Composer John Williams turns 86 today, which by happy coincidence is the same day millions of viewers will be celebrating the themes he wrote for the Olympics.
The film kicked off a series that would change the meaning of the term blockbuster, revolutionize special effects, and bring modern movie merchandising to the world.
The heart of ‘Star Wars’ has always been the drama of good and evil and the Force—but ‘Rogue One’ dispenses with these deeper themes.
The Olympics are a lonely and desperately needed outpost for a sense of striving, heroism, and human nobility.
Just contrast the theme music for ‘Uncharted’s’ Nick Drake with the theme music for Indiana Jones.
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