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Alan Silvestri - Predator 2 (Varese Deluxe)

Still amazing

Craig Safan - The Last Starfighter (Intrada Complete)

Absolutely fantastic in every way. A+ score, A+ release of said score.

Howard Shore - The Battle of the Five Armies

Still the weakest of the three Hobbit scores, but still good. I fully expect the EE music will elevate this score to a much higher level than I find it now.

Mark Mancina - Speed 2 (La-la Land)

Great action music!

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I have a dream, of a time when Zimmer cues can be complimented, or called nice, freely, without using "even" to keep them at arm's length.


Isn't Starfighter one word? TLS.

Um... that's three letters.

He said that because TGP wrote TLSF for The Last Starfighter instead of TLS.

Drax did it first.

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Karim Elmahmoudi - Orbit: A Symphonic Fantasy

Like this more every time I hear it!

It is available on Spotify: https://play.spotify.com/user/1219032234/playlist/0vBAhLy5yRCIrjNFSqZ1QO

Or iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/orbit-a-symphonic-fantasy/id594693872

Or Amazon mp3: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00B6N4V8C

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Hmmm. That depends on what kind of mood I'm in really.

Well, if you're in an imaginary space-travelling mood, then...

Well, they both involve space travel, but for entirely different reasons (space colonization vs. space exploration and study of other cutlures)

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Zimmer must have written that boring score on purpose. He looked at Nolan and said "How could you have made something so utterly coma inducing? I've received more entertainment from ASMR videos on YouTube! I and my underlings will write something appropriately and equally boring for your film."

Whereas Craig Safan would have watched the workprint of TLSF and said to Nick Castle, "Hey man, this movie blew me away. The special effects, the story, the romance. Space is romantic! This deserves the best space music since Trek Wars!"

Jerry Goldsmith would have watched STFC and said "have you worked out my paycheck with my agent?" and then "Hey Joel, you got a few moments to help me score this crap?"

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I'm listening to the Star Wars Trilogy Anthology in order discs 1-4, for the second time today.

I haven't listened to those discs in disc order since 1997. I used the included book to distribute the tracks on disc 4 where they went in the other albums, taped them to 90 minute cassettes, and never looked back until I entered mp3 land.

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That's what playlists are for. There's nothing missing from the Battle of Hoth on the Anthology except a bar at the end of The Rebels Escape Again. I prefer the clean endings and starts as presented on the Anthology. I even prefer the fucked up stereo channels in Drawing the Battle Lines / Leia's Instructions.

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