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Advantages: A great fantasy adventure score with a lots of rich lyricism.
Disadvantages: A bad reputation for being saccharine.

When Close Encounters came out in 1977, it was quite revolutionary in many aspects, the most remarkable being of course that the film's aliens were not some blood-thirsty monsters come to destroy humanity like it had often been in Grade-Z sci-fi movies of ...

berlioz 05.04.2004 · Read full review
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Review of E.T. - The Extra - Terrestrial

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Re-released soundtrack is a huge success

Advantages: Fantastic score and an excellent remastered recording
Disadvantages: Control over the orchestra is sometimes poor

For those of us who were raised on the crackly old vinyl recording of the ET soundtrack, this new release, to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the film, will be an essential purchase. For those who weren't, it will be the best introduction to this fanta ...

tbreeze 15.05.2002 · Read full review
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Blown away by Barrowman

Advantages: magical, varied, cheap!
Disadvantages: perhaps the duetting

He's the heart throb of Tv, the charmer of the Century. He can act, he can sing, he can present...yes, I'm speaking about the one and only John Barrowman! If, for some reason, you have not heard of Barrowman before, he's a man of many talents in his early ...

Amy69 19.10.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Essential - John Barrowman

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The Essential John Barrowman - John Barrowman

Advantages: Great singing voice, left me singing the songs for hours.
Disadvantages: I can't find any!

The One and Only. No not Chesney Hawks. The other one and only; Mr John Barrowman of course! In 2008 Barrowman worked with Metro (A Union Square Music label) in order to release this great compilation of all of his great songs performed by him and oth ...

cocorocky 01.07.2009 · Read full review
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Top Gun - eighties revival

Advantages: Pumping inspirational tracks - into the dangerzone
Disadvantages: Perhaps a little dated

With the film now twenty years old it is suprising the popularity that this film still subsists with a new generation of fans. But I suppose that if you have the support of the whole of the US govenment with aircraft carriers and planes at your disposal y ...

gizmoregis 13.08.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Top Gun (Digitally Remastered/Original Soundtrack) - Soundtrack

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