Charlie Brigden

Charlie Brigden is a writer who lives in South Wales with his wife, two children, and several pets. For most of his career he has specialized in writing about music in film, and has amassed several bylines for outlets such as Roger Ebert, The Quietus, Polygon, Film School Rejects, and more. He is also the author of several liner notes and essays for soundtracks and Blu-rays from such labels as Mondo DeathWaltz, Milan Records, Arrow Films, and Indicator.

Jaws the Revenge

Big Problems, Small Joys: The Music of ‘Jaws: The Revenge’

April 11th, 2022 • Charlie Brigden

Charlie Bridgen returns to Certified Forgotten with a passionate defense of ‘Jaws: The Revenge’ – or at least Michael Small’s score.

James Horner Scores

James Horner and the Sound of Horror

May 6th, 2021 • Charlie Brigden

Long before his work on ‘Avatar’ or ‘Titanic,’ James Horner was a film composer who honed his craft in low-budget horror films.