Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

Dan Movie Reviews

It’s increasingly rare that films in Hollywood come from truly original sources. Witness the never-ending surge of sequel, remakes, spin-offs, re-imaginings, adaptations, etc. But just because something is an adaptation of a successful property, it doesn’t necessarily mean that it will capture the audience that it tries to caters to. (See Phantom of the Opera, for instance.) In the case of Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, the source material was not only the video game of the same …

X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Dan Movie Reviews

What goes around comes around.  After three highly successful feature films, the X-Men franchise decided to look backwards and explore the roots of the characters.  The first one up, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, stars Hugh Jackman in his fourth feature film as the self-healing, adamantium claw-bearing mutant.  Since we’re supposed to believe that everything that we see in this “prequel” takes place prior to 2000’s X-Men, we know where the character has to end up – so we just need to find …

Prince Caspian DVD-Audio

Dan Audio Projects

Finished up my 5.1 DVD Audio project for Harry Gregson-Williams about a month or so ago, when I sent over the finished 5.1 Dolby Digital Score DVD of The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian to his studio.  I finally went a step further, though, and have really finished off the project this time, with a 2-disc 5.1 DVD-Audio set, at 24-bit, 48kHz PPCM audio. Whew. Now I just need to get those missing stems for Transformers and hope I can finish that …