From ET to The Wicker Man: 10 of the best film soundtracks

Twinkling scores, glistening synths and easy-flowing jazz: we look at some of the most memorable music in movies Star Wars, Jaws, Superman … John Williams doesn’t just soundtrack films, he soundtracks entire childhoods. The emotional tone of Steven Spielberg’s 1982 blockbuster is one of shared wonder, and that sense of connection is illuminated by Williams’s […]

From Alien to Back to the Future: the films of Ron Cobb – in pictures

The storied career of the cartoonist turned conceptual and production designer took him to the stars and back, working on films such as Star Wars, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Alien, Total Recall and Back to the Future. Cobb created elaborate aliens, awe-inspiring spaceships and unique landscapes, and worked closely with James Cameron and […]

My favourite film aged 12: Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Making contact with Steven Spielberg’s UFO spectacular once again, I find the movie’s earthly concerns resonate even more powerfully than its sense of cosmic wonder • The best arts and entertainment during self-isolation Close Encounters of the Third Kind is Steven Spielberg’s family-sized late-70s UFO drama, starring Richard Dreyfuss as a midwestern Joe Schmoe who […]

ASAP Ferg – Olympian (feat. Dave East) (Still Striving Album)

[Intro: A$AP Ferg] Yeah I run, run, run, I’m runnin’ to the money now Yeah, that bitch was acting funny but she love me now [Chorus: A$AP Ferg] I feel like Olympian, I’m runnin’ now ‘Cause I’m runnin’, runnin’, runnin’ to the money now I be gunnin’, put the dick up in her tummy now […]