Blog Post on “BlackkKlansman”

While it is likely not a movie for a Friday night party, the movie The BlackkKlansman is yet a well-made film for what it is about. The music used throughout greatly conveys the theme of black oppression in Colorado Springs, Colorado. More specifically, a black detective’s struggle as he is in a position of straddlingContinue reading “Blog Post on “BlackkKlansman””

Post on “Fantastic Mr. Fox”

Written in the title, this movie is indeed fantastic like Mr. Fox, a.k.a. Foxy himself. Directed by Wes Anderson and having come out in 2009, this film is not short of being entertaining and engaging by any stretch. Such a fundamental part of that capability is heavily attributed to its music. One very notable characteristicContinue reading “Post on “Fantastic Mr. Fox””

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””

Post on “In the Heat of the Night”

In the film In the Heat of the Night, we have yet another murder mystery about us. I found it to be most interesting how there was a blend of cultural styles with the music in this film. We hear a lot of what is generally referred to as white American influenced music. This beingContinue reading “Post on “In the Heat of the Night””