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    Interview: Composer Max Richter Discusses Experimental Music and Scoring ‘Ad Astra’ Twice

    It’s been eleven years since Max Richter burst onto the scene with the score for Oscar-nominated, “Waltz With Bashir,” an animated feature that would receive multiple nominations among various groups, including a few notices for Richter himself. From there, he went on to work with great filmmakers around the world, including Martin Scorsese, Haifaa Al-Mansour, […] More

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    Film Review: ‘Mary Queen of Scots’ Sizzles with Josie Rourke’s Fiery Directorial Debut

    In a wicked display of tension and percolating drama, Josie Rourke‘s smartly effective and intoxicating “Mary Queen of Scots” showcases two grandiose performances from Academy Award nominees Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie. With a sumptuous backdrop of beautiful productions and stunning costumes, the film makes the most of its subconscious outlook on women’s roles in […] More

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    Film Review: ‘White Boy Rick’ Finds Emotion and a Star in Newcomer Richie Merritt

    Don’t just judge a film based on its trailer.  One of the many life lessons you learn when working in the film industry.  On the surface, Yann Demange‘s “White Boy Rick” looks to lack any cohesive or structural force that could make it enjoyable for anyone.  Rest assured, though clumsy at times, the heart and […] More

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    Max Richter Confirms Tour Dates; Scores for ‘White Boy Rick’ and ‘Mary Queen of Scots’

    Composer Max Richter continues to build up a reputation as a strong composer. He first made his way into the American scene when “Waltz with Bashir” made waves in both the animation and foreign language categories. He later scored other big films, including “Shutter Island,” and critical television hit “The Leftovers” for HBO. He’s also begun […] More