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The Sound of Movies
38 minutes | Feb 27, 2018
Enjoy a heartfelt journey to Greenbow, Alabama and beyond with this retelling of one of America’s most beloved films, Forrest Gump (1994), alongside its treasured melodies composed by Alvan Silvestri. As one of Hollywood leading film conductors, Silvestri’s impressive film score repertoire includes: the "Back to the Future" trilogy, "The Avengers," "Cast Away," and "Predator" to name a few. Host, Joan Andrews delights in the tales of Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) and his adventures as a Vietnam War Veteran, Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
40 minutes | Feb 20, 2018
Step up to the plate with this American sports drama, The Natural (1984) alongside its compelling film score composed by industry renowned, Randy Newman. The Grammy and Oscar winning composer left his mark with this popular score as it is often played in baseball stadiums when introducing teams and players. Host, Joan Andrews drives it home with a recounting of the experiences of Roy Hobbs (Robert Redford), an individual with great "natural" baseball talent, spanning decades of Roy's success and his pitfall Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
39 minutes | Feb 13, 2018
Be swept away in the compelling sounds of the epic drama, “Atonement” (2007). The soundtrack, written by Italian film composer Dario Marianelli, won multiple awards for its unique and notable ‘piano and typewriter’ tracks, including the coveted Oscar for Best Original Score. Host, Joan Andrews revives this woeful tale of Brionny, a jealous young girl who betrays her sister, Cecilia, straining her tumultuous romance with Robbie, the man both sisters love. The story focuses on Brionny's attempts to at Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
39 minutes | Feb 6, 2018
"The Princess Bride"
Delight in the story and the score of the romantic classic, “The Princess Bride” (1987). This soundtrack, composed by Mark Knopfler of British 80’s rock band Dire Straits, perfectly captures the eccentricities and romance of this film. Tune in to hear it as host, Joan Andrews, recalls the riveting adventures of a farm-boy-turned-pirate on his quest to rescue his true love, Princess Buttercup. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
39 minutes | Feb 6, 2018
Our debut podcast makes a big splash with the story and the score of “Jaws” (1975). Composed by John Williams, this thrilling Academy Award Winning film score has arguably become the best known soundtrack of all time. Tune in to hear this iconic soundtrack as host, Joan Andrews, takes you through each action packed scene on Amity Island’s hunt for the great white shark. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
40 minutes | Feb 6, 2018
"The Quiet Man"
Whisk yourself away to Ireland with the story and the score of “The Quiet Man (1952).” This soundtrack is composed by Victor Young, a close friend of the film’s director, John Ford. Sprinkled with many Irish airs such as "The Wild Colonial Boy,” this soundtrack perfectly captures the ups and downs of the film. Tune in to hear it as host, Joan Andrews, recounts the romance and the drama of Sean Thorton, a boxer who leaves America and returns to his native Ireland after accidentally killing an opponen Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2 minutes | Jan 26, 2018
Coming Soon: The Sound of Movies
This is a teaser for The Front Porch People's newest podcast about the story of film scores! Subscribe now, and you'll receive our first 3 episodes on February 6th, 2018. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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