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Superman Soundtrack

Superman Soundtrack

Next up in our look at the work of John Williams for #Johnuary is his work on the soundtrack for the 1978 Superman film. Interestingly Williams chose not to score the sequels, but many elements from his score for Superman have been used for every…

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Close Encounters of the Third Kind Soundtrack

Close Encounters of the Third Kind Soundtrack

The next John Williams score that we look at for #Johnuary is Close Encounters of the Third Kind. Williams was nominated for the Oscar for both Star Wars and Close Encounters in the same year. He won for Star Wars. I bet he wishes one…

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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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