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Rome – Italy on Monday cheered Ennio Morricone’s Golden Globe victory for composing the original score for Quentin Tarantino’s “The Hateful Eight,” which marks the maestro’s first original score for a Tarantino pic, and his first for a Western in decades.
“Maestro Morricone, always a certainty. A source of pride for Italy,” tweeted Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi.
Culture Czar Dario Franceschini praised Morricone as a “giant who has made Italian music and movies great all over the world,” also in a tweet.
Morricone, who is 87, has more than 500 movie credits to this name including scores for Sergio Leone’s so-called “Dollars Trilogy” – “A Fistful of Dollars,” “For a Few Dollars More,” and “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. Leone’s “Once Upon a Time in the West,” ” Brian De Palma’s “The Untouchables,” Barry Levinson’s “Bugsby,” and Roland Joffe’s “The Mission,” are among other standouts, »
- Nick Vivarelli
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The five-time Oscar nominee has a Golden Globe nomination for his latest score for The Hateful Eight. His credits include Malena, Bugsy, The Untouchables, The Mission and Days Of Heaven. He received an honourary Oscar in 2007.
Bridge Of Spies, Crimson Peak, The Martian, The Revenant, Jurassic World and Trumbo are among the Art Directors Guild film nominees across various categories for the 20th Annual Excellence in Production Design in Beverly Hills on January 31. For the full line-up click here.
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