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Let the New Star Wars Awaken Your Musical Appetite

James Murphy | Posted 05.01.2017 | UK Entertainment
James Murphy

Watching the new Star Wars film, I was struck, beyond the music, how much like a symphony it is: a prospect hinted at the very outset propels us on a quest, luring us through many different moods and emotions, towards a climactic final reckoning.

The Final Scene In 'Star Wars' Without John Williams' Music Is Very Awkward Indeed

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Comedy

Typical. You wait ages for two iconic movie scenes to be reworked without their musical accompaniment, and then two come along at once. Yes, earlie...

Jack The Ripper 'Was Whitechapel Surgeon Stephen Herbert Appleford'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 01.11.2012 | UK

Jack the Ripper was a left-handed surgeon from Essex, claims a Uruguayan mathematician. Eduardo Cuitiño identifies Whitechapel Hospital doctor Ste...

John Williams Comes to London Thanks to RPO

Ben Falk | Posted 12.12.2012 | Home
Ben Falk

The RPO are a brilliant ensemble and the thought of hearing the Superman fanfare emanating from their brass section is tantalising. It's always been an annoyance to me that movie scores aren't accorded the same respect as "traditional" classical music.

(PICTURES) Myleene Klass Leads Classic Brits Glamour

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

Sir Anthony Hopkins found himself with a share of a Classic Brit Award after one of his compositions featured on the album of the year. The Oscar-w...

Review: Spielberg's War Horse

Charlotte Skeoch | Posted 24.01.2012 | UK Entertainment
Charlotte Skeoch

2011 brings in its wake a renewed infatuation with Steven Spielberg. All has been quiet on his directorial front since Indiana Jones and the Kingdom o...