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Alexandre Desplat

Rapid Round: Alexandre Desplat Names Favorite Director, Predicts Beatles’ Place in History

Having composed the score for 'The Secret Life of Pets,' he reveals his favorite films — animated and not — and the music he'd take to a desert island

Sophia Loren, Alexandre Desplat to be Honored at France’s Lumiere Film Festival

Cannes artistic director Thierry Fremaux's classic film festival will also draw Nicolas Winding Refn and Mads Mikkelsen, alongside Martin Scorsese.

Composer James Horner Dies in Plane Crash: Hollywood Reacts

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

Alexandre Desplat Says He’ll Be Working on ‘Star Wars’ Stand-alone Movie

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

Oscars 2015: Studio Babelsberg Celebrates Four Wins for ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’

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

Oscars 2015: ‘The Grand Budapest’ Hotel Wins Best Original Score

Julie Andrews presented the award to composer Alexandre Desplat.

Oscars: Why Composers Went the “Traditional” Route With Best Score Nominees

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.

Charlie Hebdo Attack Left French Composer Alexandre Desplat ‘Sad and Enraged’

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

Oscars: French Composer Alexandre Desplat Gets Double Nomination

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

Oscars: The Year’s Busiest Composer Has Five Films in the Race

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 2009

‘Unbroken’: What the Critics Are Saying

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

Making of ‘Unbroken’: Angelina Jolie Fought “Uphill Battle” in Bringing True Story to Screen

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"