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Not all those that wander are lost

I wander though books. I wander through Google. Mostly I wander through Pinterest. Each morning I spend an hour or two or sometimes three (!) traveling through space and time looking at icons, artist’s icon portfolios, folders of ornaments, and video lessons in iconography. 232 more words


Playlist for January 12, 2015

For the second Exit Music For Films playlist of 2015, we take a look at compositions from Nino Rota, Ennio Morricone, & John Carpenter. We also listen to both the original David Shire score to The Conversation as well as an “homage” interpretation by The Bug (aka Kevin Martin). 180 more words


Short Review of a Favorite Film: Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)

Logline: On the western frontier, a mysterious loner with a harmonica joins forces with an outlaw to protect a widow from an assassin working for the railroad. 380 more words

Favorite Films

The Good, The Bad And The Bananas (Gwen Stefani vs. Ennio Morricone)

Showering has been good for my mashup career, among other obvious things. It’s funny how I usually come up with nothing when I’m trying to generate mashup ideas. 189 more words


Essential Filmscores: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

Well, the filmstart was a while ago already but it took me some time to grap the chance to see the movie A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night by Ana Lily Amirpour last week in an open air cinema. 162 more words


Legendary Composer Ennio Morricone Will Write Original Score for Tarantino's 'The Hateful Eight'

Quentin Tarantino’s films aren’t known for their original scores. The genre cinema-obsessed director is partial to the music of other movies. “One of the things I do when I am starting a movie, when I’m writing a movie or when I have an idea for a film is, I go through my record collection and just start playing songs, trying to find the personality of the movie, find the spirit of the movie,” he once… 286 more words