score!

Batman and Robin 150Sometimes the film score is the only redeeming element in a movie. Take these turkeys: Willow, Supergirl, Raise the Titanic, Batman & Robin. All cinematic duds with film scores worth revisiting.

December 20, 2013
Christmas at the Movies

9:00 p.m.

Wonderful LifeWho doesn't love a good Christmas movie? Matt Rogers revisits music from holiday classics like It's a Wonderful Life, A Christmas Carol (1951), Miracle on 34th Street (1947), Home Alone, and White Christmas.

November 22, 2013
Superior Sequels

Star Trek Spock9:00 p.m.

Hear music from movies that surpassed their predecessors, including themes from The Empire Strikes Back, Toy Story 2, Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, The Godfather Part II, and more.

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