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This time of year it’s common to hear many people saying, “It’s an honor just to be nominated.” But the comment sounds pretty convincing coming from Oscar-nominated film composer J. Ralph, considering the odds he beat in being...
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Indie-rock trio Fun. and R&B/hip-hop star Frank Ocean scored big in Grammy Award nominations, scoring six nods apiece mostly in the top Grammy categories. The Recording Academy announced the nominations Wednesday during a show in Nashville. The 55th...
Mine eyes have seen the glory. And by this point, most academy members have too. Time to check in on "Lincoln" with the Oscar 8-Ball, that magical portal into the minds and hearts and, in the rare, applicable instance, the souls of academy members and how...
Hollywood's most successful director turns on a dime and delivers his most restrained, interior film. A celebrated playwright shines an illuminating light on no more than a sliver of a great man's life. A brilliant actor surpasses even himself and makes...
The quietest room in Hollywood may be the office where John Williams composes. In a bungalow on the Universal Studios lot, steps from the production company of his most frequent collaborator, director Steven Spielberg, Williams works alone at a 90-year-...
Jan 1, 2012 |Story| Los Angeles TimesJust before noon on a clear fall day, the Newman stage on the 20th Century Fox lot is alive with bright lights, hovering microphones and a full 105-piece orchestra. It's one of the final scoring sessions for "Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol,"...Dec 9, 2011 | Los Angeles TimesCulture MonsterMark Swed reviews the Los Angeles Philharmonic's contribution to the Pacific Standard Time with a concert of classic Hollywood film music conducted by Thomas Wilkins....Dec 15, 2011 | Los Angeles Times24 FramesFamiliar names like John Williams and Elton John will compete with Trent Reznor, Mary J. Blige, Madonna and Chris Cornell in the Golden Globes musical categories....Dec 21, 2011 | Los Angeles TimesThe Fabulous ForumWe asked you to send in your picks for the greatest sports moments in L.A. history, and 1,181 ballots later we are unveiling the top 20 vote-getters. Each weekday we will unveil a new moment until we reach No. 1.......Dec 23, 2011 | Los Angeles Times24 Frames"War Horse," Steven Spielberg's second horse in the awards season race, arrives on the heels of his animated film "The Adventures of Tintin." A drama about the special bond between a boy and his horse separated by the horrors of World War I, "War Horse"...Jan 23, 2012 | Los Angeles TimesCulture MonsterHollywood Bowl 2012 highlights will include "The Producers," "Rigoletto," Pixar tribute and festival featuring Juanes, Juan Luis Guerra and Ruben Blades....Original site for John Williams topic gallery.
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