Tag Archives: Hans Zimmer

Krakow Film Music Festival gets under way

By Ray Bennett The 7th edition of the Krakow Film Music Festival, which began in the Polish city on Thursday, has tripled the number of tickets sold to 30,000 this year, organisers said.

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TIFF FILM REVIEW: Ron Howard’s ‘Rush’

By Ray Bennett TORONTO – Ron Howard’s Formula 1 racing picture “Rush” is top-class entertainment as it relates the 1970s rivalry between two very different drivers with intense drama on and off the track. Chris Hemsworth (“Thor”) stars as charismatic … Continue reading

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World Soundtrack Awards noms, Desplat set for concert

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Concerts at the World Soundtrack Awards are among the best film music events in the business – Hans Zimmer’s performance of his “Inception” score a couple of years ago (pictured) was one of the best. … Continue reading

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WSA Discovery of the Year nominees announced

The World Soundtrack Awards have named the five nominees for their Discovery of the Year Award for 2011, to be presented during the 11th annual celebration and concert to be held at the end of the Ghent Film Festival in … Continue reading

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Nominees set for WSA, concert to honour Ronni Chasen

By Ray Bennett The World Soundtrack Awards concert at the 38th Ghent Film Festival on Oct. 22 will be a night of mixed emotions because while it will celebrate the music of some great composers, it also will be dedicated … Continue reading

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FILM REVIEW: ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow is back in excellent form for his fourth adventure in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, which is more serious in the hands of a new director, Rob … Continue reading

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BERLIN FILM REVIEW: Jo Baier’s ‘Henry of Navarre’

By Ray Bennett BERLIN – Epic in scale but still betraying its producers’ willingness to cut it into two parts for television sales, Jo Baier’s “Henry of Navarre” should do well in most international markets looking for something in the … Continue reading

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