Leo Robin

Carol

Todd Haynes’ Academy Award-nominee Carol

Stephanie Zacharek, a film critic, proclaims that “Ralph Rainger and Leo Robin’s sweet nectarine of a jazz standard “Easy Living” figures, in a glancing yet potent way, in Carol…Even though the lyrics speak of contentment — “Living for you is easy living/It’s easy to live when you’re in love” — the melody has a wistful glow about it, a suggestion that while there’s no such thing as living easy, the dream of doing so is very real. For your enjoyment, here is a heartwarming scene from Carol with the jazz standard “Easy Living.”

 

 

Review by Stephanie Zacharek of the movie Carol

In a recent review by Stephanie Zacharek, a film critic, she proclaims that “Ralph Rainger and Leo Robin’s sweet nectarine of a jazz standard “Easy Living” figures, in a glancing yet potent way, in (Academy Award-nominee) Carol…Even though the lyrics speak of contentment — “Living for you is easy living/It’s easy to live when you’re in love” — the melody has a wistful glow about it, a suggestion that while there’s no such thing as living easy, the dream of doing so is very real.”  To access the complete review by Stephanie Zacharek of the film Carol, click on the Images:

 

 

 

 

 

Review by Barry Paris of the film Carol

In another review by Barry Paris, he says, “Speaking of music, the entire picture is infused with super music of the period, highlighted by… (Ralph Rainger and Leo Robin’s) “Easy Living.” To access the complete review by Barry Paris of the film Carol, click on the Images:

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