Posts tagged Despicable Me 2
DOCUMENTARY REVIEW: Score: A Film Music Documentary

This writer is an unabashed film music lover.  I owned more film score CDs than ones of popular music back in the day and that ratio hasn’t changed with digital media.  Hell, I wrote a long-form editorial three years ago proclaiming film music as an improvement of the Mozart Effect for babies and children which led to a playlist afterwards that I still use to this day.  I am a mark for what Score: A Film Music Documentary was selling and many of the names and talents featured in the film are found on that personal playlist.

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I watch "Minions" and I don't see anything fresh or fun.  I see a bloated adventure film that steals good ideas from better films because its own originality is tremendously limited.  I hear and see repeated cliches around every corner that are only played for laughs because of mild physical comedy.  I see a movie so annoying that I would punch my own child in the face for wanting to watch it over and over.  I'll be the one that says it.  This film is terrible and we can do better with family entertainment.

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OSCAR PREDICTIONS 2014: The music and sound categories

It's time to make my formal predictions.  In this post, we look at the music and sound technical categories that include song, score, editing, and mixing.  Let's go! 

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