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November 20 2017 Drama Movies Newsletter

"The function of music in film is to support the drama. However, if one's experience of the music is part of loving the film, it can be something that adds to the film. A lot of music can stand on its own. Music is there to serve the film, not to serve itself. The goal of the composer is that the music and movie are attached to each other." Film composer Rachel Portman

I cannot remember the last time I went an entire seven days without watching a film, but it happened this past week. What to write about then? Music and film seemed a good choice, so this week's article lists my top ten choices for the best songs from movies. It was difficult choosing just 10 great movie songs, even though I narrowed the category to music with vocals. Then I got sidetracked watching clips of the fantastic performances. Look for a "part two" of this article in the future.

The future of The Weinstein Company is still hanging in the balance. In what would be poetic justice, businesswoman Maria Contreras-Sweet may end up taking over Harvey Weinstein's leadership role. She has submitted a bid to TWC. If her proposal is accepted, Contreras-Sweet would be the Chairwoman of a majority-female board of directors and women would own 51% of the stock in the company. The tidal wave of sexual harassment claims may lead to real change in the film industry. Stay tuned.

Here's the latest article from the Drama Movies site at BellaOnline.com.

Top 10 Movie Songs - Vocal
These songs are performed during the film or featured on the soundtrack. See if my eclectic mix of favorites matches some of your own.


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