Endless list of scores I love · Film Talk · Personal

Endless List of Scores I love – #2 28 Days Later (original music by John Murphy)

With Halloween fast approaching, it seemed an appropriate time to look at some scores and pieces of music within the horror genre that I love. There’s really no better place to start than with the horror film that started my passion for the genre; Danny Boyle’s 28 Days Later. I’ve written previously about my love…… Continue reading Endless List of Scores I love – #2 28 Days Later (original music by John Murphy)

Cult films: trying to be a cool kid · Making a case for...

Making a case for…Anthropoid

Anthropoid came and went virtually entirely under the radar in 2016. With a fairly limited UK release, needless to say it was out and gone, lost amongst the excitement for the Autumn blockbusters and generally ignored by many. This meant I missed out on it at the cinema and had to wait patiently until finally…… Continue reading Making a case for…Anthropoid

Endless list of scores I love · Film Talk

Endless List of Scores I love – #1 In the Heart of the Sea (Roque Banos)

If you follow me on any other social media, you’ll know that I am a sucker for a good film score. To be able to pick them up on my vinyl helped influence me to get my record player and I have a nice, albeit small, collection of film or television scores on vinyl. I…… Continue reading Endless List of Scores I love – #1 In the Heart of the Sea (Roque Banos)

Companion Pieces · Film Talk

Companion pieces – Sicario and Hell or High Water

I’ve had an idea to look at two films that compliment each other, or make good back to back watches and having just re-watched Sicario for the umpteenth time (it’s easily my most watched of the last 5 years), and Hell or High Water (shamefully my first viewing) that these films, both penned by Taylor…… Continue reading Companion pieces – Sicario and Hell or High Water

Film Talk · Making a case for...

Making a case for…Sunshine Cleaning

“We come into people’s lives when they have experienced something profound – and sad. And they’ve lost somebody, you know? And um, the circumstances, they’re always different. But that’s the same. And we help. In some small way we, um, we help.” – Rose A film I adore but I’m certain that Sunshine Cleaning hasn’t been…… Continue reading Making a case for…Sunshine Cleaning