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Ab Ovo got a 2nd price at  Cilect!

The International Association of Film and Television Schools (Centre International de Liaison des Ecoles de Cinéma et de Télévision – CILECT) was founded in Cannes, France in 1955, the brainchild of the two leading figures of the French film school IDHEC (Institut des Hautes Études Cinématographiques) – Marcel L’Herbier (IDHEC President) and Rémy Tessonneau (IDHEC General Director). 51 more words

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THE KARATE KID – Bill Conti

THROWBACK THIRTY

Original Review by Jonathan Broxton

If you say ‘wax on, wax off’ to anyone of a certain age, they will instantly be transported back to the summer of 1984, when The Karate Kid was one of the box office smashes of the year. 997 more words

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Band of Brothers

Have you ever imagined meeting your hero? How did it go? Did you both really hit it off, discover some obscure shared event from your past and end the meeting vowing your loyalty to the other in a hushed and sombre blood brother ceremony? 937 more words

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SUNSET BOULEVARD – Franz Waxman

MOVIE MUSIC UK CLASSICS

Original Review by Craig Lysy

Director Billy Wilder and producer Charles Brackett created a brilliant film noir screenplay for Sunset Boulevard, which told the story of a once proud but now aged Hollywood actress who wished to end her seclusion and regain past glory. 2,688 more words

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Concorso 2 Agosto - Bologna, Italy

With a free night in Bologna, I came across the Concorso 2 Agosto concert which was to take place in Piazza Maggiore (on August 2nd). It was a lovely night, and so I ended up wandering around for a while and arriving part-way through what seemed to be a great concert – I’m sorry to have missed the first half! 620 more words

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THE HUNDRED-FOOT JOURNEY – A.R. Rahman

Original Review by Jonathan Broxton

The Hundred-Foot Journey is a film about a clash of cultures – physically, geographically and gastronomically. It stars Helen Mirren as Madame Mallory, the perfectionist owner of a high class Michelin-starred restaurant in a quaint French village, whose life is thrown into turmoil when the Kadam family, recently arrived from India, moves into the building across the street from her restaurant. 1,105 more words

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Film music courses in the UK (adult education sort of thing), mostly in London

Ever since I (a) discovered that I could access the journal ‘Music, Sound and the Moving Image‘ and (b) sat glued to Neil Brand’s awesomely fantastic three-part BBC Four series on ‘ 1,077 more words

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