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Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound pays an all-too-rare tribute to an aspect of filmmaking that's utterly fascinating but often overlooked. Read critic reviews

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Filmmaker Midge Costin examines how visionary directors work with sound designers to create the most exciting moviegoing experiences.

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  • Celebrating the magic of cinema as much as it explains it, Making Waves will have cinephiles listening to their favourite movies with fresh ears.

    November 15, 2019 | Full Review…
  • You wouldn't seize on film sound as the sexiest of subjects, yet Midge Costin's documentary is a doozy, as inspiring as it is informative.

    November 3, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • The blend of historical overview, film clips, tech info, and inside business on offer is pretty irresistible.

    November 1, 2019 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
  • Just see this film. And then wonder if "see" is any longer an adequate verb for the act of experiencing great cinema.

    October 30, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • Midge Costin's marvellous documentary opens our eyes to a subtle art typically dismissed as the boring 'loo break' category of movie awards ceremonies.

    October 30, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • If it feels like a feelgood in-house promotional video for Hollywood technicians ... well, they've got an awful lot to feel good about.

    October 30, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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