Album Review: Ryuichi Sakamoto, The Staggering Girl OST

A steady pulse of swishing static provides an immersive backdrop for Ryuichi Sakamoto’s recent score for Luca Guadadgnino’s short drama, The Staggering Girl. The film, produced in partnership with Valentino’s creative director, tells a story of a woman haunted by her past. It mostly falls flat, save for a few moments of the type of enveloping dreamworlds Guadagnino is known for. Sakamoto’s score turns the … Continue reading Album Review: Ryuichi Sakamoto, The Staggering Girl OST

A Musical Dream is the Heart of Call Me By Your Name

And I would say I love you But saying it out loud is hard So I won’t say it at all And I won’t stay very long   By now, you’ve probably seen that Call Me By Your Name has received numerous nominations, widespread praise, and general adoration from moviegoers and critics alike. It’s an artfully shot indie film that made it to the big-name … Continue reading A Musical Dream is the Heart of Call Me By Your Name