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    Alexandre Desplat Talks Embracing Humor Through Music in 'Philomena' Score

    Composer Alexandre Desplat has never scored a comedy before and, although one wouldn't call "Philomena" a comedy, he nonetheless found the witty repartee between Judi Dench and Steve Coogan a lighter change of pace in crafting the music for his fifth collaboration with director Stephen Frears.

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    Alexandre Desplat Scoring 'Suite Francaise' Starring Michelle Williams & Matthias Schoenaert

    The 1940s era romance/adaptation of Irene Nemirovsky’s novel, “Suite Francaise,” has started principle photography, and the film has accrued a stellar cast that includes Michelle Williams, Matthias Schoenaerts, Kristin Scott Thomas, and the recently reported Sam Riley. And now it's getting another n...

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    Alexandre Desplat Scoring George Clooney's WWII Tale 'The Monuments Men'

    Already a movie we're predicting to be a Best Picture contender next year, George Clooney (fresh from his Oscar win as a producer on "Argo") begins production in Germany today on his World War II tale "The Monuments Men." The press release confirmed the cast that includes Clooney, Matt Dam...

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    Michael Haneke's 'Amour' Dominates César Awards; 'Argo' Wins Best Foreign Film

    If you had told us a year ago that a Michael Haneke directed film about the death of an elderly woman would become a contender for Best Picture, Best Foreign Lanuage Film, Best Actress and Best Director at the Oscars, we would've said you were crazy. But the provocateur's difficult, but touching and...

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    Composer Alexandre Desplat Talks Scoring 'Zero Dark Thirty,' Working With Terrence Malick, Wes Anderson & More

    Few film composers had a more amazing 2012 than Alexandre Desplat. The French composer, who rose to prominence based on his lush, nearly operatic score to Jonathan Glazer's woefully underrated supernatural melodrama "Birth," had an unparalleled 2012 which included scores to (deep breath) Wes Anderso...

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    Composer Alexandre Desplat Will Visit Wes Anderson's 'Grand Budapest Hotel'

    Composer Alexandre Desplat -- who had a busy year in 2012, with three original scores qualifying for Oscar consideration -- is on board for director Wes Anderson's upcoming project "The Grand Budapest Hotel."

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    Alexandre Desplat Returns To Score Wes Anderson's 'Grand Budapest Hotel'

    Talk about getting the gang back together. While he's been playing close to the chest about what he's building with "Grand Budapest Hotel," Wes Anderson has at least slowly been revealing who'll be part of the project. Right around Christmas the director shared that Tilda ...

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    Listen: Five Tracks from Alexandre Desplat's 'Zero Dark Thirty' Score

    The complete score for Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty," by the prolific composer Alexandre Desplat, is now available online. This is something a little different for Desplat, melding pulse-pounding and Middle Eastern strings for the film's fraught sequences, with a lighter staccato sound for th...

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    Exclusive: First Listen To Alexandre Desplat's Score For 'Zero Dark Thirty'

    If there's one movie that seemingly everyone is talking about, it's "Zero Dark Thirty." "Hurt Locker" director Kathryn Bigelow's harrowing account of the ten-year chase for Osama Bin Laden. The film is quickly accumulating a number of significant critics' prizes, topping many year-end lists and gene...

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    Precious Moments At Oscar Ball

    Presenting honorary Oscars at a separate event, held in November, has proven to be a win-win for the Academy and the worthy recipients. It also gathers a formidable array of Hollywood A-listers in one room. Wanting to soak it all in, I didn’t shoot as many photos as I should have, I suppose, but I d...

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