Tag Archive: Steven Spielberg

Mar 04

Matt’s Film Soundtrack of the Week (4th March) – Schindler’s List

Thanks to Steven Spielberg’s affinity with family and adventure movies, a lot of John Williams’ scores are remembered for their bold, joyous melodies, magical glissandos and fat brassy statements that speak of worlds better than this one. In Schindler’s List, that couldn’t be further from the truth.

Of course, not only does the movie deal …

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Feb 28

What I think about the outcome of the 2012 Oscars

Billy Crystal struts his stuff at the 84th Academy Awards

So, the 84th Academy Awards are now behind us. The event, while spectacular in its execution, yeilded some rather unremarkable results that didn’t really surprise anyone.

Favourites The Artist and Hugo had 10 and 11 nominations respectfully, ultimately going home with 5 awards each. The Artist’s awards were undoubtedly better though, taking the holy trinity …

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Sep 26

Matt’s Film Score of the Week (26th Sep) – Jaws

Jaws

Duh, duh……………………………………………………………………..

 

 

Duh, duh……………………………………………

 

Duh, duh………………………..

Duh, duh……………….

Duh, duh……..

duh, duh………. duh, duh……… duh, duh……. duh, duh….. duh, duh, …duh, duh,   Duh, Duh, Duh, Duh, DUH, DUH, DUH, DUH, DUH!DUH!DUH!DUH!DUH!DUH!DUH!DUH!!!!!!!!!!

etc.

Very few film score motifs, and even fewer that contain just two notes, are as instantly recognisable and universally …

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