Basil Poledouris 1945 - 2006

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  1. VenicuS

    VenicuS Guest

    Ain't It Cool News is reporting that "Conan the Barbarian" film scorer Basil Poledouris has died from complications from cancer at the age of 61. For me personally, The score from "Conan" is one of the most stirring, sweeping scores in all of cinema, ranking next to John Williams' original "Star Wars", and Howard Shore's scores for "Lord of the Rings". Truly a loss for all movie fans.
     
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    I started paying him attention after watching Big Wednesday which had a great soundtrack as well. When I saw Conan: The Barbarian for the first time I was too young to enjoy the soundtrack.

    Time to check it up!

    Rest in peace.
     
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    This guy did some awesome music. He's one I'll surely miss.
     
  5. Noto

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    Cherry 2000 is my favorite soundtrack of all time. This is one death that truly makes me sad.
     
  6. RyanPC

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    Wow, this guy's work was amazing. He even worked with John Waters on Serial Mom and Cecil B. Demented(!). I especially like his score for Robocop.

    R.I.P. :(
     
  7. The Chaostar

    The Chaostar Johnny Hallyday forever

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    RIP my fellow greek.
    He was a great composer indeed.
     
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    Katatonia Hellbound Heart

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    :cry: R.I.P.!!!

    He was easily one of my favorite film composers. Conan: The Barbarian, Iron Eagle, Starship Troopers, Robocop, Flesh+Blood, Cherry 2000, etc. are all classic scores.
     
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    R.I.P. Basil
     
  11. _pi_

    _pi_ Peace, bitch

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    Nooo! That's awful! :( RIP.
     

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