Inside Llewyn Davis: Folk music in live

Music is a vital part in movies, it pushes the audience to a superior and more sensitive state where the feelings break out easily. But little times the music is played live in the film itself. That’s why I humbly bring Inside Llewyn Davis directed by the Coen brothers, a film in which the actors sing and play live and direct. But before that, a little bit of context. Continue reading

The Underrated Ones

Sound in the movie Moneyball

By: Zhaklin Peycheva, 2nd April, 2020

Gossip girl here. But today is not about gossip

Let me ask you a question: Have you ever truly listened to a movie or found meaning to sound? I knew you didn’t. Today we are going to talk about one of the very important features of a movie, which is usually the most underrated one: sound. Speaking of underrated the movie that I choose is Moneyball, it is a movie about a baseball coach (Brad Pitt), who decides to make a team based on statistics and gathers the most underrated players in the League. The movie was chosen, because it is a textbook of the work of sound. 

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Animalese: Gibberish or Genius?

Video games have come a long way since the 1980’s. The beep sounds of the old-school Atari have been replaced by cinematic scores and professional voice acting. However, some games pay respect to their roots by using beep sounds in creative ways. Animal Crossing is one of those cases, since it mixes those sounds to create dialogue for its characters. In the newer games of the series, something even more interesting is used to create dialogue: actual language.

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