A quick one this week. I was watching The Fifth Element the other night and was reminded of the closing credits. The score for the film was composed by long-time Luc Besson collaborator, Eric Serra. I really like his work on this film and on Leon. The song that plays over the closing scene of […]Read more "Monday Music 28 – 2017"
Over the past few weeks, I have been thinking about the title of my book, which I plan on releasing next year. As you know, I have been fixed on The Crossing since I first had the idea a couple of years ago. However, it has been pointed out by a few people that there […]Read more "The Title Issue"
Hi there, As you know if you follow this page, I’m a big fan of David Lynch and Mark Frost’s Twin Peaks. When I wrote an article about the new series, I was lucky enough to be invited on the Obnoxious and Anonymous YouTube channel to talk about it. The man behind that channel is […]Read more "A ‘Twin Peaks’ fan film announcement"
This week I was going to do the music from Unbreakable but the YouTube video disappeared off, probably due to some rampant copyright use issue and I couldn’t find it again. Anyway, somewhere amongst the suggested videos was this little piece from a film that has been a guilty pleasure of mine since April 1999. […]Read more "Monday Music 27 – 2017"
Had a spare couple of hours so I thought I’s plough onwards with my rewatch of Blake’s 7. Episode 6 – Trial It seems fitting that I’m going for this tonight. I saw the sad news online earlier this week about the passing of composer Dudley Simpson, who was responsible for Blake’s 7’s awesome theme […]Read more "Rewatching Blake’s 7 – Season 2, Episode 6"
This last one is all about children’s television. It’s become a part of my life again ever since we had the boy in 2015, and things have changed a great deal since I were a lad! I grew up watching things like Button Moon. and Thomas the Tank Engine (the old series). My brother reminded […]Read more "Z is for Zuma"
This week, a little tribute to one of my favourite film composers: Bernard Herrman. Bernard Herrman was born in New York in 1911. His father encouraged his musical talent from a young age, taking him to the opera and buying him a violin. He went on to win his first prize at the age of […]Read more "Monday Music 26 – 2017"