Daniel Lammin

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Cleopatra (Widescreen) <b>DVD</b> ~ Elizabeth Taylor
Cleopatra (Widescreen) DVD ~ Elizabeth Taylor
'Clopeatra' has always suffered from its theatrical release failure in 1962, and has never been recognised as the classic it is. This DVD release has done this incredible film justice. To demonstrate the awesome scale of the film, I'll use this example: there is a sea battle in the film. One has to remember that, in the early 1960's, computer effects didn't exist. What you see in 'Cleopatra' is real, not fake, real!
But, as we discover in the documentary 'Cleopatra: The Film That Changed Hollywood', there is two hours of footage of this superb film missing. Who knows what story lies in this lost footage. There is a worldwide search to find it, but no such luck has been made. For the… Read more
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring &hellip ~ Howard Shore
Ever since I can remember, I have had a thing about film scores. I love them! I've laughed, danced and cried to some of the best scores ever written. But, when this one passed through my hands, I soon realised this was something special.
In my opinion, Howard Shore's score for 'The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring' is, quite simply, the best soundtrack ever written. It is true genius, a musical masterpiece. If you ever wondered what made you cry in the movie, here is the answer. It is a truly emotional, heart wrenching score. The highlights are tracks 17 and 18 - 'The Breaking of the Fellowhip' and 'May It Be, performed by Enya'. They are just truly beautiful!
If you… Read more