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Hosted by myself and Cineworld film journalist Sean Wilson, Between the Notes is a podcast all about the sounds of cinema, and our discussion of them, airing on a flexible schedule roughly every two or three weeks. In the latest episode, we discuss three new releases – Danny Elfman’s Dumbo, Alexandre Desplat’s The Sisters Brothers …

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Film music has long been a passion of mine, but I’ve realised I don’t really talk about it on Cultural Conversation as much as I would like. 2019 I plan to remedy this, partly with a monthly cluster of recommendations. The aim will be, similar to my end of year lists, recommend five albums by …

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This was an exceedingly hard list to put together, harder than either the main TV or movie selections. 2018 has an absolute cavalcade of great film music to choose from, so selecting a top 5 was hugely subjective. There are plenty of other albums that could have made it. As a result, I’ve added below …

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