Coming out at the height of the mid 90’s swing/big band revival, The Mask is jam packed with the likes of Brian Seltzer, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and Royal Crown Revue on it’s soundtrack and in key scenes of the movie itself.
Although not originally about Tony Stark’s alter ego, Black Sabbath’s song Iron Man is pretty much synonymous with the superhero now, especially after the first two Iron Man movies.
Regardless of how you feel about the actual movie, Tron: Legacy, you have to admit that the score for the film by Daft Punk is one of the greatest ever.
David Newman got started composing film scores in the mid 80’s and has done the scores for a bunch of great movies, including The Mighty Ducks, The Sandlot, Serenity, Tommy Boy, Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure and much more.
Blasted constantly by Phillip Seymour Hoffman’s character, Dusty, was the theme song for 1996’s Twister, “Humans Being” by Van Halen.
After dominating the music charts in the early 90’s, Vanilla Ice tried his hand at movies and the result was the hilariously bad, completely insane cult classic, Cool as Ice. Since it starred the Iceman, there were plenty of rap performances in the movie and you can check them all out in this week’s Musical Montage.
Taking a break from singing about Transformers, Stan Bush gave JCVD the will to win the Kumite in the 80’s classic, Bloodsport.
Simultaneously one of the most bad ass and nerdy metal bands is Powerglove, wearing Koopa armor and specializing in metalized covers of cartoon theme songs.
Our commentary for this 80’s ninja classic will be going up tomorrow but you can get ready by checking out the theme song for Pray for Death, “Back to the Shadows” by Peggy Abernathy.
When Disney, George Lucas, Francis Ford Coppola and Michael Jackson combined, you get the 17 minute sci fi epic that is Captain EO.