Tag: Steven Soderbergh

Genre Variations, & System Adjustments

Genre Variations, & System Adjustments

April 4, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Sites are back online, and so is a quartet of reviews for recent genre entries, starting with a virus thriller: Steven Soderbergh’s Contagion (Warner Home Video); a zombie film: Brothers Howard and Jon Ford’s The Dead (Anchor Bay); a retro slasher: Alex Pucci and Draven Gonzalez’ Frat House Massacre (Synapse Films); and a J-horror: Yôichi Nishiyama’s Gurozuka (Synapse Films).

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BR: Contagion (2011)

BR: Contagion (2011)

April 2, 2012 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / C . Film: Good/ DVD Transfer: Excellent/ DVD Extras: Good Label: Warner Home Video / Region: All / Released: January 3, 2012 Genre: Virus / Horror / Thriller Synopsis: A team of epedimiologists attempt to stop the global spread of a new, lethal virus. Special Features: 3 Featurettes: […]

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Cliff Martinez

Cliff Martinez

October 3, 2011 | By

Interview with composer Cliff Martinez, and reviews of his latest scores: Contagion (WaterTower Music) for director Steven Soderbergh, and Drive (Lakeshore Records) for director Nicolas Winding Refn.

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CLIFF MARTINEZ (2011)

CLIFF MARTINEZ (2011)

October 3, 2011 | By

Return to: Home / Exclusive Interviews & Profiles / Composers . Since 1989, Cliff Martinez has scored almost 30 feature films, but he’s best known for scoring two of director Steven Soderbergh’s best works: the visceral crime epic Traffic (2000), and the composer’s masterwork, Solaris (2002), which ranks as one of the finest sci-fi scores in the last […]

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CD: Contagion (2011)

CD: Contagion (2011)

October 3, 2011 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / C . Rating: Very Good Label: WaterTower Music / Released: September 6, 2011 Tracks & Album Length: 20 tracks / (45:26) . Special Notes: On-demand CD-R available via Amazon.com. . Composer: Cliff Martinez . . Review: It’s actually intriguing to compare the variety of scores that have been written for the last […]

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CD: Solaris (2002)

CD: Solaris (2002)

February 14, 2011 | By

Rating: Excellent Label: La-La Land Records / Released: January 18, 2011 Tracks & Album Length: 11 tracks / (43:35)   Special Notes: 16-page colour booklet with liner notes by Julie Kirgo and closing comments by director Steven Soderbergh.   Composer: Cliff Martinez     Review: Although Cliff Martinez scores about one movie per year, his lengthy association with […]

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