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walther p99 wrote:

I've been listening to Max Richter's beautiful yet melancholic score for AD ASTRA alot since October. Also really liked his score for HOSTILES.

AD ASTRA theme:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bq7f6MKe9fU

True,  Richter's AD ASTRA is out of this world.....feels very ethereal.

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Michael Kamen is another composer that ranks up their with John Barry in my books.  His score for Highlander (1986) is one of my all time favorite films scores. Next to Licence To Kill and Highlander, his score for Lethal Weapon is one of the best in my humble opinion.

Just listen to this track, Meet Martin Riggs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=da17pD9 … 4&t=0s It shows that he score quieter moments as well as action scenes.

Another composer whose work I have enjoyed is Basil Poledouris,in particular his score for Robocop (1987) one of my favorite science fiction movies. His track Rock Shop, where Robocop tracks down his killers to a drug lab and ambushes them is stirring to listen to.
Here you go:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OoOBd7g4Mac&list=PLFA0945E98E5394B6&index=4

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Going back to Morricone, his score for The Big Gundown is superb, especially the track Run Man Run. The Big Gundown is not especially well known but it is on a par with the best of the spaghetti westerns, but beware of edited versions which dilute the power of the story.

Yeah, well, sometimes nothin' can be a real cool hand.

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Rewatching ROB ROY last night reminded me that the Carter Burwell score for the film is a real winner.

Current rankings:
OHMSS>FRWL>CR>TSWLM>YOLT>MR>SF>GE>OP>DN>FYEO>
TWINE>TND>QOS>TB>TMWTGG>GF>LALD>TLD>AVTAK>SP>DAF>LTK>DAD
Bond rankings: Lazenby>Moore>Connery>Craig>Brosnan>Dalton

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We re-watched BODY HEAT last night.  I think it's been at least 30 years since my last viewing of the film.

While the film itself was very good, the John Barry score is phenomenal.  Really well done and worth a listen.

Current rankings:
OHMSS>FRWL>CR>TSWLM>YOLT>MR>SF>GE>OP>DN>FYEO>
TWINE>TND>QOS>TB>TMWTGG>GF>LALD>TLD>AVTAK>SP>DAF>LTK>DAD
Bond rankings: Lazenby>Moore>Connery>Craig>Brosnan>Dalton

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Gymkata wrote:

We re-watched BODY HEAT last night.  I think it's been at least 30 years since my last viewing of the film.

While the film itself was very good, the John Barry score is phenomenal.  Really well done and worth a listen.

yeh I watched that while back. Barry's version of a noir type score was the best part.

I know this isn't the Film Review thread, but I gotta say had a problem with the dialog. The two leads talk like cave-people. This was especially jarring, since it is an unofficial remake of Double Indemnity, which Raymond Chandler himself wrote the dialog for.