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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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Uncle Buck

Uncle Buck

Next up for John Hughes week in #Johnuary is Uncle Buck. I’d never seen this one before and didn’t really know what to expect, but if John Candy’s involved I’m always excited. This is yet another one that is written, directed and produced by Hughes….

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