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‘Motherless Brooklyn’ Composer Daniel Pemberton On Creating A Film Noir Score From A Unique Angle – Crew Call Podcast

‘Motherless Brooklyn’ Composer Daniel Pemberton On Creating A Film Noir Score From A Unique Angle – Crew Call Podcast

British composer Daniel Pemberton has a serious ear for jazz with his Latin-inspired score for Warner Bros./Village Roadshow’s all femme caper Ocean’s 8 and the flute-’60s infused score of Guy Ritchie’s The Man From U.N.C.L.E as colorful and vibrant as that spy pic itself.

Pemberton, who has been Ridley Scott’s go-to composer as of late with pics like All the Money in the World, The Counsellor and The Vatican TV movie, continues to build on its penchant for vibrant syncopation in Edward Norton’s film noir Motherless Brooklyn. The film stars Norton as Lionel Essrog, a Tourette syndrome challenged private detective, who in investigating his mentor’s murder (Bruce Willis) uncovers a huge real estate conspiracy in 1950s New York City.

“A lot of my scores are based around rhythm and groove, those are the underpinnings of jazz and that’s

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