Film Music Fridays - Episode 20

Drag Me to Hell (2009) by Christopher Young


We are back with a special October (pre-Halloween) episode of Film Music Fridays, narrated by CineConcerts President, Producer & Conductor Justin Freer! In this week’s episode, Justin discusses Christopher Young’s unique versatility as a composer, blending beautiful melodic motifs with experimental textures in Sam Raimi’s 2009 supernatural horror film, Drag Me to Hell. Young continues to be one of the most cherished and talented composers working in the industry today, especially in the horror genre.

Christopher Young has composed some of the most iconic films including Hellraiser, Species, Urban Legend, The Grudge, The Exorcism of Emily Rose, Drag Me to Hell, Sinister, Deliver Us from Evil and Pet Sematary. Other works include Copycat, Set It Off, Entrapment, The Hurricane, Swordfish, Ghost Rider, Spider-Man 3 and The Shipping News, for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score.

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Composer Christopher Young

Composer Christopher Young

Coming up on 10/25:

John Carpenter’s Halloween