OPPENHEIMER has been one of the most anticipated films of 2023. Directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Cilian Murphy as the titular character, J. Robert Oppenheimer, along with supporting actors such as Matt Damon, Josh Hartnett and Robert Downey Jr., the film is a dramatised biography of Oppenheimer’s life and the events that lead up to the completion of the infamous Manhattan project, releasing in theatres on July 21st, 2023.
Interscope Records today released ‘Teen Spirit Original Motion Picture Soundtrack’, a 14- track collection that provides a window into the world of Violet – played by Elle Fanning in the upcoming film, which opens in select theatres on April 12. Produced by Fred Berger (La La Land), Teen Spiritmarks the directorial debut of Max Minghella. You can download/stream Teen Spirit Original Motion Picture Soundtrack HERE.
UK band Hybrid have been making music for movies throughout their two decade career, scoring more than 20 films, including ‘Vice’, ‘Domino’, and ‘Billionaire Ransom’. It should therefore come as no surprise that they understand how to use music to amplify their storytelling, and match sound with visuals. They’ve certainly put this experience to the test for the deeply immersive clip to their latest single, ‘Hold Your Breath’, which plays like a Hollywood blockbuster for a massive eight minutes.
‘Sgt Stubby: An Unlikely Hero’ is more than just a feel good film, it also provides some insight into a little known fact of the history of World War 1, the important role animals played on the battlefields in France. I took my two youngest sons, aged 12 and 15 to see the film, and it was a revelation to them to discover at the end, when we were shown photos of the real Robert Conroy and Stubby, that the film was based on factual events.
At only 14, Kyla Imani has had her fair share of fame already. She recreated Beyoncé’s ‘7/11’ video, shot by shot, while recording and uploading her own take on the song. Now Kyla is back, and showing that her imaginative take on ‘7/11’ wasn’t just a one off. With her ‘Sweet Tea Visual EP’, she’s taken a unique turn and issued an EP that embeds 5 music videos in what is essentially a mini movie.