Escape to Victory / Victory- Bill Conti - Soundtrack Review

Happy Easter!!! Bill Conti again this week, one of my favorite scores even though I just like half of it. The movie “Escape to Victory”, aka “Victory” is a sport movie directed by John Huston starring Sylvester Stallone, Michael Caine, Max von Sydow and a bunch of famous soccer players, e.g. Brazilian legend Pele. The movie is a strange one, it is half of a good movie, and I really cannot understand why John Huston agreed to direct this one. I love John Huston and read his highly enjoyable autobiography called “An Open Book” a few months ago. The movie is a remake of the 1962 Hungarian film drama Két félidő a pokolban ("Two half-times in Hell"), which was directed by Zoltán Fábri and won the

The Mask of Zorro - James Horner - Soundtrack Review

Another amazing movie music soundtrack by James Horner on my website. In my opinion “The Mask Of Zorro” is one of his best scores. When I saw the movie for the first time, I was surprised how entertaining it was. Martin Campbell, who also directed two James Bond-movies and brought with “Goldeneye” starring Pierce Brosnan and later with “Casino Royale” starring Daniel Craig the franchise two times back to life, was the right director for this great mixture of action, old-fashioned style and comedy. The movie Steven Spielberg started to develop this movie, first with director Mikael Salomon and Robert Rodriguez. Rodriguez brought Banderas in, Salomon cast Sean Connery as Don Diego, and this wo

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