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John Williams' early life: How a NoHo kid and UCLA Bruin became the movie music man

John Williams is synonymous with Hollywood. The “Star Wars” composer, who has racked up an incredible 51 Oscar nominations, could easily be called the composer laureate of American cinema. He’s cemented his stronghold on modern ears by conducting concerts of his movie music, and this summer marks the 40th anniversary of Williams bringing his repertoire to the Hollywood Bowl. Before ...

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DIY Disney brings film magic to life

Media playback is unsupported on your device Disney magic is being brought to life in Belfast by two office workers. Colin Devenny and Gilli McCready work in advertising by day, but beyond the office they recreate scenes from their favourite animated films. They have posed as characters from the Little Mermaid, Peter Pan, and th… Movie Industry News

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Witnesses Recant Testimony That Put Rapper C-Murder Away For Life

JEFFERSON PARISH, La. ― Roughly a decade after hip-hop artist Corey “C-Murder” Miller was sentenced to life imprisonment in a fatal shooting, new evidence has been uncovered that raises serious doubts about his guilt. The two principal prosecution witnesses, the only ones who testified Miller was the gunman who killed 16-year-old Steven Thomas in 2002, have recanted their testimony. In ...

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Harvey Weinstein is indicted again. The new charges could bring a life sentence

Weinstein, 66, surrendered to police in May, and he was marched in handcuffs past a throng of reporters outside the New York Police Department’s 1st Precinct. His arrest marked a significant victory for the #MeToo movement, which was born after dozens of women came forward to accuse the film mogul of using his power and influence to sexually exploit young ...

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Selena Gomez Reveals Why It's 'Important' to De-Stress Her Life Now (Exclusive)

Selena Gomez is trying to keep things simple.  ET’s Cameron Mathison spoke with actress and singer at the Los Angeles premiere of her new film, Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation, at Westwood’s Regency Village Theatre on Saturday, where she opened up about why it’s so “important” for her to de-stress her life after an eventful past year.  “In general, I ...

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Review: John Coltrane's New 'Lost Album' Captures a Day in the Life of His Greatest Band

Any newly discovered music from a legend on the order of John Coltrane is an event. But the reason advance buzz has been particularly feverish for Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album, a previously unissued session from March of 1963, is that it comes from the era of his so-called Classic Quartet. Simply put, the group – featuring pianist McCoy Tyner, ...

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