Tag: the graduate

Film

10 great scores and soundtracks

In memory of the late Johan Johansson, our writers choose their favourite movie music… Sicario: “Sicario is perhaps the late Jóhann Jóhannsson’s best work, his score fitting in perfectly with the film, a crime thriller on the war on drugs. The score is dark, brooding and unearthly and as Johannsson himself described it, like “the…

Film

7 great raunchy films

The Graduate “The graduate begins with, a young Dustin Hoffman being seduced by an older woman and ends with him falling in love with the older woman’s daughter. It features a haunting soundtrack by Simon and Garfunkel, and some pretty steamy scenes. Released in 1967, modern viewers will likely view the film differently to contemporary…

Film, OldVenue

Decades of Film: 1960s

LICENSE TO THRILL Coming out in 1962 to a backdrop of cold wars and hot Beatles tunes, the film Dr No was a slick, cheeky spy thriller based on a book series by Ian Fleming’s James Bond series. The books were popular, but not as popular as the film series which is currently the longest…

Film, OldVenue

Decades of Film: 1970s

NEW WAVE, NEW YOU The 1970s was a revolutionary decade for cinema. It not only produced many great films (a lot of beloved Hipster classics), and directors (Coppola, Scorsese, Altman) and actors (De Niro, Pacino) of today but it also shaped filmic conventions. By the end of the 60s Hollywood was disintegrating, 1950s conformist values…