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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. In this thread you can openly discuss The Last Jedi with no spoiler blocks at all, but here in the early days before wide release it's ok if you want to block certain things. LAST WARNING!!! SPOILERS ALLOWED BEYOND THIS POINT!!!
  2. Prior threads: Without further ado, let's begin discussing the best of 2017! As always, use these catergories and/or create your own! BEST SCORES OF 2017: TOP 10 BEST TRACKS OF 2017: BEST CATALOG TITLES OF 2017: FILM SCORE LABEL OF THE YEAR: BEST FILMS OF 2017 SPECIFIC HIGHLIGHTS OF 2017: SPECIFIC DISAPPOINTMENTS OF 2017:
  3. The reboot train continues.... Fox is officially considering an X-Files revival of some sort
  4. And Trank's replacement is the directing team of Christopher Miller and Phil Lord - the directors of Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, The LEGO Movie, 21 Jump Street, and 22 Jump Street And it's a Han Solo movie, with a screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan and Jon Kasdan! http://www.starwars.com/news/christopher-miller-and-phil-lord-to-helm-han-solo-anthology-film
  5. The Complete Cue Lists Thread

    Here's a proper source link: http://www.intrada.net/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?p=78617#p78617
  6. TXF = The X-Files. Season 11 is currently airing here.
  7. Hey, so I was thinking the other day that we don't really have a thread for TV shows that don't generate enough discussion to warrant their own threads, but you might want to discuss them when something important happens or whatever. Like for example, the other day there was random discussion of "Breaking Bad" buried in the "what was the last film you watched?" thread, that will never be easily found in a search. Of course the individual threads should continue, so I'll link them here. If I missed any let me know! http://jwfan.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=9334'>24http://jwfan.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=14990'>Battlestar Galacticahttp://jwfan.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=6934'>Doctor Whohttp://jwfan.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=14059'>Dollhousehttp://jwfan.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=18143'>Fringehttp://jwfan.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=16204'>Heroeshttp://jwfan.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=9342'>LOSThttp://jwfan.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=17571'>MythBustershttp://jwfan.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=15084'>The Office (US)http://jwfan.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=16850'>Scrubshttp://jwfan.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=16367'>South Park I'll kick it off: This season of Big Love is excellent! Anybody watch? Also: Has anybody checked out Kings or Castle? I was curious how they were.
  8. She looks amazing, yea, especially with glasses
  9. For me its Giacchino's main theme to Jurassic Park Chaos Island, after listening to that score today
  10. Hello! This thread is to discuss the Last Jedi score as heard in the film. No spoiler tags are needed but you're welcome to use them in the early days now before it's opened wide. @Oskar has already kicked off the discussion, you can read it here, and let's continue it here!
  11. Did you all miss Publicist sharing that Roger clue already, and the discussion that followed because of it? As per this quote, it's hard not to revert back to Roger Rabbit.
  12. Bruce Kimmel, the head of Kritzerland Records, posts on FSM under "haineshisway". Bruce Marshall ("Mr. Marshal" on FSM) is just some guy. Not a label head lol. Anyway, the complete session leak of Roger Rabbit with all the alternates is only 1 hour, 50 minutes, and the three Roger Rabbit shorts are only 7 minutes each. It would fit on 2 discs EASILY. Unless they are contractually obligated to include the other composer's shorts on a separate platter from Silvestri's work, or they are slapping the OST on the third disc, still seems odd to me.
  13. His name is Bruce Kimmel, not Bruce Marshall. And that's a dickhead move to spoil another label's title like that. Why would he do that? And Broughton only scored two of the three Roger Rabbit shorts, Tummy Trouble was by Horner.
  14. Definitely. Not an "action masterpiece", but fits all other clues if the RR shorts spill things over to a third disc. I honestly would not be surprised if the total time would fit on two discs but they did three anyway, like their Great Escape.
  15. I'm a completist but I'll likely never have the time and money to track down every old rare, OOP item. I just hope every score he wrote I don't have on CD yet eventually comes back on CD before that format goes away entirely.
  16. The Intrada release already sounds fine, so its not like its any kind of massive upgrade or anything. It just, to me, feels fuller and warmer.
  17. Alan Silvestri - Predator (Varese) I've decided the Varese CD is better than either Intrada CD. I think Intrada had good intentions using the digital source recorded at the time, but digital recording wasn't exactly optimized in 1987 yet, and a 1987-era 16bit/44.1khz digital recording is just never better than a fresh modern digital transfer of a nice tape recording. Varese's CD sounds great, and they don't have the issues the Intrada versions had like overlapping cues inside tracks for no reason. And what a powerhouse of a score! Nice length too, you're at the end before you realize it. Alan Silvestri - Predator 2 (Varese Deluxe Edition) One of my favorite sequel scores ever. Takes everything from the first one and kicks it up a notch. The drums are more tribal! The action is more furious! It's longer! The themes from the first are reworked in cool new ways! I love this score a lot.
  18. The Star Wars prequels are at least unique stories, and didn't try to just mimick the beats of the OT. But those stories are so horribly realized on screen in just about every way, it ends up not mattering
  19. Yup. It's like Rian Johnson had no interest in anything JJ Abrams came up with, so just wrote it all off and told his own story. And JJ is likely to do the same thing right back to him in Ep 9!
  20. Yea, exactly. That's another problem with a show as a whole, it started out as a "fairly" light comedy set in a darker situation, but over time the comedy became less and less and they got more violent and dark and did more "social issues" type stuff and lost a lot of the fun. Crazy eyes went from comedic relief to a tragic character, multiple people have been killed off, etc Plus, my biggest complaint: Piper is the worst character! She is so full of herself, and constantly makes situations worse, and is a shithead to everyone she dates. The actress is good, but she should leave the show behind and move on to better things, and let the show become the ensemble show is basically already is.
  21. You know what? I more or less agree with everything you say. How about that.