The Charismatic Voice’s Elizabeth Zharoff listens to the Danish National Orchestra’s performance of The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly‘s main theme and “The Ecstasy of Gold.” You can watch and listen here. And watch and listen to the uninterrupted performance here.
For years, I have wondered why there is no Bollywood adaptation of Face/Off (1997). The story and the OTT performances seem perfect for the filmi treatment. Bollywood loves the following key elements of this beloved classic: convoluted, unlikely scientific processes, complete with bubbling lab equipment brothers grieving parents […]
Tim Greiving writes about composer Miklós Rózsa at the Criterion blog. “Rózsa was the musical counterpart to Billy Wilder, Raymond Chandler, and James M. Cain, the film’s writers, and Double Indemnity the ur–noir score.” Read more here.
Shemaroo has posted a tribute to Bollywood composer Bappi Lahiri focusing on his disco classics. You can listen here.
Director Guillermo Del Toro and “key collaborators” talk about making Nightmare Alley (2021) . “We spoke to del Toro and some of his key creative collaborators about how it all comes together: from the earliest moments of conception, right through to completion.” (Thanks, Kate!)
At Bond Vivant, Cultural Gutter Editor Emeritus Keith Allison writes about “the sound of spying” and James Bond cash-in albums. “When the Bond films proved runaway successes in the 1960s, hundreds of movies were made in dozens of countries, all looking to cash in on the same basic […]