…the plane crash scene was an amazing bit of film-making. Very harrowing.
Sure, the first minute of setup before the camera pans to the jet striking the electrical tower, careening across the highway and then exploding on impact is pure disaster porn par excellence, but then it's all downhill stoopid after that as the camera follows Nic into the CGI fire aftermath:
Varese’s website appears to be down and/or at least the PayPal payment method isn’t working at this time. Anyone else having problems with this?
Admit this film is a guilty pleasure for me, despite Cage being in this (ugh) and some of its other shortcomings. Surprised I haven’t heard the soundtrack previously - pretty good work. Will order once Varese alllows again.
I like the movie (yes, it's a guilty pleasure, so what?), but above all I think the score is one of Beltrami's best. Since i have been mostly satisfied with the first release in terms of listening experience, but improved sound quality could be a tipping factor in favor of this one..has it been remastered? I don't find anything on Varese's site about this.