James Horner dead!

This week, I wanted to discuss the soundtrack of “Jurassic World”, but this shocking news changed my mind: “James Horner, the consummate film composer known for his heart-tugging scores for Field of Dreams, Braveheart and Titanic, for which he won two Academy Awards, died Monday in a plane crash near Santa Barbara. He was 61. His death was confirmed by Sylvia Patrycja, who is identified on Horner's film music page as his assistant. "We have lost an amazing person with a huge heart and unbelievable talent," Patrycja wrote on Facebook on Monday. "He died doing what he loved. Thank you for all your support and love and see you down the road." I was leaving my office in Mountain View when I saw

The Witches of Eastwick - John Williams - Soundtrack Review

„The Witches of Eastwick“ (1987) is one of my favorite scores by John Williams. Based on a novel by John Updike, “Mad Max” director George Miller brought an amazing cast together. Jack Nicholson as Daryl Van Horne gives one of his best performances, and Cher, Michelle Pfeiffer and Susan Sarandon are playing the three dissatisfied women who get seduced by Daryl the devil. Williams’ score is a wonderful, and the dance of the witches is one of my all-time favourite tracks. The movie Critics mentioned the differences between the movie and the novel. While the film follows the basic structure of the novel, the movie is not as dark as the book. The setting is still Rhode Island, but the novel set

For Your Eyes Only - Bill Conti - Soundtrack Review

Another Bill Conti score on my website, this time the James Bond score for “For Your Eyes Only”. Some fans think that the song is the best James Bond song ever. Even though Sheena Easton gives a great performance, I personally like the Shirley Bassey songs more, and I am also a big fan of a-ha’s “The Living Daylights”. The movie "For Your Eyes Only" (1981) is the twelfth in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions, and the fifth to star Roger Moore as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. It marked the directorial debut of John Glen, who had worked as editor and second unit director on three other Bond films. The screenplay by Richard Maibaum and Michael G. Wilson takes its characters

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