Transformers: The Last Knight

Dan Graphic Design

Just like with Baywatch, I had the good fortune to work on the soundtrack for another current film title, this time for Steve Jablonsky’s score to Transformers: The Last Knight.  Once more, role was more of a coordination role between the studio, La-La Land Records, and the ad agency that was handling the artwork.  Some of the workflow issues we had with Baywatch were resolved this time around, but there was a creative change at the last minute which required some …

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

Dan Movie Reviews

I honestly don’t even know where to begin with this one.  When I saw Transformers back in 2007, I felt that it was one of the most kick-ass fun stupid movies of the summer.  The visual effects were awesome, the sound design was loud and punchy, and the story and acting were “whatever”.  So now comes the inevitable sequel, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.  Everyone who worked on the first one is back for the sequel, and this time everything …

Transformers

Dan Movie Reviews

I’ve never been a big fan of Transformers. That isn’t to say I wouldn’t enjoy the television show, toys, or original animated film; I just never got into it. So when I saw the new Michael Bay live-action version of Transformers, it was not from the standpoint of a long-time fan. The story is pretty straightforward. The Autobots (good guys) and Decepticons (bad guys) have been waging war against each other for a long time. The “All-Spark” apparently came to …

Bad Boys II

Dan Movie Reviews

Got together with John, Adam, and his friend Amir, and we went to go see Bad Boys II. Wow. I don’t even know what I can say about this film. My friend Raphael described it best: “This is the Showgirls of action movies.” And indeed, it’s one of the most depraved, over-the-top, absurd, insulting, irresponsible, violent, depraved (did I already say that?) movies I’ve ever seen. And it’s long. It’s nearly 2.5 hours long. This film allowed director Michael Bay …