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

“They had what they called a ‘kicks band’ at Columbia Pictures, where the guys would get together and play each others’ charts,” said Williams’ younger brother, Jerry Williams, 81. “Dad would bring John along, and everybody would go, ‘Hey, wait a minute — who’s the new piano player?’ So he was introduced and recognized very early on, because he was, ...

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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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Nickelodeon Plots ‘Rugrats’ Revival With New TV Series, Live-Action Movie

Adults who grew up watching Rugrats as kids will soon get to watch new episodes of the Nickelodeon cartoon with their own children as Viacom announced plans to revive the animated show about talking babies. The Rugrats revival will come in two waves: First, a 26-episode new season – overseen by the series’ original creators and featuring the show’s beloved characters ...

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'Ant-Man and the Wasp' movie review: Marvel Cinematic Universe’s loose ends tied in this fun film

Express News Service Ant-Man and the Wasp Director: Peyton Reed Cast: Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Pena, Hannah John-Kamen, Michelle Pfeiffer, Laurence Fishburne, Michael Douglas Rating – 3/5 After the shocking events of Avengers: Infinity War, which released earlier this year, many were left wondering if Marvel was going to take a serious route akin to its DC counterparts. Those ...

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Kanika gets emotional while filming movie

Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) “Diya Aur Baati Hum” actress Kanika Maheshwari says while shooting for her first short film, which deals with the “sensitive mother-daughter relationship”, she started crying hysterically. She has written and produced the film titled “Forever Whim”. It tells the story of a mother-daughter relationship with the former getting diagnosed with cancer. “This movie is not about ...

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‘Downton Abbey’ Movie Is Officially Happening!

Assemble the staff and set a place at the table because the Downton Abbey cast is reuniting in a big way! A film for the BBC period drama has officially been given the greenlight, with Maggie Smith, Michelle Dockery, Hugh Bonneville and more of the beloved show’s original stars set to reprise their roles. The show’s creator, Julian Fellowes, has also signed on ...

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Hollywood star Nicolas Cage in Vernon filming movie

A movie starring Nicolas Cage was being filmed in the Okanagan on Thursday. A Score To Settle was being filmed along 27 Street in Vernon, B.C. and crowds gathered to get a glimpse of the Hollywood star. READ MORE: Patrick Dempsey in Bowmanville shooting movie Cage was spotted filming an action sequence, in which he is shot, on the steps ...

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Joaquin Phoenix's 'Experimental' Joker Movie Is the Perfect Antidote to Suicide Squad

Things are, shall we say, in flux over at Warner Bros. and DC. They’re currently rethinking their strategy for the struggling DC Extended Universe. And meanwhile, they’re developing multiple Joker movies across separate universes. None of it quite makes sense at this point, but there is finally a little bit of good news: Joaquin Phoenix is officially playing the Joker ...

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