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Academy Award Winner Alan Menken To Score 'Lidsville' For DreamWorks

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 23, 2011 11:05 AM
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If you don't know the name Alan Menken, you certainly know his music. The nine-time Academy Award nominee has won four times for composing the instantly identifiable music to the Disney hit films "The Little Mermaid," "Aladdin," "Beauty & The Beast" and "Pocahontas." His most recent nom was for the surprise hit "Tangled" last year but for his next project will find him moving away from the mouse house for the first time in his career.

Disney Veteran Alan Menken Involved With Music For 'Captain America'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • February 7, 2011 11:05 AM
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With the first look at "Captain America: The First Avenger" during the Superbowl last night proving surprisingly decent, our hopes are slightly higher for the film; not hard, admittedly, considering how dismal its big superhero competition looks this summer, but the spot was confident and tonally assured, and we're now a little more optimistic that the picture could turn out to be some old-fashioned fun, even if creepy Benjamin Button-ed Chris Evans could be something of a stumbling block.

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