Welcome to Score Keeping, a feature where I dive into overlooked and highly praised songs, scores and soundtracks that accompany great films. The First Contact series arranged by associate director Brittany Friesner has proven itself to be a vital one for 2018. All the stories told in the series seem to be about finding common… Read more »
Entries by David Carter
Hey, check it all out Baby, I know what it’s all about Before the night is through You will see my point of view Even if I have to scream and shout – Prince, “Baby I’m a Star” In the very first piece I ever wrote for the IU Cinema blog, I wrote about the… Read more »
Welcome to Score Keeping, a feature where I dive into overlooked and highly praised songs, scores and soundtracks that accompany great films. Today, however, I sit down and talk to a composer with an upcoming performance at the IU Cinema.
“We are not sinners because we sin, but we sin because we are sinners.” – R.C. Sproul “You’re an addict…so be addicted.” – Mark Renton in Trainspotting 2 A girl walks home alone at night, and a woman in black strolls sensually behind her. The woman in black sidles up next to the girl and… Read more »
I think it’s safe to say that at this point Bruce Campbell has gone beyond nerd and fanboy cult icon to THE living cult icon. To put it in terms for the modern reader: he is the original Nathan Fillion, an almost cartoonishly handsome square-jawed lothario type that had something classic and “Old Hollywood” about… Read more »
“A man got to have a code.” — Omar Little from The Wire If there’s one contribution to cinema that Jean-Pierre Melville is most certainly “guilty” of, it would be his characters. Stoic anti-heroes, existential killers, and methodical men seem to pop up as the protagonists in so many of his films. It was the director’s… Read more »