Soundtrack Review: LOOPER (Nathan Johnson)


Music composed by Nathan Johnson  Label: La-La Land Records Catalog: LLLCD 1227 Release Date: September 18, 2012 Rating: **** Director Rian Johnson has always been prone to bring something quite original to the screen and afterwards leave an overwhelming impression that makes you go home and think over the matter for at least one excruciating week, and…

Soundtrack Review: PUSHER (Orbital)


Music composed by Orbital  Label: Silva Screen Records Catalog: SILCD1394 Release Date: October 19, 2012 Rating: ****½ Spaniard Luis Prieto summoned the British duo Paul Hartnoll and Phil Hartnoll (Orbital) to tell Pusher story (originally directed by Nicolas Winding Refn) from a British point of view, and the results are quite surprising to say the least. Orbital’s…

Soundtrack Review: BLADE RUNNER – 30th Anniversary Celebration (Vangelis)


Music composed by Vangelis,  Label: BuySoundtrax Records Catalog: BSXCD-8917 Release Date: September 19, 2012 Rating: **** At the time of its release, Vangelis’ Blade Runner Score was filled with mystic romanticness, a sense of longing for home, sadness, unfairness, justice by its own hands and inequality. Deckard’s sense of duty is mainly overshadowed by his own doubts towards…

Soundtrack Review: THE FOG – EXPANDED (John Carpenter)


Music composed by John Carpenter Label: Silva Screen Records Catalog: SILCD 1301 Release Date: October 16, 2012 Rating: **½ John Carpenter is quite unique because he writes, directs, produces and scores his own films, but ticking all the boxes might make the New York-born director sound too repetitive, especially because he tends to make thriller/horror films. If…

Soundtrack Review: LINCOLN (John Williams)


Music composed by John Williams Label: Sony Classical Catalog: SK544685 Release Date: November 6, 2012 Rating: **** As usual John Williams asks you to close your head eyes, open your mind eyes and join him in the journey whilst he paves and paints the way with majestical colours. Taking a look at Daniel Day-Lewis pictures as President…

Soundtrack Review: SKYFALL (Thomas Newman)


Music composed by Thomas Newman Label: Sony Classics Catalog: 88765410402 Release Date: November 6, 2012 Rating: **** Since it was the franchise’s 50th anniversary, Skyfall had a tremendous responsibility to show what the Bond films are made of essentially, and it turned out to be some sort of ode to the British Empire in the end. Allusions…

Soundtrack Review: THE AVENGERS (Alan Silvestri)


Music Composed and Conducted by Alan Silvestri Label: Hollywood/Intrada Catalogue: D001759402 Release Date: 01/05/2012 Rating: **** After years  and having hyped it in all the possible ways through ‘introductory’ stand alone movies, Paramount finally in 2012 hit the screens with its’ The Avengers’ movie.  The movie in itself is as bombastic, flashy and exaggerated as it can be, and that’s…