CinemaSpiel Interview: Claude Foisy, Music Composer for White Noise and Pontypool

movie music composer

I may not have been posting here very regularly but believe me, I’ve been a busy boy. I’m putting a lot of my efforts into a little movie discussion podcast called CinemaSpiel with partners-in-crime, Jason Whyte and Kyle Wells, with producer Lance Gilson and sound mixer Buddy Thatcher. The chit chat has been great, but […]

What Your Movie Time Says About You

movie times

Contrary to popular belief, we’re still going to the movie theatre. Whether it’s a matinee, cheap Tuesdays (I remember $2.50 Tuesdays), the early show, late show or midnight sneak peek…we all have our preferred time to grab our popcorn and our seat before the lights go down. But what does your movie time say about you? […]

Review: Despicable Me

Steve Carrell Jason Segal animated film

Dark, fun, jaw-dropping animation eye-candy that may be evil and despicable but it also provides a warm, action-filled 90 minutes at the movie theatre…I just would have liked a little more connection to the characters, but just a little. First-time directors (at least I’m calling them that because they really haven’t done much) make a […]

Review: Capitalism – A Love Story

The usual Michael Moore schtick – timely information, heart-felt personal stories, delivered in an entertaining approach, and Moore’s huge ego.  You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll be horrified, you’ll still be tired of Michael Moore. After becoming the most successful documentarian of all time through films like Roger & Me (1989), Bowling for Columbine (2002) and […]

Review: Surrogates

Bruce Willis science fiction

A great science fiction concept that never quite goes far enough as a movie.  It’s like the movie is using a surrogate when the real movie would have been so much better. We live in a world where people spend hours on the computer to have more “real” relationships online than they do five feet […]