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    'The Great Beauty' Wins Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor & More At European Film Awards

    While it has pretty much no bearing on the Oscars, winning a few key categories at the European Film Awards does serve to raise the profile of some movies that are in contention. Now, we can certainly bet that more Academy voters will be popping in their screeners of "The Great Beauty."

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    European Film Academy Announces Ennio Morricone, 'Fill the Void,' 'The Great Beauty' and More in First Round of Award Winners

    The European Film Academy has announced the first winners to be honored at this year’s 26th European Film Awards. A special seven-member jury convened in Berlin and decided on the winners in the categories of cinematography, editing, production design, costume design, composer and sound design. Full...

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    Ennio Morricone Backpedals On His Quentin Tarantino Comments, Says He Has Great Respect For The Director

    Last week, it seemed the gauntlet had been thrown down between legendary composer Ennio Morricone and genre-mashing director Quentin Tarantino. Speaking to students at Rome’s LUISS University he said among other things that Tarantino “places music in his films without coherence" and declared “I woul...

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    Ennio Morricone Says Quentin Tarantino Uses Music "Without Coherence" & Says He "Won't Work With Him Again"

    With "Django Unchained" galloping its way to over $400 million worldwide, winning Quentin Tarantino another Oscar (leading to one of the most self-serving acceptance speeches of the year), it's hard to argue that the director has never been hotter. With critical acclaim and a core mainstream audienc...

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    'Place Beyond The Pines' Soundtrack Features Mike Patton, Bon Iver & Ennio Morricone, Plus All The Songs In The Film

    After wowing us at TIFF last fall with its “shades of classic Italian melodrama put through the lens of a distinctly American film,” director Derek Cianfrance's “The Place Beyond the Pines” slowly nears closer to its much-anticipated release, and now you can get a look ...

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    Rome Film Festival and Ennio Morricone Honor Quentin Tarantino with Lifetime Achievement Award

    The seventh Rome Film Festival will honor Quentin Tarantino with a Lifetime Achievement Award on January 4, at a gala screening of "Django Unchained." Legendary composer Ennio Morricone ("Once Upon a Time in the West," "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly"), who wrote an ori...

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    'Django Unchained' Soundtrack Features James Brown, Rick Ross, Jim Croce, Lots Of Ennio Morricone & More

    While it looks like Frank Ocean didn't make the cut, the full tracklisting for Quentin Tarantino's upcoming "Django Unchained" once again reveals a director who isn't afraid to liberally borrow from his influences. With music from "Two Mules For Sister Sara," Klaus Ki...

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    Listen: Jessie J's "Crazy About You" From 'Silver Linings Playbook,' Wilco Re-Records Tune For 'This Is 40' & More

    A few musical cues and news today, so let's jump right in. Brit pop star Jessie J has recorded a new song for "Silver Linings Playbook," which takes the usually bland approach of literalizing the characters and themes of a film to a whole new level. Grammy Award-winning songwriter Diane Warren (nomi...

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    Geoffrey Rush & Jim Sturgess Get 'The Best Offer' With Giuseppe Tornatore, Ennio Morricone To Score Film

    Celebrated Italian filmmaker Giuseppe Tornatore doesn't exactly crank them out, and while he made waves on American shores in the late '80s and '90s with "Cinema Paradiso," "The Star Maker," "The Legend Of 1900" and "Malena," it has been over a dec...

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