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    FourScore Match-Up #13: “The Spy Who Loved Me”

    Different scores for different spies. The film world is chock full of secret and double agents both great and small. From covert operative to fire-and-forget sleuths of the incendiary kind, these masters of disguise are really only as good as their orchestra. Sometimes a spy film calls for things to be slow and low yet other times a preponderance of bass is needed to aid in their bombastic exploits. Yet, like the old saying goes, you really do need to the right tool for the job. The following composers are equally skilled and succeed in making their respective spies seem larger than life. While they’re all great, today’s FourScore looks to find the…

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    FourScore Match-Up #7: "Batteries Not Included"

    Today we’ve got robots, robots everywhere; good, bad, big, small, made of new parts and spare parts. Each film features four equally impressive scores about peace, love, family and even all out war. Quite a mixed bag of bolts, wouldn’t you say? In true Rock’em Sock’em format we pit these big guys (and not so big guys) up against one another. Leave it to great composers to craft such amazing scores to make you feel emotional for walking trash cans. So which of these can take a licking and keep on ticking?? Is the story of a boy and his Giant, How about that gorgeous CG moral lesson touting we can…