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"
I used to watch this all the time when I was growing up. Before he was joined by Ice Man and Firestar, it was just Spidey in the cartoons. The theme music was very memorable and I still know most of the words to this day. That’s why it was so nice to see it […]Read more "Monday Music 21 – 2018"
This week’s Monday Music comes from Star Trek: The Motion Picture. All the attention has been sucked up by Jerry Goldsmith’s theme music which was later used as the main theme for The Next Generation, however he came up with some other lovely pieces within the film. Here’s what I wrote about the film itself […]Read more "Monday Music 20 – 2018"
It has been a while since I did a Monday Music post. This week, I decided to go with a top 3. Besides Michael Giacchino’s fantastic work on the soundtrack for Lost, there are, as with many other TV shows, bits of popular music that are used throughout that resonated with me from the past or […]Read more "Monday Music 19 – 2018"
I was watching Fletch last week and I thought I would make it the subject of this week’s Monday Music. For starters, I looked for one of the songs from the film and came across probably the most bizarre music video I’ve ever seen. This really has to be seen to be believed. Dan Hartman, […]Read more "Monday Music 18 – 2018"