Music Break: Seven Favorite Themes By Alexandre Desplat

For some reason, I had just become familiar with Alexandre Desplat's work fairly recently. I think it was his score for The Queen (2006) that garnered my attention, and since then I've been a big fan. On my Five for the Fifth post I talked about Hans Zimmer's concert, now I'd definitely go to Mr. …

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The London List Part I: Ten favorite scenes set in London

The 16-day 2012 London Olympics is coming to an end today. For some of you, it's certainly been quite an exhilarating two weeks of watching and championing for the athletes you're rooting for in various sports. I haven't been following the event at all other than watching the opening & closing ceremony, but since I …

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Ross vs Ross’ Best Picture Fight Club is Up – The King Speech Review

Counting down to the Oscar this coming Sunday, and the boys from rossvross.com have gone a little Oscar crazy this week. A couple of weeks ago, Ross McG rounded up nine other bloggers (including his partner in crime Ross McD) for a ten-way Best Picture Oscar battle. Because there are so many movies - and because it …

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Weekend Viewing Plans and Music Break: The King’s Speech Score

Hello everybody, happy Friday! My office will be closed for President's Day on Monday so it'll be a three-day weekend, YAY! I haven't been to the theater for a while. I think the last film I saw at the theater was The Fighter back in January, wow! Well, I don't know if I'll make it …

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2011 Golden Globes Nominations Announced!

Award season is in full swing with today's Golden Globe nominations, announced today at 8AM Eastern time. Just a bit of background (thanks to Wiki) on one of the industry's most important event: The Golden Globe Awards are presented annually by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) to recognize outstanding achievements in the entertainment industry, both domestic …

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Poster of the Week: The King’s Speech

I love quad posters. They're usually more interesting that the typical vertical format and this one is no different. I thought that the first official poster looked terrible, it's definitely one of those cases when bad posters happens to good movies. This one however, is regal looking version worthy of an Oscar contender! The historical …

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