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Really? IMHO that score is terrible in either form once you get past the main titles.  Could be my disdain for the movie itself tainting the soundtrack. 

Gosh I hope Willow is in the works, and coming soon!

Here's Doug Fake's take on The Mummy Returns back from May 2001:   The Mummy returns to the ballpark, Jerry Goldsmith stays in the dugout.      So Alan Silvestri comes up to bat, hits a ho

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Not really “unheard” as Intrada released it (1500 copies I think) in 2002 at the very beginning of their Special Collection line almost two decades ago! And in those 18 years, it has become one of the most expensive Intrada releases on the secondhand market, going for $200-250 on Discogs, eBay, and Amazon Marketplace. A handful of folks at FSM have regularly been clamoring for a reissue because the original is so out of reach financially, so essentially this is Intrada saying “We Hear You”.

 

Dunno if I’ll rebuy it myself. It’s a good score though. Kinda wish I’d sold my old copy a while back when I was a poor student...

 

The Rosenthal score I really want Intrada to remaster (and expand if possible) is his The Bourne Identity. It is frickin’ awesome and out of print for much longer than Mussolini.

 

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9/6/2020

 

In the upcoming weeks we can happily say a number of long-stalled releases are all finally… well, un-stalled. Yep, now in manufacturing. And pretty exciting they be, too.

 

http://www.intrada.net/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=8541

 

 

Hope for Conan The Destroyer?  Jaws redone?

 

I'm sure I'm forgetting some other things they've mentioned are in the works but haven't come out yet...

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I found this, from December 2016

 

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It's on our list for UMG and Disney. It'll happen someday.

 

https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=118173&forumID=1&archive=0

 

That doesn't really imply they ever actually got the license or the elements, let alone that it was close enough to coming out that it was finished on their end and just awaiting approvals...

 

Or do you think he mentioned Willow again, at a later date?

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Well it's not much, but there's this from May 2018

 

http://www.intrada.net/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?p=79295#p79295

 

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This one is definitely being reviewed, but a little tricky.

 

And it was talked about recently here

 

https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=141253&forumID=1&archive=0

 

Just speculation on my part

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While the evidence is flimsy, it shows that at some point it was being looked at.

 

Given some of the amazing Horner releases we've seen (Legends of the Fall, Apollo 13, An American Tail, Balto etc.) I would not be surprised to see Willow released at some point.

 

My wish (ant it is a wish, not a prediction) is that we get something like Sneakers, Feivel Goes West or The Perfect Storm on the Horner side.

 

There is so much in the Horner filmography that is worthy of release.

 

It is also possible we may be getting Conan The Destroyer, which has been worked on for a while, and absolutely deserves to be released.

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2 minutes ago, crocodile said:

He did say earlier this year that it has been approved but there's lot of things to navigate.

 

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Are you sure about that claim?  Can you back it up with a link to where he said that?

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5 minutes ago, Jay said:

 

Are you sure about that claim?  Can you back it up with a link to where he said that?

Sure, I posted this on the previous page on the 27th of May:

 

 

Looks like the link is slightly wrong @Jay. It's on page 4 of that FSM thread. So that was the last update from 22nd of May this year.

 

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Brilliant!  Thanks for that.  Here is the full quote

 

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Willow, please!

 

I think I mentioned before that this was approved, but as with many things there's lots to navigate. So in time.

 

https://filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?forumID=1&pageID=1&threadID=140317&archive=0

 

That was from May 22, 2020.... so it's plausible it could be ready by the end of the year.  But him saying "in time" means to me he doesn't expect it too soon... who knows

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So anyway, other than Willow, Conan The Destroyer, and a revised version of Jaws, what else has Intrada told us they are working on but hasn't come out yet?

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I've checked out the Intrada expansions of Balto and American Tail. I  couldn't get into them, which could stem from never having seen the films.

 

One day I'll revisit them

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I'll probably get it eventually, but won't know for sure until we watch the thing.  Usually indifferent on the Newton Bros on album, but did really enjoy their Hill House one.

 

Interesting that Intrada got this one after LLL did the previous.

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Hush is great!  I tend to find that the Newton Bros stuff works very well/effectively in films, but on album not so much - it's a lot of droning-type support of scenes.  The Hill House album was a whole season of highlights condensed, and I think it's their best work to listen to outside of the film. 

 

I also love all of Flanagan's work, including the aforementioned 

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On 10/16/2020 at 2:20 PM, mstrox said:

Hush is great!  I tend to find that the Newton Bros stuff works very well/effectively in films, but on album not so much - it's a lot of droning-type support of scenes.  The Hill House album was a whole season of highlights condensed, and I think it's their best work to listen to outside of the film. 

 

I also love all of Flanagan's work, including the aforementioned 

 

I find that most of this type of scoring could be achieved very easy just using some library music. Most typical horror/psychological scores like this aren't really adding much to the existing scoring world, IMO.

 

What I'm usually after, in true Thor-fashion, is the highlights, where the composer's actually come up with something interesting for the odd moment here and there. Of course, which moments those are, are unpredictable, so you want all (or most) of the music to start with.

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