Rachel Portman
Columns // 2 Articles

A Healthy Dose of Darkness: The Best Film Scores of 2014
15 Dec 2014 // 8:30 PM

The year 2014 saw classic composer/director teams hit new highs, as well as a considerable dark streak take over the world of film scoring.

That Which Crawls Out of Speakers and Inches Along Your Nerves: Notable Film Scores of Early 2014
8 May 2014 // 8:30 PM

From Biblical epics to run-of-the-mill rom-coms, Notes on Celluloid takes a look at (and listen to) some of the strongest film music of 2014 thus far.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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