"Let's go to work."

February 25, 2019

Music can be either diegetic (living in the world of the film, think music from a radio) or nondiegetic (existing outside of the reality of the film, your typical film score). But sometimes, music crosses from diegetic to nondiegetic. It exits the characters’ universe and enters ours, or vice versa. This is called Crossing the Fantastical Gap, and in this episode, the guys look at Reservoir Dogs (1992) and Apocalypse Now (1979) and how it works in specific scenes.

"Let's go to work."

February 25, 2019

Music can be either diegetic (living in the world of the film, think music from a radio) or nondiegetic (existing outside of the reality of the film, your typical film score). But sometimes, music crosses from diegetic to nondiegetic. It exits the characters’ universe and enters ours, or vice versa. This is called Crossing the Fantastical Gap, and in this episode, the guys look at Reservoir Dogs (1992) and Apocalypse Now (1979) and how it works in specific scenes.

"The punctuation of sound in moments is non stop. Everything makes so much noise. I can't imagine this film without it."

-Zack

Reservoir Dogs Scene


"Stuck in the Middle With You"

Reservoir Dogs (1992)- "Stuck in the Middle With You"

Apocalypse Now Scene


"Ride of the Valkyries"

Apocalypse Now (1979)- Ride of the Valkyries

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