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Exclusive: Go Behind The Scenes Of 'Visitors' With Godfrey Reggio, Steven Soderbergh, Philip Glass & Jon Kane In 8-Minute Look

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 30, 2014 12:45 PM
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"The stunningly photographed, often difficult, always transfixing film was not the most satisfying creation on display at TIFF, or for many cinemagoers, its most alluring. But it was without question its most important," correspondent Christopher Schobert wrote in his review of Godfrey Reggio's "Visitors" from Toronto last fall. "Here is a movie that defies simple interpretation and renders reviews—this one included—almost meaningless." And it's hardly a surprise the man behind the still influential trilogy "Koyaanisqatsi," "Powaqqatsi" and "Naqoyqatsi" has once again created a cinematic experience that is beyond words.

Composer Philip Glass Contributing Original Pieces To Park Chan-Wook’s 'Stoker'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 26, 2012 3:51 PM
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There are many reasons to already be stoked for uh, "Stoker," but principally among them: director Park Chan-wook, Nicole Kidman, Mia Wasikowska and a score by Clint Mansell, all wrapped up in a promisingly Hitchcock-ian thriller. And now we have another bit of news that may sustain your excitement until the film is released next spring.

Philip Glass To Stage Opera About Fictionalized Last Days of Walt Disney

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • April 29, 2012 1:15 PM
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Well, time to get our plane tickets in order: next year, according to the Independent, London’s English National Opera is set to stage an opera by super genius composer Philip Glass about the fictionalized last days of Walt Disney. They’re also debuting an experimental new work by “Cloud Atlas” author David Mitchell.

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