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Musical Monday, featuring James Newton Howard.

End Titles, from Intersection.

The Accident, from Intersection.

Personal Effects, from Intersection.

James Newton Howard talks Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)

James Newton Howard talks Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)

I can’t say it often enough: Atlantis: The Lost Empire is one of the most underrated films that Disney has ever made. 196 more words

Films

Michael Clayton (Gilroy, 2007)

Tony Gilroy’s 2007 debut behind the camera is brimming with smart, slick dialogue; some of it may come off as stagy, but by the time the noose of tension is being tightly drawn, I didn’t really care, hooked by the weight of its juicy cover-up and justifications for murder. 657 more words

All the Way (2016)

STORY – 1
DIRECTOR – 1
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 0
CULT – 0

Verdict – 3/5

Pros –

1) 5 minutes into the movie and you forgot the guy is Bryan Cranston.Splendid ! 61 more words

Movies

'Fantastic Beasts' and 'The BFG' Tap Into Magical Musical Worlds

Magic, wizarding, giants, strange creatures — fantasy always needs music to help us suspend disbelief and imagine new worlds.

This year, two of Hollywood’s most acclaimed composers tackled big special-effects fantasies: five-time Oscar winner John Williams, in his 27th film with director Steven Spielberg, “The BFG”; and eight-time Oscar nominee James Newton Howard, launching the new J.K. 785 more words

Spotlight

"Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them"

“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”
Directed by David Yates

With the disclaimer that I never read the books, I’ve found the Harry Potter film series to be  delightful, charming and often wondrous. 411 more words

Film Review