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9 minutes ago, Jurassic Shark said:

 

You rather want X-Men? :sarcasm: Let's just agree to disagree. ;)

What is missing from Presumed Innocent? Is it 5 minutes or something like that?

 

Karol

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1 hour ago, Display Name said:

Varese should either release their CD Club titles faster or fully stop and give that responisbility to La-La Land, Intrada, Quartet and Kritzerland.

They can’t, they’re too busy working on releasing Child’s Play 2.

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19 hours ago, Gnome in Plaid said:

I'd love to see American Gangster done properly, but I think there's not much chance of that any time soon.

 

I remember being pleasantly surprised that, for a contemporary OST, it really contained all the highlights I wanted from the film.

 

The Club expansions I really want are RoboCop 2, Demolition Man, and Dead Poets Society, but I would be tempted to buy expansions of Sphere, Witness, Hudson Hawk, Panic Room, and Vibes (I know, I'm the only one)

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1 hour ago, Corellian2019 said:

 

Not from Varese; according to a Facebook statement that they made, they don't control the rights in perpetuity

 

The rights are with an Italian company in Rome that financed the movie. 

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21 hours ago, Marian Schedenig said:

And Leviathan.

 

19 hours ago, Corellian2019 said:

Not from Varese; according to a Facebook statement that they made, they don't control the rights in perpetuity

 

Ah! For some reason I thought they did.

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On 1/27/2019 at 2:32 PM, Display Name said:

Varese should either release their CD Club titles faster or fully stop and give that responisbility to La-La Land, Intrada, Quartet and Kritzerland.

 

Agreed with this.

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I am finishing up my final batch of Varese CD Club titles. Three titles that will be announced in February. I created this series in 1988 to allow me to present favorite scores by favorite composers, custom produced for the aficionados out there ... the soundtrack collectors who need unreleased film scores like they need air. These are the scores that, for the most part, are hard to believe they exist ... even to this day! These are scores that went decades as titles we only dreamed of and then, one day, all of a sudden, there was The Goonies, or Lonely Are The Brave, or The Alfred Hitchcock Hour, Die Hard, The Karate Kid or Spartacus! Most recently there was Dracula: The Deluxe Edition. What are your favorite titles or favorite CD Club memories? Here's a list of all 219, including Masters Film Music.

1. VCL-8903.1 CHERRY 2000
2. VCL-8903.2 FEDORA / CRISIS
3. VCL-8903.3 PINO DONAGGIO: SYMPHONIC SUITES
4. VCL-9001.4 VIBES
5. VCL-9001.5 THE ROSE TATTOO
6. VCL-9001.6 RED SONJA
7. VCL-9101.7 RAGGEDY MAN
8. VCL-9101.8 STARS ‘N’ BARS
9. VCL-9101.9 EYE OF THE NEEDLE / LAST EMBRACE
10. VCL-9102.10 THE ‘BURBS
11. VCL-9202.11 THE FILM MUSIC OF ALFRED NEWMAN 
12. VCL-9202.12 WE’RE NO ANGELS
13. BCL-6001 JAGGED EDGE
14. BCL-6002 FLESH & BLOOD
15. VCL 1101 1001 HEARTBEEPS 
16. VCL 1101 1002 PROJECT X
17. VCL 1101 1003 MARIE WARD
18. VCL 0202 1004 DIE HARD
19. VCL 0202 1005 THE LONG, HOT SUMMER / SANCTUARY
20. VCL 0202 1006 LOVE IS A MANY SPENDORED THING
21. VCL 0502 1007 THE BALLAD OF CABLE HOGUE
22. VCL 0502 1008 CAST A GIANT SHADOW
23. VCL 0502 1009 THE VIRGIN QUEEN
24. VCL 0702 1010 THE SAND PEBBLES: The Deluxe Edition
25. VCL 0702 1011 THE FURY: The Deluxe Edition
26. VCL 0702 1012 ROMANCING THE STONE
27. VCL 0702 1013 THE BRIDE
28. VCL 1102 1014 HOME ALONE 2: The Deluxe Edition
29. VCL 1102 1015 BIG
30. VCL 1102 1016 STUDS LONIGAN
31. VCL 0403 1017 HAWAII: The Deluxe Edition
32. VCL 0403 1018 MAGIC
33. VCL 0403 1019 BELOVED INFIDEL
34. VCL 0403 1020 THE RETURN OF A MAN CALLED HORSE: The Deluxe Edition
35. VCL 0703 1021 VARÈSE SARABANDE: A 25th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION, Vol. 2
36. VCL 0703 1022 PREDATOR
37. VCL 0703 1023 JUSTINE: The Deluxe Edition
38. VCL 0703 1024 THE STORY OF RUTH
39. VCL 1103 1025 THE ROBE: THE DELUXE EDITION (2 CD)
40. VCL 1103 1026 COMMANDO
41. VCL 1103 1027 THE ISLAND
42. VCL 0204 1028 JERRY GOLDSMITH AT 20TH CENTURY FOX (6 CD set)
43. VCL 0804 1029 THE GREAT ESCAPE: The Deluxe Edition (2 CD)
44. VCL 0804 1030 FITZWILLY / THE LONG GOODBYE
45. VCL 0804 1031 PIRANHA
46. VCL 1104 1032 THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY: The Deluxe Edition
47. VCL 1104 1033 THREE COINS IN THE FOUNTAIN
48. VCL 1104 1034 SHEENA
49. VCL 0505 1035 ALIEN NATION
50. VCL 0505 1036 DESIREE
51. VCL 0505 1037 MAKING THE GRADE
52. VCL 0805 1038 SPACEHUNTER
53. VCL 0805 1039 F.I.S.T. / SLOW DANCING IN THE BIG CITY
54. VCL 0805 1040 TRUE CONFESSIONS
55. VCL 0805 1041 THE KINDRED
56. VCL 1105 1042 BROADCAST NEWS
57. VCL 1105 1043 THE SCALPHUNTERS
58. VCL 1105 1044 THE LEFT HAND OF GOD
59. VCL 1105 1045 TOP SECRET!
60. VCL 0306 1046 GHOSTBUSTERS
61. VCL 0306 1047 ROOKIE OF THE YEAR / JIMMY REARDON / BUSHWHACKED
62. VCL 0306 1048 RETURN TO PEYTON PLACE
63. VCL 0306 1049 AN ALMOST PERFECT AFFAIR
64. VCL 0706 1050 GLORIA
65. VCL 0706 1051 THE WAR OF THE ROSES / THE SANDLOT
66. VCL 0706 1052 AN UNFINISHED LIFE (Unused)
67. VCL 0706 1053 SKY BANDITS
68. VCL 1106 1054 BIRDMAN OF ALCATRAZ
69. VCL 1106 1055 RUNAWAY: The Deluxe Edition
70. VCL 1106 1056 LUCAS
71. VCL 1106 1057 SEVEN CITIES OF GOLD / THE RAINS OF RANCHIPUR
72. VCL 1106 1058 CAREFUL, HE MIGHT HEAR YOU
73. VCL 0307 1059 THE KARATE KID (4 CD set)
74. VCL 0307 1060 THE VANISHING
75. VCL 0307 1061 AUTHOR! AUTHOR!
76. VCL 0307 1062 84 CHARING CROSS ROAD
77. VCL 0707 1063 THE ‘BURBS: The Deluxe Edition
78. VCL 0707 1064 F/X: The Deluxe Edition
79. VCL 0707 1065 LES MISERABLES
80. VCL 0707 1066 ANNE OF THE INDIES
81. VCL 1107 1067 NORTH BY NORTHWEST
82. VCL 1107 1068 NEIGHBORS
83. VCL 1107 1069 BY LOVE POSSESSED
84. VCL 1107 1070 THE TALL MEN
85. VCL 1107 1071 MAGIC FIRE
86. VCL 0208 1072 NORTH AND SOUTH (4 CD set)
87. VCL 0208 1073 THE CARETAKERS / THE YOUNG DOCTORS
88. VCL 0208 1074 VIVA ZAPATA! / THE 13th LETTER
89. VCL 0208 1075 MATILDA
90. VCL 0608 1076 GANGS OF NY / NATTY GANN / SCARLET LETTER (4 CD set)
91. VCL 0608 1077 IRON EAGLE
92. VCL 0608 1078 MY COUSIN RACHEL
93. VCL 0608 1079 THE MAN WHO LOVED WOMEN
94. VCL 0608 1080 IN A SHALLOW GRAVE
95. VCL 0908 1081 THE MATRIX: The Deluxe Edition
96. VCL 0908 1082 NORTH AND SOUTH: Book II (3 CD set)
97. VCL 0908 1083 ANNA LUCASTA
98. VCL 0908 1084 PONY SOLDIER
99. VCL 0908 1085 VAMP
100. VCL 1108 1086 SHORT CIRCUIT
101. VCL 1108 1087 REPORT TO THE COMMISSIONER (950th CD)
102. VCL 1108 1088 THE PRESIDENT’S LADY
103. VCL 1108 1089 SILVER BULLET
104. VCL 0309 1090 HANOVER STREET
105. VCL 0309 1091 NIGHTWING
106. VCL 0309 1092 LURE OF THE WILDERNESS
107. VCL 0309 1093 RUSSKIES
108. VCL 0609 1094 LONELY ARE THE BRAVE
109. VCL 0609 1095 THE RIGHT STUFF
110. VCL 0609 1096 NORMA RAE
111. VCL 0609 1097 HARD CONTRACT
112. VCL 0909 1098 ESCAPE FROM THE PLANET OF THE APES
113. VCL 0909 1099 CRIME IN THE STREETS
114. VCL 0909 1100 A WALK IN THE SPRING RAIN
115. VCL 0909 1101 CHILDREN OF THE CORN
116. VCL 1209 1102 FREUD: The Deluxe Edition
117. VCL 1209 1103 BIRD OF PARADISE / LYDIA BAILEY
118. VCL 0310 1104 THE GOONIES
119. VCL 0310 1105 THE SPIRAL ROAD
120. VCL 0310 1106 THE SCOUT / DREAMER
121. VCL 0310 1107 THE MANHATTAN PROJECT
122. VCL 0410 1108 STAR TREK: THE DELUXE EDITION
123. VCL 0610 1109 SPARTACUS (#1000)
124. VCL 0910 1110 A GATHERING OF EAGLES
125. VCL 0910 1111 THE SNAKE PIT / THE THREE FACES OF EVE
126. VCL 0910 1112 THE FORMULA
127. VCL 0910 1113 FIMUCITÉ 2: Closing Night Gala (DVD/CD)
128. VCL 0910 1114 NIGHTFLYERS
129. VCL 1110 1115 FAMILY PLOT
130. VCL 1110 1116 TAPS
131. VCL 1110 1117 THE KARATE KID
132. VCL 1110 1118 HOME MOVIES
133. VCL 0511 1119 ALFRED HITCHCOCK HOUR, Volume 1 (2 CD)
134. VCL 0511 1120 SCREAM: The Deluxe Edition
135. VCL 0511 1121 MY DEMON LOVER
136. VCL 0511 1122 FIMUCITÉ 3: Jerry Goldsmith 80th Birthday Celebration (DVD/CD)
137. VCL 0711 1123 THE EGYPTIAN: The Deluxe Edition (2 CD)
138. VCL 1011 1124 MIDWAY
139. VCL 1011 1125 ALFRED HITCHCOCK HOUR, Volume 2 (3 CD)
140. VCL 1011 1126 MIMIC: The Deluxe Edition
141. VCL 1011 1127 THE KARATE KID, Part II
142. VCL 1211 1128 BERNARD HERRMANN AT 20th CENTURY FOX (14 CDs)
143. VCL 0512 1129 CHINATOWN
144. VCL 0512 1130 ALFRED HITCHCOCK HOUR, Volume 3 (2 CD)
145. VCL 0512 1131 THE KARATE KID, Part III
146. VCL 0512 1132 EYE OF THE NEEDLE
147. VCL 0512 1133 AMAZING GRACE AND CHUCK
148. VCL 0512 1134 CLAN OF THE CAVE BEAR
149. VCL 0512 1135 FIMUCITÉ 3: ALIEN: A Biomechanical Symphony (DVD/CD)
150. VCL 0712 1136 CRIMES OF THE HEART (Encore)
151. VCL 0712 1137 TAI-PAN (Encore)
152. VCL 1012 1138 DIE HARD 2: DIE HARDER: The Deluxe Edition (2 CD)
153. VCL 1012 1139 THE RED PONY
154. VCL 1012 1140 ENEMY MINE: The Deluxe Edition
155. VCL 1012 1141 THE BOY WHO COULD FLY (Encore)
156. VCL 1012 1142 MAN ON FIRE (Encore)
157. VCL 1013 1143 STAR TREK NEMESIS: The Deluxe Edition (2 CD)
158. VCL 1013 1144 THE ABYSS: The Deluxe Edition (2 CD)
159. VCL 1013 1145 BRASS TARGET
160. VCL 1013 1146 SUSPECT (Encore)
161. VCL 1013 1147 VIBES (Encore)
162. VCL 1013 1148 RUNAWAY (Encore)
163. VCL 1013 1149 THE LIST OF ADRIAN MESSENGER
164. VCL 0714 1150 STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS: The Deluxe Edition (2 CD)
165. VCL 1114 1151 PREDATOR 2: The Deluxe Edition (2 CD)
166. VCL 1114 1152 PEGGY SUE GOT MARRIED: The Deluxe Edition
167. VCL 1114 1153 FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS
168. VCL 1114 1154 FEDORA (Encore)
169. VCL 1115 1155 BACK IN TIME … 1985 AT THE MOVIES (6 CD set)
170. VCL 0615 1156 GREMLINS 2: The Deluxe Edition
171. VCL 0615 1157 OUTBREAK: The Deluxe Edition (2 CD)
172. VCL 0715 1158 FIMUCITÉ 6: UNIVERSAL PICTURES 100th ANNIVERY GALA (2 CD)
173. VCL 1015 1159 BACK TO THE FUTURE, Part III: The Deluxe Edition (2 CD)
174. VCL 1015 1160 CHAIN REACTION: The Deluxe Edition
175. VCL 1015 1161 WHERE THE RIVER RUNS BLACK (Encore)
176. VCL 1215 1162 NORTH AND SOUTH (Highlights)
177. VCL 1215 1163 SPIES LIKE US (Encore)
178. VCL 0216 1164 EXECUTIVE DECISION: The Deluxe Edition
179. VCL 0216 1165 COCOON THE RETURN: The Deluxe Edition
180. VCL 0216 1166 BLOODLINE
181. VCL 0216 1167 THE WHALES OF AUGUST (Encore)
182. VCL 0516 1168 STARSHIP TROOPERS: The Deluxe Edition (2 CD)
183. VCL 0516 1169 VOLCANO: The Deluxe Edition
184. VCL 0516 1170 SPARTACUS: The Complete Album Masters
185. VCL 0516 1171 ZELLY AND ME (Encore)
186. VCL 0916 1172 HELLBOY: The Deluxe Edition (2 CD)
187. VCL 0916 1173 ROBOCOP 3: The Deluxe Edition
188. VCL 0916 1174 JAGGED EDGE (Encore)
189. VCL 1016 1175 THE OMEN: 40th Anniversary Edition
190. VCL 1016 1176 SCREAM 2: The Deluxe Edition
191. VCL 1216 1177 STAR TREK BEYOND: The Deluxe Edition (2 CD)
192. VCL 0317 1178 STANLEY & IRIS: The Deluxe Edition (with PETE ‘N’ TILLIE)
193. VCL 0317 1179 UNDER SIEGE 2: DARK TERRITORY: The Deluxe Edition
194. VCL 0317 1180 THE BLACK CAULDRON (Encore)
195. VCL 1117 1181 THE HAUNTING: The Deluxe Edition
196. VCL 1117 1182 ALMOST AN ANGEL: The Deluxe Edition
197. VCL 1117 1183 STAND AND DELIVER (Encore)
198. VCL 0618 1184 THE COWBOYS: The Deluxe Edition
199. VCL 0618 1185 SMALL SOLDIERS: The Deluxe Edition
200. VCL 0618 1186 GEORGES DELERUE: THE COMPLETE LONDON SESSION
201. VCL 0618 1187 HEATHERS (Encore)
202. VCL 1018 1188 DRACULA: The Deluxe Edition
203. VCL 1018 1189 ON DEADLY GROUND: The Deluxe Edition
204. VCL 1018 1190 A SHOW OF FORCE (Encore)
205. SRS-2001 THE BOYS FROM BRAZIL
206. SRS-2002 THE WILD GEESE
207. SRS-2003 JERRY GOLDSMITH: SUITES & THEMES
208. SRS-2004 OBSESSION
209. SRS-2005/8 BERNARD HERRMANN: THE CONCERT SUITES (4 CD)
210. SRS-2009 THE REIVERS
211. SRS-2011 UNDER THE VOLCANO
212. SRS-2013 THOSE SECRETS
213. SRS-2014 JOE VERSUS THE VOLCANO
214. SRS-2015 THE RACERS / DADDY LONG LEGS
215. SRS-2016 THE WONDERFUL COUNTRY / THE KING AND FOUR QUEENS (2 CD)
216. SRS-2017 VIVA MARIA! / KING OF HEARTS
217. SRS-2018 THE HALLELUJAH TRAIL
218. SRS-2019 CANNON FOR CORDOBA / FROM NOON TILL THREE (2 CD)
219. SRS-2020 JOE VERSUS THE VOLCANO: The Big Woo Edition

 

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9 hours ago, Jay said:

Why is that interesting?  

 

http://www.soundtrackcollector.com/title/2371/

Huh, never knew Williams replaced Schifrin on this one. 

 

Also, looking at that list reminded me that I was never able to track down Fitzwilly. Bought it on eBay ages ago when I first started getting into Williams and it was a bootleg. 

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I'm sure it would be only one Williams, tops...and the only one still controlled by Varese at this point is Presumed Innocent. Does anyone know how much missing music there is for that score?

On the other hand there are a gazillion "remaining" unexpanded Goldsmith scores they control in perpetuity. So I really really hope one of them is in this batch.

 

Yavar

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9 minutes ago, Yavar Moradi said:

On the other hand there are a gazillion "remaining" unexpanded Goldsmith scores they control in perpetuity. So I really really hope one of them is in this batch.

I hope two of them are in the new batch!

 

9 minutes ago, Yavar Moradi said:

I'm sure it would be only one Williams, tops...and the only one still controlled by Varese at this point is Presumed Innocent. Does anyone know how much missing music there is for that score?

I watched the movie a few days ago. Nothing substantial is missing. If that was their priority, I'd be very confused. There should be five new Planet of the Apes releases before anyone should be allowed to dare thinking of the necessity of a Presumed Innocent expansion.

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1 minute ago, Display Name said:

I watched the movie a few days ago. Nothing substantial is missing. If that was their priority, I'd be very confused. There should be five new Planet of the Apes releases before anyone should be allowed to dare thinking of the necessity of a Presumed Innocent expansion.

 

It's been OOP for many years so it needs a rerelease anyway.

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40 minutes ago, Display Name said:

I hope two of them are in the new batch!

 

So do I, but has Varese ever released two expansions by the same composer in a single Club batch? Besides, I'll be more than satisfied with a single Goldsmith expansion as long as the other Deluxe Edition is Carlito's Way by Patrick Doyle, The Secret Garden by Zbigniew Preisner, Christopher Columbus: The Discovery by Cliff Eidelman, Sphere by Elliot Goldenthal, Dolores Claiborne by Danny Elfman, Brainstorm by James Horner, Eye of the Needle by Miklos Rozsa, Hot Shots Part Deux by Basil Poledouris, Forever Amber by David Raksin, Terminal Velocity by Joel McNeely, Mouse Hunt by Alan Silvestri, or Memoirs of an Invisible Man by Shirley Walker... :D

 

1 hour ago, Display Name said:

I watched the movie a few days ago. Nothing substantial is missing. If that was their priority, I'd be very confused. There should be five new Planet of the Apes releases before anyone should be allowed to dare thinking of the necessity of a Presumed Innocent expansion.

 

Yeah but with Saving Private Ryan being expanded by just a minute or two this past year, it's still possible. The impetus could come from Mike Mattesino/Williams and his people as part of preserving his legacy.

 

Yavar

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Based on this list here, the only perpetuity titles I'm interested in are Presumed Innocent, Pee-wee's Big Adventure, and Dolores Claiborne.

 

https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?forumID=1&pageID=1&threadID=86092&archive=0

 

Mayyyybe a truly complete Matrix, although I'm not heartbroken if we're left with the previous expansion.

 

Maybe that'll be the last batch!

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Don't care . To me Varese is synonymous with incomplete 30 minutes albums that almost never  get expanded, making it worse with their perpetual rights thing.   We got a few decently done over the years like Dracula, Stanley and Iris  and Cowboys but not that many .

 

Is there any more Williams scores we never got expanded because of them? Probably Earthquake and Eiger Sanction

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