Writing Tips and Film Critique

The Importance of a Good Music Score

So, before I re-visit the character of Finn in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, I figured I’d do a quick Music Choice video to show the importance of a solid piece of music during a passionate speech. You have to admit, Hux gets kind of emotional here, and the music only helps to push that… Continue reading The Importance of a Good Music Score

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Talking About Music Now

I had an idea to make a quick video about the music that we hear while watching movies. Sometimes, I feel like the music fits so extremely well, like Bill Conti's score in the Karate Kid films (especially Karate Kid III), Basil Poledouris' music in the 1982 film Conan the Barbarian, or any John Williams music to… Continue reading Talking About Music Now

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Ruelle

I can’t contain this anymore, I just can’t. I have to say how totally in love I am with the music of an artist currently known as Ruelle. I say “currently known” because, it seems, she once released songs under the name Maggie Eckford. How in love with her music am I? Let’s just say… Continue reading Ruelle

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Aurora

Just as with Warpaint, Conan O’Brien has introduced me to Aurora, and I couldn’t be more grateful. Seriously, I’m not even going to say much more here. Just click that play button below, and then stop by her YouTube page and give the rest of her videos a look-see (there aren't very many). She is… Continue reading Aurora

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Halestorm

Have you ever stumbled across a music artist that made you ask the question, “Why haven’t I heard of them before?” For an unspecified amount of time, whenever I jumped over to YouTube, one of the recommended channels that would appear for me was a channel for a band called Halestorm. And for an unspecified… Continue reading Halestorm