Night Crew Sounds is what I’m calling the music alleyway I’ll be going down every night when I get a couple of hours to work after the boys go to sleep.
4 Good Hours.
Every so often, my dumb brain forgets how fantastic this movie is. Everyone remembers the main Batman theme from Nolan’s films, but listening to Hans talk about how he came up with the sounds of the Joker is something else:
“I wanted to write something people would truly hate…”
-Hans Zimmer, on the Dark Knight DVD
That kind of thinking takes a lot of confidence in what you’re going to make.
But still. Greatness. Proof in point:
In honor of Dark Knight trending, here’s one of the best opening sequences ever in a comic book movie + how it played out on the page. I remember getting a sneak preview of this sequence in IMAX and it blew me away. I knew right then it’d be a game changerpic.twitter.com/nA5DJV6LMK
— Erik Davis (@ErikDavis) April 6, 2020
Time to get back to work.
Thanks for reading,