What Movies Tell Us About the Expressive Power of Mozart’s Lacrimosa

We often think about what pre-existing music tells us about films, but what do films tell us about pre-existing music? Read More

How John Williams Struck Back

The composer had an impossible task with the follow-up to 'Star Wars' but he was certainly up to the challenge. Read More

‘Black Panther’ and ‘A Star is Born’ Lead Nominees for Hollywood Music in Media Awards

The HMMAs recognize the crucial role of music in movies, television, and video games. Read More

In Defense of ’80s Synth Soundtracks

Watch a video essay that celebrates the dated sounds of '80s movies. Read More

I Saw a Film Today, Oh Boy: Exploring The Beatles’ Engrossing Cinematic Forays

The Fab Four's films are a mixed bag, but they each provide wholly distinct insights into the world's most beloved… Read More

How Martin Scorsese Perfected the Movie Soundtrack

An exploration of Martin Scorsese's most ingenious soundtracks, from 'Mean Streets' to 'After Hours.' Read More

How does Disney Write Songs in Different Languages?

Watch a video essay on Disney's attempts to represent cultures musically. Read More

Analyzing the synthisizers of ‘Stranger Things’

The music of Stranger Things made us dive into the show, but it’s much more than that. The ‘80s live… Read More

Play The Hits: David Fincher’s Pop Music

From music videos to videos...with music. A former music video director (“Vogue”, “Straight Up”, “We Don’t Have To Take Our… Read More