The boy’s favorite piece of film music isn’t by John Williams, or Michael Giacchino, or Zimmer or Herrmann or Goldsmith or Horner or Silvestri or any of the usual suspects.
It’s a track (“Favela Escape”) by Craig Armstrong, from the score of The Incredible Hulk (2008).
For three nights we shot this nighttime chase sequence, directed by (and starring) the boy, featuring me as a handful of interchangeable bad guys. He designed each shot to sync to the music, basically editing it in his head as we went. (You can catch him slowing down his run to make shots last longer.)
A few moments are lifted from the film (including a brief exchange in Portuguese), but a lot of it was devised on the fly.
Criminy he is getting good at this.