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Playlist for July 13, 2015

We start off this episode with several jazzy numbers, including ones from Quincy Jones & Elmer Bernstein’s The Grifters score. Later in the playlist we delve into more western scores, including (of course) one by Ennio Morricone. 200 more words


Playlist for March 30, 2015

Selections from this episode include scores from a fair bit of political thrillers, such as The Year of Living Dangerously, Z, The Killing Fields, & Philip Glass’s Kundun. 195 more words




Original Review by Jonathan Broxton

The third in director George Miller’s series of Mad Max movies, Beyond Thunderdome once again starred Mel Gibson and continued the adventures of the former Australian Highway Patrol officer Max Rockatansky, as he tries to survive in a post-apocalyptic society. 1,628 more words


Omar Sharif

Why His Death Matters To Me

I was about 15 years old when I first saw David Lean’s epic movie Lawrence of Arabia, with Omar Sharif in the role of Th. 873 more words

People I Admire

Lara's Theme (Doctor Zhivago)

10 JUL 2015: LARA’S THEME (DOCTOR ZHIVAGO) (Maurice Jarre – 1965)
Some of you may know this musical masterpiece as “Somewhere My Love” sung by Andy Williams, Frank Sinatra, Johnny Mathis or many others but, its instrumental interpretation was composed as part of the original soundtrack for the movie Doctor Zhivago, making Jarre earn his second Academy Award in 1965, my year of birth. 166 more words