Kill Me Fast And Clean : Cliff Martinez’ ‘Too Old To Die Young’

There’s a handful of filmmaker/composer partnerships that feel as vital as the art created between the two individuals. Hitchcock/Herrmann, Spielberg/Williams, Burton/Elfman, Anderson/Greenwood, and Refn/Martinez. The latter is the most recent pairings that feels like two long lost creative souls finally coming together to help complete each other’s artistic sentences, metaphorically speaking. I’d seen Bronson before […]

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Karyn Kusama’s Destroyer

Karyn Kusama’s crime/noir film Destroyer is a 4-star film only running at a 2.5. It is technically brilliant, incredibly acted, and has all the makings of a crime film classic. Unfortunately, the script never hones in on the emotional center of the story. We’re left not feeling much for the characters and the narrative twist […]

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Reimagining Sound : Majeure, Curved Light, and True Creature Re-Scoring For SXSW 2019

The re-scoring of a classic or cult film can be an exciting thing. There have been some truly amazing re-scorings over the last couple years, such as Metavari’s re-scoring of Fritz Lang’s masterpiece Metropolis, the Kwaidan re-score featuring Troller, Michael C Sharp, Antoni Maiovvi, Timothy Fife, and Missions(at the 2017 SXSW), and even Zombi’s Steve […]

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