Tag Archives: Super 8


Tim Simonec On the Music of ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’

Tim Simonec is an orchestrator and conductor (as well as occasional composer) who frequently works with Oscar-winning composer Michael Giacchino (their collaborations include the TV shows Alias and Lost, as well as movies such as The Incredibles, Sky High, The … Continue reading


A Discussion With Michael Giacchino

Composer Michael Giacchino recently sat down with the Soundworks Collection to discuss, among other things, his start in the music and film business, as well as his work with Pixar and his collaborations with J.J. Abrams and Brad Bird.  I’ve … Continue reading


Hitchcock (2012)

“My contract guarantees me final cut on all of my pictures,” proclaims Alfred Hitchcock.  President of Paramount Pictures Barney Balaban responds, “It also states that Paramount doesn’t have to release anything that might cause the studio embarrassment!”  Hitchcock responds, “As … Continue reading


Cinematic Love Letters

This gallery contains 4 photos.

Now that it’s Fall, I’m looking forward to all the high-quality films that will grace cinema screens in time to qualify for awards season.  I’m also curious as to how 2012 will be remembered.  What theme will emerge to define … Continue reading