Tag Archives: music

Powaqqatsi

Short review of Powaqqatsi. See it if you somehow haven’t already. I finally saw it a few months ago and it haunts me to this day. So beautiful is the music. The scenery is powerful. And that really moving music from the finally of The Truman Show is actually from this, so there’s that… It’s […]

Sountrack Competition Round 2

The results of the first competition are in: In the biggest smackdown of the race to be the best soundtrack ever, The Matrix decimated Transformers, taking 88% of the vote. Made scrap metal out of the big robots! In the battle of the men-with-Daddy-issues (well, not really, but play along), The Tree of Life beat […]

Beyond the Pines and other delightful tunes

I’ve been far too busy, and far too disinterested, to post anything in quite a while, but I must now share with you, dear readers, my latest discoveries. I’ll speak chiefly at this time of two films, married together (or more correctly distantly related) by a common theme of standing up to corrupt coworkers. The […]

Soundtrack Competition Part I

Well it seems hardly anyone gives a damn about this, but here goes anyway. I promised a poll/competition to find the greatest movie soundtrack of them all, and, while I’m sure we won’t actually find that here today, it may be fun to do some comparisons. First match-ups are as follows: If your favorite got […]

On the Importance of Music

I have stated on many occasions why I feel music in a film is as important as the visuals, if not more so: you can close your eyes… Nothing brings a story into our hearts like the right music. So I’m going to propose a little fun this month: I’m going to write a bit […]