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My thoughts on Blade Runner 2049

My thoughts on Blade Runner 2049

I just came out of the cinema after seeing Blade Runner 2049 and I just wanted to get some thoughts out of my head. First of all, I’ve always hugely respected the original Blade Runner but it’s never been a film I’ve ‘loved’ until recently….

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Alien: Covenant – My Thoughts

Alien: Covenant – My Thoughts

HERE BE SPOILERS!!…(you have been warned) I saw Alien: Covenant this week and I thought it was great. But… it’s not without its issues. Prometheus was a film that was very unlike all the other Alien movies, and that threw a lot of people. I…

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What I am hoping for from the newly announced Masters of the Universe movie

What I am hoping for from the newly announced Masters of the Universe movie

The big news I’ve been waiting for is here. They have finally officially announced that they are making a Masters of the Universe movie! It is due to come out on December 18th, 2019. This has been hinted at for a while now but we’ve…

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Top Ten James Bond Movies

Top Ten James Bond Movies

James Bond has been an icon of film for over 50 years. The character is a massive cultural touchstone and over the years has inspired people to do many Bond-like activities including joining the navy, or even try to join MI5 and MI6 (although hopefully they weren’t too disappointed…

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Johnuary – A summary of the month

Johnuary – A summary of the month

Well that’s it. The end of #Johnuary 2017. 31 days and 67 posts later. It’s been a blast. I’ve looked at the work of four Johns. John Carpenter, John Barry, John Hughes and John Williams. All of them legends. I’ve watched some truly fantastic movies…

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Top Ten John Williams Scores

Top Ten John Williams Scores

We have come to the end of John Williams week within #Johnuary and it’s time to do the ranking. I can honestly say that this has been the hardest Top Ten that I’ve ever done, and I’ve done a few so far. It’s not just…

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Harry Potter Soundtrack

Harry Potter Soundtrack

The last John Williams soundtrack that we visit for #Johnuary is Harry Potter. Williams had previously collaborated with director Chris Columbus on Home Alone and he made another great soundtrack here. Very iconic and with some unique scores compared to his past work. Williams read…

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Schindler’s List Soundtrack

Schindler’s List Soundtrack

Having just spoken about Jurassic Park, the next John Williams soundtrack we look at for #Johnuary is Schindler’s List. Both Jurassic Park and Schindler’s List were released in 1993. Schindler’s List swept the awards that year and in some ways Jurassic Park lived in the…

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Jurassic Park Soundtrack

Jurassic Park Soundtrack

In John Williams week of #Johnuary we are now at 1993. This was a big year for Williams as he scored both Jurassic Park and Schindler’s List. He won an oscar for the latter and so Jurassic Park often gets a little forgotten about by…

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Home Alone Soundtrack

Home Alone Soundtrack

After SpaceCamp, the next John Williams soundtrack we’re looking at for #Johnuary is Home Alone. We obviously looked at this film last week in John Hughes week. This is another film that I wouldn’t have necessarily have pegged as a vehicle for John Williams, but…

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