Monthly Archive: September 2012

Sep 24

Matt’s Film Score of the Week (24th Sep) – Fargo

Marge Gunderson

Fans of botched crime capers, black comedy and snow will frequently rate Fargo as one of the best movies ever made. Equally among critics and casual moviegoers, it has been universally rated as the Coen brothers’ greatest achievement and one of the best films to come out of the nineties. I’m biased, but I would …

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Sep 19

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter

Having completed the 8th and final film in the Harry Potter series, Warner Bros. decided to open their doors at Leavesden Studios to showcase the ‘behind the scenes’ action from the Harry Potter films. This is a fantastic opportunity to see the actual sets used in the largest and most popular film franchise of …

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Sep 17

Matt’s Film Soundtrack of the Week (17th Sep) – Manhattan

More Woody Allen from me this week. Manhattan was the artier, deeper, snobbier follow-up to his acclaimed Annie Hall, with a more complex plot but still one that revolved around a sexually-driven, neurotic New York screenwriter (played by Allen, again) and his relationship with a creative free-thinker (played by Diane Keaton, again). He just threw …

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Sep 14

Top 5: What do I look for in a good film?

Bruce Willis - Proper Action

Whether it is a homemade short, amateur animation or box office smash, I reveal to you the top 5 qualities that I look for in every film.

1. A meaningful storyline

A film without one of these is like a cheese sandwich without any cheese. Even if the acting and entertainment is filling, there is still …

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Sep 10

Matt’s Film Soundtrack of the Week (10th Sep) – The Prestige

Michael Caine et al in The Prestige

Occasionally I come across a score that I really like but that most critics have panned. The Prestige was one of Chris Nolan’s pre-Batman films, but I suppose it marked the turning point in the director’s career where he started to get good funding and steady box office returns in addition to his continuous critical …

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Sep 04

Lightmaster Studios on YouTube

At Lightmaster Studios we’re all about producing, sharing our productions with you and telling you how you can get creative yourself. (Check out our Free Creativity series!) Therefore all our latest productions will appear on our official YouTube channel, so make sure you click the big button below to check it out! Don’t forget …

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