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Scariest Movies to Watch on Halloween – Redux Edition

It’s that wonderful, frightful, cool and creepy time of year again, when everything including the leaves on the trees are dying and our taste buds are craving sugary sweets and pies made from the guts of our jack-o-lanterns. It’s October, which means Halloween is nearly upon us! Get you costumes completed, your home haunts constructed and your candy collected for trick’r treaters, because you have to make time to watch some of the scariest movies this time of year.

In an effort to assist you in your cinematic scare-fest, we’ve come up with a list of the scariest movies to watch on Halloween… with one caveat. We have excluded virtually all “slasher” flicks. Why? Well, let’s just say we all know them, we all love them on some level, but really… don’t we all want something more in our scary movies? In honor of
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Soundtrack Review: The Complete Harry Potter Film Music Collection

Composer: John Williams, Patrick Doyle, Nicholas Hooper, Alexandre Desplat

Performed by: The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra

Conducted by: James Fitzpatrick, Nic Raine, Evan Jolly

Release Date: 2012

Format: Audio CD

Number of Discs: 2 (approx. 1 hour, 56 minutes)

Label: Silva Screen Records

In the top 20 list of the biggest ever grossing films worldwide, six are Harry Potter titles. The music for the film series has featured the work of the cream of film composers including John Williams (who received Academy Award nominations for two films in the series), Patrick Doyle, Nicholas Hooper and Alexandre Desplat. This unique collection of new recordings by The City Of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra brings together the music from all eight films for the very first time.

Let me emphasize what is set forth above, that this is not a collection of tracks from previously released soundtracks, but rather is a new recording, both a digest and expansion of each of the themes.
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Review: The Complete Harry Potter Film Music Collection

Music is an intricate part of movie making, and it is absolutely necessary to make sure that the composer should have a firm grasp on whatever genre the film is. This is especially true when you’re bringing a book or series of books that is loved by millions to life on the big screen. The trouble is finding the right composer when dealing with the magical world of Harry Potter. The seven books of the series were transformed into eight beautiful films – if not always adhering to the source material one hundred percent – and creating the musical soundscape was just as important as the sets, costumes, actors, or special effects. The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra have taken some of the finer selections from these eight films and presented them brilliantly in a new collection that is a treat for any Harry Potter fanatic.

The collection starts off with
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Sound On Sight Radio: The B-Sides – ‘Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban’ / ‘Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire’

It’s hard to believe that the Sound on Sight podcast has never once reviewed a Harry Potter film. That is until now. Due to the highly anticipated release of the final film in the eight part installment of the trilogy based on Jk Rowling’s books, Sound on Sight presents a special look at the Harry Potter film franchise leading up to a review of the eighth film. This is the first of what we like to call the B-sides, a series of podcasts produced and hosted by Sound On Sight staff writers, outside of the regular Sound On Sight radio hosts. Josh Youngerman and new contributor Kate Kulzick will be reviewing two films per installment leading up to the eighth film.

In this second installment, Josh and Kate are joined by special guest Tyler Smith from Battleship Pretension to review Alfonso Cuaron’s Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
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Videos of Wizarding World's Celebrity Preview

In case you missed the live stream of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter's Celebrity Preview , some videos of the event have been captured courtesy of InsideTheMagic.net The Wizarding World welcomed Muggles and media types with a fitting fanfare of Harry Potter music, beginning with Warwick Davis conducting the Hogwarts Frog Choir in a couple of pieces, "The Hogwart's March," from the film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire , and of course, their famous "Double Trouble" from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban . You can see that video here: A moment to raise goosebumps on any Harry Potter fan's arms was when legendary composer John Williams conducted the Orlando Philharmonic in the iconic themes he composed for the films. And then the moment came when Daniel Radcliffe led all gathered to raise their wands and light up Hogwarts Castle with a powerful Lumos maxima . Of course, along
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