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Oscar-winning ‘Titanic’ composer James Horner dead at 61

In this March 23, 1998, file photo, composer James Horner displays Oscars he won for Original Song and Original Dramatic Score for "Titanic" at the 70th Academy Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Horner's agent says the Oscar-winning "Titanic" composer was the pilot who died in a Southern California plane crash Monday, June 22, 2015. He was 61. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — From the swelling-sea songs of “Titanic” to the space symphonies of “Apollo 13″ to the bagpipes of “Braveheart,” James Horner’s singular sound graced some of the biggest moments in the history of movies.

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Plane in fatal crash belonged to Oscar-winning composer

In this March 23, 1998, file photo, composer James Horner displays Oscars he won for Original Song and Original Dramatic Score for "Titanic" at the 70th Academy Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Horner's agent says the Oscar-winning "Titanic" composer was the pilot who died in a Southern California plane crash Monday, June 22, 2015. He was 61. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — James Horner, who composed music for dozens of films and won two Oscars for his work on “Titanic,” died when his plane crashed in Southern California, his agents confirmed Tuesday. He was 61.

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Review: The fetish fables of ‘The Little Death’ score

This photo provided by courtesy of Magnolia Pictures shows Kate Mulvany, left, and Damon Herriman in the film, "The Little Death," a Magnolia Pictures release. (Magnolia Pictures via AP)

I come to praise the portmanteau.

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Love blossoms, wanes in Sarah Polley’s ‘Waltz’

In this Sept. 11, 2011 photo, director-screenwriter-actress Sarah Polley poses for a portrait during the 36th Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada.  (AP Photo/Carlo Allegri)

TORONTO (AP) — Sarah Polley’s getting an earful from reporters asking her just how autobiographical the marital breakup is in her latest film, “Take This Waltz.” The writer-director’s answer: It’s not autobiographical at all.

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