Sonic Cinema

Sounds, Visions and Insights by Brian Skutle

2010 has been an interesting year for me, both in my moviegoing and in my life in general. On the latter, I released my fourth album; got in a car accident, totaling my second truck in two years; reconnected with a dear friend; expressed interest in dating said friend, only to discover she was interested […]

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In its second year as a regular column on Sonic Cinema, “A Movie a Week” has found its sea legs…as well as its own section on the front page of the site. That means no more obstruction of Oscar blogs & end-of essays. I figure some of you will be happy about that. I know […]

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It should probably go without saying that this year *didn’t* quite go as planned. I was hoping to have this as my breakthrough year creatively, and I was hoping to have more done than I do. Alas, it was not to be. That doesn’t mean this year was a bust however; if anything, it laid […]

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Another year, another performance of Vince Guaraldi’s classic music for the “Charlie Brown” Christmas special from Atlanta-area artist (and dear friend) Jeffrey Bützer and pianist T.T. Mahoney. This year, Bützer decided put on a couple of performances of the newish Atlanta holiday tradition (it’s only in its third year, but it feels like it’s been […]

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**Updated December 27, 2010** This is about the time of year when most critics are looking back at the year we’re finishing. I will be doing that soon enough (still have a lot of movies to catch up on), but for now, I’m going to look forward. Right now, 2011 looks to be an exciting […]

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