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Musical Montage: Ambience “Rising”

September 7, 2020

When the 90s X-Men cartoon crossed the Pacific and aired on TV Tokyo from 1994 to 1995, it got a brand new theme song and opening title sequence featuring the music of Japanese rock band Ambience and their song “Rising”.

Everything Action Theater: Stargate

August 6, 2020

Kurt Russell and James Spader co-star in 1994’s Stargate, directed by Roland Emmerich, as they lead a team through a mysterious portal and end up on a world with similarities to Ancient Egypt being ruled over by brutal overlords with advanced technology and armor modeled on Egyptian mythology.

Musical Montage: The B-52s “(Meet) the Flintstones”

June 8, 2020

1994’s live-action version of The Flintstones launched an all-out promotional assault that helped it become a massive worldwide hit and one part of that was The B-52s performing a new version of the iconic TV theme, “(Meet) the Flintstones”, for the movie’s soundtrack.

Musical Montage: Billy Idol “Speed”

August 19, 2019

Outside of Mark Mancina’s memorable and propulsive score for 1994’s Speed, the other music tie-ins are not well known at best and forgotten at worst, like a title track off the soundtrack album from none other than Billy Idol.