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 HervĂ© 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