Batman - Danny Elfman - Soundtrack Review

1989 was a good year: The Berlin Wall was coming down, Communism finally lost finally, and the world saw Tim Burton’s first “Batman” with Michael Keaton as the Dark Knight. Since we have now Christopher Nolan’s Batman movies, critics and movie fans are arguing which Batman actor is better, and which movies are better. Here you can see a clip to compare both actors and movies: Some general notes It is hard to compare these two directors and movies. Tim Burton’s first Batman movie is more an action movie and the first serious adaptation of Batman. Michael Keaton is a fabulous actor and right for this role. He could convince the audience that Batman is not just a Dark Knight, but also a success

Ransom aka The Terrorists - Jerry Goldsmith - Soundtrack Review

This week one of my favorite scores from Jerry Goldsmith, “Ransom aka The Terrorists”. The movie "Ransom", known in North America and some countries as "The Terrorists", is a 1974 action thriller starring Sean Connery and Ian McShane and directed by Finnish director Caspar Wrede. The plot concerns a group of terrorists who try to extract a large sum of money from two governments. According to Michael Deeley, managing director of British Lion Films, the film was put together by British producer Peter Rawley. He arranged the script and engaged Sean Connery and Ian MacShane, then went to British Lion, who agreed to provide the $1.5 million budget. They sold US and Canadian rights to 20th Centur

Jaws - John Williams - Soundtrack Review

Another classic John Williams score on my blog. Again, the composer was able to create a theme that people immediately recognize when the orchestra starts playing as you can see in this clip. The Famous theme John Williams conducts the Boston Pops, and someone commented totally right: “You know you've made an awesome theme song when only the first note is played, and people instantly figured out what it is.” The movie "Jaws" is a 1975 American thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg and based on Peter Benchley's 1974 novel of the same name. In the film, a man-eating great white shark attacks beachgoers at a summer resort town, prompting police chief Martin Brody (Roy Scheider) to hunt it

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