Tag: Danny Elfman

BR: Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)

BR: Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)

December 30, 2015 | By

In early 2015, the film version of E.L. Johnson’s best-selling and ‘epic erotic novel’ – the first of a trilogy – debuted in cinemas, packing fans and the curious of this supposed literary phenomenon into cinemas. Johnson’s tale is centered on a young literary college graduate being enticed by a wealthy businessman harboring BDSM preferences…

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Soundtrack Reviews 1.0

Soundtrack Reviews 1.0

December 7, 2015 | By

Soundtrack reviews of Danny Elfman’s Goosebumps (Sony Classical), Laurent Eyquem’s Momentum (Varese Sarabande), and Pedro Bromfman’s Deep Web (Lakeshore Records).

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MP3: Goosebumps (2015)

MP3: Goosebumps (2015)

December 7, 2015 | By

Danny Elfman returns to his inner Beetlejuice groove with a heavy theme-based score that’s rich in frenetic energy from constantly churning strings and grounded in a youthful vantage via a recurring children’s choir. Most of the score’s instrumentation is quite grand, but there are specifics that make Goosebumps…

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CD: Batman: The Animated Series (Second Edition) (1992-1995 / 2013)

CD: Batman: The Animated Series (Second Edition) (1992-1995 / 2013)

August 29, 2013 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / B . Rating: Very Good Label: La-La Land Records / Released: July 19, 2013 Tracks & Album Length:  CD1: 35 tracks / (62:02) + CD2: 34 tracks / (67:27) . Special Notes: 20-page colour booklet with liner notes by Daniel Schweiger, and notes from series writer / producer Paul Dini and […]

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CD: Flash, The (1990-1991)

CD: Flash, The (1990-1991)

August 29, 2013 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / F . Rating: Excellent Label: La-La Land Records/ Released: February 10, 2010 Tracks & Album Length:  CD1: 35 tracks / (74:00) + CD2: 34 tracks / (77:11) . Special Notes: 16-page colour booklet with liner notes by Randall D. Larson / Limited to 3000 copies. . Composer: Scores: Shirley Walker […]

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CD: Batman (1989)

CD: Batman (1989)

August 29, 2013 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / B . Rating: Excellent Label: La-La Land Records/ Released: July 21, 2010 Tracks & Album Length: CD 1: 30 tracks / (75:40) + CD 2: 29 tracks / (70:27) . Special Notes: 2-CD set / 20-page colour booklet with liner notes by Jeff Bond / Limited to 5000 copies . […]

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‘Hitchcock Waltzes from Vienna’

‘Hitchcock Waltzes from Vienna’

January 2, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

In tandem with the release of Danny Elfman’s score to Hitchcock (Sony Classical) I’ve uploaded a release of a rarely seen Alfred Hitchcock film – Waltzes from Vienna (1934) – his only, er, musical. Also added: minor Editor’s Blog on best-of lists, and the need to acknowledge Dumb Moves and Missed Opportunities by labels large & small.

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CD: Hitchcock (2012)

CD: Hitchcock (2012)

January 2, 2013 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / H . Rating: Very Good Label: Sony Classical/ Released: November 27, 2012 Tracks & Album Length: 27 tracks / (38:38) . Special Notes: 12-page colour booklet. . Composer: Danny Elfman .Review: HBO’s 2012 teleplay chronicled a more fanciful, if not dramatically divergent making of Psycho (1960) and received mixed critical […]

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Comic Book Sights & Sounds & Sundries

Comic Book Sights & Sounds & Sundries

July 30, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Blu-ray review of Wrath of the Titans (Warner Home Video), soundtrack reviews of Henry Jackman’s Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter and Danny Elfman’s Men in Black 3 (Sony Classical) and odd bits of info.

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CD: Men in Black 3 (2012)

CD: Men in Black 3 (2012)

July 30, 2012 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / M . Rating: Very Good Label: Sony Classical/ Released: May 29, 2012 Tracks & Album Length: 22 tracks / (53:44) . Special Notes: 12-page colour booklet.. . Composer: Danny Elfman . . Review: When a composer returns to a franchise and is supposed to write a score that’s fresh yet […]

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