Black Rain

Dan Audio Projects, Graphic Design

This week, La-La Land Records released a limited expanded edition of the soundtrack to Black Rain.  The 1989 film was directed by Ridley Scott, and marked Hans’ first action score.  As such, it was a thrill to work on it – but the project didn’t just land in our laps.  There are a few projects that require composer approval to explore releasing, and Black Rain was one of them. Thankfully, my years working in the film music industry (as well as the …

Body of Lies

Dan Movie Reviews

At 75 years old, director Ridley Scott has had a rather formidable and notable career.  From such groundbreaking and visionary films like Alien and Blade Runner, to his “comeback” with Gladiator and Black Hawk Down, he’s always tried to present an interesting story from a unique viewpoint, even if the film didn’t quite work.  Lately he seems to be plowing through films faster than one should be at his age, and the result hasn’t been the best.  Some of that is a …