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[YT] The CNN Effect: Does the Media Make Law (aydin paladin)

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[review] Ghost in the Shell (2017)

Ghost in the Shell (2017) surprised me. It isn't perfect, but it ended up being way better than I thought it would be. A lot of "hard-core" GitS fans were disappointed apparently, but, considering the quality of other film adaptations of anime, they were being unduly harsh. The Plot One of the major complaints about… Continue reading [review] Ghost in the Shell (2017)

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[YT] The Winter Soldier (Jackman) Henry Jackman, an up and coming soundtrack composer, isn't super well-known currently, but I think he has done some really interesting things like The Winter Soldier and Kong: Skull Island. Marvel's soundtracks have some rare moments where their music is just fantastic. I think Jackman's Winter Soldier theme is just brilliant - dissonant, disturbing,… Continue reading [YT] The Winter Soldier (Jackman)

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[YT] Kingdom of Heaven Original Soundtrack: Disc 4 (Miscellaneous Artists)

This film is a beautiful masterpiece, under-appreciated due to the unfortunate theatrical release. The Director's Cut of Kingdom of Heaven is a tour de force. The music, like the film, was obviously a source of conflict as various other pieces were inserted by Ridley Scott in replacement of Harry Gregson-William's work. Although I love Harry… Continue reading [YT] Kingdom of Heaven Original Soundtrack: Disc 4 (Miscellaneous Artists)