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 Posted:   May 17, 2013 - 2:51 PM   
 By:   Mr. Marshall   (Member)

I don't know if I would call an 'end credits' roll a SCENE.


WOLFEN starts out as a montage, wrapping up the story, before the end credits roll so i include that one
same with MIGHTY JOE YOUNG iirc


 Posted:   May 17, 2013 - 2:58 PM   
 By:   Kev McGann   (Member)

I would agree that every scene in Testament is scored to perfection. I really love those
tinkly piano moments he does often, like in Cocoon. I also love those beautiful scenes
that Cusak & Salenger share in Natty McGann. Parts of Project X are also sublime.
And Graham, thanks for the yuks smile

 Posted:   May 17, 2013 - 4:10 PM   
 By:   DeputyRiley   (Member)

"The Launch" from Apollo 13 is a carefully measured, strategically structured 10-minute tour de force that brings tears to my eyes every time I see the scene. Captures and intertwines nobility, thrills, adrenaline, glory, triumph...a feast of emotions.

One of the few times in movies, and a lot of it attributed to Horner, where a scene of joy and triumph makes me tear up.

 Posted:   May 17, 2013 - 4:18 PM   
 By:   Kev McGann   (Member)

Yikes!!! I just remembered the mama. That sequence in Clear and Present Danger when
Ford and co get ambushed. Ten minutes of genius!

 Posted:   May 17, 2013 - 5:47 PM   
 By:   DeputyRiley   (Member)

Yikes!!! I just remembered the mama. That sequence in Clear and Present Danger when
Ford and co get ambushed. Ten minutes of genius!

Indeed! Horner really excels in those rare instances that he decides to write a cue as long as ten minutes.


 Posted:   May 17, 2013 - 6:02 PM   
 By:   Mark R. Y.   (Member)

The undulating music that gracefully rumbles throughout the tragic final sequences of HOUSE OF SAND AND FOG as if depicting a group of waves making their inexorable way to shore.

 Posted:   May 17, 2013 - 10:59 PM   
 By:   Ian J.   (Member)

The two that come to mind for me, both from ST:II (and I'm using the score soundtrack titles only because it's an easier reference - I do mean how they come across in the film itself):

Captain Terrell's Death, where he has to turn the phaser on himself.

Buried Alive, where Kirk shouts 'Khan!' back at Khan through the planet.

 Posted:   May 19, 2013 - 10:16 AM   
 By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

Okay, I watched Willow again. Well worth it. It may not be an original plot, or the most complex, but it has a big heart, some great performances, involving plot, and other pluses.

"Escape From the Tavern" in the film, works wonders. The heroic theme when Kilmer swids the sowrd, fantastic.

The massive statements of Willow's theme as Willow and co travel through the land to handoff the baby go so well together with the eye candy shots.

I want this James Horner back. The new Horner can take a hike.

 Posted:   May 19, 2013 - 10:32 AM   
 By:   info971   (Member)

Cocoon: First Tears

... the scene where Walter says goodbye to his dying friend after the old folks crack open
a cocoon

 Posted:   May 20, 2013 - 9:22 AM   
 By:   Kev McGann   (Member)

"Riding down the mountain on the sled in "Willow". It's been so long since I've seen the film, I can't comment on other scenes"
That's from the snow sequence bit, if I remember right. All the music from that section is AWOL on the CD. Some of it is really good. It is quoted on the Story Of Willow CD, but under dialogue, sound FX and narration frown

 Posted:   May 20, 2013 - 11:49 AM   
 By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

I was surprised at how I never really noticed before that the film is practically scored wall-to-wall. IMDb lists a running time of 126 minutes. I'd estimate probably twenty minutes aren't scored, including Kilmer in the cage while Willow and the baby wait for a human to take it; some scenes in the Nelwyn village; and before the castle attack early in the morning (there are of course mroe sintances, but this is enough).

So, about 106 minutes of score. A couple deleted scene may have been scored as well. The CD is about 73 minutes long. Some of the film counterparts arent' quite the same on CD. So about 33 or more minutes (depeding on deleted scenes possibly being scored) or score missing, and there might be some variants or alternates to through in. A very nice 2CD set could be made if some label, like Intrada or LLLR, could make it happen.

 Posted:   May 20, 2013 - 1:59 PM   
 By:   Kev McGann   (Member)

Yep, plenty more Willow music to be had. Plus, Theme from Willow is an edit track of another cue, so the CD
runs about 69 minutes.

 Posted:   May 20, 2013 - 2:29 PM   
 By:   barryfan   (Member)

I am usually against buying expanded editions of stuff I already have. I figure the abbreviated version usually has the best stuff anyway. But Willow is an exception as it is one of the scores that made me a James Horner fan.

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