Author: Daniel Schweiger

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CD Review: The Informant!

Daniel Schweiger reviews as Marvin Hamlisch returns to film scoring in ultra-hip style

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CD Review: District 9

Daniel Schweiger reviews as Clinton Shorter hears an alien invasion via Apartheid

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CD Review: Tres Chicks

Daniel Schweiger reviews as Alexandre Desplat is wonderfully at home in his scores for JULIE AND JULIA and COCO BEFORE CHANEL

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CD Review: Inglourious Basterds

Daniel Schweiger reviews as Tarantino yells “Batter Up!” for another whacked-out tracking job

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CD Review: (500) Days Of Summer

Daniel Schweiger reviews a gloriously hip soundtrack for the season of anti-love

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CD Review: Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (Complete Score)

Daniel Schweiger reviews as Film Score Monthly screams “Kaaahhhnnn!” like never before

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CD Review: Battlestar Galactica: Season 4

Daniel Schweiger reviews as Bear McCreary reaches Earth

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CD Review: The Right Stuff (3,000 Edition)

Daniel Schweiger reviews as Bill Conti’s Oscar-winning score finally soars on CD

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CD Review: Moon

Daniel Schweiger reviews as Clint Mansell composes an interior space odyssey

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CD Review: The Venture Brothers – The Music Of J.G. Thirlwell

Daniel Schweiger reviews Team Venture’s insanely creative scoring now available on CD

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CD Review: Mars Attacks! (3000 Edition)

Daniel Schweiger reviews as Danny Elfman delights in sci-fi kitsch with an expanded version of his most eccentric Tim Burton score

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CD Review: Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen – The Score

Daniel Schweiger reviews as Steve Jablonsky’s music morphs for a for bigger, and better sequel score

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CD Review: The Journey of Natty Gann

Daniel Schweiger reviews as James Horner’s Disney Americana finally hits the CD road

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CD Review: Mutant Chronicles

Daniel Schweiger reviews as Richard Wells fills in the green screen with a world of astounding musical darkness

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CD Review: Caprica

Daniel Schweiger reviews as Bear McCreary goes back to the beginning with his music for the GALACTICA universe

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CD Review: Up

Daniel Schweiger reviews Michael Giacchino’s soaring score

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CD Review: Angels & Demons

Daniel Schweiger reviews as Hans Zimmer finds his calling again, composing religioso action music for this DA VINCI CODE soundtrack sequel

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CD Review: Star Trek

Daniel Schweiger reviews as Michael Giacchino goes boldly on his first voyage with The Enterprise

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CD Review: Something Wicked This Way Comes (3000 Edition)

Daniel Schweiger reviews Disney’s music to never be darker than at the hands of James Horner

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CD Review: Twilight Zone: The Movie (3000 edition)

Daniel Schweiger reviews as Jerry Goldsmith enters the 60’s dimension, 80’s style

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CD Review: “Stand By For Action!” – The Music of Barry Gray

THUNDERBIRDS and more are go on this tribute to one of sci-fi TV’s greatest composers

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CD Review: Dr. Kildare

Daniel Schweiger reviews Jerry Goldsmith’s calling for a classic TV show

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CD Review: Crossing Over / Crash (Original Series Score: Vol. 1)

Daniel Schweiger reviews as Mark Isham connects the musical dots in the land of intersecting fate

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CD Review: Knowing

Daniel Schweiger reviews the signs of Marco Beltrami’s best score

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CD Review: Honey, I Shrunk The Kids (3000 edition)

Daniel Schweiger reviews a tiny grail for James Horner fans that sounds bigger than ever

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CD Review: Race To Witch Mountain

Daniel Schweiger reviews as Trevor Rabin rocks hard for this Disney revision

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CD Review: Watchmen

Listen to a superhero score, and song CD unlike any other

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CD Review: Coraline

A stop-motion portal is opened to one of Europe’s most imaginative composers

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CD Review: Time After Time

A cult sci-fi film is given a glorious new musical ride in Miklos Rozsa’s time machine

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CD Review: The International

Action beats pay off handsomely again for the trio that made LOLA run

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