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.
Entries by David Carter
“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 »
“Do pretty pictures plus symbols equal art?” – Pauline Kael on the film Blow-Up Alejandro Jodorowsky is a man who deals in symbols, which is almost a silly thing to say considering that almost all artists are in some way working with linguistic, physical, or aural means to convey a larger point. Jodorowsky however is… Read more »
Welcome to Score Keeping, a feature where I l dive into overlooked and highly praised songs, scores and soundtracks that accompany great films. Please press play. Let’s go back. The year is 1975 and relatively unknown actor Sylvester Stallone has just finished writing the first draft of Rocky in three days. He was inspired by… Read more »