Ranking the Soundtracks

I’ve been sitting on writing this post for a while.  I thought it would be fun, in follow up to the post I wrote years ago on the best compositions in Star Wars (here and here), to instead write my rankings of the soundtracks.  Instead of individual pieces, I wanted to look at the soundtracks … Continue reading Ranking the Soundtracks

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The Music of the Prequels

**Update 5/31** Just saw this article with John Williams saying he would be more than willing to be the composer for Episode VII.  Good news! "We've certainly talked about that, and I'm happy and willing to do it," he confirms. "J.J. Abrams, who will be the director, seems excited about the idea. I have to … Continue reading The Music of the Prequels

Lightsaber Battles Part II – The Prequels

We are now at the prequels, where the lightsaber fights are more dazzling and fast-paced than the Original Trilogy, but the dialogue is lacking.  And is emotion present within these scenes?  After reviewing the Original trilogy battles, I realize that they had so much emotion seeped into them, and the Prequels really lack some of … Continue reading Lightsaber Battles Part II – The Prequels