Gabriel Girard wrote:Great selections Clark!
I'm just wondering why you chose Starman to represent Carpenter. Escape from New York, Halloween or Assault On Precinct 13 are much more iconic IMHO.
BrettCullum wrote:There could have been tons more included... electronic scores defined the '70s and '80s. They never really stopped either. I love all the electronic scores. They claim FORBIDDEN PLANET was the first one... maybe that should be there. Wendy Carlos who did TRON also did CLOCKWORK ORANGE!
G_Vinny wrote:Dear Jerry Goldsmith groupie,
If I had not been told differently, I would have thought Carpenter's submission was from Vangelis. Then again, it wasn't as rich as a Vangelis piece would be. I too would have liked to hear a selection from "Escape from New York," but I'm already privy to the fact that you do mix it up (you really took me back with "Green Card" - Gerard Depardieu? WHAT?!.... OK!). For me, that does make your show more interesting. Anyway, my favorite three cues are from Zimmer, Williams, and Horner in that order. It seems that I may be genetically predisposed to liking Zimmer like I'm genetically predisposed to liking chicken....
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