MOONAGE DAYDREAM: The Soundtrack (David Bowie film)

I don’t believe I’ve ever purchased a soundtrack without seeing the film. Until now. Moonage Daydream is an incredible mashup of Bowie music and dialogue. The soundtrack is hardly just a collection of songs, it’s a David Bowie experience. If you’ve seen the film, you are one up on me. The soundtrack can stand on … More MOONAGE DAYDREAM: The Soundtrack (David Bowie film)

To Kill a Mockingbird: Musical Score

Movie music is fascinating. Most of it is average at best; functional, but not memorable. Bond films, Hitchcock suspense, the themes from Jaws, The Exorcist, Rocky and Breakfast at Tiffany’s – all magical film moments. We can all think of our favorite film scores, whatever generation we represent. Bernard Herrmann, Max Steiner, Dimitri Tiomkin, Henry … More To Kill a Mockingbird: Musical Score

Paul Newman’s Memoir: The Extraordinary Life of an Ordinary Man (book review)

“This book came out of the struggle to try and explain it all to my kids. I want to leave some kind of record that sets things straight, pokes holes in the mythology that’s sprung up around me, destroys some of the legends, and keeps the piranhas off. Something that documents the time I was … More Paul Newman’s Memoir: The Extraordinary Life of an Ordinary Man (book review)