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Vocal coach Roger Love helps put the sing in Hollywood performances
Vocal coach Roger Love helps put the sing in Hollywood performances

Keira Knightley hates karaoke. She describes her relationship with singing as the occasional tune in the shower. Yet in an early scene in her new movie she's apprehensively clutching a guitar on a small stage, singing an original song over the hum of a New York bar. It's a sweet moment that launches the trajectory of the romantic comedy/drama "Begin Again." Knightley plays Gretta, a shy singer-songwriter who performs with the coaxing of her costar Mark Ruffalo, who plays a down-on-his-luck record producer. Music is the driving force in the film, the second feature from John Carney whose 2006 film "Once" was a phenomenon, becoming an Oscar-winning indie hit...

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