CineFix presents its top 10 picks of movie scenes where there’s music originating from the scene itself. There’s the ironic background track, the song that’s become synonymous with a character, the hymn of celebration and more.
The Favourite is set in 18th century England. Rachel Weisz stars as Lady Sarah, who starts as the close friend of the mad Queen Anne. Emma Stone enters the scene as the servant Abigail, who dreams of returning to the aristocracy, and sees an opportunity with the queen.
“Mr. Hammond, after careful consideration I’ve decided not to endorse your park.” Lessons from the Screenplay uses the original Jurassic Park as an example of how a movie’s theme can be used to flesh out characters – to become an embodiment of important questions.
Horror and monster movie buffs should watch out for Universal Pictures’ Universal Classic Monsters Blu-ray release. It consists of 30 films from 1931 to 1956, including the original Dracula, The Invisible Man and Phantom of the Opera. It also includes a collectible booklet.
Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece is getting a 4K and HDR-enabled Blu-ray release. The 2001: A Space Odyssey Blu-ray will come with a premium booklet, art cards, and several audio and video features, including a look at its effects and concept art. Drops 10/30/18.
In the Netflix exclusive film How It Ends, a mysterious apocalyptic event hits the United States, causing misinformation and violence to spread throughout the country. But a man and his father-in-law will journey across the country to save his pregnant wife. Premieres 7/20/18.
Steve Carell stars as man who came up with a fantastic coping mechanism. Mark Hogancamp was beaten into a coma and lost many of his memories when he woke up. He carried on by building an amazing doll city. Directed by Robert Zemeckis (Cast Away, Forrest Gump)
(PG-13: Language) Influential DJ, streetball legend and sneaker scholar Bobbito Garcia talks about his life and legacy in his upcoming documentary. Featuring interviews with Questlove, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and so many more. Support the production on Kickstarter.
Domhnall Gleeson stars as a doctor who is called to treat a patient at the mansion where his mother once worked as a housemaid. It then appears that the family is haunted by something more than their dying legacy. Based on Sarah Waters’ bestselling horror novel.
Jamie Lee Curtis reprises her role as Laurie Strode in this sequel to the original slasher flick. Retconning all of the film’s other sequels, this movie takes place 40 years after the original Halloween, and sees Michael Myers escape from the asylum to hunt Laurie once again.
(PG-13: Language) Seven strangers stay at a rundown hotel that sits on the border of California and Nevada. Each of them has a secret that they want to bury. And all of them are being watched. Starring Jeff Bridges, Jon Hamm and Chris Hemsworth. Drops 10/5/18.