Writer/director John Carney’s latest film, “Once,” felt like a miracle — an intimate little film whose shaggy story and grainy visuals were held together by the sheer power of its music and performances.
Most of you will probably be spending your Fourth of July next to a pool or grill with friends and fireworks. But these patriotic, summertime gatherings are incomplete if they’re not soundtracked by the right songs. The Daily Texan made a playlist of 10 songs to listen to while drinking beer and eating hot dogs this Independence Day.
The Fourth of July, our national holiday that celebrates the independence of the original 13 colonies from the British Empire, is a day of patriotic celebration, with patriotic citizens gathering their friends and family members to enjoy barbecue, watermelon and fireworks.
All good science fiction really needs is a great hook, and “Snowpiercer’s” setting is just that: in a post-apocalyptic icescape, a train holding the last scraps of humanity circles the globe in a never-ending loop.