Archive for the ‘MOVIES’ Category

COFFEEHOUSE SCREENWRITING 102: Caffeinated Writing on a Budget

If you’re looking for how to make passive characters active or how to cram writing in between day jobs and kids, then you’re in the wrong place.  For help with that, I recommend a great book with a title similar to this article — The Coffee Break Screenwriter by Pilar Alessandra. This article isn’t about how […]

The MUPPETS MOST WANTED Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (CD Review)

Finally, it’s here, today comes the cure you’ve been waiting for, for getting the song “Let it Go” from Disney’ FROZEN out of your head! It’s the motion picture soundtrack for Disney’s MUPPETS MOST WANTED available from Walt Disney Records. The new movie takes the entire Muppets gang on a global tour, selling out grand […]

[UPDATED] TRON Gives Illumination To The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia

The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics are underway — and The Wall Street Journal reports that in the midst of the elaborate opening — Disney’s TRON provides inspiration for the ceremony. As blogged by Gregory White for the WSJ: “The last element before the torch-lighting is called ‘Olympic Gods’ and takes its theme from the movie TRON, […]

Sing-Along with the Songs of Disney’s FROZEN!

More than 2000 theaters nationwide are staged to showcase the all-new sing-along version of Disney’s Oscar®-nominated, Golden Globe®-winning big-screen adventure “Frozen,” beginning Jan. 31, 2014. But if you can’t wait another minute, check out the video above for a sneak peek of the fun. On-screen lyrics and a magical bouncing snowflake will accompany select showings; […]

THOR: THE DARK WORLD (Soundtrack Review & Other Marvel Musical Missives)

There’s no better day to review the soundtrack for Thor: The Dark World than Thor’s Day, A.K.A. Thursday, A.K.A. today.  The Asgardian’s first foray into film was the 2011 adaptation of the Marvel comics version of the Norse myth, a robust noble epic that made the inevitable sequel something to look forward to.  Its score […]

FREE STUFF FRIDAY: Win a Copy of the Movie Soundtrack for THOR: THE DARK WORLD!

It’s FREE STUFF FRIDAY and in celebration of this weekend’s EPIC release of Marvel’s THOR 2: The Dark World, we have not just one, but TWO soundtracks to the film to giveaway! The action packed sequel is scored by composer Brian Tyler and was released this week by Hollywood Records. Faced with an enemy that even Odin […]

Are You the Next Hollywood Hit Master?

Make a wonderful soundtrack to a high-grossing movie and you could earn millions: Top-selling soundtracks from films like Top Gun, Titanic and The Bodyguard have grossed earnings from $7 million to $18 million, Entertainment Weekly reports. Driven by hit ballads from Berlin, Celine Dion and Whitney Houston, these soundtracks not only drove box-office hits, they […]

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