Heard Any Good Movies Lately?

It’s amazing how well-produced and deftly-applied sound empowers a film. Much has been written about Hans Zimmer’s extensive use of “Shephard tones” in his soundtrack for Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk. I haven’t seen it yet, so I can’t comment.

I did however, just watch the trailer for Darren Aronofsky’s new star-studded horror movie Mother!  If you need a quick refresher on how to make music and SFX really work, watch this:


Great, film-highlighting audio adheres to the same formula used to increase the emotion in commercials; talk less, show and score more.



One thought on “Heard Any Good Movies Lately?

  1. Jeff Gallo says:

    That Dunkirk score just propels and sustains the tension throughout. See it in IMAX. Aronofsky. Requiem for a dream. Classic.

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