Tag Archives: SoundWorks

Suspense and the Sound of a Mission in Zero Dark Thirty

Time has gotten away from me and this blog over the past few weeks, thus I’ve had a hard time updating as much as I’d like. My review of Les Miserables is forthcoming (I didn’t love it), but for now … Continue reading

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Authentic and Surreal: Sounds of Lincoln & Skyfall

Two of most well-received major releases this year, Lincoln and Skyfall are not only being applauded for creating visually arresting stories, but also creative soundscapes. Lincoln’s sound designer, Ben Burtt worked tirelessly to capture authentic sounds such as old doors … Continue reading

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Zemeckis’ Flight Sounds

I remember being a kid and for the first time recognizing that the sound in a movie was “made up.” That was while watching Robert Zemeckis’ Death Becomes Her. It might sound like an insult, but really I think it’s … Continue reading

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Prometheus Sounds Get Under Your Skin

Perhaps the most polarizing studio film to emerge in a long time, Prometheus uses B-Movie concepts to tackle weighty issues like the origins of man and the notion of masters, slaves, and creators. Something has to be said for a … Continue reading

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