OK. I’m going to finish my look back at my favourite movie soundtracks with this beauty… Highlander Marillion were offered the chance to work on the soundtrack for Russell Mulcahy’s cult classic in 1985. They had scheduling conflicts due to their World tour, so fate stepped in and brought Queen to the film. The result […]Read more "Monday Music 28 – 2018"
This is still just a rumour and nothing has been confirmed yet, but there is a bit of buzz flying around that the role of Chani is all but cast in Denis Villeneuve’s upcoming big-budget adaptation of Dune. Rumours, and they are ONLY that at the minute, suggest that Florida born model, Mary Herman is attached to […]Read more "Casting Dune – Mary Herman rumour reactions"
So, I’ve been writing on here for over two years now and I’ve got about 250 posts under my belt, on everything from my hometown to my favourite episodes of various TV shows. Over the two years, I’ve shared more and more on Facebook groups and on Twitter and I’ve noticed certain patterns that echo […]Read more "Misadventures in Fandom! A few observations"
I did a haiku the other day about Ronette walking over the bridge. I wanted to develop it a bit as her character doesn’t get much attention despite the trauma she endures. So, here’s what I came up with. You can see the video version here The Pulaski Girl Battered and broken Left to wander […]Read more "The Pulaski Girl – a haiku sequence"
I’m really enjoying going through my favourite non-orchestral movie soundtracks so I’m going to keep it going for a couple more weeks. This week, its the turn of Michael Mann’s 2004 thriller… Collateral This really is a cracking film that I often forget about. It’s one of my favourite Tom Cruise performances; he really makes […]Read more "Monday Music 27 – 2018"
Fourth in my series of posts looking at my favourite soundtracks. I cannot believe that I only thought of this one today. It’s so much a part of my childhood that I almost don’t count it as a film; more of a home movie. American Graffiti I watched this so much growing up that it’s […]Read more "Monday Music 26 – 2018"
Third in my series of favourite film soundtracks. This one came out of nowhere as I was thinking the other day. Maybe it’s because the nights are drawing in and I associate this film with Christmas even though it’s not a Christmas film. Sleepless in Seattle There are some great songs on this soundtrack, from […]Read more "Monday Music 25 – 2018"