Brandon Cutro

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 100% (9 of 9)
Location: Tyler, Texas United States
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I am a 25 year old graduate student at the University of Texas majoring in Clinical Psychology. I am happily married and am employed at the university as a reference assistant and as a research assistant. I hope you enjoy my reviews and that they can help influence your decision.
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 399,078 - Total Helpful Votes: 9 of 9
Catch Me If You Can ~ John Williams
Catch Me If You Can ~ John Williams
Anytime Steven Spielberg and John Williams team up, the result is a guaranteed success. The music that Williams comes up with for this film is much different than his previous scores. John Williams is most known for writing memorable themes, but the theme for this film is not as memorable as some of his previous works, but still is satisfying nonetheless. For Catch Me If You Can, Williams gives the music a jazz treatment. The main theme, found in "Catch Me If You Can", reminds me a lot of George Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue, with a solo for sax by Dan Higgins, a bass line, and finger snaps. "The Float" contains a 3 note rhythm that jumps all over the place… Read more
The American President ~ Various Artists
The American President ~ Various Artists
Marc Shaiman has a knack for writing gorgeous themes and this is one of his best. The theme, while drawing similarities to Thomas Newman's theme for The Shawshank Redemption, is simply breathtaking. The music itself is fully scored for orchestra with lots of warmth and passion put into the performance. "Main Titles" launches the theme right from the start, as well as in "President Shepherd" and "End Credits", which leaves the listener simply breathless at the end. If the theme is so good, what is the rest of the music like? It is not just plain filler music like you would probably expect, droning in the background. It holds its ground and serves the film and as… Read more
A.I.: Artificial Intelligence (Widescreen) [2 Disc&hellip <b>DVD</b> ~ Haley Joel Osment
CAST: Haley Joel Osment, Frances O'Connor, Sam Robards, Jake Thomas, William Hurt, Jude Law, and Brendan Gleeson.
DIRECTED BY: Steven Spielberg
MPAA RATING: PG-13 for some sexual content and violent images.
The thought of computers and machines coming to life is fascinating, since they are getting smarter and smarter these days. Legendary director Stanley Kubrick actually bought the rights to this film, but sadly passed away in 1999, thus giving Steven Spielberg the honors. The film itself, while lengthy, still is a fascinating and intriguing film all the way through. A major highlight of the film is the awesome scenery used to portray the future. Turning an artificial life… Read more