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World Soundtrack Awards: Wins for Desplat, Rahman, Hamlisch

By Ray Bennett GHENT, Belgium – French Golden Globes Award-winner Alexandre Desplat (above right) was a double honouree at the 9th World Soundtrack Awards on Saturday as he was named film composer of the year and picked up the prize … Continue reading

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Angelo Badalamenti’s ‘Edge of Love’ my pick of 2008 film scores

By Ray Bennett Vanity Fair has an interesting rundown of 11 potential candidates for this year’s film score awards. It’s a good list with many of the always deserving usual suspects. Good bets for Oscar nominations include Alberto Iglesias for … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: ‘The Lord of the Rings’

By Ray Bennett LONDON — A transatlantic trip appears to have done wonders for the epic stage version of “The Lord of the Rings” that has just opened in the West End following a dire opening run in Toronto. What … Continue reading

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