Tag: Tangerine Dream

Film: Dante’s Inferno / L’Inferno (1911)

Film: Dante’s Inferno / L’Inferno (1911)

April 9, 2017 | By

What may have helped keep audiences attentive was Dante’s story and risqué material that’s still quite provocative: this first film version of The Divine Comedy features partial nudity and magnificently surreal images which undoubtedly influenced future filmmakers with its vivid mis-en-secene…

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DVD: Strange Behavior / Dead Kids (1981)

DVD: Strange Behavior / Dead Kids (1981)

October 10, 2016 | By

As Elite Entertainment continues its productive association with producer Anthony Ginnane, another cult film makes its debut on DVD. Originally titled Dead Kids (and released under that name outside of North America), the name was changed to Strange Behavior…

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Bobby Roth’s Heartbreakers, Nick Mancuso, and The Stuck Betamax Tape

Bobby Roth’s Heartbreakers, Nick Mancuso, and The Stuck Betamax Tape

February 16, 2016 | By

Reviews of Bobby Roth’s 1984 drama Heartbreakers, starring Peter Coyote and Nick Mancuso + Tangerine Dream’s soundtrack CD (Silva Screen), plus links to a Betamax-related short and a recent Mancuso podcast.

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Beta: Heartbreakers (1984)

Beta: Heartbreakers (1984)

February 15, 2016 | By

Although not emotionally deep with dark dramatic moments for its characters, Bobby Roth’s drama of two competitive, womanizing best buddies taking baby steps towards transitioning into adulthood – wanting romance instead of easy sex, yearning for long-term relationships instead of egotistical conquest…

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CD: Heartbreakers (1984)

CD: Heartbreakers (1984)

February 15, 2016 | By

Composed at the head of the band’s busiest film scoring period (roughly 1983-1990), Heartbreakers is also a rare drama for a group known largely for their work in sci-fi and horror. Bobby Roth’s clear characters…

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CD: Blob, The (1988)

CD: Blob, The (1988)

December 1, 2014 | By

Former Tangerine Dream member & Michael Hoenig (The Wraith, and the superb Dark Skies) crafted a clever little score using deep, resonating synths and actual brass instruments for his slow-oozing narrative about interstellar pink goo gradually wreaking hell on a small town…

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Mini Moguls + Tangerine Dream’s Legend

Mini Moguls + Tangerine Dream’s Legend

July 21, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Editor’s Blog, plus reviews of Corman’s World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel and The Aggression Scale (Anchor Bay) & Lockout (Alliance / Sony) + CD review of BSX’s new Legend CD.

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TJFF – American Musical Theatre: Elmer Bernstein + Film Music Masters: Jerry Goldsmith

TJFF – American Musical Theatre: Elmer Bernstein + Film Music Masters: Jerry Goldsmith

May 13, 2012 | By

Just uploaded: reviews of two rare film music programs screened at the Toronto Jewish Film Festival – American Musical Theatre: Elmer Bernstein (1961) and Film Music Masters: Jerry Goldsmith (1995) – plus some quick soundtrack news.

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DVD: Red Heat (1985)

DVD: Red Heat (1985)

July 25, 2011 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / P to R . Film: Excellent/ DVD Transfer: Very Good/ DVD Extras: Standard Label: Panik House/ Region: 0 (NTSC) / Released: July 12, 2011 Genre: Women in Prison / Sexploitation / Drama Synopsis: An American bride rots in an East German prison, unaware of her husband’s efforts to […]

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