Tag: Trevor Jones

A Runaway Classic: Runaway Train (1985)

A Runaway Classic: Runaway Train (1985)

December 6, 2016 | By

Review of Twilight Time’s excellent Blu-ray edition of Runaway Train (1985) + from the KQEK.com archives, La-La Land’s packed soundtrack CD.

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BR: Runaway Train (1985)

BR: Runaway Train (1985)

December 6, 2016 | By

Runaway Train is a perfect action-drama, and perhaps the best film produced and released by Cannon Films, a company that succeeded due to its emphasis on neatly packaged B-flicks for the international exploitation market…

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CD: Runaway Train (1985)

CD: Runaway Train (1985)

December 5, 2016 | By

For some soundtrack fans, it was a bit of surprise to learn the composer of pioneering synth scores had begun his career with large orchestral scores for John Boorman’s Excalibur (1981) and Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal (1982)…

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Shakespeare Transposed: Richard III (1995)

Shakespeare Transposed: Richard III (1995)

June 16, 2015 | By

Review of Richard Loncraine and Ian McKellen’s superb version of Shakespeare’s Richard III (1995), new on Blu from Twilight Time.

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BR: Richard III (1995)

BR: Richard III (1995)

June 16, 2015 | By

Director Richard Loncraine and star Ian McKellen’s reworking of William Shakespeare’s classic tale of a king ‘offering his kingdom for a horse’ is given a wholly new spin by reducing the epic play (reportedly one of the Bard’s longest) to roughly 100 mins. with surprisingly minimal dialogue…

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Film Music at the Toronto Jewish Film Festival + Soundtrack Reviews

Film Music at the Toronto Jewish Film Festival + Soundtrack Reviews

April 24, 2012 | By

Just uploaded is a quartet of soundtrack reviews, starting with Howard Shore’s Hugo (HOWE Records), and a few horror titles from La-La land Records that didn’t quite make it into Rue Morgue’s coverage due to space issues… and were perhaps overlooked… until now: Danny Elfman’s epic Planet of the Apes (in a fat 3-disc set),Trevor Jones’ The Sender, and Basil Poledouris’ Spellbinder. Also detailed: specifics of the Film Music Sidebar Series at the upcoming Toronto Jewish Film Festival (May 3-13), including a few things involving me!

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CD: Sender, The (1982)

CD: Sender, The (1982)

April 23, 2012 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / S . Rating: Very Good Label: La-La Land Records/ Released: June 28, 2011 Tracks & Album Length: 12 tracks / (38:17) . Special Notes: 20-page colour booklet with liner notes by John Takis / Limited to 1500 copies.. . Composer: Trevor Jones . . Review: The Sender actually marks the […]

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