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      Donation time at JWFan   01/16/18

      Hello!

      For those who may not know, JWFan relies entirely on donations to keep running.  Donations pay for our server bills, as well as keeping our domain and Invision Powerboard fees.
      As an incentive to donate, I am offering a series of free CDS to anyone who donates over a certain amount!   Last time this was a modest success, where I raised $500 of our desired $1,000 and mailed out 3 free CDs to lucky JWFanners.  This time I'll be doing the raffling a littler different!   Our goal is $1000 once again, and I will have four tiers of free CDs you can win once again.  But this time, the more you donate, the more entries into each raffle you'll get!   Each $10 you donate gets your name put into the raffle mug once for the $10 pool, twice for the $20 pool, thrice for the $30 pool, and five times into the $50 pool.  Here is the list of CDs you can win - and I have more to add at a later time when I get a little more organized (I'll post what they are by Friday at the latest)   The $10 pool (Every $10 you donate gets you one ticket into this pool) - will be drawn as soon as we hit $250 donated Tyler Bates - God of War; Ascension (OST, La La Land Records) Danny Elfman - Planet of the Apes (OST, Sony) Danny Elfman - Taking Woodstock (OST, La La Land Records) Christopher Lennertz - Identity Thief (OST, La La Land Records) Christopher Lennertz - Medal of Honor: Rising Sun (OST) Michael Giacchino - Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (OST, Varese Sarabande) Dave Holmes & Various - Ocean's 11 (OST, WB Records) Joel McNeely & Various - Hollywood '94 (Varese Sarabande) Joe Kraemer - Jack Reacher (OST, La La Land Records) John Williams - Born on the Fourth of July (OST, MCA Records)   The $20 pool (Every $10 you donate gets you two ticket into this pool, must donate at least $20 to be eligible) - will be drawn as soon as we hit $500 donated John Barry - First Love (La La Land) Jerry Goldsmith - The Challenge (La La Land) Jerry Goldsmith - In Harm's Way (2009 Intrada edition) Jerry Goldsmith - The Red Pony (Varese) Alan Silvestri - Dutch (La La Land) Shirley Walker - Willard (La La Land) John Williams - Family Plot (Varese Sarabande) or, any of the above CDs if you prefer   The $30 pool (Every $10 you donate gets you three ticket into this pool, must donate at least $30 to be eligible) - will be drawn as soon as we hit $750 donated James Horner - Gorky Park (OOP Kritzerland Edition) James Newton Howard - Outbreak (2CD, Varese Deluxe Edition) Laurence Rosenthal - Clash of the Titans (2CD, Intrada) John Williams - The Fury (2CD, La La Land) John Williams - Jane Eyre (OOP, La La Land) or, any of the above CDs if you prefer   The $50 pool (Every $10 you donate gets you five ticket into this pool, must donate at least $50 to be eligible) - will be drawn as soon as we hit $1,000 donated Jerry Fielding - The Wild Bunch (3CD, FSM) Ira Newborn - The Naked Gun trilogy (3CD, La La Land) Shirley Walker and Various - Batman: The Animated Series Volume 3 (4CD, La La Land) or, any of the above CDs if you prefer     All shipping will be paid by me to anywhere in the world!   I will pull names from a hat for each pool, and you get to pick whatever CD set you want if I pull your name!   To be eligible, leave your JWFan username in the comments area of your donation.  If you want to donate but not be in the running for a free CD, mention that in the comment.   Use this link or the link on the mainpage.       Thank you!   Jason, Ricard, and Andreas.

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  1. Michael Giacchino - Doctor Strange (2016)

    This score is very good imo..I'm not always a giacchino fan (i prefer his disney scores, recently his stuff that wasn't for kids movies seemed kinda phoned in, not too memorable). At first I thought this score was really generic and unmemorable, but i'v seen the film twice now and the score fits great. Dr. Strange's theme is the best material on here, it's subtle. There's another theme that i think is for the evil stuff and that one didn't seem very original, but i'v definitely heard worse! This one part of this cue sounds just like Star Wars underscore: [0:25-0:38]. I can imagine Kylo Ren talking over it or something.
  2. Really nice warm backround shit. Brought me into the world a little. Great little melody at the end too
  3. Except for a few occasions, I rarely meet people who really invest time in analyzing film scores like i do. It consumes more time than i think, but i still listen to a lot of other genres of music. So i'm wondering, what else do you guys listen to? I am into a lot of rock, like pink floyd and zepplin but i also kinda like some old school hip hop and shit like that. I'v in the past liked some ambient artists like william baskinski, and "earth." Btw, i feel like this might be a repeat thread and if so, my bad...I haven't seen this question asked before
  4. The Official South Park Thread

    yup...i was just saying i liked the joke
  5. The Official South Park Thread

    I love that jj abrams just made the same exact song but everybody praised him like it was different
  6. Holy shit. This is awesome, but also...I was excited to hear what desplat was going to do. I couldn't even imagine what a star wars score would sound like from him. Oh well, Giacchino is incredible. I don't even know what to expect. I'm excited!
  7. Indiana Jones Animated Short coming September 29th

    who is scoring it?
  8. What Is The Last Score You Listened To?

    Yeah those are very good. Been listening a lot to Forza G (the title track), Cosí come sei, the grand slam (ad ogni costo) and bionco rosso y verdone. This has been stuck in my head for weeks What did you think of the hateful eight?
  9. What Is The Last Score You Listened To?

    You ever heard 'La cugina' by him? It's not as weird as that stuff but for some reason it really hit me. its some erotic movie about cousins so...how could the score not be good? Unfortunate that every track on the album is the main theme but its a good one for sure
  10. Sounds stupid but trevor rabin's g force watched that movie when it came out, was stupid silly but the score sounded cool and the main theme was pretty good and heroic sounding. Theres plenty of bootlegs out there but i wish there would have been an album release of it. It's a score thats most comparable to a soundtrack like bolt (2008).
  11. What Is The Last Score You Listened To?

    yeah seriously. Some of his comedy scores are absolutely bizarre. A prime example: This is excellent! thanks for turning me on to this, jay
  12. What Is The Last Score You Listened To?

    Just listened to Forza G score from ennio morricone. Wonderful music, weird comedic harpsichord stuff and a lot of cliché 70's backing drums....love 70's morricone scores
  13. Yeah it was a pretty cringe worthy comment on my part can i redeem myself at all by saying it's senior year of college and i'm studying film scoring? hope it went well, first days can really suck sometimes
  14. @Will im late to the circle jerk party but that was awesome! it adds so much to the scene, thanks for doing that. I have school tomorrow too...sucks. Anyway, great job again and my favorite part is the end of the scene/cue with those big stabs. so epic