Ninjas staging an open attack on armed targets in broad daylight...in spite of the fact they're wearing gray ninja suits to match their surroundings on a battleship ("Ha! You can't see us, Jimmy Caan! We are NINJA!")...was quite ridiculous all by itself.
"When you're around super-sensitive people, you cannot relax and be spontaneous, because you have no idea what's going to upset them next."
So many memorable performances, so many terrific movies. He will be missed.
Theme song played over the opening credits of Roadie, directed by Alan Rudolph. https://youtu.be/d7qZXGpqla4 Personal anecdote: In the summer of 1980, my dad and grandfather took a trip to one of our local drive-in theaters to watch The Final Countdown. https://youtu.be/min2ohR8j3U The second feature on the drive-in's double bill that night was Roadie. My dad … Continue reading Classic Rock Tune Of The Week: “Everything Works If You Let It”, by Cheap Trick (1980)
It's difficult to watch any kind of survival movie when I'm not able to root for the main character's survival.
Honestly, I'm not sure what the hold-up could be on the release of this score, seeing as how so many other early Eighties James Horner scores have made their way to CD, including Horner's magnificent score for Wolfen, which borrowed a few cues from his score for this movie. https://youtu.be/ccQGpFsnDfo