FROM Alexandre Desplat
Composer Alexandre Desplat What do Argo , Zero Dark Thirty , Moonrise Kingdom , Rise of the Guardians and Rust and Bone have in common? Composer Alexandre Desplat. He wrote the music for these and a few more films this year. He talks with The Business producer Darby Maloney about his love of this lonely work he does, and how the greatest moment of joy is when he stands in front of the musicians to conduct and hears the music that until that point has only been in his head. He also weighs in on the value of awards.
US Supreme Court considers when police can open fire When police enter someone’s home without a search warrant and then fear for their lives, do they have the right to open fire? That’s the question before the Supreme Court today in a case out of Los Angeles.
LA County social workers on trial, and reforms to juvenile justice Four former LA County social workers will go to trial on child abuse and other charges in the death of an 8-year-old boy. Also, two California state senators introduced new legislation that would end incarceration for kids under 12 and ban life sentences without parole for those under 18.
Understanding the conservative philosophy, and the fight over the NEA President Trump’s budget blueprint and the Obamacare replacement have revealed deep divisions with the Republican party. So what is the party’s philosophy now, and how does that line up with conservative voters? Also, Trump wants to get rid of the National Endowment for the Arts, which has long been a Republican target.