By Zack Sharf Editor’s note: This post is presented in partnership with Dolby Laboratories and AMC Theatres in conjunction with Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures’ action adventure film, “In the Heart of the Sea,” now playing at Dolby Cinema at AMC Prime December 11, 2015.
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Ron Howard’s latest adventure drama “In the Heart of the Sea” boasts state of the art special effects that bring to life the doomed voyage of the Essex whaling ship, but the film’s most immersive quality is unquestionably its sound design. Bringing the menacing tones of the ocean and the harbor to life, the film transports the viewer into the world of a seafarer in all its expansive and horrifying glory.
Following a special screening of the film in New York City at AMC Empire’s Dolby Theater, sound re-recording mixers Chris Burdon and Gilbert Lake joined Indiewire’s Chief Film Critic…