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Lethal Weapon

Lethal Weapon by The Honeymoon Suite

Christ, what can we say? It’s a sad truth that, awesome as the Lethal Weapon films are, they contain crimes against music. It starts early, but even if you can take the Riggs guitar and the Murtaugh sax, there’s still this to come. It’s all going so well as Riggs turns up at Murtaugh’s for Christmas and the film closes with Elvis on the soundtrack… but then fade to black and there’s this balls about how “even love can become a lethal weapon.” “Killing you / that’s the last thing love ever meant to do…” It’s what Riggs meant to do though; he killed five times as many people as Mr Joshua. We counted.

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21 Teen Wolf
This needs a mention. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=viCZGUb9rhU I nearly started weeping :-) Epic! More

Posted by guysalisbury on Friday February 22, 2013, 12:38

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Paul McCartney wrote a "decent" Bond theme. Is decent a euphemism for contender for Best Bond theme More

Posted by digvoldon on Friday February 22, 2013, 11:57

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Elm Street 3 IS one of the better ones. It has some daft moments but is the cut-off point before the series got really silly. Plus the song's great. More

Posted by christurner1 on Friday February 22, 2013, 11:52

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Well done Empire, a few of these I didn't have. Downloaded!! More

Posted by bosscoe on Friday February 22, 2013, 10:53

25 Manhunter...
Heartbeat, heartbeat uh-oo-whoah-oooh... Repeat until insane. About as out of step with the cool clinical film that preceded the song as it is possible to imagine More

Posted by jobloffski on Friday February 22, 2013, 10:35

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