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SpaceCamp Soundtrack

SpaceCamp Soundtrack

Next up for John Wiliams week in #Johnuary is a film that many people might not have added to the list here, next to the likes of Jaws, Star Wars and Raiders. That film is SpaceCamp. I love this film though. A classic 80s story…

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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

In John Williams week within #Johnuary we now move on to one of his best loved soundtracks. E.T the Extra-Terrestrial from 1982. Similar to Jaws and Star Wars, John Williams won the Oscar, Golden Globe, Grammy and BAFTA in the same year for the E.T….

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Raiders of the Lost Ark Soundtrack

Raiders of the Lost Ark Soundtrack

In our John Williams week within #Johnuary, we are currently right in the midst of his peak period between 1975 and 1983. The next film to look at is the 1981 classic, Raiders of the Lost Ark. This film was a collaboration between Steven Spielberg…

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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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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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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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Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

Now, as we continue #Johnuary, we come to one of John Hughes’ behemoths. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. This was written, directed and co-produced by Hughes. I know a lot of you will be stunned at how I hadn’t seen a lot of Hughes’ other work,…

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Escape from New York

Escape from New York

My next movie for #Johnuary was Escape from New York. Again I had never seen this before, but obviously I had heard so much about it and knew the name Snake Plissken very well. One thing I was looking forward to was seeing Kurt Russell…

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Pop Culture League – Shelfie

Pop Culture League – Shelfie

The League of Extraordinary Bloggers is back. I had just missed out on becoming a regular contributor to the series back when Brian at Cool & Collected stopped the previous incarnation. But now it’s back and it’s called the Pop Culture League. You can find…

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