Oh, Hart Beat. It’s cold here. It’s so cold here. It’s so so so cold and miserable here in New York that even The New York Times is writing about how today was one of the worst Monday’s. But, instead of complaining about how frozen my toes are and how slow the subway was this morning, let’s dream about L.A. instead, okay?
Because, have you seen La La Land!?! If there ever was a movie made for Hart Beat this would be it. The entire time I was watching it I felt like every scene was specially made for me. The music, the costumes, the light, the people… I can’t even. It was magical. Just watch this clip from the movie here. Ryan Gossling and Emma Stone sing the main theme from the movie.
Through the whole movie, I kept forgetting where I was and what time period the movie was supposed to be in. They would walk down the street and then Emma Stone would get in a Prius and I’d be all Ohhhhhh, right right right. This is happening now, not in the 1920’s. And the music! Lucky for you and me both the soundtrack version and the official movie score are both on Spotify so we can all pretend we live in the magical world of La La Land.
Have you seen the movie? If you haven’t run/walk/dance/tap dance there asap.
P.S. I forgive the Times because they published an article about all the classic dance moves that La La Land has in it. Definitely worth a read!
You know that feeling (^ that feeling) when you listen to music you haven’t heard in a while? I’ve been pulling together a playlist for you this month, Hart Beat but to be honest I just keep coming back to the same album. And, to be even more honest, I don’t think it’s one that you really want to listen to.
The movie My Best Friend’s Wedding came out in 1997 when I was the ripe old age of seven. I don’t really remember the first time I saw the movie but because my house was a big fan of Julie Roberts I’m pretty sure I saw it as soon as it came out on tape. It was always my favorite movie to watch with my mom. How can it not be!? Julia is fabulous, the story is gut wrenching, and Dermot Mulroney is my biggest celebrity crush. Still.
So in lieu of a September playlist tonight, I think you should all go back and listen to the soundtrack of your favorite movie growing up. Luckily for me the My Best Friend’s Wedding soundtrack is gold. But to be honest, even if the album is pretty crappy it’s still going to make you feel great and remember watching the movie. I know I can’t help but see Julia Roberts drive a delivery truck in a crop top that can only be described as a non-shirt-shirt after a heart broken Mulroney every time I listen to the song What the World Needs Right Now Is Love. Here are a few clips with music of my favorite movie for your Tuesday night,
The rehearsal dinner part:
The karaoke part:
The part where Mulroney sings and your heart melts:
And the trailer so you can really feel like you watched the entire movie tonight.
Oh Hart Beat, have you seen the movie her this month? If you haven’t I seriously cannot recommend it more. Seriously, if you haven’t seen it go out this weekend and make it a priority. The entire movie is beautiful, from the colors, to the costumes, to the story, I was in a state of breathlessness the entire time. One of my favorite parts of the movie was the music soundtrack. Most of the songs used are originals to the movie and they all fit so seamlessly into the heartbreakingly romantic movie.
Unfortunately for both me and you, the soundtrack is not available for download or purchase. Even more strange, it is apparently MIA even though it has been nominated for an oscar. The only song released is the Karen O song featured in the trailer. I’ve posted it here for you and you can also download it for free by following this link here. Also, this.