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Top film composers lined up for 35th Ghent Film Festival

By Ray Bennett The World Soundtrack Awards 2008 at the Ghent Film Festival in October will see British composer Dario Marianelli, who won the Academy Award and the Golden Globe for best score this year for “Atonement,” once again meet … Continue reading

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‘English Patient’ director Anthony Minghella dies

By Ray Bennett Oscar-winning British film director Anthony Minghella, whose epic “The English Patient” won nine 1997 Academy Awards including best picture, has died. He was 54. Minghella’s agent said he died Tuesday morning of a brain hemorhage. “He was … Continue reading

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MUSIC REVIEW: Anthony Minghella directs ‘Madam Butterfly’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Anthony Minghella’s production of Puccini’s “Madam Butterfly,” which is back for a short English National Opera run before it opens the New York Metropolitan Opera season in September, might not please opera purists but it … Continue reading

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Abbey Road Studios opens to public for first time

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Abbey Road recording studios, where the Beatles made almost all of their music, attracts around 100,000 fans each year but they couldn’t go in. Until now. They come from across the world to worship at … Continue reading

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