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The Importance of Music in Movies

Editing requires the right amount of rhythm and pace and music plays a key role in the structure of how the story will be displayed. Music can trigger fear in horror, suspense in action, and uncertainty in drama movies by providing the right element of surprise to evoke the right responses. In most cases the…

A Good License Agreement for Your Music

Many amateur composers fall victim to a badly drafted licensing agreement that totally stomps on their right over their royalties and possible million dollar career. This scenario does not only affect songwriters but also musical composers for movies and televisions. They write songs and produce music. The record company or the movie and television company…

Les Miserables Film Review

Using the exact words of Javert, "I am the law and the law is not mocked!" Les Misérables is a 2012 epic musical drama film directed and scripted based on the musical of the same name which is in turn based on the 1862 French novel. It was set on the 19th-century France, which climaxes…

The Grizzly Man Soundtrack Music Review

The soundtrack to the movie Grizzly Man is amazingly magical and compelling. Richard Thompson heads a cast of five players that includes Jim O’Rourke in a two day, improv studio session at Fantasy Studios in Berkeley to score Werner Herzog’s film The Grizzly Man. They play a variety of instruments including cello and double bass,…

No End in Sight For High School Musical

High School Musical Movie is no flash in the dark, teeny bopper, here to day and gone tomorrow fad. The surprises of High School Musical has even the critics talking about how great it is. It is being praised for it's music and choreography. Parents liken it to their generation's Grease movie. It is in…

"High School Musical" Gives an Outstanding Message About Acceptance by Teenagers

High School Musical – 3 Stars (Good) The Disney Channel had to be beside itself with the premiere broadcast in January 2006 of “High School Musical” which was its most successful made-for-television movie up to that time with 7.7 million viewers. In addition to its commercial success High School Musical is an even bigger artistic…