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The Vanishing by Jerry Goldsmith (1993)
A review of the soundtrack album by Travis Elder Posted December 1, 2017 Follow @moviescores The year 1993 was a renaissance of sorts for my youth. I worked at a movie theater, watched lots of movies, consumed popcorn in bulk, drank gallons of soda, and did...
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Justice League by Danny Elfman (2017)
A review of the soundtrack album by Travis Elder Posted November 11, 2017 Follow @moviescores Justice League is the culmination of three previous films including Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, Man of Steel, and this year's Wonder Woman.  Director Zack...
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Top Ten Scores for Box Office Bombs
Article by Travis Elder Follow @moviescores Every movie is a bit of a gamble. Some flicks are more sure things than others, but sometimes even the best movie concepts turn out flops.  Surely, a second, third, or fourth film about Peter Pan is going to do we...
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First Listen: The Equalizer by Harry Gregson-Williams (2014)
Article by Travis Elder Follow @moviescores Purchase / pre-order on Amazon CD | Amazon MP3 | iTunes Recently, I had the opportunity to hear Harry Gregson-Williams' forthcoming score to The Equalizer starring Denzel Washington.  If you watched The Equalizer ...
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Calvary by Patrick Cassidy (2014)
Review by Travis Elder Follow @moviescores Purchase on Amazon CD | MP3 | iTunes Best Cues of 2014 Nominees: Na mBeannaiochtai (The Beatitudes I) - Amazon | iTunes Teresa - Amazon | iTunes Third Act Revelation - Amazon | iTunes Say Your Prayers - Amazon | iT...
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How to Train Your Dragon 2 by John Powell (2014)
Review by Travis Elder Follow @moviescores Purchase on Amazon CD | MP3 | iTunes With out a doubt my favorite score of 2010 was John Powell's How to Train Your Dragon.  The first film is about a young boy, Hiccup, who lives in a Viking village beset by drago...
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The Railway Man by David Hirschfelder (2014)
Review by Travis Elder Follow @moviescores Purchase on Amazon CD  |  Amazon MP3  |  iTunes Best Cues of 2014 Nominees: 19. Maybe We Both Lived For This Day - Amazon MP3 | iTunes 20. The Railway Man – Closing Suite  - Amazon MP3 | iTunes David Hirschfelder’s...
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Hemlock Grove by Nathan Barr (2013)
Review by Travis Elder Follow @moviescores Horror scores often contain rather disturbing and dissonant music.  However, such scores often give us heartbreaking romanticism with lyrical and flowing melodies of mystery that tantalize with their eerie beauty. ...
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Last Resort by Robert Duncan (2013)
Review by Travis Elder Follow @moviescores Last Resort is a 13-episode military drama about a the crew of a fictional United States naval submarine, the U.S.S. Colorado.  Wrongly accused as enemies of the state, Captain Marcus Chaplin (Andre Braugher) order...
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Scoring the Hunt
by Travis Elder Follow @moviescores The excellence of hunting cues must be an immutable law of musical scoring.  I thought this as I recently listened for the first time to Geoff Zanelli's excellent Hunting the Buffalo and started recalling several other im...
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