Cool Stuff: The Ultimate Collection of John Williams Music from Steven Spielberg’s Films

Steven Spielberg and John Williams score collection

You’d be hard pressed to find such an iconic pairing of director and composer as Steven Spielberg and John Williams. The two enormous talents have been working together for 42 years now, starting all the way back with The Sugarland Express in 1974 and stretching up through The BFG last year. The only two Spielberg movies that don’t have a score by John Williams are The Color Purple and Bridge of Spies. And now a new collection will assemble some of the greatest music from their long history of collaboration.

Find out about this new ultimate Steven Spielberg and John Williams score collection below.

John Williams & Steven Spielberg: The Ultimate Collection is an updated sampling of critically acclaimed, award-winning, chart-topping compositions that come from some of the most iconic films ever made. A collection like this has been made available before, but now it has a third disc made up of new recordings of tracks from films such as Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Amistad, The BFG, Lincoln, The Adventures of Tintin, Minority Report, Catch Me If You Can, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Saving Private Ryan, War Horse, The Terminal, Munich and even Spielberg’s 1999 documentary The Unfinished Journey.

In addition, the collection will include a DVD with a new documentary by filmmaker and film historian Laurent Bouzereau, who has been documenting Spielberg’s work for more than twenty years. Three discs of music and a special documentary will cost you $ 30, and it’s available on Amazon for pre-order right now.

Steven Spielberg and John Williams score collection

Here’s the full tracklist from the whole set:

1 Raiders of the Lost Ark from “Raiders of the Lost Ark”
2 Theme from “Always”
3 Adventures on Earth from “E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial”
4 Theme from “Sugarland Express”
5 Title Theme from “Jaws”
6 Out to Sea / The Shark Cage Fugue from “Jaws”
Out to Sea
The Shark Cage Fugue from Jaws
7 Exsultate Justi from “Empire of the Sun”
8 Parade of the Slave Children from “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom”
9 Over the Moon from “E.T. The Extra Terrestrial”
10 March from “1941”
11 Cadillac of the Skies from “Empire of the Sun”
12 Scherzo for Motorcycle and Orchestra from “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade”
13 Close Encounters of the Third Kind/When You Wish Upon a Star Medley
14 Close Encounters of the Third Kind (Excerpts)
15 When You Wish Upon A Star (interpolated)
1 Flying from “E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial”
2 Theme From “Jurassic Park”
3 Remembrances from “Schindler’s List”
4 Flight to Neverland from “Hook”
5 The Battle Of Hollywood From “1941” (includes the Irish folksong “The Rakes of Mallow”)
6 Smee’s Plan From “Hook”
7 The Barrel Chase From “Jaws”
8 My Friend,The Brachiosaurus from “Jurassic Park”
9 Jim’s New Life From “Empire Of The Sun”
10 The Dialogue From “Close Encounters Of The Third Kind”
11 The Lost Boys Ballet From “Hook”
12 Theme from “Schindler’s List”
13 The Basket Chase from “Raiders Of The Lost Ark”
14 The Face Of Pan from “Hook”
15 The Banquet Scene from “Hook” 
1 The Adventures of Mutt from “Indiana Jones and The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull”
2 Dry Your Tears, Afrika from “Amistad”
3 The BFG from “The BFG”
4 With Malice Toward None from “Lincoln”
5 The Duel from “The Adventures of Tintin”
6 A New Beginning from “Minority Report”
Escapades for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra from “Catch Me If You Can”
7 Movement 1: Closing In
8 Movement 2: Reflections
9 Movement 3: Joy Ride
10 Marion’s Theme from “Raiders of the Lost Ark”
11 Hymn to the Fallen from “Saving Private Ryan”
12 Dartmoor, 1912 from “War Horse”
13 Viktor’s Tale from “The Terminal”
14 Prayer for Peace from “Munich”
15 Immigration and Building from “The Unfinished Journey”
16 With Malice Toward None from “Lincoln” (Alternate Version)


John Williams & Steven Spielberg: The Ultimate Collection will be available on March 17.

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Ashton Kutcher blew a kiss at John McCain and lol what is happening?


What the world needs now is love, sweet love — and if we need to rely on John McCain and Ashton Kutcher to help us achieve that, then so be it.

On Wednesday morning, Kutcher, dreamy actor and chairman of Thorn, a tech company that builds software to fight human trafficking and the sexual exploitation of children, attended a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing in D.C. to speak about how to end modern slavery.

After Kutcher’s speech concluded, however, the world was given a quick glimpse at an, um, unexpected moment between him and Sen. John McCain.

It started with sass and ended with a kiss … Read more…

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/Filmcast Ep. 405 – The Lego Batman Movie and John Wick: Chapter 2

John Wick 2 Super Bowl Spot

DavidDevindra and Jeff discuss the inspiring short film The White Helmets, the surprisingly good Riverdale, the disappointing Santa Clarita Diet, and the visually spectacular Legion. Be sure to see Louis CK on dancing as a profession, and David’s thoughts on Six Feet Under’s ending.

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‘LEGO Batman’ Tops ‘Fifty Shades Darker’ & ‘John Wick 2’ With $55.6 Million

It was the best weekend at the 2017 box office so far, led by WB’s The LEGO Batman Movie along with fellow newcomers Fifty Shades Darker and John Wick: Chapter Two topping the box office in that order. But along with the new releases, five of the weekend’s holdovers, especially Lion, held on extremely well, dropping 35% or less compared to last weekend. Overall the weekend top twelve came in just a fraction below our overall expectation of $ 180 million as the top twelve combined for an est…
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Interview (Written): John Michael McDonagh

A revealing Q&A with the outspoken U.K.-based writer-director.

John Michael McDonagh

The Quietus interview with John Michael McDonagh whose writing-directing credits include The Guard, Calvary, and War on Everyone.

Do you mind being compared to your brother, since you have a somewhat similar cinematic voice? Do you feel competitive with each other?

I don’t mind being compared with him, even though it’s a really banal and pointless journalistic tic. As for feeling competitive, once my debut feature The Guard became the most successful independent Irish film of all time, I felt like I’d accomplished all I wanted to accomplish, so that was that.

Might the two of you collaborate on a film someday?

No, never.

What do you think of the critical reception the film (War on Everyone) has had?

Some critics say, “I really like this film.” Other critics say, “I really hate this film.” At the end of the day, it’s all meaningless. I got paid, and we’re all going to die.

For the rest of the interview, go here.

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Interview (Written): John Michael McDonagh was originally published in Go Into The Story on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story.

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Review: ‘John Wick: Chapter 2’ is a Perfect, Blood-Soaked Action Sequel

John Wick: Chapter 2

John Wick can come back any time he damn well pleases. That was the message delivered by the 2014 action hit that not only saw the eponymous assassin returning to his death-dealing ways, it was a return of sorts for the film’s star, Keanu Reeves. Keanu is back, John Wick is back, and the film that follows, John Wick: Chapter 2, is a perfect, action-packed, bullet-riddled, blood-soaked sequel. The follow-up does precisely what a sequel should do. It’s bigger than its predecessor, and more elaborate than the efficient, streamlined actioner it follows. It isn’t necessarily better. That would truly be an impossible task, but John Wick: Chapter 2 delivers on all this new franchise promises, an action extravaganza that keeps us amped for more. ›››

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‘LEGO Batman’, ‘Fifty Shades Darker’ & ‘John Wick 2’ Set to Light Up the Weekend Box Office

This weekend has a little something for just about everyone as the week’s newcomers feature The LEGO Batman Movie for families, Universal’s Fifty Shades Darker is the girls’ night out offering and John Wick: Chapter Two delivers for action fans. On top of that, awards season titles including La La Land, Hidden Figures and Lion are still in theaters. All will contribute to what will be the largest weekend at the 2017 domestic box office yet, with the top twelve looking to combine for more th…
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Listen to the New ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Theme Song by John Legend & Ariana Grande

Beauty and the Beast Theme Song Remake

You can hear John Legend on the La La Land soundtrack, playing the kind of jazz music that Ryan Gosling’s character actively hated until it provided him with a steady paycheck. So it only seems appropriate that John Legend cashes in himself by taking on a classic Disney theme song with another chart-topping singer.

Beauty and the Beast has one of the most famous theme songs from any animated movie, and it was all over the radio back in 1991 (and even 1992) thanks to Céline Dion and Peabo Bryson. Now John Legend has been tasked with remaking it along with fellow best-selling artist Ariana Grande (who hosted Saturday Night Live nearly a year ago). Does their rendition of the classic theme song shake a stick at the original?

Listen to the Beauty and the Beast theme song remake after the jump to find out.

While the vocals for the song are outstanding, there are moments when the instrumentals sound like some kind of karaoke backtrack. Then again, that can also be said of the original pop recording by Céline Dion and Peabo Bryson, so maybe that’s what they’re going for. There’s no denying that Legend and Grande have genuine talent, but I feel like if you love the original song already, this new one isn’t going to do much for you.

However, I really hope that we get to see one of these music videos with Legend and Grande singing the song in a recording booth, surrounded by an orchestra, with clips of Beauty and the Beast playing throughout. They just don’t make enough music videos like that anymore. If you don’t remember what the original was like, here you go:

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New Super Bowl Spot for ‘John Wick: Chapter 2’ Mocks ‘Fifty Shades’

John Wick: Chapter 2 TV Spot

“Rough night?” “Rough night.” Lionsgate has debuted their badass official Super Bowl TV spot for the upcoming John Wick: Chapter 2, which hits theaters later this week. This amusing 30-sec spot mocks the trailers for the Fifty Shades of Grey series, playing on the Valentine’s Day theme. Keanu Reeves returns as the iconic unkillable assassin John Wick, who has to fight off countless more foes in Rome after taking out the Russian mobsters in the original. Also starring Ian McShane as Winston, with Ruby Rose, Bridget Moynahan, Peter Stormare, John Leguizamo, Thomas Sadoski, David Patrick Kelly, Common, Lance Reddick back as Charon, and Laurence Fishburne. I’m so here opening night. Enjoy. ›››

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