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The Handmaid's Tale and the Art of Stating (Sounding) the Obvious

I recently finished my second watch of Hulu’s TV series adaptation of The Handmaid’s TaleI’ve been a fan of the book since I read it as a teenager, and it’s something that’s stayed with me; “nolite te bastardes carborundorum” was a phrase that helped me through the bleak aftermath of Trump’s election last year. 1,370 more words


Johnny Kelleher| Composer and Orchestrator

Music for films and media; orchestral, jazz and traditional Irish

Emotional Solo Piano

Vroom Vroom Land (Cause Cars?), or, Baby Driver

The Inception noise.

The Jaws theme.

The opening bars of L.L. Cool J’s “Deepest Bluest (Shark’s Fin)” as the screen fade’s to black on director Renny Harlin’s 1999 tour-de-force Deep Blue Sea. 604 more words


Inglorious Openings

If you’ve seen Tarantino’s Inglorious Basterds, then you remember the opening scene. It begins “Once Upon A Time in Nazi Occupied France,” and ends with Shoshanna, one of the film’s principal characters, fleeing for her life across an open field. 1,474 more words

Film Analysis

Cigarettes - 烟 by Zhang Si'an (Djang San 张思安)

1. I have gum in my hair – 我的头发里面有口香糖 04:18 – some nice indie guitar strum.
2. Jesus was a buddhist -耶稣曾经是信佛的 03:38 – the slow track already – nice strings though. 91 more words


Monday Music 16 - 2017

Monday’s nearly done and I’m pretty tired. Happy to have finished my Q is for Quest post this evening.

Here’s a nice piece of music from a great film from the first half of the 1990s: Last of the Mohicans. 65 more words