Frankenweenie goes on wide release this weekend, and it’s an absolute joy. What’s more, its use of 3D is the best I’ve seen yet.
Today is Roald Dahl day, the annual marketing push… sorry, I mean opportunity to celebrate the birthday of the man who remains Britain’s best-loved children’s writer, with no real rivals to the crown since his death in 1990.
Summertime means summer movies, and as usual this year’s fare is a mixed bag. My personal interest in a new batch of films is the original music that accompanies them. I’m an enormous film score geek, you see, and whilst summer blockbuster season doesn’t always bode well for someone with my musical interests (great scores just as often accompany the sleepy dramas tucked between major movie “seasons”), it at least signals a glut of big-budget, potentially exciting projects that tend to have big scores attached.
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