What seemed like the stuff of fevered Twitter fantasy a while back now looks like something potentially real. Quentin Tarantino has an idea for an ‘R’ rated Star Trek film and it looks like it could actually happen. With the love that Discovery is now getting and the excitement generated by the trailer for the […]Read more "Tarantino’s Star Trek – A Wish List"
There was another promising addition to the IMDb listing today which I picked up on through a post on one of the Facebook groups. Lagos-born Babs Olusanmokun is now listed as playing the role of Jamis in Denis Villeneuve’s Dune, which is currently filming. If you don’t know who Jamis is (maybe you’ve only seen […]Read more "Casting Dune – Babs Olusanmokun initial reactions"
Quite a bit of news has come out tonight all in one go. A lot of the stories tonight will be about Hans Zimmer’s unveiling as the composer attached to Denis Villeneuve’s Dune. Add to that the news that filming has started and it may get lost that we’ve had another casting announcement. There was […]Read more "Casting Dune – Stephen McKinley Henderson initial reactions"
Miklos Rozsa was born in 1907 in what was then Austria-Hungary. He could play the violin at the age of 5, and was able to read music before he could read words. He lived what he referred to as a double life mixing pure concert music, which he loved but was unable to make a […]Read more "Monday Music 5 – 2019"
Twiddling my thumbs waiting for some more cast announcements to come and then, just as I finished the dishes, I checked my phone and this massive thing had dropped. Josh Brolin is all lined up to play Gurney Halleck. I can’t believe how every announcement seems to trump the one before. He’s such a wonderful […]Read more "Casting Dune – Josh Brolin initial reactions"
I’m carrying on with my favourite musicals for a couple more weeks. The next one on my list is another one that I remember watching a lot when I was young. It was one of Mum’s favourites and the cassette soundtrack was a regular fixture in her little Ford Fiesta… Grease (or Vaselina if you […]Read more "Monday Music 1 – 2019"
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"