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HOME VIDEO: Super Man of Steel Expectations: A Deluxe Review

Where does one begin? When it was announced that Hans was to score the new Superman produced by Christopher Nolan, and directed by Zach Snyder, there was much reluctance and trepidation. The last attempt at bringing back Superman by Bryan Singer and long time composing and editing partner John Ottman was met with moderate disappointment. Such is the legacy of Richard Donner and John Williams. Overlooked is the ongoing legacy of Christopher Reeve. In this case, the relationship between Nolan - read more -

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NOW SCREENING: The Lone Ranger

EXCLUSIVE – iTunes Australia released the score on June 28 unannounced, with the rest of the world following from July 2nd starting with the USA, and New Zealand in line with the movie’s opening. Subscribe now for exclusive tidbits! The CD edition was released through Intrada Records on July 23rd. With the highly divisive movie and score release of Man of Steel recently, this new project is a return to familiar territory thanks to producer Jerry Bruckheimer and director Gore - read more -

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Girl Rising

The inspiring trailer features the empowering sounding song by Florence + The Machine, Shake It Out, and touts a bevy of strong female actresses as narrators for this documentary about the campaign to provide education for girls everywhere. What is taken for granted in developed countries is as unfortunate as women not being able to vote. The score album was released on March 7, 2013, and those with access to CNN are able to watch this unique documentary, with lead commentary by Liam - read more -

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The Prince of Egypt

As music collectors, most of us understand the nature of publishing, and part of that is when a given title goes out of print. In the CD era during the ’90s, swapping was an option, but in today’s iTunes era, the digital nature of distribution has given rise to a new status quo. When Hans was given the position of Dreamworks music head, one speculated that his scores through the label would mean more music, and not just compiled suites of a shorter nature. However, since the - read more -

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Henri 4

When did that happen? Unless you follow IMDB closely, most of us outside of the US media would have overlooked this worthwhile score, co-composed by recently prolific Henry Jackman which was released on March 5th, 2010. Unavailable in the US and the UK, it is currently available in several countries worldwide – Henri 4 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) – Hans Zimmer. For American and British fans, you may try purchasing from Australia (iTunes), or if you prefer from Europe - read more -

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Now playing – Man of Steel

With the movie premiere taken place, the Man of Steel score is now available in the US, and around the world since the 14th when the movie debuted, and the 21st in Australia where the movie opens on the 27th. The regular edition for the US is also now available to purchase at US$13.99, which features the colour cover, which is used internationally as the Special Edition (which omits the liner notes or iTunes LP). The new DTS HeadphoneX app from Remote Control is also now downloadable here - read more -

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