Signs – James Newton Howard – Soundtrack Review

This week I will talk about a fabulous score for a controversial movie from a controversial director, but from a non-controversial composer. I attended James Newton Howard’s “Three decades of music for Hollywood” at the Royal Albert Hall in London on October 9th, 2017 and had great fun listening to his music and his stories about the various movies he composed the music for. He is a great guy and a very gifted composer, and I was touched by his heart-warming and humble attitude. The movie “Signs” (2002) is an American science fiction horror film written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan. After his box-office hits “The Sixth Sense” (1999) and “Unbreakable” (2000), both with Bruce Willis, Shy

Star Trek - The Motion Picture - Jerry Goldsmith - Soundtrack Review

Jerry Goldsmith’s first score to the “Star Trek”-franchise is also one of his best, and the new main theme he created works as a benchmark how good a movie theme should be. The love theme is one of his finest, and the soundtrack was at that time mind-blowing because of the use of electronics. Time to discuss this score finally on my blog. The movie When the original television series was cancelled in 1969, Gene Roddenberry, the creator of “Star Trek”, got in touch with Paramount to continue the franchise with a feature film. The final success of the series convinced the studio to begin work on the film beginning in 1975, but the different attempts did not convince the studio. Steven Spielber

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