Posts Tagged ‘alan silvestri’

Film Review: The Back to the Future Trilogy (1985, 1989, 1990)

Into the Dark - Film Review: The Back to the Future Trilogy (1985-1990)

Back to the Future (1985)  Back to the Future is slicker than snot and beyond reproach. It’s very much a product of its time, but unlike so many other dated ’80s flicks, it’s passing the test of time with flying colors. The screenplay by Bob Gale and Robert Zemeckis is a masterpiece. If you want […]

Film Review: Contact (1997)


[This review contains spoilers.]  Contact is a character-driven, thematic exploration of the schism between science and theology.  Jodie Foster gives an impassioned performance as Ellie Arroway, an astronomer (and atheist) who discovers a message from deep space.  The message turns out to be schematics for a mysterious transport.  While Ellie helps the government prepare to […]

“Predator” Soundtrack Now Available from Intrada


Alan Silvestri’s score to Predator has never been widely available to soundtrack fans. There have been a few limited edition releases over the years — they all went out of print in mere days (even hours in one case) and ended up commanding hefty sums on eBay later. Now, Intrada Records has heeded consumer demand […]

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