Monthly Archives: May 2012

Krakow festival puts some steel into film music

By Ray Bennett KRAKOW, Poland – Julie Taymor talks about meeting Paul McCartney and Yoko Ono when she made “Across The Universe”, which is filled with Beatles music. Taymor and McCartney alone sit next to each other in a screening … Continue reading

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HMV calls for votes on Best of British films and albums

By Ray Bennett HMV has launched a national poll on Facebook that asks fans to choose the best British movie and record album from the past 60 years to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. The Best of British campaign lists … Continue reading

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Richard Curtis in praise of ‘Animal House’ and sketch movies

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Universal Studios has released many movies by British comedy writer Richard Curtis including “Notting Hill”, “Love Actually” and “Bridget Jones’ Diary”. No surprise, then, that he was asked to host a Grand Classics charity screening at … Continue reading

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