‘Nope’ sound designer reveals sci-fi film soundscape secrets

Award-winning British sound designer and re-recording mixer Johnnie Burn has an appetite for dark, compelling material when he’s searching for projects to lend his sonic talents to, and so his work on director Jordan Peele’s new thriller, “Nope,” was the perfect vehicle for building a multifaceted, immersive soundscape for audiences. Burn’s artistry had already been … Read more

Jordan Peele’s unsettling new invasion thriller ‘Nope’ reviewed

Like noted French illusionist and pioneering filmmaker Georges Méliès, director Jordan Peele continues to reshuffle the deck to subvert cinematic expectations and offer fresh perspectives on the horror genre with his latest Hollywood puzzle-box, “Nope.” Arriving from Universal Pictures this past weekend with all the hype and head-scratching over its cryptic trailers showing some sort … Read more