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KFMF: Adventure and tears as orchestra plays ‘Titanic Live’

By Ray Bennett KRAKOW – The Krakow Film Music Festival raised James Cameron’s “Titanic” to new heights as it screened to a live performance of James Horner’s Oscar-winning score to mark the film’s 20th anniversary. The festival had planned to … Continue reading

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TIFF FILM REVIEW: ‘The Magnificent Seven’

By Ray Bennett TORONTO – Antoine Fuqua’s “The Magnificent Seven” is a rousing Western adventure with stylish set pieces, interesting characters sketched quickly, and a great deal of carnage. It moves fast and loud and should please action fans and … Continue reading

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How James Horner came to write the ‘Titanic’ song

By Ray Bennett LONDON – American composer James Horner, who has died in a plane crash aged 61, won an Academy Award along with lyricist Will Jennings for “My Heart Will Go On” sung by Celine Dion in “Titanic”, and … Continue reading

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MUSIC REVIEW: The LSO: A Life in Film at the Barbican

By Ray Bennett LONDON – The London Symphony Orchestra celebrated its 70-plus years making music for movies with a sold-out concert at Barbican Hall on April 4 that ended with an enthusiastic standing ovation. The warm response was sparked not … Continue reading

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