Music in film is a bloody good thing, but too often it’s just used as an ambient curtain in the background so you’re not sitting in a cinema listening to silence. Because silence is scary. Sometimes, however, music is an actual plot point, and here are some top notch examples.
James Bobin, the co-creator of the brilliant Flight of the Conchords, has revealed that he intends to direct the new Muppets movie for Disney. And we think that’s brilliant. Details are being kept secret, but the writer has been confirmed as Jason Segel of Forgetting Sarah Marshal. A combination of Bret and Germaine, Russell Brand and Fozzie Bear? Finally a film we actually want to see!