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About Steve Harcourt

Steve is a musician, moving about in the film world. He also runs a music venue, is in various bands and runs a film company, to combine the music and film strands of his output, with a view to enhancing both sides. Recently, as an offshoot of the film company, he has started producing a radio show: 'Free Seed On Soho' Website: Free Seed Films. Twitter: @slackwagon.
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Movie Review: Sharkenstein (2016)
4 days ago

Movie Review: Sharkenstein (2016)

By  •  Movies

Much like recent years, when we have seen a seemingly unending multitude of zombie derivatives hitting our screens, the last few years have produced a glut of shark related films. …
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Review: The Girl On The Train (Soundtrack)
2 months ago

Review: The Girl On The Train (Soundtrack)

Danny Elfman has been one of the most accomplished composers for the screen, for several decades. His previous work includes iconic pieces such as Tim Burton’s Batman, and the theme for The Simpsons. With his new soundtrack for ‘The Girl on the Train’, expectation is high.

Review: Halt and Catch Fire (Soundtrack)
5 months ago

Review: Halt and Catch Fire (Soundtrack)

By  •  TV, Music

With its third season about to start, ‘Halt and Catch Fire’ is one of AMC’s must see TV shows, detailing the rise of the PC industry during the 1980’s. Paul Haslinger, once of Tangerine Dream has provided the soundtrack, but does it deliver the right feel?

Review: Don Verdean (2015 – Soundtrack)
10 months ago

Review: Don Verdean (2015 – Soundtrack)

By  •  Music

‘Don Verdean’ is the new film from Jared Hess, who brought us gems such as ‘Napoleon Dynamite’ and ‘Nacho Libre’.

Sleepy Hollow: Creating Heroes, Demons, and Monsters [Review]
1 year ago

Sleepy Hollow: Creating Heroes, Demons, and Monsters [Review]

By  •  TV, Books

‘Sleepy Hollow’, the Fox TV series, is a loose adaptation of the Washington Irving short story, ‘The Legend of Sleepy Hollow’, which has been adapted many times before, most notably the 1999 Tim Burton film (also titled ‘Sleepy Hollow’). The TV series is a different beast however, and Titan Books are about to release ‘Sleepy Hollow: Creating Heroes, Demons & Monsters’ by Tara Bennett and Paul Terry, as a glimpse behind the curtain of its creation.

Review: Steve McQueen: The Man and Le Mans (Soundtrack)
1 year ago

Review: Steve McQueen: The Man and Le Mans (Soundtrack)

By  •  Music

In 1970, Steve McQueen, at the height of his fame, put everything on the line to make the definitive motorsports movie. The resulting film, ‘Le Mans’, although a classic now (especially amongst motorsport fans), was a box office flop, and added to the list of disastrous events in McQueen’s life since he started making it. ‘Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans’ is a documentary of that period.

Review: American Ultra (Soundtrack)
1 year ago

Review: American Ultra (Soundtrack)

By  •  Music

‘American Ultra’, the latest film by Nima Nourizadeh, starring Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart, is a twist on the stoner comedy, with Eisenberg’s character unknowingly being a super-spy. To complement this concept, Nourizadeh wanted a slightly different score, with a twist, than her previous films.

Movie Review: Star Trek Renegades (2015)
1 year ago

Movie Review: Star Trek Renegades (2015)

By  •  Movies

Some series inspire great devotion and amongst the most inspiring is Star Trek. Despite numerous offshoots of the franchise and three different film incarnations, there is still a desire to explore this universe. As it is one of the greatest, most ground breaking series of all time, this is entirely understandable.

Movie Review: Infini (2015)
1 year ago

Movie Review: Infini (2015)

By  •  Movies

Like a lot of low budget films, some sci-fi draws on the past for inspiration. Infini, written and directed by Shane Abbess, is no exception, with its nods to Event Horizon …
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Movie Review: Robot Overlords (2014)
1 year ago

Movie Review: Robot Overlords (2014)

By  •  Movies

Some films get all the fanfares, while some sneak in under the radar. In the case of Robot Overlords, directed by Jon Wright (Grabbers), this was definitely a surprise.

With …
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Review: Zipper (Soundtrack)
1 year ago

Review: Zipper (Soundtrack)

By  •  Music

Zipper is a new film directed by Mora Stephens and executive produced by Darren Aronofsky, which tells the story of an ambitious federal prosecutor, who becomes embroiled in an addiction to high end escorts. To create an effective score for the film, the creators turned to renowned composer H. Scott Salinas (‘The Square’, ‘Cartel Land’, ‘Murder in the First’).

Rod McKuen – ‘A Boy Named Charlie Brown’
2 years ago

Rod McKuen – ‘A Boy Named Charlie Brown’

By  •  Music

This month sees the re-issue of a collection of music by the long heralded ‘King of Kitsch’ Rod McKuen, who sadly passed away earlier this year.

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