Good Movies With Great Music

Good movies with great music offer the much appreciated alternative to the he said she said conventions and media circus the last two weeks. Roku, Netflix and Amazon Instant Video gaveled in a call to order of what do you want to watch-I don’t know, what do you want to watch.  A majority ruled over the suggestion to match good movies with great music.  A good movie can easily become a great movie when the soundtrack or songs from (not all songs in a movie make it onto the soundtrack) make a lasting impression.  Here’s what’s on the screen and stream:

Silver Linings Playbook

Comedy/Drama starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence.

Good movies with great music

Don’t You Worry ‘Bout A Thing- Stevie Wonder

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Frankie & Johnny

Drama/Romance starring Al Pacino and Michelle Pfeiffer.

Frankie and Johnny

Clair de Lune- Claude Debussy

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Thief

Crime/Action starring James Caan.

Thief

Soundtrack – Tangerine Dream

Dave the Builder and I watched this movie over and over when we were dating.  James Belushi, Dennis Farina, William Petersen, and Robert Prosky all claim Thief as the first film of their acting careers.  The soundtrack by Tangerine Dream and Composer Craig Safan is mesmerizing.

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The Graduate

Drama starring Anne Bancroft and Dustin Hoffman.

The Graduate

Sunporch Cha-Cha-Cha- Simon and Garfunkel

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Jackie Brown

Thriller/Drama starring Pam Grier and Samuel L. Jackson.

Jackie Brown

Strawberry Letter 23- The Brothers Johnson

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 High Fidelity 

Drama/romance starring John Cusack.

High Fidelity

I Believe (When I Fall in Love It Will Be Forever)- Stevie Wonder

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