Tuesday, November 24, 2020

The Invention of Sound

Foley. A few decades ago, in a ploy to get my sons to sit tight as a movie ended to let the crowd clear, I would encourage them to look at the credits and find the names of the Foley artists. We began to recognize some of these artists, and we all came to know what the role of the Foley artist entails. While it was a delight, then, to see Foley artists in the book by Chuck Palaniuk titled, The Invention of Sound, the context involved screams, horror and the usual nausea inducing sensibility that Palaniuk brings to his art. If you are a fan of Palaniuk’s work, and have a strong stomach, you will find in this book a thoughtful exploration of suffering and the power of art. Rating: Four-star (I like it) Click here to purchase The Invention of Sound from amazon.com.

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