David Arnold on Zoolander and The Musketeer

David Arnold’s latest score, for the Ben Stiller comedy ZOOLANDER, may seem to be a departure from the composer of TOMORROW NEVER DIES, INDEPENDENCE DAY, GODZILLA (well, O.K., maybe not so much with GODZILLA!), but the composer, eager to shed his big-budget-spectacular-action-film image, enjoyed the very different challenges of scoring...

David Arnold Saves the World

David Arnold came seemingly out of nowhere in 1994 with a massive orchestral score for Roland Emmerich’s STARGATE. Two years later, he repeated the favor for the director’s patriotic pastiche, INDEPENDENCE DAY, and Arnold found himself writing another splendid Save-The-World adventure score. In between the two he composed Tab Murphy’s...