• FourScore,  Movies/Entertainment

    FourScore Match-Up #9: “Synths and Sustainability”

    Today we’re going to take a look at the films that have forgone the traditional orchestral score and instead paved new ground with something almost completely electronic. No you won’t find Ladyhawke here (which was so bad it was good…no it was just bad) but we’ll take a look at the epic worlds created by a few key stokes on a Casio/Yamaha or something synthetically similar. It’s not just what sounds great on an electronic keyboard, but also what holds up over time. So who will take the title as king of the digital domain? Is it the EDM duo seemingly born in “The Grid”, the master of all orchestral replicants, or…

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    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, or the man who refuses to let his own setbacks affect his family. One thing these different athletes have in common is that each of these inspiring tales span generations. But which is the mostinspirational?? Find out after the jump…

  • FourScore,  Movies/Entertainment

    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, or the man who refuses to let his own setbacks affect his family. One thing these different athletes have in common is that each of these inspiring tales span generations. But which is the mostinspirational?? Find out after the jump…