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Everything that’s wrong with the Batman v Superman soundtrack

4 April 2016 11:20 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Sean Wilson examines the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice score – and why its relentlessly noisy nature is bad news for everyone…

Now, I want to preface this piece by saying that I am a massive fan of Hans Zimmer, truly one of the most innovative and compelling forces in film music (when he chooses to be). From his revolutionary synth breakout with the likes of Rain Man and Driving Miss Daisy in the 1980s to the thunderous action of Backdraft and his multi-faceted collaborations with Ridley Scott (Thelma and LouiseGladiator, Hannibal et al), Zimmer is a superb storyteller who doesn’t deserve the mud that is often slung at him. On tour in the UK at the moment, Zimmer has recently courted a lot of press attention with his high-profile announcement that he is to ‘retire’ from scoring superhero movies.

And this brings me to Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. »

- Sean Wilson

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The 25 most underrated film scores of the 1990s

20 January 2016 5:22 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

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The sensational, overlooked film scores from the years 1990 to 1999 that really are well worth digging out...

The movies went through tumultuous and exciting changes in the nineties. Quentin Tarantino exploded onto the scene with Reservoir Dogs, Generation X gave rise to slacker marvels like Clerks, and blockbusters like The Matrix put the awe back into special effects.

However, the 90s was also a sensational decade for film music, gifting us classics including the likes of Jurassic Park, Titanic, Total Recall, Braveheart and countless others. But the sheer quality of these soundtrack treasures shouldn’t overshadow those undervalued hidden gems that demonstrate the extraordinary range and versatility of our finest film composers, ones that may have passed you by. So here’s our selection of those incredible works: ranging from the earworming to the unsettling, the melodic to the chaotic, these are the scores that simply demand your attention. »

- simonbrew

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Princess Diana, Princes William and Prince Harry Once Hid Out at Kurt Russell's Colorado Home

18 January 2016 1:40 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

The perfect hideout for a princess is... Kurt Russell's place? The actor spoke about how he and Goldie Hawn wound up lending their home to Princess Diana in 1995 during an appearance on The Late Late Show earlier this month and again on Australian media this week while promoting his latest film, Hateful Eight. "It was a series of things, I did a movie called Backdraft that there was a royal premiere of in London and sat between Lady Di and Prince Charles which was an interesting experience," The Hateful Eight star said, laughing. "Things weren't going well." At the »

- Lindsay Kimble

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Princess Diana, Princes William and Prince Harry Once Hid Out at Kurt Russell's Colorado Home

18 January 2016 1:40 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

The perfect hideout for a princess is... Kurt Russell's place? The actor spoke about how he and Goldie Hawn wound up lending their home to Princess Diana in 1995 during an appearance on The Late Late Show earlier this month and again on Australian media this week while promoting his latest film, Hateful Eight. "It was a series of things, I did a movie called Backdraft that there was a royal premiere of in London and sat between Lady Di and Prince Charles which was an interesting experience," The Hateful Eight star said, laughing. "Things weren't going well." At the »

- Lindsay Kimble

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Ioan Gruffudd’s Forever: The Complete Series Arrives Tuesday

14 January 2016 11:49 AM, PST | Comicmix.com | See recent Comicmix news »

Once again, Warner Archive Collection rewards fan loyalty with the release of a much-beloved series – Forever: The Complete Series comes to DVD on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 via WBshop.com and popular online retailers.

Fresh off its single-season run on ABC in 2014-2015, Forever: The Complete Series includes all 22 episodes as well as additional never-before-seen deleted scenes from many of the episodes on a 5-disc DVD set. Creator and Executive Producer Matthew Miller (Chuck, Human Target, The 100) is thrilled the series will live on through its DVD release.

“We’re so proud of this series and the way it resonated with fans,” Miller says. “I’m excited for the fans that we’re not only able to release all 22 episodes on DVD, but include previously unseen footage. It’s another chance to breathe new life into the show for both devoted fans and new viewers.”

The series’ premise struck an »

- ComicMix Staff

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