When I watched “The Fault in Our Stars” a few weeks ago, I did not know that 50 seconds of a song titled “Bonjour, Bonjour” would connect the dots between a movie I would love and the city where I live.
Then octogenarian Phil Klein called me Wednesday morning and told me he and singer Maria DeAngelis wrote that song together. She recorded it in French, too, and a music promotional company shopped a bunch of their French-language songs to movies and TV.
You can read all about it on my Syracuse New Times movie news weekly blog item, just up this morning.
Also there …
Movie honchos want to make another Scooby-Doo flick, but they don’t know whether to go live action or cartoon.
I love cartoon. I am a child of the ’60s, you know, when dog and Shaggy and the rest first came to my TV.
Yeah, I bought that bumper sticker above because of that. And I liked the saying because of the twist to other sayings …
If you’d like to read my Movie News installment for my twice-weekly blog for the Syracuse New Times site, click the link below.
How much do you think songs in a movie move you during scenes? Have you ever stayed around to watch credits to try to find out the title and artist of a song you’ve never heard before? What might be your favorite movie songs ever? Can you sing all the lyrics to the Scooby-Doo song?