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Alexandre Desplat

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  1. Composer James Horner Dies in Plane Crash: Hollywood Reacts

    7:31 pm 6/22/2015

    The Oscar winner scored dozens of Hollywood classics including 'Apollo 13,' 'A Beautiful Mind,' 'Avatar' and 'Aliens.'Read more

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  2. Alexandre Desplat Says He'll Be Working on 'Star Wars' Stand-alone Movie

    11:25 am 3/16/2015

    The composer won an Academy Award for his work on 'The Grand Budapest Hotel.'Read more

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  3. Oscars 2015: Studio Babelsberg Celebrates Four Wins for 'Grand Budapest Hotel'

    12:39 am 2/23/2015

    Studio Babelsberg films have received a total of 40 Oscar nominations since 2002. Read more

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  4. Oscars 2015: 'The Grand Budapest' Hotel Wins Best Original Score

    12:56 pm 2/16/2015

    Julie Andrews presented the award to composer Alexandre Desplat.Read more

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  5. Oscars: Why Composers Went the "Traditional" Route With Best Score Nominees

    10:30 am 2/12/2015

    This year's nominated score are full of traditional orchestras and "bow and blow" ensembles playing acoustic instruments — even in outer space — as their composers blended old sounds with new technology.Read more

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  6. Charlie Hebdo Attack Left French Composer Alexandre Desplat 'Sad and Enraged'

    6:56 pm 1/16/2015

    "Religion and power -- that is their battle and their fun," says the Oscar nominee of the magazine targeted in Paris.Read more

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  7. Oscars: French Composer Alexandre Desplat Gets Double Nomination

    7:50 am 1/15/2015

    "It's like being hit twice in the head," says the eight-time nominee, who has yet to win an Academy Award. Read more

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  8. Oscars: The Year's Busiest Composer Has Five Films in the Race

    10:00 am 1/6/2015

    Alexandre Desplat, whose credits include 'Imitation Game' and 'Unbroken,' is the only composer to be quintuply eligible this year — repeating a stunt he last pulled off in 2009Read more

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  9. 'Unbroken': What the Critics Are Saying

    5:00 am 12/25/2014

    Angelina Jolie enlists cinematographer Roger Deakins and the Coen brothers for her war drama, which stars Jack O’Connell, Domhnall Gleeson, Miyavi and Garrett HedlundRead more

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  10. Making of 'Unbroken': Angelina Jolie Fought "Uphill Battle" in Bringing True Story to Screen

    10:00 am 12/18/2014

    Shooting the $65 million epic about the life of Olympian-turned-World War II pilot Louis Zamperini wasn't easy, but cutting the film was hand-to-hand combat: "Editing was like spending time with Louis, so I didn't want to let it go"Read more

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