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Douglas Sirk, in Japanese, on acid = Pure Cinema

April 24, 2011


A disclaimer: if you’re wondering what the title of this post refers to, no, I did not watch a Japanese dub of Written on the Wind whilst on acid, although I have absolutely no doubt that that would be nothing short of amazing. Could you imagine: colours more colourful that our eyes can perceive, sets […]

And now, a musical interlude – Part 1

April 6, 2011


I talk way too much. I know this. So here, without any unnecessary talking on my part, I present to you, selections from my favourite scores of all time. These may simply be selections from a score, a theme I particularly like or just single pieces that I love. Let’s get this train wreck a-rollin’! […]

Five Reasons Why Ennio Morricone Is The Man

March 27, 2011


Of late, a certain CD has been on fairly constant rotation in my car: The Platinum Collection, a three-disc case of pure awesome, packaged in silver and oozing with awesome. A selection of some the essential pieces of music written by a man who I believe the creme-de-la-creme of composers, living or dead. A man […]