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Review: "Is Paris Burning?", 50th Anniversary 2-cd Set From Tadlow

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By Darren Allison

Is Paris Burning? Composed by Maurice Jarre, The 50th Anniversary Recording of the Complete Score. A Special Collectors 2 CD Edition featuring a brand new recording by The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted by Nic Raine. Released by Tadlow Music, Price: £16.95 TADLOW023, Date: August 25th 2016 Anniversary of the Liberation of Paris.

It’s always exciting to receive the latest release from Tadlow music. When award winning producer James Fitzpatrick and respected conductor Nic Raine join forces and combine their talents, you know the result is always going to be good. Maurice Jarre’s music is, of course, nothing new to the long standing partnership. Together in recent years, they have overseen triumphant new recordings of Jarre’s Lawrence of Arabia (1962) and Villa Rides (1968).

Is Paris Burning? (1966) is their latest collaboration and features the complete 69 minute film score including previously unrecorded cues. A great deal of Jarre’s patriotic score is heavily militaristic,
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Christopher Nolan's Next Film Is Reportedly a World War II Drama

Fans of Christopher Nolan are eagerly waiting to find out what his next film project will be. The last movie he made what the mind-blowing sci-fi space exploration film Interstellar. Now it sounds like he'll be taking on a whole new genre. According to La Voix du Nord (via Nolan Fans), Nolan's next film will be a World War II drama.

The film is said to be inspired by Operation Dynamo, a mission in 1940 where nearly 340,000 Allied troops were rescued after being trapped by the Nazis in Dunkirk, France. There's no confirmation that this will be Nolan's next project, but if it turns out to be true, then I'll be very much looking forward to seeing it!

The film project was described as a “super-production” by Patrice Vergriete, the mayor of Dunkirk, almost two weeks ago, and the initial reports say that Nolan has traveled to Dunkirk several times with his brother,
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Tom Hardy and More Join Christopher Nolan’s Next Film ‘Dunkirk’

Update: Variety has confirmed that Nolan’s next film will indeed be Dunkirk, with Mark Rylance, Kenneth Branagh, and Tom Hardy in talks to join, although most of the leading cast will consist of unknowns. See the original story below for the film set to shoot in IMAX 65mm and 65mm large-format film.

With his days of Batman behind him, Christopher Nolan is perhaps at the most interesting point of his career. As Hollywood’s top actors clamor to work with him and his ability to have mostly a free reign on budget, we’re intrigued at where he’ll head next. Following up Interstellar, which had quite divisive reactions, Warner Bros. already set a release date of July 21st, 2017 for his next feature, and today we have the first potential details.

Nolan is reportedly prepping a World War II feature to shoot partially in Dunkirk, according to French outlet
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New Wave Muse Dubois Dead at 77; Leading Lady in One of France's Biggest Box-Office Hits Ever

Marie Dubois, actress in French New Wave films, dead at 77 (image: Marie Dubois in the mammoth blockbuster 'La Grande Vadrouille') Actress Marie Dubois, a popular French New Wave personality of the '60s and the leading lady in one of France's biggest box-office hits in history, died Wednesday, October 15, 2014, at a nursing home in Lescar, a suburb of the southwestern French town of Pau, not far from the Spanish border. Dubois, who had been living in the Pau area since 2010, was 77. For decades she had been battling multiple sclerosis, which later in life had her confined to a wheelchair. Born Claudine Huzé (Claudine Lucie Pauline Huzé according to some online sources) on January 12, 1937, in Paris, the blue-eyed, blonde Marie Dubois began her show business career on stage, being featured in plays such as Molière's The Misanthrope and Arthur Miller's The Crucible. François Truffaut discovery: 'Shoot the
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