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Podcast: ANNE WITH AN E composers Amin Bhatia & Ari Posner

Podcast: ANNE WITH AN E composers Amin Bhatia & Ari Posner

January 30, 2020 | By

Podcast interview with ANNE WITH AN E’s composing team Amin Bhatia and Ari Posner.

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Adventures in Laserdisc and Pro Logic, Part 1: Mortal Kombat

Adventures in Laserdisc and Pro Logic, Part 1: Mortal Kombat

January 23, 2020 | By

Editor’s Blog on the fun / absurdity of watching MORTAL KOMBAT on laserdisc and in Dolby Pro Logic using a convoluted series of connected vintage & contemporary gear. Yes, really.

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BR: Way We Were, The (1973)

BR: Way We Were, The (1973)

February 27, 2014 | By

When a highly reluctant Robert Redford finally buckled under Sydney Pollack’s pleading and agreed to co-star with Barbara Streisand in The Way We Were, the actor probably assumed the film wouldn’t do little more than maybe nudge his marquee status, given his role consisted of a pretty boy to whom writing comes easy, and life’s conflicts are never truly dire…

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TV: Best Laid Plans (2014)

TV: Best Laid Plans (2014)

February 26, 2014 | By

Based on the novel by Terry Fallis, this 6 episode CBC series follows the surreal events which push a skilled but poorly respected speechwriter to make a deal with his abusive boss and agree to run a loser candidate in a small Ottawa riding to fend of threats of an unwarranted RCMP investigation of fiduciary impropriety…

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DVD: Doc Martin – Season 6 (2013)

DVD: Doc Martin – Season 6 (2013)

February 18, 2014 | By

Film: Excellent DVD Transfer: Very Good DVD Extras: Very Good Label: Acorn Region: 1 (NTSC) Released: December 13, 2013 Genre:  Comedy / TV / Britcom Synopsis: Now a father and newlywed, Doc Martin finds his stress level reaching new heights, especially when his hideous mother arrives in town. Special Features (spread out over Discs 1 […]

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DVD: Doc Martin – Season 5 (2011)

DVD: Doc Martin – Season 5 (2011)

February 18, 2014 | By

Film: Very Good DVD Transfer: Very Good DVD Extras: Very Good Label: Acorn Region: 1 (NTSC) Released: June 5, 2012 Genre: Comedy / TV / Britcom Synopsis: Things get a little darker for Doc Martin as he becomes a father, and Mrs. Tishell’s respect for his brilliance swerves into mounting obsession. Special Features (spread out […]

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CD: Monuments Men (2014)

CD: Monuments Men (2014)

February 7, 2014 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / M . Rating: Very Good Label: Sony Classical / Released: February 4, 2014 Tracks & Album Length: 25 tracks / (60:32) . Special Notes: n/a . Composer: Alexandre Desplat . . Review: Alexandre Desplat channels the spirit of classic Hollywood film scoring with this large-scale orchestral work featuring a buoyant […]

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MP3 + CDR: Prisoners (2013)

MP3 + CDR: Prisoners (2013)

February 7, 2014 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / P to R . Rating: Very Good Label: WaterTower Music / Released: September 17, 2013 Tracks & Album Length: 16 tracks / (55:22) . Special Notes:  n/a . Composer: Jóhann Jóhannsson . . Review: Unfolding like a dragged-out incantation, Jóhann Jóhannsson’s score is build around a step-like ascending / descending […]

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CD: Sherlock – Season 3 (2014)

CD: Sherlock – Season 3 (2014)

February 7, 2014 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / S . Rating: Very Good Label: Silva Screen/ Released: March 4, 2014 Tracks & Album Length: 23 tracks / (73:07) . Special Notes:  n/a . Composers: David Arnold, Michael Price . . Review: David Arnold and Michael Price’s music for the latest season of Sherlock is another amalgam of electronics […]

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