Superman Returns

Dan Audio Projects, Graphic Design

Back the spring of 2006, I had the good fortune to not only attend the scoring sessions for Bryan Singer’s quasi-sequel Superman Returns, but was able to shoot hours of video for a mini-documentary I put together for the music team. Some of my footage ended up in the “multimedia” portion of the original Rhino Records soundtrack album, but that pretty much concluded my involvement with the project – until now. Working with the audio files direct from the ProTools …

X2: X-Men United

Dan Graphic Design

I had another soundtrack release at San Diego Comic Con this year – but I only art directed it.  La-La Land Records released a limited expanded soundtrack to John Ottman’s score to X2: X-Men United.  In working on this project, I not only got to use two of the scoring session photos I had taken years ago in the booklet, but I also got to go on an Easter egg hunt to find the original poster artwork. Yes, that’s right, …

Superman Returns

Dan Movie Reviews

Yes, I know, it’s the review everyone wants to know about. The truth is, I saw the film two weeks ago but didn’t write about it because I wanted to wait until my “official” press screening tonight. So, here’s the deal: Superman Returns takes place five years after the events that occured in Superman II. Superman, having learned from astronomers that remnants of his home planet Krypton have been discovered, has left Earth to go see what he can find. …

X-Men 2

Dan Movie Reviews

Well, I had been waiting for this film for a while. After the scoring and mixing sessions, my excitement for X-Men 2 had been steadily growing, and tonight I finally got to see it. Matt and I went to the Mann National (leaving our cellphones in the car, after the Dreamcatcher security fiasco), and once we got in, we ended up having to wait about an hour – because everyone had to get through security! Aargh. Well, at least we …