Results for - Musical Interludes

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1. I don't watch 'The Walking Dead", but I know it's a fairly bleak look at an apocalyptic world. So imagine my surprise the other night, when I heard the bouncy tones of The Bee Gees 1966 song "Spicks and Specks" playing while my son and his friends watched one episode. Apparently the song was used during a rather critical scene in the show, while one character walked alone. Do you enjoy when TV shows or movies use music that is essentially completely out of context?

Yes I love it--it surprises us and keeps things interesting
19%
350 votes
Sometimes, if it's used right
29%
547 votes
No, keep the music in context -- a show about the 60's should play 60's music
14%
268 votes
Never noticed
38%
724 votes

2. The 2013 movie 'The Great Gatsby' featured a soundtrack that blended traditional jazz with modern-day hip-hop, sometimes in the middle of a song, and critics and movie-goers either loved it or hated it. If you saw the movie, what did you think about the use of music?

Loved it--downloaded or bought all of it
7%
140 votes
Liked it
14%
257 votes
Hated it
4%
85 votes
Didn't really give it much thought
12%
232 votes
Did not see the movie
62%
1,175 votes

3. Horror movies often use music that seems to contradict what is happening on the screen, with often chilling results. How many of these music contradictions do you remember?

Chordettes' bubblegum classic "Mr. Sandman," at the close of Halloween II (1981)
17%
324 votes
"Blue Moon" by Bobby Vinton in An American Werewolf In Paris
15%
289 votes
"Did You Ever See A Dream Walking" by Bing Crosby in A Nightmare On Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)
12%
229 votes
"Midnight, The Stars And You' in The Shining (1980)
9%
173 votes
Don't recall/know any of these
66%
1,241 votes
01/26/2016 Music 1889 21 By: Harriet56

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