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About The Playlist

October 15, 2009 11:11 PM
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No film image available, so instead we thought we'd just feature an image of the unofficial team mascot for now.
No film image available, so instead we thought we'd just feature an image of the unofficial team mascot for now.

The obsessives' guide to contemporary cinema via film news, reviews, movie music, soundtracks, DVDs and more. This is how we essentially describe what we call The Playlist.

Founded in 2000 by Rodrigo Perez, The Playlist began as a music email zine and lasted until about 2003. It was then revitalized in 2007 as a film soundtracks blog: it was known as the “sweet spot where music and movies meet.” But just like its transformation from straight music coverage to soundtracks coverage, The Playlist’s modus operandi has always been about evolution and growth, and the team soon outgrew its niche corner-of-the-universe soundtrack coverage and evolved into a film blog.

Kevin Jagernauth joined the team in 2008 and by 2009 had become its Managing Editor. Teammates have come and gone over the years, but the spirit, voice and tone of the site has always remained consistent, an intelligent, occasionally snarky or vitriolic view/takedown of Hollywood, indie films, soundtracks and more. The goal: a wide and eclectic examination of movies, whether they be big, blockbuster, indie, mid-sized, micro-budgeted... the list goes on.

Feel free to email us with tips, news, links, gossip, rumors, or just to say hello.

You can find out about the ladies and gentleman who run The Playlist, by going to our staff page (please forgive our appearance as we go through renovations). Play nice.

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12 Comments

  • Rich & Lux | July 17, 2014 11:07 AMReply

    Hi, underwater geishas, luxury and vice in our new music video "Trapped In The Jacuzzi" chk out - youtube rich & lux

    xx
    Rich & Lux

  • Carlos | July 7, 2014 5:21 PMReply

    Hey!
    I live in mexicoand would reallly like to watch the films you´ve got on your playlist. But the webpage wouldn´t allow me cause it says that your video library can only be streamed within the U.S.A. Is there something I can do to have acces?? I mean... some advice or is there a way for me to achieve watching them? Thanks for reading... I hope you answer. ;)

  • tupaq felber | November 6, 2013 10:37 AMReply

    guys. love this site and want to send you a bit of news, but the e-mail link doesn't seem to be working. Can someone drop me a line with it please. THANK YOU! FOR EVERYTHING!! X

  • Nanette M. | October 30, 2013 10:18 PMReply

    Mr. Perez, this has been a long time coming, but I have wanted to wish you congratulations on the success of the Playlist. I fondly remember your music email zine and am really in awe of what it has become. The Playlist is awesome!!

  • PhredG | July 21, 2013 8:29 PMReply

    DOH! Though it was over when I got hooked on SHADOW AND ACT! But NNNOOOOOOOO, now a friend sends me a PLAYLIST link. Stop me before I Bookmarks Bar AGAIN!!! Seriously this site looketh promising.

  • PhredG | July 21, 2013 8:31 PM

    Ok "THE" PLAYLIST. Beat me!!!

  • norma rosas bustamante | March 29, 2013 11:11 AMReply

    I have been going to the movies two times a week since I can rememeber, I live and am from Tijuana, I read, write, take pictures, dance, watch films,cook, hang out with my eght year old and my three dogs, six rabbits, parrot, four love birds, two ducks....I am growing organic vegetables, and anyway I love films , music, photography, beauty!

  • Peter Robertson | March 5, 2013 10:12 PMReply

    Re: Your steadicam feature, you may want to check out the 'Bahnhoff Rumble' (with excellent Chemical Brothers soundtrack) in the film 'Hanna' and also the ballroom sequence and 'Oblonsky's Office sequence in the recently released 'Anna Karenina' for further examples of long one-take steadicam scenes. It may not surprise you that both films are also directed by Joe Wright of Atonement fame.

  • Luca | September 14, 2012 11:57 PMReply

    I went to your site to see clips from THE HUNT. There was so much advertising that I'll never visit the site again. And you could'a had me at 'hello'...

  • nancy | August 19, 2012 2:59 PMReply

    ditto to the above

  • nancy | August 19, 2012 3:03 PM

    meant to say below. i agree with dale. just found web site. looks interesting.

  • Dale | August 19, 2012 1:34 PMReply

    Just discovered your website. It's terrific. I'll be a regular visitor.

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