Every Needle Drop in ‘Fear Street Part 1: 1994’ Ranked

There are 19 total needle drops in the first Fear Street movie. How do they stack up against one another? Read More

The 20 Best Movie Soundtracks Released in 2020

Let us celebrate the wonderful movie music this year has blessed us with. Read More

Lady Gaga is Headed for Oscar Glory in One Way or Another

Three songs from 'A Star is Born' have been submitted for consideration for the Oscar for Best Original Song, and… 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

The Impact of ‘A Star Is Born’ Expands to Other Mediums

Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper's soundtrack is expected to surge to the top of the Billboard charts. Read More

Remembering Jóhann Jóhannsson, Visionary Film Composer

A tribute to modern cinema’s most fearless composer. Read More

The Art of Horror and Sonic Pattern Recognition

What’s that thump? It’s like some sort of tell-tale heart. Sound is the most important factor in horror movies. Jump… Read More

Scoring Scares: How Music Affects Tension

Stringing you along with strings. Most films don’t function well without their soundtracks, but horror is the genre most dependent… Read More

Beyond the Mixtape: The Needledrops of The Cornetto Trilogy

Edgar Wright’s best are deliciously soundtracked. When I featured Adam Tinius’ Pulp Fiction soundtrack essay, I noted that Shaun of… Read More