Movies and Music: The Hip-Hop* Blockbuster Single

*Based on the music in this post (Vanilla Ice, etc.), we’re using this term really loosely.

Growing up in the ’90s, I learned everything I know about music and pop culture through constant absorption of TV and movies. Movie soundtracks became pretty essential to my understanding of pop music. Most of the music I listened to in my early childhood were Bollywood soundtracks, so the shift from Bollywood to Hollywood was fairly natural.

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Lunchtime Poll: Favorite Soundtracks

My beloved 90s radio stations have been playing the heck out of Garbage’s “#1 Crush” lately. It’s been a long time since I listened all the way through the Romeo + Juliet soundtrack, but it’s one of my all-time favorites. Read More Lunchtime Poll: Favorite Soundtracks

Monday Night Flashback OT: Summer Blockbusters

Certain movies are just made for summer. In my head, it’s the big, over-the-top action films with a romantic ballad or two that makes a summer movie. You know, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, with “(Everything I Do) I Do It for You” by Bryan Adams; Batman Forever with “Kiss from a Rose” by Seal and  Armageddon, with “I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing” by Aerosmith. Read More Monday Night Flashback OT: Summer Blockbusters