Tag: Danny Elfman

(Not So) Famous Firsts, Film

(Not So) Famous Firsts: Richard Elfman’s “Forbidden Zone”

My goal with (Not So) Famous Firsts is to remind myself that everyone has stumbling blocks to get over. Steven Spielberg wasn’t...

CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: “Now That’s What I Call Halloween”

It’s so interesting that I was asked to review Now That’s What I Call Halloween, a definitive, all-encompassing compilation of...

Blues for Dracula – Philly Joe Jones Sextet

Music, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: Boo! Top 20 Halloween Songs

20 spooktacular songs to liven up any Halloween party, courtesy of your pals at Popdose....

Popblerd!

The 31 Days of Halloween, Day 25: The Nightmare Before Christmas

So here we are: the final week of the Halloween season. It’s almost bittersweet — and in this, our last seven days together,...

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Listmania, Music

Popdose 2010: Mike Duquette’s Best Reissues

Even in a year where a lot of great new music was released, it’s still been a blast to revisit artists and albums of old through those...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six Six Six: “Halloween 2010”

Open up you bags, 'cause this week's Mix Six is going to really dish out the musical treats!...

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Film, Music

The Movie Music Megamix

So, how has the summer of ten been treating you, cinematically? While I was genuinely looking forward to seeing Toy Story 3 and Inception...

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Film, No Concessions

No Concessions: Wonderlands–Tim Burton’s, Matt Damon’s, and “A Prophet’s”

The Wizard of Oz has influenced every movie made since it opened in 1939, or so I’ve read. Off the top of my head I’m not so sure: On...

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Dw. Dunphy On..., Music, Popdose

Dw. Dunphy On… Danny Elfman

I always get a little thrill when Danny Elfman decides to step back in front of the microphone or, more bluntly, when Tim Burton decides to...

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Dw. Dunphy On..., Music, Popdose

Dw. Dunphy On… Cover Songs — Why and Why Not

Some people are just flat-out smart-asses. It’s not necessarily a bad thing to be at times, mind you, but a good smart-ass pulls it...