Jennifer 8

Dan Audio Projects, Graphic Design

My latest album project is music from the 1992 psychological thriller, Jennifer 8.  The original score by Christopher Young is one of his most beautiful and haunting ones, and had been released previously by Milan Records at the time of the film’s release.  For this new album, we let Chris “re-visit” the score, and put together a new assembly that is similar in some areas to the Milan release, but different in others.  Additionally, we have a second disc of …

A Symphony of Hope: The Haiti Project

Dan Websites

Just launched the website for A Symphony of Hope: The Haiti Project.  The brainchild of composer Christopher Lennertz, the idea was to take 25 film composers and create a symphonic work based on a traditional Haitian melody. Proceeds from sales of the resulting album will be sent to the Hands Together charity to benefit Haitian earthquake victims.  I built the site with a WordPress framework, and heavily modified a pre-existing template. The biggest challenge on the site was to connect …

Drag Me To Hell

Dan Movie Reviews

After the critical trouncing that was Spider-Man 3 (it was a box office success admittedly), director Sam Raimi returns to his horror roots with Drag Me to Hell.  This film is over-the-top, campy, relies on cheap thrills, and is never dull.  Translation: I loved it. It’s a welcome return to the genre that made Raimi a cult director, and it has everything in it that I wanted to see. Loan officer Christine Brown (Alison Lohman) really wants the Assistant Manager position at …