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Audio Q&A: 'Rush' with Composer Hans Zimmer

It was a high octane night at the September 24 KCET Cinema Series screening of Ron Howard's "Rush," a film chronicling the rivalry of legendary 1970's Formula 1 racecar drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda. Award-winning composer Hans Zimmer scored the film, and joined the series' host Pete Hammond for the Q & A session. Zimmer who has scored an impressive list of more than a 100 films, including Inception, "The Lion King," "Gladiator," "Sherlock Holmes," and "Rain Man" talked about scoring a film and balancing music with the backdrop of loud and powerful race cars throughout the film. Zimmer also shared stories about his other work in music, including his days with the Buggles, whose "Video Killed the Radio Stars" was the first music video to ever appear on MTV.


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