Quintessential Albums :: Reality Bites Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Reality Bites is a 1994 romantic comedy-drama film written by Helen Childress and directed by Ben Stiller. It stars Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke and Stiller, with supporting roles by Janeane Garofalo and Steve Zahn.

RCA met with the film’s music supervisor Karyn Rachtman and Stiller three weeks into filming to discuss the soundtrack album. They finalized a deal and the label opened its roster to the director who picked only one band: Me Phi Me. Continue reading Quintessential Albums :: Reality Bites Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

My Top 300 Movies :: 91-95

91. Catch and Release This is not a great film by any stretch of the imagination, it is full of flaws and at times derivative plot twists, but I love the characters and their stories, regardless. Maybe its the cast, filled with so many favorites of mine (Jennifer Garner, Kevin Smith, Timothy Olyphant, Juliette Lewis), or maybe it just hits a soft spot of mine – families made of choice and circumstance that are not your “family”. No matter what the reason, it is one of my forever go-to “comfort” movies. Trailer First kiss Razor :: Foo Fighters Pills :: Gary … Continue reading My Top 300 Movies :: 91-95

We were free

“Big deal, you’re happy. You’re never going to make any real money.” Francis, She’s the One Sometimes I wake up in the morning and I wonder what is more important, money or happiness? It seems simple, right? I mean, we all want to say happiness. But, I have a family, I have children to support and a house to co-run. It is not as if I can play the starving writer because it is what would make me happy, because I would not just be starving myself. All that said, don’t think for a moment I am not wildly and … Continue reading We were free