January 2012

Soundtrack From the Movie "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers"

One of the most well known movies that is well established in the United States movie history is the movie, “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.” This movie tells the story of the seven brothers who end up with brides in the most unconventional way. The movie was released in 1954.

The plot is indeed quite funny. It involves the oldest of the brothers Adam played by Howard Keel marrying a woman called Milly played by Jane Powell who is just known for only a short time. Milly goes with Adam to live in the woods and discovers a cabin filled with six more brothers. The men all have bad manners and are impolite. Milly teaches them hygiene, manners and how to treat a lady. The hope is that the brothers will also be able to find wives like the eldest brother Adam did.

Soundtrack From the Movie "Sound of Music"

There is no movie that seems to be more well known than the “Sound of Music”. It was released in 1965 and it tells the story of the von Trapp Family. It is a “Rodgers and Hammerstein” film, distributed by 20th Century Fox, which has some of the well known musical pieces available. This film was first shown as a Broadway play in the late 1950s. The play is based on a book called, “The Story of the Trapp Family Singers”. The movie was based in Germany, Austria and California.

Soundtrack for the film, "Notting Hill"

One of the best soundtracks for a movie is “Notting Hill”. This is a popular movie for those who love Hugh Grant or Julia Roberts. The movie tells the story of a very successful actress “Anna Scott” falling in love with an average guy “William Thacker”, who is not a movie star. Anna walks into the bookstore that William owns.

The movie also details all of the hassles of trying to make a relationship work, especially when two people live in different countries. It is a story that can represent any two people when one has a demanding career. In the “Notting Hill” film, it also shows what it is like to constantly live in the public’s eye and not have the freedom to move around or even get into a new relationship.

Soundtrack For the Film, "Les Miserables"

One of the greatest musicals that have come to the Hollywood screen is the theatre play, "Les Miserables". The last movie version was released in 1998 and stars Liam Neeson and Uma Thurman. It was directed by Billy August. This movie has all of the original songs from the Broadway play, "Les Miserables". The original play was first created in 1980 and is based on a novel by Victor Hugo. This novel was published in 1862. It tells the story of Jean Valjean who is imprisoned for stealing bread. He is released from prison but spends the next decade avoiding the police officer Javert who chases him trying to establish his identity, after Valjean turns his life around.