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Career Intersections

Career Intersections

August 23, 2011 | By

Review of Warner Home Video’s sparkling Blu-ray of The Specialist, starring the combustible team of Stallone, Stone, Woods, Steiger, Roberts… and Barry!

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BR: Specialist, The (1994)

BR: Specialist, The (1994)

August 23, 2011 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / S . Film: Good / DVD Transfer: Excellent/ BR Extras: Standard Label: Warner Home Video/ Region: All / Released: August 16, 2011 Genre: Action / Noir / Pulp Synopsis: A woman hires a munitions specialist to assassinate the killers of her parents. Special Features: Theatrical Trailer . . […]

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Hot & Bothered: The Chase, by Arthur Penn and Sam Spiegel

Hot & Bothered: The Chase, by Arthur Penn and Sam Spiegel

April 9, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Editor’s Blog on the recent screening of producer Sam Spiegel’s The Chase (1966), as part of their retrospective on director Arthur Penn, plus a review of the film and John Barry’s score…

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CD: Chase, The (1966)

CD: Chase, The (1966)

April 8, 2011 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / C . Rating: Very Good Label: Sony Legacy/ Released: May 18, 2004 Tracks & Album Length: 16 tracks / (55:58) . Special Notes: n/a. . Composer: John Barry . . Review: John Barry was imported to the States by producer Sam Spiegel to score The Chase, a lurid drama about […]

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BR: Chase, The (1966)

BR: Chase, The (1966)

April 8, 2011 | By

The Chase was a project that may have offered Brando an intriguing character trapped in a swirling drama about seething racism, but according to Twilight Time’s trio of commentators, because Penn was scheduled to direct a play soon after filming wrapped, producer Sam Spiegel…

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R.I.P. John Barry (1933-2011)

R.I.P. John Barry (1933-2011)

January 31, 2011 | By

Editor’s Blog on the passing of James Bond’s top composer, John Barry…

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