Tag Archives: Film

October 05

Pride – The Unlikely Union between Miners and LGBT Activists

Coal miners and gay activists. I saw Pride – a wonderful film – about these two marginalized communities joining forces. The movie follows the LGBTers who help miners during the lengthy strike of the National Union of Mineworkers in the summer of 1984. The miners, while slow to accept this strange alliance, ended up becoming a powerful force […]

May 25

A long time ago in a galaxy not so far away…

So I am not a Star Wars fan (I grew up watching Star Trek). But as a lover of pop culture and history I can appreciate Star Wars. The movie opened up 37 years ago today. Here are some facts about the movie to hold you over while you get dressed in your best Darth […]

November 19

Why Hans Zimmer Got the Job You Wanted (And You Didn’t)

Via Soundtracks and Trailer Music. I worked for Hans Zimmer for about 8 years, 5 of which were in a studio at Remote Control, his facility in Santa Monica. Since leaving Remote, many people have said to me, usually in a conspiratorial tone of voice, things like this: Hans doesn’t really write his own music. […]

October 17

The Edit Room Floor

The Edit Room Floor The Edit Room Floor – Featuring Rare and Unpublished Stills from Classic Films.