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The Score in November 2019 honors Dame Judi Dench

Dame Judi Dench

The Score pays tribute to Academy Award-winning British actress Dame Judi Dench through the music of her extensive film career.  (11/30 - Saturdays at 10am and 6pm)

11/2      Cinema’s Dynamic Duos  Host, Edmund Stone explores examples where movie composers collaborate on a score, including Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard on The Dark Knight, Danny Elfman and Brian Tyler on Avengers Age of Ultron, Hans Zimmer and Elton John on The Lion King, Marco Beltrami and Philip Glass on Fantastic Four, Benjamin Wallfisch and Hans Zimmer on Blade Runner 2049, Harry Gregson-Williams and John Powell on Chicken Run, John Powell and David Buckley on Jason Bourne, and John Debney, Danny Elfman, Robert Rodriguez, Los Lobos, Gavin Greenaway and Harry Gregson-Williams on Spy Kids

11/9      The American Civil War  We honor Veterans Day with this tribute to the those who served and died in the American Civil War.  We include music and moments from Gone with the Wind, Glory, Shenandoah, Cold Mountain, Gods and Generals, and Gettysburg

11/16    Those British Costume Dramas We all love watching how the other half used to live in the U.K.  On this program host (and Brit) Edmund Stone lends his expertise on the subject by lifting the movie curtains on another age.  We’ll include music to Downton Abbey along with an interview with its composer John Lunn; plus Edmund chats with Lady Fiona, Countess of Carnarvon whose home Highclere Castle is the setting for Downton Abbey.

11/23    Family Feuds  As we look forward to the Thanksgiving holiday we shine a spotlight on how Hollywood views family dynamics with people who do not always see each other’s point of view, with music and moments from The Lion King, Hamlet, The Lion in Winter, Romeo and Juliet, The Big Country, The Young Victoria, and Thor: The Dark World

11/30    Judi Dench (Hollywood’s ‘A’ List)  We honor this Dame for her many movie performances spanning   the last fifty years.  From playing drama in James Bond, Notes on a Scandal and Ladies in Lavender, comedy in The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and Mrs. Henderson Presents, to A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Pride & Prejudice, Shakespeare in Love, Philomena, and Mrs. Brown, just to mention a few