The Original Title Song Movie Battle Royale | Ep 281

Music gives a movie rhythm. From the beats of a score to hum of the drum, music sets a movie in motion.

On this week’s show, we debate the greatest original title songs in film history. These were songs written specifically for their respective film, and sharing their name as well. What is the greatest title song? Ghostbusters, perhaps? How about Beauty and the Beast? Everyone loves Purple Rain. And never count out Against All Odds.

There are hundreds of movie title songs, but this week, we will put the set list to the test as we determine which one is the greatest in film history – THIS is the Original Title Song Movie Battle Royale!

Also on this week’s podcast: IMAX shows 3D the door, another button-pushing show is coming to HBO in Confederate, reviews of Ozark, Cut Shoot Kill and The Emoji Movie, and much more!

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Discussed on this episode of The Hollywood Outsider Movie and TV Podcast:

  • (0:00 – 24:21) Movie and TV News: IMAX is moving away from 3D, the creators of Game of Thrones go for alternate history with Confederate, James Bond returns in 2019
  • (24:22 – 1:23:00) From The Outside In Topic: The Original Title Song Movie Battle Royale | Listener comments
  • (1:23:01 – 1:49:58) What’s This Movie? | Reviews of Ozark, Cut Shoot Kill, and The Emoji Movie | New Releases: The Dark Tower, Kidnap, Detroit | VOD Releases: Cut Shoot Kill, 68 Kill, Icarus, The Transfiguration | Actor Swap
  • (1:49:59 – 2:09:28) Recommendations and Outrage | Closing
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