How ‘Bill & Ted’ Sparks Joy 30 Years Later

How 'Bill & Ted' Sparks Joy The most bodacious Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure celebrated its 30th anniversary this month (February 17th to be exact) and I took it upon myself to express exactly how the iconic sci-fi comedy film has continued to spark joy throughout the years. Full Article As a massive Keanu Reeves … Continue reading How ‘Bill & Ted’ Sparks Joy 30 Years Later

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A Celebration of Musical Moments in Non-Musical Films

Because who doesn't love a good impromptu song and dance number? As a fan of musicals, who is also a huge fan of movies (but I'm sure I've made that clear by now), there's nothing that warms my heart more than an unexpected musical number in a non-musical film. Whether this is simply one character … Continue reading A Celebration of Musical Moments in Non-Musical Films

Interview with Film and TV Composer David Norland

The My Dinner with Hervé Composer Shares His Experience Working on Such an Intense Project Full Article British composer David Norland has worked on a lot of interesting films and television series in the past, often creating music alongside director Sacha Gervasi (Hitchcock, November Criminals). The two are longtime friends, so it was only logical … Continue reading Interview with Film and TV Composer David Norland

How Music Serves a Story

I interviewed film and television composer Adam Dorn, who most recently scored the Robin Williams biopic and new Showtime docu-series Enemies Full Article One thing I've learned as an up and coming film writer (film journalist? film news writer? what am I honestly) is that once you've done a couple interviews, suddenly everyone is emailing … Continue reading How Music Serves a Story

Scary Movie of the Day: October 29th

Let the games begin SAW (29 October 2004) Dir. James Wan | Story by James Wan and Leigh Whannell Unashamed fan of Saw right here! Particularly of this first movie, which was so revolutionary and one-of-a-kind when it first came out back in 2004. Now, of course, the franchise is familiar and controversial in its … Continue reading Scary Movie of the Day: October 29th