FourScore Match-Up #6: “Once Upon A Time In The West”

Much like one of our earlier FourScores, today’s match-up focuses on the gunslingers who helped tame the West. Each film is is chock full of boots, spurs horse and more, fantastic shootouts and of course simply stunning scores to drive it all home. But only one will take the tile of the Wildest. Who will […]

FourScore Match-Up #5: “Another World, Another Time”

When filmmakers tell a story, the visual fantasy is only about as good as the auditory one. It seems the only way to move the story and the characters along with an engaging pace is to really take the audience along for the ride. Annnd how is that accomplished? By composing a score so amazing and moving […]

FourScore Match-Up #4: "Somewhere in Time"

Today we’re going back, way back. Back in time in fact, but no we’re not using a time machine; today we’re doing period pieces. Each of these is from a different time, a different place, have wildly different plots…but the one thing they share is that they are visually gorgeous and their scores are just fantastic. But […]

FourScore Match-Up #3: "Something Inspirational…In a Sporty Way"

Today we examine four film scores that help tell stories that are less about the that championship game/match/season/event but more about gaining personal pride. On the roster we have: the Fighting Irish’s most famous underdog football player, the middle-aged ball player who gets a second chance, the two Olympic sprinters running for different and personal reasons, […]

FourScore Match-Up #2: "Have Guns, Will Travel"

Let the battle of the shoot’ em upers begin!! Today we have a film scores telling the tales of a tight-lipped French (but somehow playing an Italian) hitman, a life and death battle for the future of mankind (all played inside an overblown video game), the “how many more characters can you add to an already […]

FourScore Match-Up #1: “A Rock and a Hard Place”

Hello World, Marc Here: Well, here we are with our very first FourScore! As I find film scores sometimes more thrilling and memorable than the film itself, I wanted to call attention to some of my favorites, then weigh them all out to find which is the superior effort. I’ve also included my favorite tracks for […]