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John McMasters 

Member Since: July 30, 2008
Sex: male
Location: New York
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Occupation:    This and That
Favorite Score(s):    Ghost and Mrs. Muir; Wuthering Heights; Hawaii; Cal; King's Row; The Best Years of Our Lives; The Wrong Box; Dragonslayer; Sunset Boulevard; Suspiria; Cleopatra; A Patch of Blue; Hercules; The Escape Artist; A Walk with Love and Death; Addio Fratello Crudele; as a start...
 Favorite Composer(s):    Herrmann, Rozsa, North, Waxman, Friedhofer, Bernstein, Goldsmith, Baxter, Goblin/Simonetti, Massetti, Morricone, Rota, Delerue, Bruckner, Mahler, Adams, Torke, Messiaen, Brian, Harrison, Part, Gorecki, Partch.
Interests:    Music, film, literature -- especially works that edge into or totally fall into the category of "The Fantastic." Particular interest in Hong Kong cinema, Japanese kaiju eiga, and peplum films.
About Me:    Midwest born and bred. DJ for many many years. Postgrad degree double major in Film/English. Work now in NYC (not in the performing arts however). Writer. Started collecting all kinds of recordings as a kid (78's, 45's, 33's -- and even huge discs with radio shows...).