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The latest release from Quartet is SOUNDS OF CINEMA: THE SILVER AGE OF ITALIAN FILM MUSIC, VOL. 1, a six-disc set featuring the following scores: La ragazzola (Romano Mussolini), Il trapianto (Transplant) (Gregorio Garcia Segura), Cara sposa (Dear Wife) (Stelvio Cipriani, Daniele Patucchi), Una jena in cassaforte (A Hyena in the Safe) (Gian Piero Reverberi), Il divorzio (The Divorce) (Fred Bongusto), Eutanasia di un amore (Patucchi), Il prato macchiato di rossi (The Bloodstained Lawn) (Teo Usuelli), Il debito coniugale (The Conjugal Debt) (Peppino De Luca, Carlo Pes), and Verso l'avventura (Gino Peguri


CDS AVAILABLE THIS WEEK

April Fool's Day: The Deluxe Edition
 - Charles Bernstein - Varese Sarabande CD Club
Blood Simple: The Deluxe Edition
 - Carter Burwell - Varese Sarabande CD Club  
The Bruce Rowland Collection: Vol. 1
 - Bruce Rowland - Buysoundtrax
Der Bestatter: The Undertaker Vol. 2
 - Raphael Benjamin Meyer - Alhambra  
Killer Bees/Isn't It Shocking/Harpy
 - David Shire - Caldera  


IN THEATERS TODAY

Amerikatsi - Andranik Berberyan 
Camp Hideout - Jason Brandt
Canary - Paul Doucette, Jeff Russo
Cassandro - Marcelo Zarvos
Dumb Money - Will Bates
A Haunting in Venice - Hildur Guonadottir
The Inventor - Alex Mandel
Last Night of Amore - Santi Pulvirenti
Love at First Sight - Paul Saunderson
The Mountain - Chloe Thevenin
Outlaw Johnny Black - Michael Bearden
Piaffe - Munsha, abvsd, VTSS 
The Retirement Plan - Roger Suen 


COMING SOON

September 29
She Came to Me - Bryce Dessner - Warner Classics
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse - Daniel Pemberton - Sony
October 6
Anthology II: Movie Themes 1976-1988 - John Carpenter - Sacred Bones
October 27
Yentl: 40th Anniversary Edition - Michel Legrand - Sony
December 1
Scream VI - Brian Tyler, Sven Faulconer - Varese Sarabande
Date Unknown

Blondie - Mark Ronson, Andrew Wyatt - Waxwork
Boys on the Run
 - Bill Conti - Music Box
Gli Italiani e l'industria
 - Piero Umiliani - Kronos 
Good Omens 2 - David Arnold - Silva
North Star/The Great Elephant Escape
 - Bruce Rowland - Dragon's Domain
The Punisher
 - Dennis Dreith - Notefornote 
Sounds of Cinema: The Silver Age of Italian Film Music, Vol. 1
- Fred Bongusto, Stelvio Cipriani, Peppino De Luca, Romano Mussolini, Daniele Patucchi, Gino Peguri, Carlo Pes, Gian Piero Reverberi, Gregorio Garcia Segura, Teo Usuelli - Quartet 
Spaced Invaders
 - David Russo - Dragon's Domain
The Super Mario Bros. Movie - Brian Tyler - iam8bit 
Visions
 - Philippe Rombi - Music Box 


THIS WEEK IN FILM MUSIC HISTORY

September 15 - Gail Kubik born (1914)
September 15 - Shinichiro Ikebe born (1943)
September 15 - Recording sessions begin for Bronsislau Kaper's score for The Naked Spur (1952)
September 15 - Leigh Harline begins recording his score for Visit to a Small Planet (1959)
September 15 - Oliver Wallace died (1963)
September 15 - Sol Kaplan begins recording his score for The Spy Who Came in from The Cold (1965)
September 15 - Alexander Courage records his score for the Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea episode “The Cyborg” (1965)
September 15 - Artie Kane records his score for the Land of the Giants episode “Collector’s Item” (1969)
September 15 - Don Ellis begins recording his score for The Deadly Tower (1975)
September 15 - Jerry Fielding begins recording his score for The Black Bird (1975)
September 15 - Bruce Montgomery died (1978)
September 15 - Leonard Rosenman begins recording his score for Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)
September 15 - Ron Jones records his score for the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "Evolution" (1989)
September 15 - Don Davis wins his first Emmy, for the Beauty and the Beast episode score “A Time to Kill; James Di Pasquale wins for the TV movie The Shell Seekers (1990)
September 15 - Jay Chattaway records his score for the Star Trek: Voyager episode “Non Sequitur” (1995)
September 15 - Aldemaro Romero died (2007)
September 15 - Javier Navarrete wins the Emmy for Hemingway & Gellhorn; John Lunn wins for episode 6 of Downton Abbey; Paul Englishby wins for Page Eight’s main title theme (2012)
September 15 - Bear McCreary wins his first Emmy, for Da Vinci’s Demons’ main title theme; John Lunn wins for episode 3.6 of Downton Abbey; Mychael Danna wins for the World Without End episode “Medieval Life and Death” (2013)
September 15 - Hildur Guonadottir wins the Emmy for her Chernobyl score; Ramin Djawadi wins for the Game of Thrones episode score “The Long Night” (2019)
September 16 - J. Peter Robinson born (1945)
September 16 - Alfred Newman begins recording his score to The Best of Everything (1959)
September 16 - Lyn Murray records his score for the Alfred Hitchcock Hour episode “Triumph” (1964)
September 16 - Robert Drasnin records his score for the Mission: Impossible episode “My Friend, My Enemy” (1970)
September 16 - John Barry begins recording his score for The Day of the Locust (1974)
September 16 - Bruce Broughton wins his third and fourth Emmys, for The First Olympics: Athens 1896 and for the Dallas episode score “The Letter” (1984)
September 16 - Dennis McCarthy records his score for the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode “The Circle” (1993)
September 16 - Jay Chattaway records his score for the Star Trek: Enterprise episode “Storm Front, Part 1” (2004)
September 17 - Franz Grothe born (1908)
September 17 - Recording sessions begin for Leigh Harline’s score for The Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker (1958)
September 17 - Elmer Bernstein begins recording his score for Guns of the Magnificent Seven (1968)
September 17 - Lalo Schifrin records his score for the Mission: Impossible episode “The Contender” (1968)
September 17 - Billy Goldenberg wins the Emmy for his King score; Jimmie Haskell wins for See How She Runs (1978)
September 17 - John Barry begins recording his score for The Black Hole (1979)
September 17 - Stephen Barton born (1982)
September 17 - Basil Poledouris wins his only Emmy, for Lonesome Dove Part 4: The Return; Joel Rosenbaum wins his second Emmy, for the Falcon Crest episode score “Dust to Dust”; Lee Holdridge wins his second Emmy, for Beauty and the Beast’s original song “The First Time I Loved Forever” (1989)
September 17 - James Horner begins recording his score for Extreme Close-Up (1990)
September 17 - Georges Delerue begins recording his score for American Friends (1990)
September 17 - Jay Chattaway records his score for the Enterprise episode “Carbon Creek” (2002)
September 17 - Joel Hirschhorn died (2005)
September 18 - Pablo Sorozabal born (1897)
September 18 - Adam Walacinski born (1928)
September 18 - Dee Barton born (1937)
September 18 - Vince Tempera born (1946)
September 18 - A Streetcar Named Desire is released (1951)
September 18 - The Day the Earth Stood Still opens in New York (1951)
September 18 - Dimitri Tiomkin begins recording his score for Wild Is the Wind (1957)
September 18 - Henry Mancini begins recording his score to Bachelor in Paradise (1961)
September 18 - John Powell born (1963)
September 18 - Duane Tatro’s score for The Invaders episode “The Spores” is recorded (1967)
September 18 - Robert Drasnin records his first Mission: Impossible score, for the episode “The Slave” (1967)
September 18 - Jack Pleis records his score for The Wild Wild West episode “The Night of the Samurai” (1967)
September 18 - Alva Noto born (1969)
September 18 - Leonard Rosenman begins recording his score for Hide in Plain Sight (1979)
September 18 - Thomas Newman records his score for the Amazing Stories episode "Santa '85" (1985)
September 18 - Fred Steiner records his score for the Amazing Stories episode "Life on Death Row" (1986)
September 18 - Herbert Spencer died (1992)
September 18 - Arthur B. Rubinstein begins recording his score for Nick of Time (1995)
September 18 - Jay Chattaway records his score for the Star Trek: Voyager episode “Drive” (2000)
September 19 - Arthur Benjamin born (1893)
September 19 - Paul Williams born (1940)
September 19 - Alfred Newman begins recording his score for How Green Was My Valley (1941)
September 19 - Vladimir Horunzhy born (1949)
September 19 - Daniel Lanois born (1951)
September 19 - Nile Rodgers born (1952)
September 19 - Johann Johannsson born (1969)
September 19 - Johnny Harris begins recording his score for the Buck Rogers in the 25th Century episode “Planet of the Slave Girls” (1979)
September 19 - Joel McNeely wins the Emmy for The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles episode “Young Indiana Jones and the Scandal of 1920;” Patrick Williams wins his third Emmy, for Danielle Steel’s Jewels; Dennis McCarthy wins for his Star Trek: Deep Space Nine main title theme (1993) 
September 19 - Jay Chattaway records his score for the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode “The Search - Part 1” (1994)
September 19 - Jerry Goldsmith begins recording his score for Powder (1995)
September 19 - Willie Hutch died (2005)
September 20 - Frank DeVol born (1911)
September 20 - Frank Comstock born (1922)
September 20 - James Bernard born (1925)
September 20 - John Dankworth born (1927)
September 20 - Mychael Danna born (1958)
September 20 - Andre Previn begins recording his score for All in a Night’s Work (1960)
September 20 - Fred Steiner's scores to the Star Trek episodes "The Corbomite Maneuver," "Balance of Terror," and "What Are Little Girls Made Of?" are recorded (1966)
September 20 - Sidney Cutner died (1971)
September 20 - John Williams begins recording his score for The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
September 20 - Patrick Williams records his score for The Streets of San Francisco episode “Tower Beyond Tragedy” (1972)
September 20 - Jack Marshall died (1973)
September 20 - Laurence Rosenthal wins his second consecutive Emmy, for Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna; Joel Rosenbaum wins his first Emmy, for the Knots Landing episode “Cement the Relationship” (1987)
September 20 - John Williams begins recording his score for Schindler’s List (1993)
September 21 - Chico Hamilton born (1921)
September 21 - Herbert Stothart begins recording his score for Son of Lassie (1944)
September 21 - Mason Daring born (1949)
September 21 - Herman Stein records his score for the Lost in Space episode "There Were Giants in the Earth" (1965)
September 21 - Walter Scharf records his score for the Mission: Impossible episode “Old Man Out” (1966)
September 21 - Robert O. Ragland records his score for The New Adventures of Wonder Woman episode “Hot Wheels” (1978)
September 21 - Pete King died (1982)
September 21 - Laurence Rosenthal wins the first of three consecutive Emmys, for Peter the Great; Arthur B. Rubinstein wins the Emmy for his Scarecrow and Mrs. King episode score “We’re Off to See the Wizard” (1986)
September 21 - Recording sessions begin on James Newton Howard’s score for Alive (1992)
September 21 - Gene Forrell died (2005)
September 21 - Geoffrey Burgon died (2010)
September 21 - Roman Vlad died (2013)

DID THEY MENTION THE MUSIC?

BEFORE, NOW & THEN - Ricky Lionardi

"The dynamic between husband and wife is such that, when presented with evidence of her husband’s infidelity, Nana has little recourse but to maintain appearances and act as though nothing has happened -- 'I must be like water,' she says to herself in a kind of soliloquy/pep talk, adapting to the environment rather than pushing back against it. She may run the household, but not her own life. If all this sounds a tad conventional so far, it’s only because you haven’t been treated to the string-heavy score of composer Ricky Lionardi and the staticky radio songs that accompany cinematographer Batara Goempar’s occasional slow-motion indulgences -- aesthetic flourishes that betray Wong Kar-Wai’s influence on 'Before, Now & Then' and elevate it from bog-standard festival fare to the intoxicating sensory experience it is."
 
Michael Nordine, Variety 
 
"The plot, with its clandestine meetings and sudden reappearances of characters thought dead, is essentially melodrama, but told with sly obliqueness and high cinematic style. Composer Ricky Lionnardi’s swooning, string-forward score, all tango syncopation and plucked notes, owes a huge debt to Michael Galasso and Shigeru Umebayashi’s indelible soundtrack for Wong Kar-Wai’s 'In the Mood for Love,' with choice vintage needle drops from Indonesian popular music of the time. (Please release a soundtrack or at least a playlist somewhere.)"
 
Leslie Felperin, The Hollywood Reporter
 
BLUE BEETLE - Bobby Krlic
 
"Still, we don’t call it a 'formula' because it doesn’t work. After so many years of increasingly elaborate superhero films that get caught up in crossovers and setting the stage for bigger sequels, it’s refreshing to get back to basics and tell a familiar story in a fresh and exciting way. The cast that director Angel Manuel Soto ('Charm City Kings') has assembled breathes new life into some of the old clichés, and the memorable retrowave electronic score by Bobby Krlic ('Midsommar') goes a long way towards giving 'Blue Beetle' its distinct personality."
 
William Bibbiani, The Wrap 

"The lack of concern that 'Blue Beetle' shows for these topics is absolutely deadening, even in a somewhat kid-friendly summer tentpole that clearly aspires to the energy of a Saturday morning from its opening shots. So far as that ambition is concerned, this movie is an unqualified success, as it starts with Sarandon hopping out of a military helicopter somewhere in the Arctic and asking her bionic henchman -- Raoul Max Trujillo as the indestructible and flawlessly named Conrad Carapax -- if they’ve found the mysterious thingy she’s been searching for all these years as the camera looks up at a giant egg of some kind and 'Midsommar' composer Bobby Krlic plays a million different synths at the same time over the soundtrack."
 
David Ehrlich, IndieWire

"The movie technically takes place within the winding-down DCEU, and though fans will notice some verbal and visual references to that fact, the half-futuristic border town of Palmera City is more the setting than any broader comic-book universe (though the climax, unfortunately, is largely consigned to a nondescript Bad Guy Base). Soto ('Charm City Kings') seems determined to carve out some manner of stylistic identity for his heroes, frequently utilizing blue, purple and pink neon to light up sets that might otherwise look drab, and foregrounding a churning ’80s-fantasy synth score from Bobby Krlic. It’s a smaller but still-potent dose of what set James Wan’s fantasy-adventure 'Aquaman' apart."
 
Jesse Hassenger, Paste Magazine 
 
"Aided by the dynamic cinematography of regular Ari Aster collaborator Pawel Pogorzelski, a pulsing electronic score by Brit musician Bobby Krlic and sturdy effects work, Soto brings an assured hand, balancing action with character-driven scenes and comedy with suspense throughout. The pacing is brisk, infused with youthful energy, but never so frenetic that it doesn’t allow intimate exchanges time to breathe, particularly the touching moments between Jaime and his dad, which resonate right up until the final scenes. It’s the space given to the Reyes family that makes the movie so enjoyable."
 
David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter

BOTTOMS - Charli XCX, Leo Birenberg
 
"The movie features needle drops aplenty, including a very comedic use of the karaoke staple, Bonnie Tyler’s 'Total Eclipse of the Heart,' and extra modern beats provided by Leo Birenberg and Charli XCX. It’s one silly bit after another, like candies rolling off a conveyor belt."
 
Monica Castillo, RogerEbert.com 

FREMONT - Mahmod Schricker
 
"Donya floats through her days with little stimulation or decision, a stringent routine followed by a lackluster evening of wakefulness. The film’s sound design holds a sharp presence that absorbs us within her world. 'Fremont' is quiet, and its silence has a reason, holding the weight and impact of conversations in the film’s dialogue-heavy format. From deep breaths to fingers tapping on desks, the occupancy of a character in a scene is often the only sound we’re afforded. When the score is present, its inclusion is resonant, marking a moment of uncertainty or transition." 
 
Peyton Robinson, RogerEbert.com 

"Despite trafficking in a wide array of Sundance tropes -- from its modest but ethereal monochrome cinematography by DP Laura Valladao, to Mahmood Schricker’s Sqürl-adjacent guitar score -- 'Fremont' is always more delicate than it is precious and mercifully never quite as cute as it sounds."
 
David Ehrlich, IndieWire
 
THE LAST VOYAGE OF THE DEMETER - Bear McCreary

"Tom Stern’s cinematography is gorgeous, especially in the amber rays of daytime; the film certainly doesn’t look cheap. And Bear McCreary’s score impresses (he was tasked to replace Thomas Newman, who had to drop out) — folk fiddles give way to modernist groans and creaks as Drac’s presence becomes known, aided by vocalist Raya Yarbrough’s siren-like wails."
 
Clint Worthington, Consequence of Film 

"Despite the skill he’s displayed in previous work like 'The Autopsy of Jane Doe,' the 'Trollhunter' director is completely at Poseidon’s mercy on this one, as his instinct for shlock rubs against a story that calls for a classicist’s touch (the inverse is also true, which makes for an unintentionally hilarious scene where CGI Dracula tries to pass himself off as a posh British gentleman). Location shooting and an ominous Bear McCreary score bring a whiff of flavor to the early scenes on dry land, but the movie begins to take on water from the moment the Demeter sets sail, as Øvredal fails to shape the musty wooden bowels of the ship into a character of their own, or to do anything else that might help texture the killings to come (there are a few errant hints as to how the Demeter’s hollow planks could have come alive, but they go mostly unexploited)."
 
David Ehrlich, IndieWire 
 
"Despite this unevenness, there’s a lot to love in 'The Last Voyage Of The Demeter' for horror fans and casual moviegoers alike. Even when it’s listing back and forth like a ship adrift, there’s always something to grab onto and steady the vessel, whether it’s the creature effects or the production design or the wonderful soundscape that blends the creaking and groaning of the ship with Bear McCreary’s atmospheric score. The whole thing plays, predictably, like 'Alien' on a boat with Dracula as the alien, and while it’s not quite as satisfying as that masterpiece, 'The Last Voyage Of The Demeter' is still worth the trip. It’s been a century, but Dracula is still a potent movie monster, and this film proves we haven’t run out of ways to use him yet."
 
Matthew Jackson, The Onion AV Club
 
MADELEINE COLLINS - Romain Trouillet
 
"Berraud’s juggling a few themes here -- that of the varied roles we’re compelled to take on in life, here pushed to hard limits, and that of the difficulty of being a woman, a popular topic these days. Between the prologue and how the movie’s narrative grows more frantic -- not to mention the use of Romain Trouillet's music that owes a lot to Hitchcock-era Bernard Herrmann -- Berraud wants to push this material into the realm of something like a suspense thriller. It doesn’t quite work, especially given the reveal of what drove Efira’s character to her deceits, which, while meant to be heartstring-pulling, plays as rather more banal than one might have expected."
 
Glenn Kenny, RogerEbert.com 
 
THE POD GENERATION - Evgueni Galperine, Sacha Galperine

"This plays out to a prominent score by Sacha Galperine and Evgueni Galperine that has the feeling of a computer-generated playlist set to 'placid and blissful,' though it drops in enough itchy little high notes to suggest that not all is well in paradise."
 
Steve Pond, The Wrap 
 
"Since Rachel and Alvy only ever feel like constructs, not characters, it’s predictable that their attitudes would reverse once their zygote is encased in egg-shaped plastic. Rachel begins to chafe at not feeling the fetus, a mood which leads to decreased productivity at work, while Alvy sparks to the worry and joy of looking after the gurgling pod. This shift should feel chunky and momentous, rich in the comic tension of a feminist ideal about equitable parenting hampered by a technology-fostered impasse. But in Barthes’ curiously distanced, muted handling, we only sense points being made, not lives being lived -- as if we were peering into a visually sleek diorama (where Clement Price-Thomas’ production design impresses but the twee music-box score from Evgueni and Sacha Galperine irritates)."
 
Robert Abele, Los Angeles Times
 
"That said, it’s certainly watchable -- made with a great deal of polish in the architecture and design details of Clement Price-Thomas’ sets and shot by Andrij Parekh in the soft tones of a world built to be reassuringly sterile. There’s an understated whimsical quality in much of Evgueni and Sacha Galperine’s electronic score, which occasionally recalls the work of French duo Air with Sofia Coppola. But for all the movie’s quite credible conjecture about technology rendering nature obsolete and procreation becoming the privilege of the wealthy, 'The Pod Generation' never fully hatches."
 
David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter

A TASTE OF HUNGER  - Anthony Lledo, Mikkel Maltha 
 
"Director Christoffe Boe certainly recognizes the gravity of the story he is presenting us, which gets the audience prepared for the level of high drama to come throughout the film’s 90-plus-minute runtime. He presents this tale like an epic, with a sweeping score and a perfect opening quote to set the scene: 'If you ask me what I want, I’ll say I want everything.' This movie is about the quest for the perfect love, the perfect career and the perfect life, and Boe’s choices make it clear that this situation sits close to life or death. We feel the severity."
 
Lex Briscuso, Paste Magazine 

ULTRASOUND - Zak Engel
 
"Schroeder and Stechschulte don’t leave the audience hanging with 'Ultrasound.' By the closing credits, we do learn why the characters seem so out of sync with their own reality. Without giving too much away, the movie’s title does matter, referring to a frequency that can be weaponized to manipulate people’s minds. (Zak Engel’s synth-heavy score works well with Bobb Barito’s disorienting sound design to replicate the effect.)"
 
Noel Murray, Los Angeles Times 

YOU ARE SO NOT INVITED TO MY BAT MITZVAH - Este Hailm, Amanda Yamate
 
"Cohen, who turned in a solid first feature last year with 'Crush,' has a gift for amplifying teenage angst and anxieties in a way that doesn’t condescend or pander to its target market, and doesn’t offend its adult audience. Cohen continues to mature in visual dexterity, utilizing squeeze zooms, fantastical asides and fluid camera pans to root us in the protagonist’s psyche. To indicate Stacy’s world being rattled post-betrayal, cinematographer Ben Hardwicke turns down the brightness on the saturated-color palette almost imperceptibly. Brian Robinson’s edits provide a crisp electricity and comedic timing, most notably in the frenzied sequence where Stacy ruthlessly cobbles together Lydia’s entrance video, overlapping images at a brisk pace. Este Haim and Amanda Yamate’s score gives scenes warmth and a propulsive drive."
 
Courtney Howard, Variety 

THE NEXT TEN DAYS IN L.A.

Screenings of older films in Los Angeles-area theaters:

September 15
A CLOCKWORK ORANGE (Wendy Carlos) [Alamo Drafthouse]
BLADE RUNNER (Vangelis) [Nuart]
BLEAK STREET [Los Feliz 3]
THE CROW (Graeme Revell), THE CROW: CITY OF ANGELS (Graeme Revell) [New Beverly]
DIVINE (David Mansfield)[Los Feliz 3]
THE DARK KNIGHT (Hans Zimmer, James Newton Howard) [Alamo Drafthouse]
DJANGO UNCHAINED [New Beverly]
FARGO (Carter Burwell) [New Beverly]
THE HUNGER (Michel Rubini, Denny Yaeger) [Vidiots]
SORCERER (Tangerine Dream) [Los Feliz 3]
TO LIVE AND DIE IN L.A. (Wang Chung) [Aero]
TOTALLY F***ED UP, THE DOOM GENERATION (Don Gatto) [Academy Museum]
VIDEODROME (Howard Shore) [Vidiots]
WOMAN IN THE DUNES (Toru Takemitsu) [Los Feliz 3]

September 16
BABE (Nigel Westlake) [Vidiots]
BABE: PIG IN THE CITY (Nigel Westlake), AFTER HOURS (Howard Shore) [Alamo Drafthouse]
BLADE (Mark Isham) [Vidiots]
THE CONVERSATION (David Shire) [BrainDead Studios]
COWBOY BEBOP: THE MOVIE (Yoko Kanno) [New Beverly]
THE CROW (Graeme Revell), THE CROW: CITY OF ANGELS (Graeme Revell) [New Beverly]
THE DARK KNIGHT (Hans Zimmer, James Newton Howard) [Alamo Drafthouse]
DEEP CRIMSON (David Mansfield) [Aero]
EIGHTH GRADE (Anna Meredith) [Los Feliz 3]
ENTER THE DRAGON (Lalo Schifrin) [Vidiots]
FOUR NIGHTS OF A DREAMER [Academy Museum]
THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS (Danny Elfman) [Vidiots]
NOWHERE [Academy Museum]
OCEAN'S ELEVEN (David Holmes) [Alamo Drafthouse]
PEE-WEE'S BIG ADVENTURE (Danny Elfman) [Academy Museum]
THE POWERPUFF GIRLS (James L. Venable) [New Beverly]
REFLECTIONS OF EVIL [Los Feliz]
THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW (Richard O'Brien, Richard Hartley) [Nuart]  
SAW (Charlie Clouser), SAW II (Charlie Clouser) [Alamo Drafthouse]
WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT (Alan Silvestri) [Landmark Westwood]
XALA (Samba Diabara Samb) [Los Feliz 3]

September 17
THE CROW (Graeme Revell), THE CROW: CITY OF ANGELS (Graeme Revell) [New Beverly]
EDWARD SCISSORHANDS (Danny Elfman) [BrainDead Studios]
THE EMPEROR'S NEW GROOVE (John Debney) [BrainDead Studios]
HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS PART 1 (Alexandre Desplat) [Alamo Drafthouse]
THE LADY EVE [Los Feliz 3]
LOLITA (Nelson Riddle) [Alamo Drafthouse]
MANDABI [Los Feliz 3]
MY OWN PRIVATE IDAHO [Vidiots]
THE PLAYER (Thomas Newman) [Aero]
THE POWERPUFF GIRLS (James L. Venable) [New Beverly]
THE REALM OF FORTUNE (Lucia Alvarez) [Los Feliz 3]
RUBBER (Mr. Oizo), MANDIBLES (Metronomy), SMOKING CAUSES COUGHING [Alamo Drafthouse]
SERIAL MOM (Basil Poledouris) [Academy Museum]
SORCERER (Tangerine Dream) [Los Feliz 3]
SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS (Elmer Bernstein) [Vidiots]

September 18
A CLOCKWORK ORANGE (Wendy Carlos) [Alamo Drafthouse]
DAUGHTER OF MINE (Nando Di Cosimo) [Academy Museum]
HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS PART 1 (Alexandre Desplat) [Alamo Drafthouse] 
RUSHMORE (Mark Mothersbaugh) [Los Feliz 3]
SPIDER BABY (Ronald Stein), THE INCREDIBLY STRANGE CREATURES WHO STOPPED LIVING AND BECAME MIXED UP ZOMBIES (Henry Price) [New Beverly] 
THE TOWN (Harry Gregson-Williams, David Buckley) [Los Feliz 3]

September 19
BABE: PIG IN THE CITY (Nigel Westlake), AFTER HOURS (Howard Shore) [Alamo Drafthouse] 
CITY OF GOD (Antonio Pinto, Ed Cortes) [Vidiots]
A CLOCKWORK ORANGE (Wendy Carlos) [Alamo Drafthouse] 
THE DARK KNIGHT (Hans Zimmer, James Newton Howard) [Alamo Drafthouse] 
HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS PART 1 (Alexandre Desplat) [Alamo Drafthouse] 
LOLITA (Nelson Riddle) [Alamo Drafthouse]
LOST HIGHWAY (Angelo Badalamenti) [Los Feliz 3]
OCEAN'S ELEVEN (David Holmes) [Alamo Drafthouse]  
STOP MAKING SENSE [Aero]
WALL STREET (Stewart Copeland), AMERICAN PSYCHO (John Cale) [New Beverly]
WILD AT HEART (Angelo Badalamenti) [Landmark Pasadena]

September 20
DEVIL BETWEEN THE LEGS (David Mansfield) [Los Feliz 3]
DR. STRANGELOVE OR: HOW I LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AND LOVE THE BOMB (Laurie Johnson) [Aero]
GERMANY, YEAR ZERO (Renzo Rossellini) [BrainDead Studios]
HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS PART 1 (Alexandre Desplat) [Alamo Drafthouse]  
JFK (John Williams) [Academy Museum]
LOLITA (Nelson Riddle) [Alamo Drafthouse]
NOTTURNO [Academy Museum]
OCEAN'S ELEVEN (David Holmes) [Alamo Drafthouse]    
TO LIVE AND DIE IN L.A. (Wang Chung) [Los Feliz 3]
WALL STREET (Stewart Copeland), AMERICAN PSYCHO (John Cale) [New Beverly]

September 21
ALIENS (James Horner) [Vidiots]
CONFESSIONS OF A NAZI SPY [Aero]
GA, GA: GLORY TO THE HEROES [Los Feliz 3]
MULTIPLE MANIACS (George S. Clinton) [Academy Museum]
NORTH BY NORTHWEST (Bernard Herrmann) [New Beverly]
TIME TO DIE (Carlos Jimenez Mabarak) [Los Feliz 3]

September 22
BLADE RUNNER 2019 (Benjamin Wallfisch, Hans Zimmer) [Nuart]
DJANGO UNCHAINED [New Beverly]
DUNE (Toto) [BrainDead Studios]
EIGHTH GRADE (Anna Meredith) [Los Feliz 3]
THE EVIL DEAD (Joseph LoDuca) [Vidiots]
HER (William Butler, Owen Pallett) [New Beverly]
THE MUMMY (Jerry Goldsmith) [Alamo Drafthouse]
NORTH BY NORTHWEST (Bernard Herrmann) [New Beverly]
SORCERER (Tangerine Dream) [Los Feliz 3]
STREETS OF FIRE (Ry Cooder) [Vidiots]
THINGS FALL APART (Milt Holland) [Aero]

September 23
BLACK GIRL [Los Feliz 3]
CLUE (John Morris) [Vidiots]
DAS BOOT (Klaus Doldinger) [New Beverly]
DIVA (Vladimir Cosma) [Academy Museum]
DUCKTALES THE MOVIE: TREASURE OF THE LOST LAMP (David Newman) [New Beverly]
DUNE (Toto) [BrainDead Studios]
GANGS OF NEW YORK (Howard Shore) [Landmark Pasadena]
HOCUS POCUS (John Debney) [Vidiots]
THE HOLY INQUISITION (Joaquin Gutierrez Heras) [Los Feliz 3]
JODOROWSKY'S DUNE (Kurt Stenzel) [BrainDead Studios]
KILLER'S KISS (Gerald Fried) [Alamo Drafthouse]
THE KILLING (Gerald Fried) [Alamo Drafthouse]
THE MASK OF ZORRO (James Horner) [Alamo Drafthouse]
THE MUMMY (Jerry Goldsmith) [Alamo Drafthouse] 
PINK FLAMINGOS [Academy Museum]
PSYCHO (Bernard Herrmann) [Landmark Westwood]
RAYA AND THE LAST DRAGON (James Newton Howard) [Academy Museum]
STARMAN (Jack Nitzsche) [BrainDead Studios]
STREET FIGHTER (Graeme Revell) [New Beverly]
THE TAKING OF PELHAM ONE TWO THREE (David Shire) [Vidiots]
TO LIVE AND DIE IN L.A. (Wang Chung) [Los Feliz 3]
TROUBLE IN MIND (Mark Isham), THE MODERNS (Mark Isham) [Aero]
WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT (Alan Silvestri) [Los Feliz 3]

September 24
BARRY LYNDON (Leonard Rosenman) [Alamo Drafthouse]
CELINE AND JULIE GO BOATING (Jean-Marie Senia) [Academy Museum]
CHOOSE ME, TROUBLE IN MIND (Mark Isham) [Aero]
DAS BOOT (Klaus Doldinger) [New Beverly]
DUCKTALES THE MOVIE: TREASURE OF THE LOST LAMP (David Newman) [New Beverly] 
ED WOOD (Howard Shore) [BrainDead Studios]
A FANTASTIC WOMAN (Matthew Herbert) [Academy Museum]
GANGS OF NEW YORK (Howard Shore) [Landmark Pasadena]
HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS, PART 2 (Alexandre Desplat) [Alamo Drafthouse]
INVENTING TOMORROW (Laura Karpman) [UCLA/Hammer]
LABYRINTH (Trevor Jones) [Vidiots]
THE LONG FAREWELL (O. Karavaychuk) [Aero]
THE MUMMY (Jerry Goldsmith) [Alamo Drafthouse]
ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE (Josef van Wissem) [Vidiots]
PINOCCHIO (Leigh Harline, Paul J. Smith, Ned Washington) [El Capitan]
THE PLOT AGAINST HARRY (Frank Lewin) [Los Feliz 3]
13 ASSASSINS (Koji Endo) [Vidiots]
WILD AT HEART (Angelo Badalamenti) [BrainDead Studios]


THINGS I'VE HEARD, READ, SEEN OR WATCHED LATELY

Heard:
Jeanne and the Perfect Guy (Miller); Kings and Queen (Hetzel); S*P*Y*S (Goldsmith); Paris When It Sizzles (Riddle); When Worlds Collide (Stevens); Kama Sutra (Danna); The Rains of Ranchipur (Friedhofer); Monsoon Wedding (Danna, various); The Devil at 4 O'Clock (Duning); Vanity Fair (Danna); Crack in the World (Douglas); Water (Danna/Rahman); After the Wedding (Danna); The Flight of the Phoenix (DeVol); Puss in Boots (Jackman); Hellfighters (Rosenman); The Good, the Bad, the Weird (Dalpalan, Yeong)

Read: Quiller Balalaika, by Adam Hall (aka Elleston Trevor, aka Trevor Dudley-Smith)

Seen: Good Morning; Floating Weeds; The Muppet Movie; The Nun II; Late Autumn; El Conde; Martin Eden [2020]

Watched: Get Shorty ("Turnaround," "Blue Pages"); Inside Amy Schumer ("Boner Doctor"); Justified ("This Bird Has Flown"); Key & Peele ("Michael Jackson Halloween"); The Knick ("The Best with the Best to Get the Best"); Silicon Valley ("Two in the Box"); Legion ("Chapter 3")

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