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A Musicological Study of Ken Russell’s Composer Films - Part 2 (Monitor and Bartok).

A Musicological Study of Ken Russell’s Composer Films – Part 2 (Monitor and Bartok).

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Part 1.

BBC Monitor and the Use of Audio-Visual Form as Musicological Comment.

The medium that Russell first gained traction in was not in fact film but in television documentaries.  The flop of his first feature film, French Dressing(1964), marks the advent of his daring creativity entering into his work as television director; a role he had begun at the BBC for their documentary series,…

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The Music of Folk Horror - Part 6 (Blood on Satan’s Claw).

The Music of Folk Horror – Part 6 (Blood on Satan’s Claw).

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Part 1. Part 2. Part 3. Part 4. Part 5.

Musical Avant-Garde and Overt Anachronisms in Blood on Satan’s Claw (1971).

“I think the other thing that appealed to me was the rural setting.  The nooks and crannies of woodland, the edges of fields the ploughing, the sense of soil was something I tried to bring into the picture” -  Piers Haggard (Gatiss, 2010, BBC).

The Wicker Manis an interesting…

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Blackwood (2013) - Adam Wimpenny.

Blackwood (2013) – Adam Wimpenny.

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The ghost story has had a resurgence lately in film and television.  Perhaps the increasing reliance on distancing technology and social media has lead to a desire to retread older forms that now seem prescient but there’s no doubt that the genre as a whole is alive and well, especially for commercially minded lower budget film; the blueprint set up by Hammer’s adaptation of Susan Hill’s The…

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(via Night of the Hunter - Charles Laughton (1955))
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Jodorowsky’s Dune (2013) - Frank Pavich.

Jodorowsky’s Dune (2013) – Frank Pavich.

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Cinema is littered with famously unfinished projects; ideas with varying degrees of entailing preparation that often violently suggest the question of “what if?”.  It’s one of the few types of media that allow such situations, being one that relies on a certain level of monetary profit guaranteed in order to be made in the first place.  Orson Welles nigh on made a career of trying to create the…

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