Monthly Archive: January 2013

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Super Bowl, super sound

While a very small number of lucky US football fans will be inside the Superdome in New Orleans for the game on Sunday, February 3, the rest of us still get a taste of game action, thanks to broadcasters’ commitment to deliver the sounds of the Super Bowl. In fact, those of us at home…

When the auditorium has to become a cinema

The filmmakers featured at the Sundance Film Festival® have worked hard to weave sound and image into stories that transport the audience. With only so many bona...

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The sound and the horror

Fans of horror and science fiction movies know that sound is key to a good scare: it creates a sense of foreboding and builds tension in the story. Universal Pictures is seizing on that fact with Mama, the first psychological thriller to be mixed in Dolby® Atmos™. Mama, produced by Guillermo del Toro of Pan’s…

Thrilling sounds of Spring

As John McClane heads to Red Square in Moscow, fans of the Die Hard franchise will hear all the gripping action in Dolby® Atmos™. A Good Day to Die Hard premieres in Hong Kong and Singapore on Feb. 7, and in US theatres on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, 2013. Die Hard fans’ beloved protagonist, played by…