Posts Tagged ‘Philomena’

Yesterday afternoon, the work of Alexandre Desplat was celebrated during a conversation and performance of his Oscar-nominated score for Philomena at the Beverly Hills Hotel’s Polo Lounge. During a Q&A moderated by Society of Composers & Lyricists president Ashley Irwin, the composer talked about his fourth collaboration with director Stephen Frears, the challenges of the project and meeting the real […]

Two new movies are opening wide this weekend: Expected to top the weekend box office is the film adaptation of the bestselling novel The Hunger Games: Catching Fire directed by Francis Lawrence and starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Lenny Kravitz, Stanley Tucci and Donald Sutherland. Republic Records has released […]

Alexandre Desplat is reteaming with director Stephen Frears on the upcoming tragic comedy Philomena. The film starring Judi Dench and Steve Coogan is based on the book The Lost Child of Philomena Lee: A Mother, Her Son and a 50 Year Search by BBC journalist Martin Sixsmith and tells the true story of an Irish woman […]