Tag: Joe Kraemer

Comrade Detective’s Joe Kraemer and the Art of the Satire

Comrade Detective’s Joe Kraemer and the Art of the Satire

September 27, 2017 | By

In my latest podcast, composer Joe Kraemer discusses the fine art of scoring satire for the Amazon exclusive series Comrade Detective: Season 1 + King Cohen: The Wild World of Filmmaker Larry Cohen, and more!

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Digital: Comrade Detective – Season 1 (2017)

Digital: Comrade Detective – Season 1 (2017)

September 27, 2017 | By

Comrade Detective is billed by its executive producers as a forgotten Romanian TV detective series from 1983 that served as an overt propaganda loudspeaker for the corrupt Soviet dictatorship of Nicolae Ceausescu…

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BR: Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015)

BR: Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015)

January 7, 2016 | By

Although the fifth Mission: Impossible entry still involves an organization intent on bringing down world order – in this case, a ‘rogue nation’ picking off international leaders until chaos resets the overreaching power of western governments to zero – it also dips into a familiar ploy that gives franchises new life…

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Soundtrack Reviews

Soundtrack Reviews

August 6, 2015 | By

Reviews of 3 soundtrack releases: Joe Kramer’s Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (La-La Land), Carter Burwell’s Mr. Holmes (Lakeshore), and Jerry Goldsmith’s Warlock (Intrada).

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CD: Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015)

CD: Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015)

August 6, 2015 | By

Joe Kraemer’s real auspicious debut came in the form of the oddball The Way of the Gun (2000), the directorial debut of The Usual Suspects (1995) writer Christopher McQuarrie. McQuarrie went back to screenwriting for a lengthy period and re-emerged as director of Jack Reacher (2012), this time opting for a decisive 70s suspense thriller where violence remained just under the hood instead of being overt and visually chaotic…

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CD: Jack Reacher (2012)

CD: Jack Reacher (2012)

April 15, 2013 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / J to L . Rating: Very Good Label: La-La Land Records/ Released: January 4, 2013 Tracks & Album Length: 13 tracks / (61:07) . Special Notes: 12-page colour booklet with liner notes.. . Composer: Joe Kraemer . . Review: After toiling in TV movie land for more than a decade, […]

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