Film Scores and the Social Construction of Emotions (Lynch and Kubrick) – Part 2

Playing against our expectations and how music can twist our emotional construction and beliefs on scenarios of reality for its own ends.  “Music is a “mirror” that allows one to “see one’s self”” – Slobada and O’Neill quoting DeNora (1999 p51). I mentioned early about the dark to side to my argument but also how it backs up my initial ideas more effectively then the … Continue reading Film Scores and the Social Construction of Emotions (Lynch and Kubrick) – Part 2

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo – David Fincher (2012)

There are two words that can doom a film of today in the eyes of many people.  These two dreaded words can be applied to this film and yet have had no effect its quality whatsoever which is a very pleasant surprise.  The dreaded “Hollywood remake” phenomena has been going on for decades.  It’s only in recent times (the eighties and onwards) that scorn has … Continue reading The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo – David Fincher (2012)