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mark ford 

Member Since: December 16, 2002
Sex: male
Location: Houston, Texas
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Occupation:    Network\Systems Analyst
Favorite Score(s):    Film: Mysterious Island & Journey to the Center of the Earth (these were the ones that started it for me), Planet of the Apes, Empire Strikes Back, Spartacus, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Alien, Aliens, Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Poltergeist, Total Recall, The Day the Earth Stood Still, Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Superman, Apollo 13, Young Sherlock Holmes, Silverado, Krull, Capricorn One, The Boys from Brazil, The Great Train Robbery, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Lifeforce and on and on... TV: The Outer Limits (season 1), Lost in Space, Lost, Alias, Peter Gunn, The Avengers, The Man from Uncle, Star Trek, Thriller, The Invaders, Twilight Zone, Battlestar Galactica (both series), Stargate SG1, Stargate Atlantis
 Favorite Composer(s):    Film: Goldsmith, Herrmann, Williams (my Big 3), North, Giacchino, Goldenthal, Broughton, BaƱos, Young, Mancini, Holdridge, Joel Goldsmith, Baxter, Horner and Elfman. Classical: Beethoven, Wagner, Bruckner, Mahler, R. Strauss, Prokofiev, Bartok. Jazz: Ellington, Kenton, Brubeck, Rugolo, Strayhorn
Interests:    Home Theater; Movies & TV; SciFi; Homebrewing and drinking craft brewed beers; Space Age Pop Music: Martin Denny and Les Baxter are favorites; Singers: Frank Sinatra (the man), Tony Bennett, Mel Torme and Keely Smith; Big Bands: Ellington, Kenton, Basie & May
About Me:    Have been listening to soundtracks since I was a kid. My educational background falls right in line with my love of film music: music major and later a film major in college. Yep, I'm one of those "Goldsmith is god" guys.