Tag Archives: Music

Searching for Sugar Man – Review (Spoiler Free)

A moving ode to music and musicians which ruminates on the nature of success… Searching for Sugar Man paints the musician Rodriguez as an almost spectral figure who drifts on the fringes of music society, unseen and yet possessed with the clarity of sight and lyricism that can equally paint the world in mystery as it can inspire revolution. He […]

Antwerp Talks Short Film Project Cinesthesia!

Today we have the musician Antwerp (Nico) in to talk about his latest project with Cinesthesia. now you may remember me talking about this Hackney based project of scoring old shorts with new music when I did a news piece on it a few weeks ago (here). Read on for my interview with Nico (originally […]

Radio America – Review (Spoiler Free)

Radio America means well but it strikes too many bum notes for it to have much impact… Many films are made about the murky world of fame and success; how it shapes those who succeed and how the lifestyle irrevocably changes lives and friendships. Radio America charts those familiar waters with a story about two farm boys who gain […]

The Music of Paul Thomas Anderson by Sarah Cook

Today Sarah Cook from I’m With Geek has taken a look at the music which features in Paul Thomas Anderson’s work… Paul Thomas Anderson is a master, with that pun being very much intended. He is one of the best film-makers around without a controversial background on sets like other such great artists. Wielding his […]

Film Composer John Altman talks about working with The People’s Orchestra

The legendary musician has now taken on the challenge of composing for a Kickstarter funded event with a community orchestra. It’s pretty hard to know where to start when it comes to John Altman, his name may not be as instantly recognisable as John Williams’ for example but he has worked on a vast range […]

Whiplash brings thunderous new trailer!

An intense and confident  trailer for Whiplash is causing us all to really sit up and take notice. I’ll admit, until yesterday this upcoming film had slipped under my radar. I don’t quite know how it had as it stars J.K Simmons alongside Miles Teller, and looks to be like it’s something that would interest […]

Begin Again – Review (Spoiler Free)

Begin Again is everything that you hope for in a feel-good summer movie. Which isn’t to say that it’s perfect, nor is it as strong a film as Carney’s previous hit Once, but with Begin Again you’ll find yourself often grinning at the unashamedly upbeat vibe and joyful celebration of music. The story of two […]

‘SongBirth’ – Music Documentary Campaign

Hi all, I would just like to direct your attention towards an upcoming music documentary called SongBirth. It’s about songwriting and the filmmaker, Simona Irrera, has interviewed musicians from the UK, US and Italy in order to try and gather a comprehensive and well informed look at the songwriting process. They are looking for any support […]