Sorcery

Dan Graphic Design

While I was working on StarHawk, I was also working with Sony on another project of theirs, Mark Mancina’s score to Sorcery, just released by La-La Land Records.  Since it was the same company, I had similar assets to work with, and was even able to utilize the same layout templates in InDesign – yay for optimization!  It’s a fun score, and I hope people check it out!

August Rush

Dan Movie Reviews

August Rush tells the story of the orphan Evan (Freddie Highmore) who has the unique ability to hear music in the world around him. The pitch of the wind. The rustle of branches. The cacophony of everyday life is music to him, and he believes that if he can express the music – and have it be heard – that he will be able to find his parents. So he runs away from the boys home where he had been …

Mark Mancina

Dan Websites

A new website goes live! This one is the official site for composer Mark Mancina, who many of you probably know for his work on Speed, Twister, Tarzan and The Lion King on Broadway. Check it out!

Shooter

Dan Movie Reviews

Last week (yes, I know, I’m late in writing this!) I went to see Shooter, the new action thriller by director Antoine Fuqua (Training Day, King Arthur). Based on the novel “Point of Impact” by Stephen Hunter, the film is about Bob Lee Swagger (Mark Wahlberg), a military sniper who has retired (and retreated) to a life of solitude in the mountains after his partner is killed in a mission gone wrong. He’s approached by a group of government agents …