Tag: James Horner

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Soundtrack Reviews

July 10, 2015 | By

Soundtrack reviews of Lorne Balfe’s Blackwood (Lakeshore Records), the late James Horner’s Southpaw (Sony Classics), and Penka Kouneva’s The Woman Astronaut (Varese Sarabande).

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CD: Southpaw (2015)

CD: Southpaw (2015)

July 10, 2015 | By

Reportedly the last score composed by James Horner before his tragic death in July of 2015, Southpaw represents the type quiet character work to which Horner gravitated, crafting a simple theme and relying on a much smaller palette, often with seamless fusion between organic and synth sounds…

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R.I.P. Film Composer James Horner, 61.

R.I.P. Film Composer James Horner, 61.

June 23, 2015 | By

Tribute to Oscar-winning film composer James Horner (Aliens, Titanic), reported killed in a plane crash June 22nd.

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CD: Patriot Games (1992)

CD: Patriot Games (1992)

October 24, 2013 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / P to R . Rating: Excellent Label: La-La Land Records/ Released: July 2, 2013 Tracks & Album Length:  CD1: 13 tracks / (46:31) + CD2: 12 tracks / (43:21) . Special Notes: 24-page colour booklet with liner notes by Jim Lochner / Limited to 3000 copies. . Composer: James Horner […]

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CD: Krull (1983)

CD: Krull (1983)

November 23, 2012 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / J to L . Rating: Very Good Label: La-La Land Records// Released: July, 2010 Tracks & Album Length: CD1: 11 tracks / (45:23) + CD2: 12 tracs / (54:16) . Special Notes: 16-page colour booklet with liner notes by Jeff Bond / Limited to 3000 copies. . Composer: James Horner . . […]

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Space Tales

Space Tales

August 7, 2012 | By

Minor editorial blather on NASA’s Curiosity rover, and reviews of Outland on Blu-ray (Warner Home Video), Jerry Goldsmith’s soundtrack on 2CDs (Film score Monthly), and soundtrack reviews of David Newman’s Galaxy Quest (La-La Land Records) and James Horner’s The Amazing Spider-Man (Sony Classical).

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CD: Galaxy Quest (1999)

CD: Galaxy Quest (1999)

August 6, 2012 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / G . Rating: Excellent Label: La-La Land Records / Released: April 16, 2012 Tracks & Album Length: 22 tracks / (53:07) . Special Notes: 28-page colour booklet with liner notes by Tim Greiving / Limited to 3000 copies.. . Composer: David Newman . . Review: A brilliant (and strangely reverent) satire […]

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CD: Amazing Spider-Man, The (2012)

CD: Amazing Spider-Man, The (2012)

August 6, 2012 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / A . Rating: Very Good Label: Sony Classical/ Released: July 3, 2012 Tracks & Album Length: 20 tracks / (71:03) . Special Notes: 8-page foldout colour booklet.. . Composer: James Horner . . Review: Sony’s rebooting of the Spider-Man franchise brought in a whole new cast & crew this time, […]

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CD: Titanic – An Epic Musical Voyage (2012)

CD: Titanic – An Epic Musical Voyage (2012)

April 13, 2012 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / T to U . Rating: Very Good Label: BSX Records/ Released: April 10,, 2012 Tracks & Album Length: 15 tracks / (67:00) . Special Notes: n/a. . Composer: various . . Review: Featuring arrangements by Dan Redfield, the latest Titanic-inspired compilation offers material from James Horner’s 1997 score and Maury […]

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4CDs: Titanic – Collector’s Anniversary Edition (2012)

4CDs: Titanic – Collector’s Anniversary Edition (2012)

April 13, 2012 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / T to U . Rating: Excellent Label: Sony Classical/ Released: March 26, 2012 Tracks & Album Length:  4 CDs: 57 tracks / (4 hrs 5 mins.) . Special Notes: n/a. . Composer: James Horner . . Review: Not unlike Maurice Jarre’s “Lara’s Theme” from Doctor Zhivago (1965), James Horner’s love […]

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