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Doing an animated film must be an absolute blast for an actor. Show up in your pajamas. No time in hair and makeup. Don't shave your fu manchu. All that the film's producers need is your voice — your sweet, golden, $20-million-a-picture pipes.
For some actors, however, that's a problem. It's no one's fault; in fact, it's often a testament to their on-screen success with other endeavors. But there are a certain group of thespians whose voices are just too damn distinct to hide behind a cartoon character. They might deliver a fine performance, but it just doesn't quite work because we all know their voice so well. Get More »
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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 »