Matthew Sweet considers music written to enhance the character of the movie detective, marking the release of the film Inherent Vice, which features a new score by Jonny Greenwood.
Matthew Sweet considers music written to enhance the character of the movie detective. The Classic Score of the week is David Raksin's 1944 music for Laura which features one of film music's most enduring themes.
Also in the programme is music for The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes, Seven Per Cent Solution, The Adventures of Tintin, Dick Tracy, The Maltese Falcon, Devil In A Blue Dress and Murder On The Orient Express.
The featured new release is Paul Thomas Anderson's Inherent Vice introducing Thomas Pynchon's LA detective Larry "Doc" Sportello - and a new score by Jonny Greenwood.