Sonic Cinema

Sounds, Visions and Insights by Brian Skutle

News

A popular refrain on Twitter in the last months of 2017 has been, “2016 was when all your favorite celebrities died, 2017 was when all your favorite celebrities died to you.” Separating the art from the artist when it comes to the terrible things our favorite artists do can be tricky, depending on the individual. In the last third of the year, Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey, James Toback, Brett Ratner […]

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Hello readers and listeners! I bring the podcast back to its roots, so to speak, with our latest episode, as I bring back Ronnie Haynes, one of the “Yahoos With a Microphone” commentators, to discuss “Star Wars” in preparation for the latest chapter in the saga, “The Last Jedi.” Joining us this time around is our friend, and biggest “Star Wars” fan we know, Daniel Green, who brings his insight […]

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A Movie A Week

A decade ago, I started “A Movie a Week,” wherein I would catch up on reviewing movies I’ve loved over the years, as well as some movies I had never seen before. The inspiration at the start was Roger Ebert’s “Great Movies” series, although I would not limit myself to great films. The series has had its ups and downs in terms of regularity, but it has some consistency when […]

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Ok, so I’m going to be blunt about this- 2017 was a fucking disaster for my “Movie a Week” series. This is not a reflection on the films that were watched and reviewed, but in how chaotic my life got, and how it got in the way of doing this series on a regular basis. From January on, this run was a mess in terms of staying on schedule, so […]

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Music News

It’s been nearly a year since I last updated on Sonic Cinema on my musical exploits. Truth is, I’ve been pretty busy with a lot of balls juggling in the air, so I haven’t been able to update quite as regularly as I’d prefer. But here we are, almost done with the first third of 2015, and it’s definitely been a ride. Last year, most of the year saw my […]

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I don’t know how people go to school full-time, and work full-time, without going insane. It’s been a crazy three months just doing one online class and working full-time. And then there’s that pesky task of having a life in between. I’m baffled. To recap: in my last blog about my musical endeavors, I mentioned how I had decided to go back to school and augment my education. And so, […]

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