Tag: John Williams


Regarding… Dan Hill’s “Sometimes When We Touch”

Scouring JasonHare.com for remnants is going too far above and beyond. And I'm lazy....

Film, Soundtrack Saturday

Soundtrack Saturday Special Edition! Best Original Song, 1983

In this week's special Best Original Song edition of Soundtrack Saturday, Kelly revisits the nominees from the 55th Academy Awards....

Music, Popdose Lists, Year-End Best-Of Lists

Boxed In: The Top Music Reissues of 2012

Every year, while lording over an impressive amount of music catalogue news and views at my site, The Second Disc, I think the same thing...

am gold 1977

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 63

Say what you want about the cultural phenomenon that was Star Wars, but boy could you dance to its theme song....


The Popblerd Halftime Report: Mike D.’s Best Reissues of the Year (So Far)

The best reissues, remasters and box sets of the first half of 2012, picked by Mike Duquette of The Second Disc....

Film, Popdose, Popular Culture

He Came to Me: Remembering “E.T.,” 30 Years On

On this day, three decades ago, Universal Pictures released E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, the then-latest film from super director Steven...

Film, Revival House

Revival House: “I’ll Be Right Here.”

Revival House celebrates the 30th anniversary of the release of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial....


Film, Soundtrack Saturday

Soundtrack Saturday: “SpaceCamp”

In honor of the final Space Shuttle launch, Kelly the space nerd reminisces about the Shuttle program and revisits a film that is a...

Film, Revival House

Revival House: “Snakes … why did it have to be snakes?”

This week's Revival House celebrates the 30th anniversary of Raiders of the Lost Ark....



Popdose Extra: Michael Matessino on the Director’s Cut of “Star Trek: The Motion Picture”

Popdose spoke with Michael Matessino regarding his work with legendary director Robert Wise on the "Director's Edition" DVD of Star...


Film, The Composers

The Composers: John Williams

The Popdose Staff, along with noted film preservationist Michael Matessino, discuss the remarkable career of John Williams....


Film, Soundtrack Saturday

Soundtrack Saturday Special Edition! Best Original Song, 1974

Kelly Stitzel brings back her special series taking a look at past Best Original Song Oscar nominees. This week, she discusses the nominees...


Music, The Composers

The Composers: Jerry Goldsmith

Popdose takes a look at the music of film composer Jerry Goldsmith, and features selections from his best-known scores....


Film, Music

The Movie Music Megamix

So, how has the summer of ten been treating you, cinematically? While I was genuinely looking forward to seeing Toy Story 3 and Inception...


Film, Revival House

Revival House: “You’re gonna need a bigger boat.”

Jeff Johnson looks back on the big-ass shark that changed summer movies forever 35 years ago this month....


Film, Revival House

Revival House: “Never tell me the odds!”

In this week's Revival House, Jeff Johnson throws a 30th birthday party for The Empire Strikes Back....


Film, Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Super Soundtracks”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Hiya, kids! This week’s mix is brought to you by Jeff Johnson, who’s been a friend of mine since...


Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 5/22/09

Hat trick, mama!! Benny Hester – It’s Over Love from Through the Window (1987) Erik Norlander featuring Buck Dharma –...