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ABOUT ME

Attorney with a midsized firm in SW Washington state, USA. You may be entitled to money damages!

Ginger, woman-lover, right-libertarian whack job, I provide little of value to the Filmtracks Community.

SCOREBOARD HISTORY

First posted as a idealistic Republican zealot around the 2004 US Presidential election, though I believe I had lurked for a couple years prior. Picked up posting in earnest much later, and now I often spam the board daily. My monniker is a relic of my first posts here, but in the interests of tradition and Internet anonymity I have decided to retain it.

HOW DO I RATE SCORES?

I don't try to give out brownie points for how well film composers do their jobs - my sole concern is how well the music works on album, ranked as a potential purchase as against all other music. My ratings are as follows:

***** - absolute masterpiece/"classic" - "must have" for my collection - $20-40
**** - standout/excellent - this is a score worth active effort in seeking out - $10-20
*** - good/solid/enjoyable - these are scores that make good albums where an active search isn't necessary - $5-10
** - alright - these scores make tolerable albums, perhaps with real highlights, but do not merit a purchase - $ 0
* - awful - such a score is actively unpleasant and/or pointless to listen to - I will throw it away even if I have space to store it

I should point out that my ratings are intended to be broad categories rather than a precise measurement, and that only **** and ***** albums are generally worth the list price of a CD. Along those lines, the dollar value above is what a score in a certain category is usually worth, to me.

MY FILM SCORE ALBUMS, Listed alphabetically by composer:

Craig Armstrong and A.R. Rahman
Elizabeth: The Golden Age ***

David Arnold
Amazing Grace
Casino Royale ****
Die Another Day ***
Godzilla (1CD bootleg)
Independence Day
Last of the Dogmen ****
The Musketeer ****
Quantum of Solace ****
Shaft
Stargate ****
Tomorrow Never Dies (original) ****
Tomorrow Never Dies (expanded)
The World Is Not Enough ****

Klaus Badelt
Equilibrium
K-19 ***
The Promise ****
Rescue Dawn
The Time Machine *****

Klaus Badelt & Friends
Pirates O’ the Caribbean I

Richard Band
The Pit and the Pendulum

Roque Baños
Alatriste ****
Fragiles

John Barry
A View To A Kill
The Black Hole ****
Chaplin
The Chase ****
Dances With Wolves ****
From Russia With Love ****
Goldfinger
The Ipcress File
The Last Valley *****
The Lion In Winter/Mary, Queen of Scots ****
The Living Daylights ****
King Rat ***
Moonraker
On Her Majesty's Secret Service *****
Raise The Titanic ****
The Scarlet Letter ****
The Specialist ***
Thunderball *****
You Only Live Twice ****

Jeff Beal
Appaloosa

Marco Beltrami
3:10 To Yuma
The Crow: Salvation ****
The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (with Joshua Homme)
The Faculty ***
Hellboy ****
Hellboy (Complete)
Live Free Or Die Hard ****
Mimic ***
Soul Surfer
Texas Rangers (rejected)

Elmer Bernstein
The Age of Innocence ****
Birdman of Alcatraz
The Carpetbaggers
Far From Heaven
The Good Son
The Great Escape ****
Heavy Metal ****
Hoodlum
The Liberation of L.B. Jones
The Silencers
The Ten Commandments

Bruce Broughton
The Boy Who Could Fly
Carried Away
Homeward Bound ****
Jeremiah
Lost in Space (original)
Miracle on 34th Street
The Presidio
Young Sherlock Holmes

Carter Burwell
Adaptation
The Alamo ****
Barton Fink
Being John Malkovich
The Chamber
Conspiracy Theory ****
Fargo
Fur: An Imaginary Portrait Of Diane Arbus
The General’s Daughter
The Jackal ****
Rob Roy ****
The Rookie ****
True Grit ****

Nick Cave etc.
The Assassination of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford ****

George S. Clinton
Wild Things ***

Bill Conti
The Adventures of Huck Finn ****
Dreamer
The Karate Kid (bootleg)
Masters of the Universe ***
The Scout

John Coragliano
The Red Violin

Bruno Coulais
Belphegor: Le Phantom Du Louvre
Coraline
The Crimson Rivers
Microcosmos
The Secret of Kells

Jeff Danna
The Gospel of John ****

Mychael Danna
8MM ****
Ararat ****
Hearts in Atlantis ***
The Nativity Story *****
Ride With The Devil ****

Mychael Danna and Jeff Danna
The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus ****

Don Davis
Antitust
Behind Enemy Lines
House on Haunted Hill ****
Jurassic Park III
The Matrix
The Matrix DELUXE
The Matrix Reloaded (Complete)
The Matrix Revolutions

John Debney
Cutthroat Island *****
Dragonfly ****
End Of Days
Lair *****
Liar, Liar
Predators ****
The Relic
Remember The Titans (rejected)
Sudden Death **
The Passion of the Christ ****
Zathura ****

Georges Delerue
Black Robe ****
Curly Sue
Dien Bien Phu
Joe Vs. The Volcano
A Little Romance
Something Wicked This Way Comes (rejected)

Alexandre Desplat
Coco Avant Chanel
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Firewall ****
The Golden Compass ****
Hostage ****
Largo Winch ****
Lust, Caution
The Luzhin Defence
Twilight: New Moon ****

Klaus Doldinger
Das Boot

Patrick Doyle
Dead Again ***
Eragon ***
Est-Quest ****
Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire ****
Henry V ****
Indochine ****
Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein ****
Secondhand Lions ****
Wah-Wah *****

Paul Lo Duca
Brotherhood of the Wolf ***

Tan Dun
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon ***

Cliff Eidelman
Christopher Columbus: The Discovery ****
Free Willy 3
Magdalene
Ocean Men
Picture Bride ***
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country ****
Triumph of the Spirit

Danny Elfman
Alice in Wonderland
Batman
Batman Returns ****
Big Fish ****
Black Beauty ****
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlotte's Web ****
Dick Tracy
Dolores Claiborne
Edward Scissorhands
Extreme Measures **
The Family Man
The Hulk ****
Instinct *****
Mission: Impossible ****
Planet of the Apes ****
Red Dragon
Sleepy Hollow *****
Sommersby
Spider-Man 2
Wanted ****

Stephen Endelman
The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill… ****

Ilan Eshkeri
Stardust ****

Harold Faltenmeyer
The Running Man

George Fenton
Anna and the King
Dangerous Beauty
Deep Blue ****
Ever After: A Cinderella Story
Final Analysis ***
The Memphis Belle ****
Shadowlands
Valiant ****

Brad Fiedel
Terminator **
Terminator 2

Jerry Fielding
Bring Me The Head Of Alfredo Garcia ****
The Enforcer ****
The Killer Elite ***
Scorpio ***
Straw Dogs **

Serge Franklin
L’Enfant des Loups

John Frizzell
Alien Resurrection ***
Dante's Peak (complete)

Dominic Frontiere
Hang 'Em High/The Aviator ****

John Frizzell and Randy Edelman
Gods and Generals ****

Michael Giacchino
The Incredibles
Medal of Honor ****
Mission: Impossible III
Star Trek

Phillip Glass
The Illusionist

Nick Glennie-Smith
Atilla

Nick Glennie-Smith & Friends
The Rock ****

Elliot Goldenthal
Alien 3 ****
Batman and Robin
Batman Forever ****
Cobb *****
Demolition Man
Final Fantasy ****
Frida
Golden Gate
Heat
Interview With The Vampire
Michael Collins *****
Sphere ***
SWAT *****
Titus *****

Ernest Gold
Exodus

Jerry Goldsmith
The 13th Warrior ****
Basic Instinct (expanded)
Best Shot! (Hoosiers) ***
Breakheart Pass
The Blue Max ****
Capricorn One ****
The Chairman
Chinatown
City Hall
Congo ***
Contract On Cherry Street
Damnation Alley (excerpts)
Deep Rising **
The Edge (original)
Escape From The Planet of the Apes (Suite)
Explorers ***
The Final Conflict (deluxe)
First Knight (complete)
The Ghost and the Darkness ****
The Great Train Robbery (LP)
Gremlins 2
Inchon
Legend *****
Lionheart *****
The List of Adrian Messenger
MacArthur ***
Masada
Medicine Man
Mulan (complete)
The Mummy
Night Crossing ****
A Patch of Blue
Planet of The Apes
Poltergeist
Powder
Rambo: First Blood Pt. 2 ****
The Russia House ***
Tora! Tora! Tora! ****
Total Recall (Deluxe) *****
The Secret of NIMH
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier
Star Trek: First Contact ***
Star Trek: Insurrection ***
Star Trek: The Motion Picture *****
The Sum Of All Fears
Supergirl
The Swarm
Under Fire ****
The Wind and the Lion (original album) *****
The Wind and the Lion (complete)

Ron Goodwin/William Walton
The Battle of Britain ***

Christopher Gordon
On the Beach
Salem’s Lot

Christopher Gordon et. al.
Master and Commander ****

Harry Gregson-Williams
The Borrowers
The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe
Prince Caspian (expanded)
Spy Game ****
Team America: World Police *****

Harry Gregson-Williams/John Powell
Shrek **

Richard Harvey
Les Deux Mondes
Luther

Bernard Herrmann
Cape Fear (arr. Bernstein)
The Five Fingers
Jason and the Argonauts
North by Northwest *****
Obsession
The Snows of Kilimanjaro
Vertigo *****

Bernard Herrmann and Alfred Newman
The Egyptian *****

Joe Hisaishi
Princess Mononoke **
When The Last Sword Is Drawn

Lee Holdridge
The Mists Of Avalon
Old Gringo

James Horner
All The King's Men
Aliens
An American Tail ****
Apocalypto
Apollo 13
Avatar
Batteries Not Included
A Beautiful Mind
Beyond Borders ****
Brainstorm ****
Braveheart
Cocoon *****
Courage Under Fire ***
Deep Impact
The Devil’s Own ****
Enemy at the Gates
Field of Dreams
Flightplan
The Four Feathers
Glory
Heart of the Ocean (compilation)
House of Cards
Humanoids From The Deep **
In Country
Iris
Krull *****
The Land Before Time
The Legend of Zorro
Legends of the Fall
The Mask of Zorro
The Missing
The New World
Patriot Games **
The Perfect Storm
The Rocketeer
Sneakers ****
The Spitfire Grill
The Spiderwick Chronicles
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
Star Trek III: The Search For Spock (expanded)
Testament
Troy ***
Where the River Runs Black
Windtalkers
Willow ****

James Newton Howard
Atlantis: The Lost Empire ****
Defiance ***
The Devil's Advocate
Dinosaur ****
Flatliners **
Hidalgo ****
I Am Legend ****
King Kong ****
Lady in the Water ****
Outbreak (complete)
Restoration ****
Signs
Sixth Sense (complete)
Snow Falling On Cedars *****
Unbreakable *****
The Village ****
Waterworld ****
The Water Horse: Legend Of The Deep
Wyatt Earp ****

Alberto Iglesias
Los Amantes Del Circulo Polar

Mark Isham
The Black Dahlia
The Cooler ****
Fly Away Home
Men of Honor
Miracle
October Sky ***
Racing Stripes
A River Runs Through It ****

Steve Jablonsky
Steamboy ***
Transformers **

Maurice Jarre
Lawrence of Arabia
The Emotion and the Strength (compilation)
Shadow of the Wolf
Sunshine

Trevor Jones
Cliffhanger ****
Desperate Measures
Dark City
The Dark Crystal
Excalibur
From Hell
GI Jane
Gulliver’s Travels
League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Merlin
The Mighty ****
Runaway Train **
Thirteen Days

Michael Kamen
101 Dalmatians
Band of Brothers ****
Brazil
The Dead Zone ***
Don Juan de Marco ****
Frequency (DVD rip)
The Iron Giant ****
Mr. Holland’s Opus
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
The Three Musketeers ****
X-men ***

Michael Kamen and Eric Clapton
Lethal Weapon

Wojciech Kilar
Brom Stoker's Dracula ****
Portrait Of A Lady ****

Michael Legrand
The Thomas Crown Affair

Andrew Lockington
Skinwalkers ***

Mark Mancina
Bad Boys ***
Bait
Return to Paradise
Training Day (complete)
Twister ***

Dario Marinelli
The Brothers Grimm ****

Richard Marvin
U-571

Joel McNeely
Air Force One (additional score)
Flipper
Shadows of the Empire ****

Ennio Morricone
Bloodlines
Bugsy
Bulworth
Casualties of War
Duck, You Sucker!
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly *****
Guns For San Sebastian ****
The Hills Run Red
Marco Polo ****
The Mission
Mission To Mars
Navajo Joe
Novecento
Once Upon a Time in America
Once Upon a Time in the West
Per Un Pungo Di Dollari
Red Sonja
The Red Tent
La Sconosciuta
The Secret of the Sahara *****
The Untouchables
U-Turn ****
Vatel ****
What Dreams May Come (rejected)
Wolf

Javier Navarrete
El laberinto del fauno ****

Alfred Newman

Randy Newman
Avalon ***
The Natural
Ragtime
Seabiscuit ****

Thomas Newman
American Beauty (expanded)
Angels in America
The Good German
The Horse Whisperer
Lemony Snicket's A Series Of Unfortunate Events
Meet Joe Black
Phenomenon (promo)
Scent Of A Woman
The Shawshank Redemption
Up Close And Personal

Alex North
2001 (rejected)
The 13th Letter
The Agony and the Ecstasy
Cleopatra
Dragonslayer
The Sound and the Fury
Spartacus (complete)
A Streetcar Named Desire
Viva Zapata

John Ottman
Superman Returns
The Usual Suspects ****

James Patterson
The Red Canvas

Basil Poledouris
Amerika (bootleg) ***
Big Wednesday (bootleg) ***
Breakdown (rejected)
Celtic Pride
Cherry 2000 (bootleg)
Conan the Barbarian *****
Conan the Destroyer
Flesh + Blood
Flight of the Intruder
For Love of the Game ****
The Hunt for Red October ***
The Jungle Book
Lassie
Les Miserables (complete) ****
Lonesome Dove *****
On Deadly Ground
Quigley Down Under *****
Red Dawn (expanded bootleg)
Starship Troopers (complete)
The Touch
Under Siege 2: Dark Territory
A Whale for the Killing (bootleg) ***
White Fang ***

John Powell
The Bourne Supremacy ***
Hancock ****
I Am Sam
Mr. and Mrs. Smith ***
Robots ****
X-Men: The Last Stand ****

Zbigniew Preisner
Bleu **

Trevor Rabin
Armageddon (complete bootleg)
Bad Company **
Deep Blue Sea ****
Remember the Titans
Texas Rangers (promo)

A.R. Rahman
Slumdog Millionaire

Graeme Revell
Body of Evidence ****
The Chronicles of Riddick ***
The Crow ***
The Crow: City of Angels
Darfur Now ***
Eaters of the Dead (13th Warrior Rejected Score)
The Negotiator
Out of Time ****
Pitch Black (complete)
Red Planet ***
Titan A.E. (complete)

Leonard Rosenman
East of Eden
Lord of the Rings
Rebel without a Cause
Robocop 2

Nino Rota
Godfather 2

Miklos Rozsa
Ivanhoe
Julius Caesar

Ryuichi Sakamoto
Snake Eyes

Lalo Schifrin
Bullitt
Rush Hour
Rush Hour 2
Rush Hour 3

John Scott
Greystoke - Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes
King Kong Lives
Man on Fire
A Study in Terror **

Edward Shearmur
Johnny English
Reign of Fire ****
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow

Howard Shore
The Aviator ****
The Cell ****
The Client ****
Dead Ringers
The Departed
Dogma
Eastern Promises ****
eXistenZ ***
The Game
A History of Violence ****
The Last Mimsy ***
Looking For Richard ****
LOTR: The Fellowship of the Ring
LOTR: The Return of the King
LOTR: The Two Towers *****
M Butterfly
Naked Lunch ***
Philadelphia ***
Ransom (rejected)
Scanners
Se7en
Soul of the Ultimate Nation ****
The Silence of the Lambs
The Yards

Carlo Siliotto
The Punisher ****
Nomad: The Warrior

Alan Silvestri
The Abyss ****
Clan of the Cave Bear **
Contact ***
Eraser ****
Flight of the Navigator
Forrest Gump
Judge Dredd ****
Judge Dredd (Expanded) ***
The Mummy Returns ****
Predator ****
The Quick and the Dead ***
Ricochet ***

Mark Snow
The X-Files

Frederic Talgorn
The Temp

Dimitri Tiomkin
Red River ****

Brian Tyler
Bubba Ho-Tep ****
Children of Dune
Darkness Falls ****
Frailty
The Hunted ****
The Killing Room
Timeline ****

Shigeru Umebayashi
House of Flying Daggers

Shirley Walker
Batman: Mask Of The Phantasm ****

Stephen Warbeck
Two Brothers

Franz Waxman
Objective Burma! ****

John Williams
The Accidental Tourist
A.I. Artificial Intelligence ****
Amistad
Angela’s Ashes ***
Black Sunday (bootleg)
Close Encounters of the Third Kind ****
Dracula
Empire of the Sun
E.T. The Extra Terrestrial *****
Far and Away ***
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull ****
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (original)
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (complete)
Hook
Jane Eyre
JFK ***
Jurassic Park
Memoirs of a Geisha
The Missouri Breaks **
Munich
Nixon ****
The Patriot ****
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Rosewood
Saving Private Ryan
Schindler’s List
Seven Years in Tibet
Spacecamp
Star Wars: A New Hope
Star Wars: Attack of the Clones *****
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back *****
Star Wars: The Phantom Menace ****
Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith ****
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi
War of the Worlds
The Witches of Eastwick

Debbie Wiseman
Arsene Lupin *****

Christopher Wong
The Rebel ***

Gabriel Yared
The English Patient **
The Talented Mr. Ripley
Troy (rejected) ****

Christopher Young
Bat-21 **
Bless The Child
Def-Con 4
Drag Me To Hell ****
Entrapment
Hard Rain
Hellraiser ***
Hellraiser II ***
Hider in the House
The Hurricane *****
Murder at 1600
Murder in the First
The Shipping News ****
Species
Spider-Man 3
Urban Legend
Virtuosity ***

Hans Zimmer
Backdraft
Beyond Rangoon
Black Hawk Down
Broken Arrow ***
Crimson Tide
Cool Runnings
The Da Vinci Code ****
Gladiator *****
House of the Spirits ****
The Last Samurai ***
The Lion King
The Lion King (recording sessions)
Muppet Treasure Island
Paperhouse
The Peacemaker (expanded)
Pearl Harbor ****
Price of Egypt
The Power of One ****
The Preacher's Wife
Radio Flyer
Sherlock Holmes ****
Thelma and Louise
The Thin Red Line

Hans Zimmer & Friends
Tears of the Sun

Hans Zimmer/Harry Gregson-Williams
Smilia's Sense For Snow








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