Movie Soundtrack Wednesday #8 – Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Words: Giulia Lombardo Set in a music studio between the 1920s and 1930s, ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ tells the story of four musicians kept under control by Ma Rainey (Viola Davis), a highly esteemed legend in blues music or else, if you ask me, the queen of blues. In the movie the characters put in the foreground are presented, ready to clash and defend their … Continue reading Movie Soundtrack Wednesday #8 – Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Movie Soundtrack Wednesday #5 – The Prom

Words: Giulia Lombardo ‘The Prom’ is an original Netflix film under the full direction of Ryan Murphy (director of ‘Glee’, ‘American Horror Story’, ‘Ratched’ and ‘Hollywood’): based on the musical of the same name created by Chad Beguelin and Bob Martin – who also edited the script of the film – it tells the story of Dee Dee Allen (Meryl Streep) and Barry Glickman (James … Continue reading Movie Soundtrack Wednesday #5 – The Prom

Movie Soundtrack Wednesday #3 – The Greatest Showman

Words: Giulia Lombardo ‘The Greatest Showman’ arrived in cinemas at the end of December 2017, when the year was almost over, and the original soundtrack of the movie caught everyone by surprise. The film, directed by Michael Gracey, is a musical inspired by the real story of Phineas Taylor Barnum, the founder of Ringling Bros, an American art entertainment company from the early 20th century. … Continue reading Movie Soundtrack Wednesday #3 – The Greatest Showman

Movie Soundtrack Wednesday #2 – JOKER (2019)

Words by: Giulia Lombardo I remember when I was first going to see the new ‘Joker’ film at the cinema, and I was so excited to see this amazing dramatic movie, that everyone seemed so thrilled to have watched. However, I left the cinema so overwhelmed, not just because the movie is a rollercoaster of emotions, but especially because it is, without a doubt, a … Continue reading Movie Soundtrack Wednesday #2 – JOKER (2019)