One of the places I wanted to visit most in London was King’s Cross Station. I wanted to see the hustle and bustle of the train station where Hagrid took Harry Potter for his first trip to Hogwarts. I wanted to see platform nine and three-quarters. The great arched roof of the station was so... Continue Reading →
I am, admittedly, a late-blooming Star Wars fan. Science fiction has never drawn me in the same way that fantasy has and still does. However, thanks to a good friend who sat me down each night for a week straight to watch the Star Wars movies one at a time, sequentially from start to finish... Continue Reading →
In one of my favorite animated movies, The Lego Movie, there is a double-decker couch. It appears early in the film when the main character, Emmet, and his two friends magically enter the space inside Emmet’s mind. Emmet: Whoa, are we inside my brain right now? It’s big. I must be smart. Friend 1:... Continue Reading →
As a preface to this movie review, I want you to understand two things. First, I will not spoil the movie for you. Second, I am not as much a superhero fan as I am a story fan. I go to the movies to enjoy stories, not so much for the action (although, a bit... Continue Reading →
https://youtu.be/3QBIBOsQ0zw For free sheet music, click on the link below: Remember Me Sheet Music If you like this, you might also like "Let it Go" from Frozen: https://smilesinthesky.wordpress.com/?s=let+it+go Find more free sheet music HERE. If you make a video of yourself playing this piece, put a link in the comments and I will post... Continue Reading →
I made this simple arrangement of themes from John Powell's score for Dreamworks' How to Train Your Dragon for one of my piano students recently. I hope you enjoy it. Click Here to download: Theme_from_How_To_Train_Your_Dragon -M.M.
I loved J.K. Rowling's most recent film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Naturally, I loved the music and as soon as I got home from the theatre started a google quest. Despite my best searching efforts as well as hours of Youtube research yielded no good arrangements of the best themes from the movie.... Continue Reading →