Marc makes an admission of rare ignorance of things Canadian: > > I don't know. Tom, Mark?
Turns out that Howard Shore is a Canadian and that he cut his composing teeth on those old David Cronenberg suspense movies like "The Fly" and "Scanners". I actually own a 1/2000 share of "Scanners" although I don't think I've ever watched it and I'm sure it never came to my attention until today that it had a musical score. I just looked all this up on Google. Well except for the part about my tax shelter investment in Canadian movie classics, "Scanners" "Hog Wild" and something else starring Elliott Gould and Tatum O'Neal that I forget and no one else remembers either. Sadly the residuals stopped rolling in a long time ago. Long before the capital investment was recovered even, if you can believe it. Anyway I guess this connection means that Howard and I are practically like brothers, since we are both Canadians and have such a deep interest in the cinematic arts. So I recant my prior disinterest in the LOTR movies. Ya gotta love 'em fer the music, if nothing else, eh? And is my memory on this right or have I forgotten this too, wasn't the LOTR music really loud? Loud enough to blow the top right off of your head maybe? Ooops, that's the plot line for "Scanners". My mistake. Tom > > "John W. Redelfs" wrote: > > > Is it true that Howard Shore, the composer of the music for The Lord of > the > > Rings, is a Canadian? Regardless, my hat is off to him. The music is > one > > of the best things about the movie. Of course, that is just my humble > > opinion. --JWR > > > > -- > Marc A. Schindler > Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada -- Gateway to the Boreal Parkland > > "Knowledge may give weight, but accomplishments give lustre, and many more > people > see than weigh." - Lord Chesterfield > > Note: This communication represents the informal personal views of the > author > solely; its contents do not necessarily reflect those of the author's > employer, > nor those of any organization with which the author may be associated. > > //////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// // > //// > /// ZION LIST CHARTER: Please read it at /// > /// http://www.zionsbest.com/charter.html /// > //////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// // > /// > ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// /// ZION LIST CHARTER: Please read it at /// /// http://www.zionsbest.com/charter.html /// ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// ==^================================================================ This email was sent to: email@example.com EASY UNSUBSCRIBE click here: http://topica.com/u/?aaP9AU.bWix1n.YXJjaGl2 Or send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] T O P I C A -- Register now to manage your mail! http://www.topica.com/partner/tag02/register ==^================================================================