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Star Wars Soundtrack

Star Wars Soundtrack

We’ve been looking at the work of John Williams in the last week of #Johnuary and now we come on to the big one. Star Wars. To be quite honest I could easily spend a whole week just looking at the soundtracks of all the…

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Jaws Soundtrack

Jaws Soundtrack

My next blog post about John Williams, as part of #Johnuary, finds us moving on to Jaws. A film that would send John Williams’ career on to the next level. Allegedly when John Williams first showed Steven Spielberg the two note leitmotif, on the piano,…

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The Towering Inferno Soundtrack

The Towering Inferno Soundtrack

Next up for John Williams, in our month of #Johnuary, is his next big movie score which happened to be the next big disaster hit from Irwin Allen again – The Towering Inferno. This is such a classic movie. An absolutely fantastic film with a…

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The Poseidon Adventure Soundtrack

The Poseidon Adventure Soundtrack

We start our look at the work of John Williams, as part of #Johnuary, with his first big original score. It was for a very cool movie, The Poseidon Adventure, from the ‘Master of Disaster’, producer Irwin Allen. This is one of those epic 70s…

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Johnuary: John Williams

Johnuary: John Williams

After looking at John Carpenter, John Barry and John Hughes, we now come to the last John that I will be looking at in the month of #Johnuary. John Williams. Of all the Johns that I have looked at in detail for Johnuary, I probably…

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Top Ten John Hughes Films

Top Ten John Hughes Films

My John Hughes week as part of #Johnuary has come to a close. I’ve extremely enjoyed watching and rewatching a big chunk of John Hughes’ work. I’ve not managed to watch everything but I picked the ones that I felt were the biggest hitters and…

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Some Kind of Wonderful

Some Kind of Wonderful

The next John Hughes movie that I’m watching for #Johnuary is Some Kind of Wonderful. To be honest I had chosen to skip this one, as I had to limit how many movies I could fit into the time I had, and this was the…

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Miracle on 34th Street

Miracle on 34th Street

The next John Hughes film I watched for #Johnuary was Miracle on 34th Street. We were watching this anyway for Christmas and as John Hughes wrote the screenplay and produced it I thought I should write a quick post for Johnuary on it. To be…

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Curly Sue

Curly Sue

The penultimate movie that we review for John Hughes week in #Johnuary is Curly Sue. this is one that I had seen before as my wife is a big fan of it. It’s another one that is written, directed and produced by Hughes. I’ve seen…

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Home Alone

Home Alone

We now move on, in the month of #Johnuary, to what I believe is John Hughes’ biggest financial success of all his movies, Home Alone. I believe it was the third highest grossing movie of all time, when it was released. It has grossed $476.7…

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