Tag Archive: Georges Méliès

[Watch] LE VOYAGE DANS LA LUNE clip featuring AIR’s ‘Sonic Armada’

Another clip has been released from the newly restored color edition of George Méliès’ 1902 film Le Voyage dans la Lune (A Trip to the Moon), scored by astral-electro French duo Air. Méliès’ iconic film has been famously referenced by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris in their amazing video for Smashing Pumpkins’ ‘Tonight, Tonight’, and more recently in Martin Scorsese’s …

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[Watch] Clip from the restored LE VOYAGE DANS LA LUNE scored by AIR

Air’s forthcoming album, Le Voyage Dans La Lune, was inspired by the iconic 1902 French film of the same name by Georges Méliès. The French electronic duo were asked to compose a modern score for a restored, hand-colored version of the film, and that original 16-minute composition blossomed into a full-length LP. Earlier this week we heard …

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[Listen] AIR: ‘Seven Stars’ ft. BEACH HOUSE’s Victoria Legrand

French electronic duo Air’s follow-up to 2009′s Love 2 is called Le Voyage Dans La Lune, in tribute to fellow countryman Georges Méliès’ influential 1902 silent short film of the same name. The album features a collaboration with Beach House’s Victoria Legrand, ‘Seven Stars’, and that rather gorgeous track was released today. Le Voyage Dans La Lune, which also features a …

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[Watch] Martin Scorsese talks HUGO on THE DAILY SHOW

Legendary director Martin Scorsese appeared on The Daily Show tonight (his birthday!), to discuss his upcoming film Hugo. As always he was fascinating to listen to, as he shared his knowledge on filmmaker Georges Méliès (played by Ben Kingsley in the film). Scorsese also revealed that his young daughter was the major influence on his decision …

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