A Little Night Music: John Williams and Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Frida writing team member Josh Green analyzes John Williams’ score and use of diegetic music for Steven Spielberg’s Close Encounters of the Third Kind.
A Little Night Music: Suspiria A Goblin Amongst Men
Frida writing team member Josh Green talks about Goblin’s prog-rock score for Suspiria, the supernatural horror thriller from Dario Argento.
A Little Night Music: Joe Hisaishi and Studio Ghibli
Frida writing team member Josh Green examines several music pieces from the films of Studio Ghibli.
A Little Night Music: Velvet Goldmine
Frida writing team member Josh Green talks about Velvet Goldmine’s glam-rock inspired soundtrack.
A Little Night Music: Gummo
In this installment of A Little Night Music, Frida writing team member Josh Green discusses the soundtrack of Harmony Korine’s Gummo.
Top 5 Queen Music Videos
My favorite band in the world is, without a doubt, Queen. For as long as I can remember, I just love how they can produce music in multiple different styles and genres while still containing a familiar feel across it all. Not to mention their music is just very good in general. In celebration of the Frida’s Drive-In screening of the band’s biographical film, Bohemian Rhapsody (2018), I’ll be presenting my personal top five favorite Queen music videos!
Jingle Bell Rocks!
In JINGLE BELL ROCKS!, director Mitchell Kezin delves into the minds of some of the world’s most legendary Christmas music fanatics and hits the road to hang with his holiday heroes – including hip hop legend Joseph “Rev Run” Simmons of RUN-D.M.C., The Flaming Lips’ frontman Wayne Coyne, filmmaker John Waters, bebopper Bob Dorough, L.A. DJ and musicologist Dr. Demento, and Calypso legend The Mighty Sparrow.
Once Upon a Time in Film Scoring: The Omen
Richard Donner’s The Omen (1976) remains one of the seminal religious-themed horror films to have been released in the wake of Rosemary’s Baby (Polanski 1968) and The Exorcist (Friedkin 1973), cashing in on the socio-political and religious hysteria of the 1970s.
Music Inspired by Films Screening at The Frida This June!
Five jams to get you movin’ and groovin’ from films screening The Frida this June!
12 Things you Didn’t Know about “Weird Al” Yankovic
Don’t miss your chance to see the 30th Anniversary screening of UHF at The Frida Cinema!