Film musical – Carol Channing http://carolchanning.org/ Tue, 15 Nov 2022 09:43:34 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://carolchanning.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/icon-2021-06-29T131401.023-150x150.png Film musical – Carol Channing http://carolchanning.org/ 32 32 102 Boards Jordanian Music Doc ‘Independent Scene’ https://carolchanning.org/102-boards-jordanian-music-doc-independent-scene/ Tue, 15 Nov 2022 08:56:00 +0000 https://carolchanning.org/102-boards-jordanian-music-doc-independent-scene/ Italian company 102 Distribution (“A School in Cerro Hueso”) has embarked on Egyptian filmmaker Shaimaa Elgawady’s first feature documentary “Independent Scene.” He joins the film’s first producer and cinematographer, Amr Nazeer, as a producing partner and will handle the project’s worldwide distribution. The pickup comes as 102 Distribution prepares to premiere Carlos Kaiser Eichelmann’s redemption […]]]>

Italian company 102 Distribution (“A School in Cerro Hueso”) has embarked on Egyptian filmmaker Shaimaa Elgawady’s first feature documentary “Independent Scene.” He joins the film’s first producer and cinematographer, Amr Nazeer, as a producing partner and will handle the project’s worldwide distribution.

The pickup comes as 102 Distribution prepares to premiere Carlos Kaiser Eichelmann’s redemption drama “Red Shoes” in main competition in Marrakech after a successful run in Venice’s Horizons Extra strand.

Billed as an in-depth look at Jordan’s indie music scene, the story follows “four talented artists who helped create a unique sound that began to quietly simmer before eventually taking over the wider musical world, leaving a lasting mark”, says the synopsis, dissecting each musician’s personal journey as they struggle to find a balance between living their dreams and juggling the mounting pressures of a modern world.

“We try to look beyond the seriousness of internal conflicts,” Elgawady said in a statement. “In a way, the arc of our story is the composite of their own collective formation and reformation. from the real value of his art to mastering the unshakeable demands of everyday life.

Pioneering musicians Muhammad Abdullah, Tarek Abu Kwaik, Mahmoud Radaideh and Aziz Maraka share a deep love for their craft. Yet their passions are stifled by various obstacles. The film finds that indie music requires tremendous effort for diminishing rewards. A rough version of the scene, the documentary strikes a familiar chord, with economic and geographic barriers preventing talent from taking their music further overseas.

“This particular cast of musicians and filmmakers, who have collaborated on screen and behind the scenes to meaningfully fill this empty canvas, inspect the gravity of the forces we are subjected to, at least in retrospect,” Elgawady explained.

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Driftless Native Cora Rose Films Kickapoo River Music Video https://carolchanning.org/driftless-native-cora-rose-films-kickapoo-river-music-video/ Sat, 12 Nov 2022 21:00:00 +0000 https://carolchanning.org/driftless-native-cora-rose-films-kickapoo-river-music-video/ Cora Rose grew up along the West Fork of the Kickapoo River between Avalanche and Bloomingdale’s. Since graduating from Westby High School in 2005, she has traveled the world with her music. She now travels from Alaska to Argentina with her partner, artist José Luis Vílchez, aboard a bus transformed into an art and recording […]]]>

Cora Rose grew up along the West Fork of the Kickapoo River between Avalanche and Bloomingdale’s. Since graduating from Westby High School in 2005, she has traveled the world with her music.

She now travels from Alaska to Argentina with her partner, artist José Luis Vílchez, aboard a bus transformed into an art and recording studio on wheels. The project, called “Art We There Yet,” has a mission to create art and music inspired by the Americas, while providing free community murals and workshops in communities along the way.

Last year, the duo brought the Art We There Yet project to the Driftless, a return to Cora’s roots. A mural was painted at Westby High School and the bus visited schools in Vernon County.

But perhaps most special of all was the music video Cora Rose and José Luis produced along the West Fork of the Kickapoo.

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“’I Am The River’ is a deeply personal and meaningful song about identity, growth and gratitude. It was written about growing up along the Kickapoo River. I am so grateful to José for being able to film the clip on the Kickapoo, on the very land where I was born and raised,” shares Cora.

For those who call Driftless home, this tune strikes a chord. Listen. It is sure to brighten your day.

Link to “I Am The River” music video: https://youtu.be/t3RIW9pAC_s

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Bollywood on the piano: Hyderabad-based classical pianist Mohit Dodwani celebrates Hindi film music https://carolchanning.org/bollywood-on-the-piano-hyderabad-based-classical-pianist-mohit-dodwani-celebrates-hindi-film-music/ Thu, 10 Nov 2022 09:12:00 +0000 https://carolchanning.org/bollywood-on-the-piano-hyderabad-based-classical-pianist-mohit-dodwani-celebrates-hindi-film-music/ Western classical pianist Mohit Dodwani seeks to break stereotypes through Bollywood Soiree, an interactive concert featuring Hindi film songs from all eras Western classical pianist Mohit Dodwani seeks to break stereotypes through Bollywood Soiree, an interactive concert featuring Hindi film songs from all eras Mohit Dodwani wants to make the piano appealing to a wider […]]]>

Western classical pianist Mohit Dodwani seeks to break stereotypes through Bollywood Soiree, an interactive concert featuring Hindi film songs from all eras

Western classical pianist Mohit Dodwani seeks to break stereotypes through Bollywood Soiree, an interactive concert featuring Hindi film songs from all eras

Mohit Dodwani wants to make the piano appealing to a wider audience. A Western classical pianist in Hyderabad, Mohit seeks to break stereotypes through Bollywood Soiree, an evening to celebrate evergreen Hindi film piano numbers.

“With all due respect to Western classical piano legends such as Mozart and Beethoven, we have conducted many concerts with their compositions. Yet Hindi music has never had a concert on a piano except in pubs. This concert is our way of bringing it to families,” says Mohit, founder of Klavier Academy in Hyderabad where he teaches.

This weekend, get ready to dance to Hindi movie songs in a 50-minute concert with a 20-song playlist spanning all eras and age groups. Performed by singers like Mohd Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar and Mukesh from the golden age of Hindi film music to current favorites Arijit Singh, Mohit Chauhan and Jubin Nautiyal, the repertoire has a bit of everything.

Mohit’s inspiration to learn the piano at the age of seven was Hindi film music when he heard his grandmother’s neighbor playing songs on the keyboard. “However, my (late) piano teacher Joseph Thomas, who I trained with for 10 years, told my mother that he didn’t teach Hindi movie songs. So I immersed myself in Western classical music, but the love of playing Hindi songs on the piano remained,” says Mohit, who has been playing the piano for 23 years.

Mohit Dodwani

Mohit Dodwani | Photo credit: special arrangement

Bollywood Soiree, he hopes, will break stereotypes that “the piano is a Western instrument, so only Western classical music should be played with it”, or “people trained in Western classical music are not open to play other types of music”. He admits, “Although it’s a bold move and it may go against tradition, I think it doesn’t matter as long as you connect with the music,” Mohit says. , adding that it also plays songs in Telugu, Tamil, Bengali and Korean. at the piano.

The interactive concert will also allow the audience to share special memories of the songs. “For the older generation, the very names of Kishore, Rafi and Lata put a smile on their faces; A little melody fills their hearts with so much joy, this is the connection that Hindi film music has with us.

Mohit firmly believes that the piano is the king of all instruments. “It can be a backing instrument and also have a solo show.” With piano teaching taking up most of her day – from 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. with breaks in between – her biggest constraint has been time. “I don’t think I get enough sleep now,” Mohit says, “I’m so excited to try new ideas.”

Bollywood Soiree is at the Alliance Française on November 12, from 6:30 p.m.; Tickets 1000. For more details contact: 9963118309.

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Wonka Star Keegan-Michael Key Praises Timothée Chalamet, Teases Musical Numbers https://carolchanning.org/wonka-star-keegan-michael-key-praises-timothee-chalamet-teases-musical-numbers/ Mon, 07 Nov 2022 13:29:00 +0000 https://carolchanning.org/wonka-star-keegan-michael-key-praises-timothee-chalamet-teases-musical-numbers/ Wonka star Key Keegan-Michael praised his co-star Timothée Chalamet and his portrayal of Willy Wonka during his early years. Speaking to THR, Key had nothing but good things to say about Chalamet, describing his “wonderful ease” playing the iconic character before calling the young actor a “really delightful entertainer”. What looks like the perfect combination […]]]>

Wonka star Key Keegan-Michael praised his co-star Timothée Chalamet and his portrayal of Willy Wonka during his early years. Speaking to THR, Key had nothing but good things to say about Chalamet, describing his “wonderful ease” playing the iconic character before calling the young actor a “really delightful entertainer”. What looks like the perfect combination for someone who loves chocolate Wonka.


“There’s this wonderful ease in the way he plays Wonka, not to mention the fact that there’s this quality of hope that he gives to the character, a kind of indomitable quality that he will never give up, he is always ready for the next thing. He’s like, ‘OK, that didn’t work? We will do this and we will try something else. And Timothée Chalamet, what can I say? Damn it ! This kid, you know, he exudes charisma and wonderful confidence. He’s just a really delightful artist.

Along with applauding Chalamet’s central performance, Key went on to tease the musical numbers that will feature in Wonka, revealing that, despite only having a handful, Chalamet will be testing his vocal skills many times.

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“He has seven musical numbers and I have two, one is a group number and the other is a smaller group number. I would agree with all the adjectives used by Timothée and would also like add the words wonderful and a bit epic. It’s a beautiful, big, full, beautiful work of art and Paul King, who directed it, is a lovely human being who has this wonderful childlike heart. was the ideal person to lead the project.

Key agreed with Chalamet’s description of Wonka as being “so heartfelt” and “so joyful” and while his role in the proceedings remains unknown, the actor and comedian clearly has nothing but good things to say about the upcoming prequel.

Related: Everything We Know About Timothee Chalamet’s Willy Wonka Prequel


Wonka set to hit theaters next year

Willy Wonka prequel
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Wonka will feature a much younger version of the Roald Dahl character than fans are used to. The film will explore the early years of the titular chocolate fanatic and tell the story of a young Willy Wonka and his adventures before opening the world’s most famous chocolate factory.

A bit like the two years 1971 Willy Wonka and the chocolate factory and the 2005 remake Charlie and the chocolate factory, Wonka will be a musical adventure. The prequel is set to feature original songs courtesy of The Divine Comedy lead singer Neil Hannon.

Realized by Paddington filmmaker Paul King from a screenplay written by King and Simon Farnaby (Paddington 2), Wonka stars Dunes actor Timothée Chalamet as Willy Wonka alongside Keegan-Michael Key (Keanu, the Super Mario Bros movie.), Rowan Atkinson (Mr. Bean, Johnny English), Sally Hawkins (The shape of water), Jim Carter (Downton Abbey), Olivia Colman (The crown), Mathieu Baynton (Ghosts), Tom Davis (Murder in Successville), Simon Farnaby, Rich Fulcher (The Mighty Boosh), Kobna Holdbrook-Smith (Mary Poppins Returns), Joseph Paterson (Zeros + Crosses) and Matt Lucas (Alice in Wonderland).

Wonka is scheduled to be released on December 15, 2023 by Warner Bros. Pictures.

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One Piece Film: Red review – A wonderful musical daydream https://carolchanning.org/one-piece-film-red-review-a-wonderful-musical-daydream/ Sat, 05 Nov 2022 01:38:17 +0000 https://carolchanning.org/one-piece-film-red-review-a-wonderful-musical-daydream/ Lucy Jo Finnighan ❘ Posted: 2022-11-05T01:28:33 ❘ Updated: 2022-11-05T01:28:43 One Piece Film: Red is an enjoyable side-show to one of the older animes, and it could easily be classified as a musical. One Piece has led to many successful TV episodes and movies. Eiichiro Oda’s ongoing manga, which follows the seafaring adventures of the superpowered […]]]>

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One Piece Film: Red is an enjoyable side-show to one of the older animes, and it could easily be classified as a musical.

One Piece has led to many successful TV episodes and movies. Eiichiro Oda’s ongoing manga, which follows the seafaring adventures of the superpowered Monkey D. Luffy as he tries to become the Pirate King, has long since become a 24-year-old epic tale, featuring several well-known characters. -loved. The anime is equally influential, having started in 1999, and still going strong over 1,000 episodes later. There’s even a live-action anime adaptation coming to Netflix soon.

Now a new movie has arrived worldwide, having been released in Japan for several weeks, and topping the box office there. The film, which follows Luffy as he visits Uta, the daughter of his pirate idol Shanks, managed to take One Piece fans by storm.

The film is broadly inconsequential to One Piece’s expansive story, but it’s still a strong separate story in its own right. But first, WARNING: One Piece Film: Red Spoilers Ahead…

One Piece focuses on one character

One Piece Film: Red faces the same problem as many anime films, in that it has to tell its own story separately from the central anime. This means that the events of the film will likely have little effect on the actual overall story.

It also means we get to see a ton of our fan-favorite characters, all of whom have hilarious little moments, but they’re just that: moments. Following the usual animated film formula, a new character is introduced, who is usually the daughter of someone important, and the film follows their arc and their temporary bond with the main protagonist of the series.

Luckily, this character manages to be a lot more entertaining to watch than most new animated movie additions, because she’s actually the movie’s villain. Uta, a pirate-turned-singer, is a fun character with fascinating connections and motivations to watch. Her villainy is actually a pretty effective twist, as it’s revealed that she intends to trap everyone in a dreamlike state in order to avoid the conflict of a pirate-infested world.

And while the musical numbers arguably overstay their welcome – if you’re not a fan of musicals, you might hate this movie – her voice actor is a very good singer, and she definitely gives you energy during the film’s opening and fight scenes. The story goes a little overboard on its importance, but hey, it’s a classic trope of many animated movies.

There aren’t as many Shanks in the film, unfortunately, as you might think, but his relationship with Uta is certainly fascinating to watch, and it brings more humanity to the wise red-haired pirate figure.

Pirates know how to fight

When Shanks shows up, it’s for a very impressive fight scene. All of the fights in this film are great, as they have the perfect blend of humor, stakes, and stellar animation – although sometimes the use of CGI seems rather unnecessary.

The film takes full advantage of the settings and powers the film allows for, giving different stakes to different characters and realities. The fights are also steeped in inner conflict, as we watch Uta and Luffy tear each other apart for their goals – watching Luffy’s hat also tear apart is actually one of the film’s most tense scenes – making it a very cathartic conclusion to all the fights at the end of the film.

All in all, it’s definitely one of the best animated movies we’ve seen lately. While that probably has little effect on the show’s plot, it’s a gripping story in its own right, and provides just enough humor and spectacle to make for a fun night at the movies.

One Piece Film: Red is currently available in select theaters.

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Apple TV+ releases the official trailer for the movie SPIRITED https://carolchanning.org/apple-tv-releases-the-official-trailer-for-the-movie-spirited/ Wed, 02 Nov 2022 13:06:15 +0000 https://carolchanning.org/apple-tv-releases-the-official-trailer-for-the-movie-spirited/ Apple Original Films has unveiled the trailer for the highly anticipated holiday musical, “Spirited”, starring Will Ferrell, Ryan Reynolds and Octavia Spencer. Every Christmas Eve, the Christmas Present Ghost (Will Ferrell) selects a dark soul to be reformed by the visitation of three spirits. But this season he picked the wrong Scrooge. Clint Briggs (Ryan […]]]>

Apple Original Films has unveiled the trailer for the highly anticipated holiday musical, “Spirited”, starring Will Ferrell, Ryan Reynolds and Octavia Spencer.

Every Christmas Eve, the Christmas Present Ghost (Will Ferrell) selects a dark soul to be reformed by the visitation of three spirits. But this season he picked the wrong Scrooge. Clint Briggs (Ryan Reynolds) turns the tables on his ghostly host until Present finds himself re-examining his own past, present, and future.

For the first time, “A Christmas Carol” is told from the perspective of ghosts in this hilarious musical take on the classic Dickensian tale.

The cast also includes Sunita Mani, Patrick Page, Joe Tippett, Marlow Barkley and Jen Tullock. Check out previously released stills from the film here.

“Spirited” will be released in theaters on November 11 and worldwide on Apple TV+ on November 18, 2022.

From director Sean Anders (“Daddy’s Home”, “Instant Family”), written by Sean Anders and John Morris, with original songs by Oscar winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (“La La Land”) and production numbers choreographed by Chloe Arnold (“The Late Late Show with James Corden”), this modern tale is a sweet and spicy holiday treat.

Apple TV+ delivers premium drama and comedy series, feature films, groundbreaking documentaries, and entertainment for kids and families, and can be watched on all your favorite screens. After its launch on November 1, 2019, Apple TV+ became the first all-original streaming service to launch globally, and created more original hits and received more awards faster than any other streaming service in its time. beginnings.

To date, Apple Original movies, documentaries and series have garnered 280 wins and 1,184 nominations and counts, including the multi-Emmy award-winning comedy “Ted Lasso” and this year’s Best Picture Oscar winner. “CODA”.

Watch the new trailer here:

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$leazy EZ unleashes evil in new horror movie clip, ‘Stuck Inside’ | Music | Weekly Gambit https://carolchanning.org/leazy-ez-unleashes-evil-in-new-horror-movie-clip-stuck-inside-music-weekly-gambit/ Sun, 30 Oct 2022 22:06:00 +0000 https://carolchanning.org/leazy-ez-unleashes-evil-in-new-horror-movie-clip-stuck-inside-music-weekly-gambit/ Just in time for Halloween, New Orleans rapper $leazy EZ has a horrifying new music video for his single “Stuck Inside.” Shot like a found horror movie, the video follows four paranormal investigators checking out a strange house in Harahan when an investigator (played by $leazy) unwittingly unleashes evil into the group. Watch the music […]]]>

Just in time for Halloween, New Orleans rapper $leazy EZ has a horrifying new music video for his single “Stuck Inside.” Shot like a found horror movie, the video follows four paranormal investigators checking out a strange house in Harahan when an investigator (played by $leazy) unwittingly unleashes evil into the group. Watch the music video below.

“Stuck Inside” was directed by Opus Mercury and $leazy EZ, with art direction by Robert Devold and produced by Ebonie Mathews. Along with $leazy and Mercury, the video also features BLÜ and Coal as investigators chosen one by one.

$leazy, part of the glbl wrmng collective, released “Stuck Inside” earlier this year. “When I wrote the song, I was on a journey of self-discovery,” the rapper told Gambit in March. “I felt like I had strayed too far from myself. It was to the point that I was unrecognizable in the mirror. I was stuck in a mental and emotional vicious cycle and felt like that I was going to be stuck in poverty forever. As the song ended I realized it spoke to me on many different levels. That’s how I knew it was that one.

Learn more about $leazy EZ at sleazyez.com and on Instagram, @sleazyez.


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Which singer’s music has appeared in more than 100 films? https://carolchanning.org/which-singers-music-has-appeared-in-more-than-100-films/ Thu, 27 Oct 2022 23:44:47 +0000 https://carolchanning.org/which-singers-music-has-appeared-in-more-than-100-films/ Moving images share a rich history with sound. Before audio could be recorded on location or even on set, movies relied heavily on player actions in each short or feature film. In fact, music would often permeate an otherwise silent film to fill the void that lacked ambient sound or dialogue. Tension, happiness and fear […]]]>

Moving images share a rich history with sound. Before audio could be recorded on location or even on set, movies relied heavily on player actions in each short or feature film. In fact, music would often permeate an otherwise silent film to fill the void that lacked ambient sound or dialogue. Tension, happiness and fear could easily be conveyed through music, like in classic Buster Keaton films. Nonetheless, the composers helped lay the foundations for a powerful relationship between music and movies.


As audio became more prevalent in movies, it was easier to get a tone because viewers could now hear the actors and actresses and the film’s score. But occasionally, songs recorded by musicians could be heard, which helped convey a deeper, more relatable tone and explore the personality of the person the music was focusing on. For example, in The crowthere was a lot of emo and gothic rock music that surrounded the main character and helped inform the pain he was constantly in. That said, with so many famous musicians, what music has been heard in over 100 movies?

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Which artist had the most songs used in the film?

It is difficult to delve into the number of films in which a musician has performed his music individually. Luckily, there’s an algorithm on the Casumo website that scours thousands of movies to see which artist has been heard the most in theaters. While plenty of iconic singers and songwriters are on there, it’s surprisingly revealed that musician Bob Dylan took the cake with a total of 123 movie appearances through his music. His film appearances also add to his broader influences on popular culture.

Because of this, there have been extensive lists of films and times where Dylan’s work shone, and it’s almost always in some culturally definitive film. For example, for comic book movie fans, “The Times They Are A-Changin’ echoed throughout the opening credits of watchmen as the history of the world has shown. His song “It’s Alright, Ma (I’m Only Bleeding)” was also featured in Easy Rider, a film presenting a new facet of Americana. However, one of the cleverest uses of Dylan’s music was in the movie based on him, I am not herewhere much of his works have been heard.

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Who are other notable mentions?

Although Bob Dylan took the cake in terms of his music appearing the most in movies, that doesn’t mean there aren’t others catching up. Right behind him at number two is Elvis Presley, who has had 119 appearances as well as his own movie based on his life. That said, the top five have their own significance, with sci-fi icon David Bowie at 113, the Rolling Stones at 96, and Bruce Springsteen at 90.

While this list may likely change over time, its meaning will never change. Without music, movies could still exist, but it would be much harder to convey the emotions needed to engage viewers in the moment. But between the scores and the many artists who lent their music to the films, it changed the landscape of cinema and showed that while Bob Dylan is the most used today, it could change at any time and continue to enrich the medium.

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Pierce Brosnan says he wanted to play Elvis in a musical biopic https://carolchanning.org/pierce-brosnan-says-he-wanted-to-play-elvis-in-a-musical-biopic/ Mon, 24 Oct 2022 07:50:11 +0000 https://carolchanning.org/pierce-brosnan-says-he-wanted-to-play-elvis-in-a-musical-biopic/ Virgin Radio 24 October 2022, 07:41 Pierce Brosnan has revealed he would have liked to play Elvis in a musical biopic if the opportunity had arisen. The James Bond star was asked by NME if he had ever been offered to play a musician in a biopic. Brosnan said he didn’t, but that appearing in […]]]>

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Pierce Brosnan has revealed he would have liked to play Elvis in a musical biopic if the opportunity had arisen.

The James Bond star was asked by NME if he had ever been offered to play a musician in a biopic. Brosnan said he didn’t, but that appearing in Mamma Mia was “the closest” he’d gotten to that sort of thing.

He said: “Mamma Mia is the closest thing I have to singing and I love it. I got a platinum album for my singing, you know, so f*** beggars! I gotta sing with Meryl Streep! It was the last thing I expected but I got it. I got the joke, the karaoke of it all. They didn’t employ me for my singing, but I I still loved it.

The actor then opened up about who he would have played if he had the chance to appear in a biopic.

He revealed: “I don’t feel like playing against anyone in particular. I mean Elvis, but he got caught [by Austin Butler in Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis]beautifully so.

More recently, Brosnan appeared in the new Black Adam movie, starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. He plays Kent Nelson/Dr. Fate in his first comic book role.

The actor spoke to virginradio.co.uk at the UK premiere of the new film and explained why he decided to take on a role like this.

He said: “It was the relationship between Hawkman [played by Aldis Hodge] and Kent Nelson, who I play, Doctor Fate. It was that brotherly love of life. It was about mortality, about death, about being human, and about this incredible Odyssey that they embarked on.

Brosnan also revealed what he would say to the actor taking over from Daniel Craig as James Bond: “I’m not giving advice to any man who steps into these shoes, but be bold, enjoy it!” You are going to be brilliant.

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Cinematographic and musical performance on “our relationship to sound” at UA https://carolchanning.org/cinematographic-and-musical-performance-on-our-relationship-to-sound-at-ua/ Fri, 21 Oct 2022 21:12:12 +0000 https://carolchanning.org/cinematographic-and-musical-performance-on-our-relationship-to-sound-at-ua/ A documentary and live musical performance examining “the impact of sound on our perception of the world around us” takes the stage at the Marroney Theater this Friday and Saturday. “Sound is such a deep connection,” said Oscar-nominated filmmaker Sam Green. “I speak now, and I speak, the wind produces sound in my vocal cords […]]]>

A documentary and live musical performance examining “the impact of sound on our perception of the world around us” takes the stage at the Marroney Theater this Friday and Saturday.

“Sound is such a deep connection,” said Oscar-nominated filmmaker Sam Green. “I speak now, and I speak, the wind produces sound in my vocal cords and it travels through these wires and currents to reach your eardrum. It’s amazing.”

Green’s inspiration for the “32 Sounds” project comes from a previous documentary he shot on the Kronos Quartet.

“I felt like people weren’t using their ears during the movie,” Green said. “When you watch a movie, you mainly use your eyes.”

In order to create a more integrated experience, Green collaborated with musician JD Samson of punk band Le Tigre and Oscar-winning sound designer Mark Mangini. Samson, who wrote the film’s score, will perform live at the screening while Green narrates.

The 32 distinct sounds Green chose for the documentary are “both nerd and lowbrow.” People can expect a range from fog horns in San Francisco to church bells in Italy. From a whoopie cushion to the sound of Green’s neighbor’s car screaming Phil Collins’ “In the Air Tonight” in the middle of the night.

“The film begins by recording the sounds of a womb,” Green said. “And it ends with an elderly person sitting on their porch, thinking about their partner who’s gone, and she’s listening to the crickets. It’s about being very alone but strangely connected.”

Green’s work for the film began in 2020, during a time of isolation but also “a sense of ‘we’re all in this together'”.

“All the regular patterns of our lives have been scrambled,” Green said. “And I guess I hadn’t really thought about it until now, but while we were alone, we were always connected – and one way was through the senses, like sound.”

Created in an unconventional way, there are two versions of “32 Sounds” – two ways to enjoy the documentary. One version is an immersive live performance while the other was created for viewing at home. Green said his team shoots with 300 to 500 headphones that audience members have to wear to each screening.

“Theaters have different sound equipment and we wanted to make sure people could have a powerful sound experience, which is why we provide the headphones,” Green said.

“I have to say, being in a room with an audience, with JD playing music and having a collective experience with people, is just magical,” Green said. “It’s the magic of cinema. Simply magic.”

The show takes place at the University of Arizona’s Marroney Theater on Friday, October 21 and Saturday, October 22 at 8 p.m. Tickets can be purchased through Arizona Arts Live.

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