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We Have a Ghost

We Have a Ghost, featuring my latest score, recently debuted on Netflix as the number one film on the platform. The movie tells story of a teenage boy named Kevin who befriends a ghost named Ernest, before they become social media sensations and targets of the CIA. After Happy Death Day, Happy Death Day 2U, and Freaky, We Have a Ghost marks my fourth collaboration with writer / direction Christopher Landon.

With each of his films, Landon discovered uniquely personal ways to combine horror, comedy, and emotion. I was fortunate to sit down with Landon to discuss his approach to filmmaking, his influences, and how he uses music to help craft his unique genre-blending cinematic style.

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The Lord of the Rings: Episode 104

In this series of blogs, I explore the musical details of The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power. For a comprehensive introduction to my approach and my creative experience, start with my introductory four-part “Appendices:” Part 1 “Journey to Middle-earth,” Part 2 “Themes of Middle-earth,” Part 3 “Forming a Fellowship,” and Part 4 “There and Back Again.” I also blogged about scoring episodes 101, 102, and 103.

SCORING EPISODE 104
“THE GREAT WAVE”

SPOILERS AHEAD: The fourth episode of The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, “The Great Wave,” is the first unburdened by the need to introduce the audience to new characters, cultures, and lore. As a result, I was able to shift my focus away from generating and introducing musical themes, to developing and interweaving them.

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