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    The Big Score: Hans Zimmer – Essential Listening

    Chances are if you’ve seen a movie in the last 10 years, you’ve heard a Hans Zimmer score. Zimmer, a German composer and music producer, is responsible for over 100 scores since the mid-1980s. He’s one of the most popular composers today, scoring for major directors like Ron Howard, Christopher Nolan, and Guy Ritchie. Most […] More

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    Terrence Malick / The Tree of Life, pt. 2

    It’s been a couple of weeks since we first reviewed director Terrence Malick’s latest, the Palme d’Or-winning The Tree of Life, and since then it has rolled out to most decent cities, bringing with it a lively discussion about the film’s merits. We thought it would be fun to discuss it again, this time with […] More

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    The Cinematic Poet: Terrence Malick

    There are certain films that seem to sustain on a life of their own. There is a pulse that beats consistently throughout, constantly reminding us of the fragility of life. We feel as though the dramas of life are being shown to us in their natural environment, as the images dance, oblivious to the watching […] More