Don Davis on House on Haunted Hil

If there’s one constant about the motion picture industry, is that trends will beget trends. One of this Winter’s movie season trends is the return of the haunted house, with lavish, big-budget remakes of one of the most respected haunted house films of yesteryear, Robert Wise’s THE HAUNTING, and of one of the most beloved yet gimmick-filled haunted...

Don Davis Goes Ballistic

(ba lis’tik) Having its motion determined or describable by the laws of exterior ballistics. Ballistics being the science or study of the motion of projectiles, as bullets, shells, or bombs. In this case, BALLISTIC is the skill fully choreographed human anatomy flying through space, a high tech martial arts adventure starring Lucy Liu and Antonio Banderas...

Don Davis on Scoring Jurassic Park III

Welcome to JURASSIC PARK 3, the third film in a series created by Steven Spielberg, which is now carried on through his storyline by director Joe Johnston. The structure of this film is similar to its predecessors, but now the dinosaurs look meaner, especially with the addition of the evil Spinosaurus with its long jaw and razor sharp teeth, the variety of dinosaurs...