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Concert review: The John Wilson Orchestra - Cole Porter in Hollywood

The John Wilson Orchestra, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Thursday November 20th *****

It used to be the Christmas edition of the Radio Times that would work classic movie lovers into a festive frenzy each year, but these days, the biggest pre-Christmas thrill for film fans in Glasgow is the annual visit to the Concert Hall by the man who it wouldn’t be far-fetched to describe as the patron saint of Hollywood musicals: John Wilson. 240 more words

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Hans Zimmer Scores Again

Interstellar, directed by the famous Christopher Nolan, hits theatres across the world. Hans Zimmer’s fans are speechless . And this time, it is something quite uncommon in film music that makes everyone stop and listen – organs. 281 more words

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INTERSTELLAR – Hans Zimmer

Original Review by Jonathan Broxton

Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar is a science fiction epic on a grand scale. Set in a future where life on Earth is in jeopardy due to a series of environmental disasters, the film follows Cooper (Matthew McConaughey), a former pilot turned corn farmer, whose precocious daughter Murph (Mackenzie Foy) believes she is receiving messages written in dust from a ghost in her bedroom. 2,265 more words

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THE LAST STARFIGHTER – Craig Safan

THROWBACK THIRTY

Original Review by Jonathan Broxton

The Last Starfighter was a popular science-fiction adventure film for kids, directed by Nick Castle. The film tells the story of Alex Rogan (Lance Guest), an average teenage boy living in a trailer park, who passes the time playing – and getting very good – at an arcade video game called… 962 more words

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THANK YOU FOR THE MUSIC

If I were parked on a desert island and asked to supply eight pieces of music for the programme ‘Desert Island Discs’, I’d probably choose film music because it hits the spot on so many levels, not just aurally but visually.   402 more words

Cheltenham UK

THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING – Jóhann Jóhannsson

Original Review by Jonathan Broxton

In the annals of human history, it is likely that Professor Stephen Hawking will go down as one of our most important scientific figures, alongside Leonardo da Vinci, Galileo, Sir Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein. 1,304 more words

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WOVEN SKY

WOVEN SKY

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DOCUMENTARY SCORE 2014

Dir: Emma Hudson

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Documentary on Taiwanese artist Wang Wen-Chih and his bamboo tunnel installation for Woodford Folk Festival 2013.

 

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