Tag: Howard Shore

BR: Philadelphia (1993)

BR: Philadelphia (1993)

August 26, 2013 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / P to R . Film: Excellent/ BR Transfer: Excellent/ BR Extras: Excellent Label: Twilight Time/ Region: All / Released: May 14, 2013 Genre: Drama Synopsis: A gay lawyer struggling with AIDS launches a lawsuit against the firm that wrongully dumped him on the grounds of incompetence. Special Features: […]

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CD: Music from the Twilight Saga (2012)

CD: Music from the Twilight Saga (2012)

June 7, 2012 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / M . Rating: Very Good Label: Silva Screen / Released: March 12, 2012 Tracks & Album Length: 25 tracks / (67:50) . Special Notes: 12-page colour booklet with liner notes.. . Composer: Carter Burwell, Alexandre Desplat, Howard Shore . . Review: Unlike the Harry Potter franchise which seemed to establish […]

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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: Hugo (2011)

CD: Hugo (2011)

April 23, 2012 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / H . Rating: Excellent Label: HOWE Records/ Released: November 22, 2011 Tracks & Album Length: 21 tracks / (67:42) . Special Notes: 8-page colour booklet. . Composer: Howard Shore . . Review: Howard Shore’s Oscar-nominated fantasy score is filled with a rich balance of melody and buoyant atmosphere, and his […]

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CD: Dangerous Method, A (2011)

CD: Dangerous Method, A (2011)

January 18, 2012 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / D . Rating: Very Good Label: Sony Classical/ Released: November 21, 2011 Tracks & Album Length: 19 tracks / (65:05) . Special Notes: 10-page colour booklet. . Composer: Howard Shore . . Review: In Howard Shore’s latest distinguished collaboration with David Cronenberg, the composer manages to capture the emotionally restrictive […]

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