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Tearful Francis Lai acclaimed at World Soundtrack Awards

By Ray Bennett GHENT, Belgium – Oscar-winning French composer Francis Lai, 82, was visibly moved by a prolonged standing ovation after he accepted a Lifetime Achievement Award on Saturday night at the 14th World Soundtrack Awards. Fellow French composer Bruno … Continue reading

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World Soundtrack Awards showcase best film music

By Ray Bennett It’s a measure of the authority of the World Soundtrack Awards that while the Academy Awards last time nominated two of the best film scores from last year, the Ghent event has nominated all four plus one … Continue reading

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FILM REVIEW: Brad Pitt in David Ayer’s ‘Fury’

By Ray Bennett The new Brad Pitt World War II film “Fury” is an old-fashioned combat picture with tough guys familiar from many platoon yarns but it is very modern in its fast and furious editing and taste for acres … Continue reading

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Tears and laughter at ASCAP’s London Awards

By Ray Bennett Songwriter Jim Duguid, who was named songwriter of the year along with Alex Clare for Clare’s double platinum hit “Too Close”, brought down the house at the 34th Annual ASCAP Awards London gala at Grosvenor House on … Continue reading

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