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  1. DreamWorks Animation Celebrates 20th Anniversary With 30,000 Fans and Fireworks at Hollywood Bowl

    12:58 pm 7/21/2014

    Hans Zimmer, Alexandre Desplat and Jack Black joined the the L.A. Philharmonic and the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra for the company's birthday bash.Read more

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  2. Venice: French Film Composer Alexandre Desplat to Head Competition Jury

    5:08 am 6/23/2014

    UPDATED: Desplat, who earned six Oscar nominations for musical scores including those for "Argo" and "The King's Speech," is the first composer to serve as jury president in Venice's 71-year history.Read more

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  3. 'Philomena' Composer Alexandre Desplat at Polo Lounge: Ban Temp Tracks, 'Capture the Soul of a Film'

    4:41 pm 2/24/2014

    UPDATED: The six-time Oscar nominee explains the method of his music to an audience at the Polo Lounge.Read more

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  4. Scoring 'Her': Composers Owen Pallett and William Butler on the Film's Stark Soundtrack

    12:14 am 2/24/2014

    Plus: how do you put music to a sex scene involving an operating system?Read more

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  5. Oscars: First-Ever Concert to Feature Nominated Scores and Songs

    11:29 am 2/13/2014

    William Butler, Owen Pallett, Alexandre Desplat, Thomas Newman, Steven Price and John Williams will direct their compositions, while Jill Scott will perform "Happy."Read more

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  6. The Grand Budapest Hotel: Film Review

    12:00 pm 2/6/2014

    Director Wes Anderson recruits a star-studded cast led by Ralph Fiennes for his "Moonrise Kingdom" follow-up.Read more

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  7. 'Philomena' Composer Alexandre Desplat on Judi Dench's Theme (Video)

    4:18 pm 1/7/2014

    Already nominated for multiple Golden Globes, the film's music could be an Oscar contender as well. Read more

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  8. 'Philomena' Composer Alexandre Desplat on Creating the Movie's Theme

    1:02 pm 1/7/2014

    The Academy Award-nominated composer shares how he's able to come up with his different scores and how he chose his music for Stephen Frears' drama.Read more

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  9. Harvey Weinstein, Steve Coogan Toast the Real 'Philomena' at Beverly Hills Tea Party

    5:26 pm 1/6/2014

    The search for the son taken from Philomena Lee in 1952 is dramatized in the crowd-pleasing Judi Dench film.Read more

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