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For "Black Swan," director Darren Aronofsky trusted longtime collaborator Clint Mansell to fill out the whole soundtrack. The upcoming film "Blue Valentine," meanwhile, is scored entirely by indie rock band Grizzly Bear.
And then, of course, there's Daft Punk's creation for the upcoming "TRON: Legacy."
But these defy movie soundtrack conventions. The majority of the great ones are more like mixtapes (yeah, we're referencing you, Zach Braff), made by director for his girlfriend film. It is sweet, but impersonal.
So when a director collaborates with only one musician to build the soundtrack, it's like a boyfriend writing and recording an entire album for and inspired by his girlfriend. With that in mind, here are our 13 favorite single-artist soundtracks. Get More »
"My favorite movie would be the Hal Ashby film 'Harold and Maude.'
"Because of the way he used music and the way he made two unattractive people, and their love affair, completely romantically attractive. It works."
Eric Roberts was last seen in "The Expendables," on DVD and Blu-ray Nov. 23.