Tag Archives: Julie Taymor

KFMF: Enthralling film music at Shakespeare in Concert

By Ray Bennett KRAKOW – Powerful, melodic and mischievous, Elliot Goldenthal’s music for the productions of his partner Julie Taymor was given full rein at an exhilarating Shakespeare in Concert performance as part of the Krakow Film Music Festival on … Continue reading

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KFMF reflects ‘changing artistic landscape’: artistic director

By Ray Bennett KRAKOW – The 8th Krakow Film Music Festival kicked off today with morning masterclasses and a noon media conference in which artistic director Robert Piaskowski welcomed around 800 artists who will play at 10 concerts during the … Continue reading

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Elliot Goldenthal wins Krakow FMF’s new Wojciech Kilar Award

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Oscar-winning composer Elliot Goldenthal (pictured above) has been named as the first winner of the new Wojciech Kilar Award to be presented at the Krakow Film Music Festival on May 28.

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Elliot Goldenthal’s gothic suite rules at ASCAP gala

By Ray Bennett Robin Williams once told me that there are movie stars, “and then there’s Jack”, as in Nicholson. The Krakow Film Music Festival Sunday night showed that there are film composers, and then there’s Elliot, as in Goldenthal. … Continue reading

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Krakow festival puts some steel into film music

By Ray Bennett KRAKOW, Poland – Julie Taymor talks about meeting Paul McCartney and Yoko Ono when she made “Across The Universe”, which is filled with Beatles music. Taymor and McCartney alone sit next to each other in a screening … Continue reading

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FILM REVIEW: Julie Taymor’s ‘Across the Universe’

  By Ray Bennett Julie Taymor’s “Across the Universe” is a sparkling treat for anyone with an appreciation of how popular music became the soundtrack for so many people’s lives. That was never so true as in the ’60s when … Continue reading

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