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Column 21: A Look Back at the Music Related Films of 2014

While 2014 had it’s fair share of amazing films and music, I’d be lying if I said it wasn’t exactly a classic year for either. Which is odd, because while both may have been lacking, the convergence between the two this year has been extraordinary. Whether it was great original songs, stellar soundtracks, or in…

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Column 13: Belle & Sebastian’s Stuart Murdoch Tries On The Movie Musical

Expanding on the world he’s created through his music comes Stuart Murdoch’s God Help the Girl. The frontman of indie-pop legends Belle & Sebastian makes his directorial debut with this coming-of-age musical that brings all the same retro twee kitsch and emotional vulnerability that style his music to his debut film. While the film’s plot…

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Column 24: The Oscars, Best Original Song, and Dreams of What Could’ve Been

And so Oscar season officially begins. With the announcement of last Thursday’s nominations, the annual awards campaign has kicked off.¬†While there were notable surprises and snubs in every category, let’s get to the one that matters to readers of this blog though, Best Original Song. Lost Stars – Adam Levine (Begin Again) Grateful – Rita…

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