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Artist of the Week - Jean-Michel Jarre

Let’s have another artist of the week from my old radio show Music for the Masses now. My apologies for any unintentional plagiarism, hyperbole, or errors that may follow. 397 more words

Jean-Michel Jarre

Playlist for August 03, 2015

Featuring music from movies from politically-charged films (historical or otherwise), such as Z, Battleship Potemkin, & The Last Emperor. Ending it off with some John Carpenter in the mix as well. 168 more words


Best Music (Scoring): 1965

Official Nominations: Original: Dr Zhivago. A Patch Of Blue. The Umbrellas Of Cherbourg. The Agony And Ecstasy. The Greatest Story Ever Told. Treatment: The Sound Of Music. 415 more words

The Oscars


Doctor Zhivago is a strange film. It’s undeniably, inevitably, expensively and melodramatically an important British “picture”. But is it really a masterpiece?

I was lucky enough to trudge through the horizontal London rain to see the new restoration of David Lean’s 200-minute epic last week (still, that’s nothing compared to the bum-numbing… 570 more words


The monk's song (and the dead poet)

One of my favorite movies of all time is “Dead Poets Society.” I can’t begin to explain why, although I will eventually try in due course. 787 more words