Author: Daniel Schweiger

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CD Review: The Uninvited

Christopher Young once again creates appealing chills for the horror genre

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CD Review: Robin and Marian

Sherwood Forest gets John Barry’s mythically romantic treatment

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CD Reviews: Underworld: Rise Of The Lycans & While She Was Out

Paul Haslinger shows his sonic fangs once again

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CD Review: CHE

Iglesias hears a haunted revolutionary for Soderbergh’s Guevera anti-epic

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CD Review: A Christmas Story

The bells are finally ringing for this delightfully timeless Xmas score

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CD Review: Body Double

Pino Donaggio’s most voyeuristic score for Brian DePalma finally gets heard in its full, lunatic light

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CD Review: The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button

Alexandre Desplat finds the sound of timeless fantasy

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CD Review: Best of 2008 – The Top 10 Movie Scores Of The Year

Though it seemed the idea of themes and melody might be going the way of the Dodo Bird in soundtracks this year, it turned out that plenty of composers were keeping the old-school idea of scoring alive, whether their approaches were state-of-the-art or old-school symphonic. To purchase the year’s best soundtracks from this list, click […]

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CD Review: TWILIGHT

Carter Burwell and alt. rock vamp out

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CD Review: FROST / NIXON

Hans Zimmer takes on the hard musical questions

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CD Review: QUANTUM OF SOLACE

David Arnold’s Bond sound gets shaken and stirred

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CD Review: CHANGELING

There’s no substitute for Clint Eastwood’s brand of melodic melancholy

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CD Review: INDIANA JONES: THE SOUNDTRACKS COLLECTION

Forget the Lost Ark, because here’s the ultimate musical find for RAIDERS fans

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CD Review: REPO! THE GENETIC OPERA

A crazed rock opera thrills with the sum of its stylistic body parts

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CD Review: THE BEST OF BOND…JAMES BOND: LIMITED EDITION

A trip down Bond song memory lane is some solace before QUANTUM

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CD Review: TORCHWOOD

Daniel Schweiger reviews DOCTOR WHO’s sister show which revels in a darker sci-fi sound

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CD Review: APPALOOSA

Daniel Schweiger reviews Jeff Beal’s score for “Appaloosa” which gives an unconventional take on Ed Harris’ old west

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CD Review: Boys From Brazil and Not Without My Daughter by Jerry Goldsmith

Daniel Schweiger reviews Jerry Goldsmith’s scores to “Boys from Brazil” and “Not Without My Daughter”

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CD Review: Great Re-Performances of El Cid and She

Daniel Schweiger reviews new recordings of scores for “El Cid” (Miklos Rozsa) and “She” (Max Steiner)

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CD Review: Eagle Eye / Bangkok Dangerous

Daniel Schweiger reviews Brian Tyler’s scores to Eagle Eye and Bangkok Dangerous

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CD Review: Shaft Anthology

Daniel Schweiger reviews the music for Harlem’s coolest cat

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CD Review: Burn After Reading

Daniel Schweiger reviews Carter Burwell’s score for Burn After Reading

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CD Review: Blazing Saddles

Daniel Schweiger reviews John Morris’s score to Blazing Saddles

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CD Review: Mummy 3 and Mongol

Daniel Schweiger reviews the scores for The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor and Mongol

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CD Review: Wanted and Hellboy II

Daniel Schweiger reviews Danny Elfman’s scores for Hellboy II and Wanted

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CD Review: The Dark Knight

Daniel Schweiger reviews the score to The Dark Knight by Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard

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CD Review: Hancock

Daniel Schweiger reviews John Powell’s score to “Hancock”

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CD Review: The Incredible Hulk

Daniel Schweiger reviews Craig Armstrong’s score for The Incredible Hulk

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CD Review: WALL-E

Daniel Schweiger reviews Thomas Newman’s score for WALL-E

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CD Review: Kung Fu Panda

Daniel Schweiger reviews the score to Kung Fu Panda by Hans Zimmer and John Powell

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