Watch: Creating the Unconventional Music of ‘Becky’, the Indie Thriller Starring Kevin James as a Villain
Posted on Thursday, June 11th, 2020 by Ben Pearson
Becky, the new indie thriller from directors Cary Murnion and Jonathan Milott (Bushwick, Cooties), earned lots of attention for casting the frequently goofy Kevin James (Paul Blart: Mall Cop, Kevin Can Wait) as a straight-faced, menacing neo-Nazi villain who’s willing to murder a child to get what he wants. But that’s not the only compelling aspect of this film: the score, from composer Nima Fakhrara (Detroit: Become Human, Crypto), uses several unconventional instruments, including children’s toys, to bring its music to life.
/Film is debuting an exclusive behind the scenes featurette about the movie’s score, in which Fakhrara takes viewers on a tour of his home recording studio and shows off his methods for creating the movie’s aural soundscape. Check it out below. Read More »