Thursday, 30 June 2011

My three favourite movie scenes: fighting, courage, acceptance of mortality...

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From the end of Blade Runner, 1982:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R72dbbtcuO0&feature=related

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From the end of The Last of the Mohicans, 1992

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7tiKM4fxY1U

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The charge of the Rohirrim from The Return of the King, 2003:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bAG5vBKmvcA

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The best popular art of our time is pagan.

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Theme, acting, script and editing would all have counted for nought without the music:

BR - Vangelis; LotM - Trevor Jones and Randy Edelman; RotK - Howard Shore.

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