Movies and Musicals Saturday 17 April 2021
Ahead of his 80th Birthday, music from three Ryan O'Neal films; What’s up, Doc? Barry Lyndon and A Bridge Too Far. Stanley Tucci in two foodie films, Big Night and Julie and Julia, and two fine scores by Michael Giacchino for the films Jurassic World and War for the Planet of the Apes. Favourite songs too from The Sound of Music, Guys and Dolls, Gypsy, The Jungle Book and The Last Five Years.
Ahead of the Academy Awards tomorrow night, Aedín features Oscar award winning music this afternoon, from The Way we Were, to The Way you look tonight, from Let it go to Falling Slowly and from Out of Africa to Black Panther. We'll also check out those hoping to take home the gold statuette in the best original score and song categories this year including the soundtracks for Soul, Mank, Minari, Da 5 Bloods and News of the World.
You can watch or listen again to Aedín's interviews with composers John Barry, Alan Menken and Michael Giacchino. Plus stars of stage and screen, Julie Andrews, Angela Lansbury, Mark Hamill, Elaine Stritch, Mickey Rooney, Emily Blunt, Colin Firth and Renée Zellweger.
Watch below as Aedín talks to actor Mark Hamill. Best known for playing the role of Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars saga, he discusses his extensive career including the role of Luke Skywalker, working closely with Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford and learning a cúpla focal.