Alex Laskowski-Hollywood Film Music 185

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Post on “Emma”

This movie Emma directed by Douglas McGrath of 1996 is one that truly encompasses Skinner’s three categories of love, menace, and comedy. While primarily centered around love, we get moments of anguish amongst characters and little humorous parts too. The music heard is mostly non-diegetic as it is also primarily empathetic towards the emotion ofContinue reading “Post on “Emma””

Post on “Pee Wee”

While I cannot say that I had any first thoughts on Pee Wee’s Big Adventure, I was rather enlightened to be analyzing one of my personal favorite films. This film from 1985, directed by Tim Burton, has a very distinct film score from any of the other movies that we have watched so far. TheContinue reading “Post on “Pee Wee””

Post on “Close Encounters”

What, Aliens?! That’s right. In the film Close Encounters of 1977 as directed by Stephen Spielberg, this is the main concept throughout. Starting with mysterious phenomena occurring around regular settings and situations, then leading up to a final sighting of both the flying ships and the aliens themselves. The non-diegetic music is mostly very relevantContinue reading “Post on “Close Encounters””

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