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Motion Picture Soundtrack, Music

Motion Picture Soundtrack: “I’ll Fly Away”

Sometimes, when you’re choosing the soundtrack for an adapted screenplay, the source material hands your songs right to you (such as...

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Exit Music, Music

Exit Music (For a Film): Moby, “God Moving Over the Face of the Waters”

I don’t think Michael Mann is particularly interested in popular music. It’s practically impossible to think of Phil...

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Motion Picture Soundtrack, Music

Motion Picture Soundtrack: “Momma Told Me Not to Come”/ “Spill the Wine”

The first time I ever visited Sherman Oaks and saw the childhood home of my old roommate Miles (this was back when we lived in San Diego,...

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Exit Music, Music

Exit Music (For an Actor): Heath Ledger

As I expect every one of you knows, Heath Ledger died yesterday. I won’t speculate as to the details of his death (I’m sure the...

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Exit Music, Music

Exit Music (For a Film): Leonard Cohen, “The Future”

Exit Music is a sister series to Motion Picture Soundtrack. Yeah, they’re both named after Radiohead songs. So what? You wanna fight...

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No Concessions

No Concessions: “Cloverfield”

Never in my life have I been so glad that I wasn’t caught up in the hype for a film. Yes, obviously, I was aware of Cloverfield....

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Motion Picture Soundtrack

Motion Picture Soundtrack: Elliott Smith, “Needle in the Hay”

To begin: Music has been a essential part of movies since the very first images were committed to celluloid — in fact, motion picture...

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No Concessions

No Concessions: “Juno”

Ellen Page, welcome to the show. In Juno, the Canadian actress portrays high schooler Juno MacGuff, who gets knocked up after a sexual...

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Film, Sugar Water

Sugar Water: The Adventure Continues …

Sequels aren’t always good, but the movie-loving teenager who continues to take up space inside my soul will always be excited by...

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Film

"King’s Highway" update

I have some great news. After only a week posted on the iklipz website, “King’s Highway” was chosen as the “Film of...

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Film

King’s Highway on the Internet

Fear has gripped me for the past year. I’ve been afraid to take a simple risk for fear my work may get rejected and ridiculed. I have...