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"Ben-Hur (2016)" Review

It’s a good question as to why you would remake a film that won 11 Academy Awards and was one of the highest grossing pictures of all time, but this update of… 663 more words

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Ben Hur (Miklos Rozsa)


Tadlow Music to release the classic film music event of the decade! The world premiere digital recording of the complete score to Ben Hur… 1,123 more words


Guest Post: The Evolution of Movie Trailers by Tori Galatro #GuestPost #Cinephiles #Movies

Reads & Reels is happy to have Tori Galatro here today! Tori is a freelance writer and fellow cinephile. Welcome Tori!

Today, she will be discussing movie trailers and how they have evolved over the decades. 1,258 more words

Ben-Hur (Miklos Rozsa) [Tadlow Re-Recording] - Film Score Review

Composer: Miklós Rózsa
Label: Tadlow Music
Tracks: 39
Running time: 157 minutes

After completely listening through Miklós Rózsa’s masterful score for Ben-Hur, finding the words with which to adequately describe and praise such music can be a stunningly difficult task. 1,334 more words


Soundtrack Review: Ben-Hur (1959)

Longtime readers of this blog know that I am a huge fan of composer Miklos Rozsa’s film scores. Rozsa (1907-1995) was a titan of film music and his epic score for… 431 more words


The Death of the Epic

“A cast of thousands,” announces the hokey voice on an old trailer, “The greatest adventure story ever told.” Hyperbole aside, this is the calling card of the old Film Epic: do it bigger, do it better, make it the most incredible thing anyone has ever seen. 808 more words

English Romans: the languages of cinema

In the olden days, if you were putting on a play set in ancient Rome — or indeed any country in any time period — you would make your actors speak the Queen’s English. 1,153 more words