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Volume 10, Issue 1 | January/February 2005

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The Best and Worst of 2004
From The Aviator to Sideways, from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban to Van Helsing, and from Troy to, well, Troy, last year offered up plenty of fodder for film music fans. Now strap yourself in as your FSM contributors chime in on the state of Film Music, 2004.
 
FEATURES
Best of 2004 Sub-sections
Essays by Jon & Al Kaplan, Jeff Bond, John Takis, Joe Sikoryak (on CD cover art) and Doug Adams.
Memories of Max
FSM is proud to publish this historical interview with Max Steiner, circa 1967. In Part 1, the Golden Age maestro talks about composing Gone With the Wind, his relationships with Selznick, Cukor and others, and cigars. by Myrl A. Schreibman
Composers of the Roundtable
Jeff Bond interviews composers on their 2004 scores: Alan Silvestri on The Polar Express, Jan A.P. Kaczmarek on Finding Neverland, Carter Burwell on Kinsey, James Newton Howard on The Village.
Quick But Quotable
More Jeff Bond interviews! Shorter but still insightful nuggets with Alan Menken on Home on the Range, Alexandre Desplat on Birth, and Alejandro Amenabar on The Sea Inside.
To Master or Not to Remaster?
New "Tech Talk" column: Ian D. Thomas on the art of CD mastering. Or, Why Is My Collection So Much Louder These Days?
Score: CD Reviews
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events, The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou, Alexander, Sideways, National Treasure, Beyond the Sea, Bad Education, The Unsaid, The Parole Officer, Mary Poppins, The Weeping Meadow, Roy Rogers -- The King of the Cowboys Greatest Hits, Frankie Laine -- Gunfighter Ballads and Trail Songs, Footprints in Jazz, Cellular, Maigret, King of the Ants.
Hot and Cool Porter
Mark Griffin reviews De-Lovely and Cocktails With Cole Porter.
Gameboys Attack
Reviews of CDs for Halo 2: Volume One and Headhunter/Headhunter Redemption.
Issue Index
Title Type Page
FSM's Annual Best & Worst Awards: The End of All Things
Author: Kaplan, Jon & Al
Article 10
FSM's Annual Best & Worst Awards: The HITS … and Misses
Author: Bond, Jeff
Article 15
More Staff Picks from 2004
Author: Sikoryak, Joe , Bettencourt, Scott
Article 17
FSM's Annual Best & Worst Awards: Arbitary 2004 Musings
Author: Takis, John
Article 18
Coulda Been a COVER!
Author: Sikoryak, Joe
Article 19
FSM's Annual Best & Worst Awards: The BEST of the Year
Author: Adams, Doug
Article 20
memories of MAX An archival interview with Max Steiner
Interviewer: Schreibman, Myrl A.
Interview 24
Composers of the Roundtable
Author: Various Artists
Article 28
Quick But Quotable
Author: Various Artists
Article 31
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events
Reviewer: Wong, Cary
Composer: Newman, Thomas
Music Review 33
Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, The
Reviewer: Kennedy, Steven A.
Composer: Mothersbaugh, Mark
Music Review 33
Sideways
Reviewer: Kirby, Andrew
Composer: Kent, Rolfe
Music Review 34
Alexander
Reviewer: Coscina, David
Composer: Vangelis
Music Review 34
Cocktails with Cole Porter
Reviewer: Griffin, Mark
Composer: Porter, Cole
Music Review 35
De-Lovely
Reviewer: Griffin, Mark
Composer: Porter, Cole
Music Review 35
Beyond the Sea
Reviewer: Wong, Cary
Composer: Various Artists
Music Review 41
National Treasure
Reviewer: Wong, Cary
Composer: Rabin, Trevor
Music Review 41
La Mala Educacion (Bad Education)
Reviewer: Kennedy, Steven A.
Composer: Iglesias, Alberto
Music Review 41
Parole Officer, The
Reviewer: Granade, Andrew
Composer: Heffes, Alex
Music Review 42
Unsaid, The
Reviewer: Coscina, David
Composer: Davis, Don
Music Review 42
Mary Poppins (1964)
Reviewer: Wong, Cary
Composer: Sherman, Robert B. , Sherman, Richard M.
Music Review 43
Gameboy: Halo 2 - Volume One
Reviewer: Kennedy, Steven A.
Composer: O'Donnell, Marty , Salvatori, Michael
Music Review 43
Gameboy: Headhunter/Headhunter Redemption
Reviewer: Kennedy, Steven A.
Composer: Jacques, Richard
Music Review 43
Weeping Meadow, The
Reviewer: Wong, Cary
Composer: Karaindou, Eleni
Music Review 44
Roy Rogers - The King of the Cowboys Greatest Hits
Reviewer: Kennedy, Steven A.
Composer: Rogers, Roy
Music Review 44
Frankie Laine - Gunfighter, Ballads and Trail Songs
Reviewer: Kennedy, Steven A.
Composer: Laine, Frankie
Music Review 44
Maigret
Reviewer: Kennedy, Steven A.
Composer: Petitgirard, Laurent
Music Review 45
King of the Ants
Reviewer: Kennedy, Steven A.
Composer: Johnston, Bobby
Music Review 45
Footprints in Jazz
Reviewer: Kennedy, Steven A.
Composer: Nascimbene, Mario
Music Review 45
Cellular
Reviewer: FSM
Composer: Ottman, John
Music Review 45
Tech Talk To Remaster or Not to Remaster?
Author: Thomas, Ian D.
Article 47
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