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The three note danger idiom

There is a three note idiom that has appeared in SEVERAL theatrical releases (comedies) recently that indicates danger. I do not know the notes, but it goes "dum dum DUM", and the viewer knows ...
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Soundtrack idioms in movies

I use the term "Soundtrack idiom" to mean a very short musical phrase that immediately informs the viewer that the scene has shifted to a new location, and also suggests where the location is. A ...
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Did Brazil carry a disclaimer about its uncomfortably loud volume?

My father claims that Brazil was shown in theaters with uncomfortably high volume, and carried a disclaimer to that effect. I can find no claim of this online, including in reviews from the original ...
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Examples of headbutts in film [closed]

I'm trying to find examples of films where a character head-butts a wall. Any suggestions welcome, thanks.
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How much of a film's sound effects do foley artists typically work on?

How much of a movie's sound effects is a foley artist responsible for? Are all non-dialogue sounds rendered by them? How is this decided?
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Is this the inspiration for the music used in Dredd?

In the Dredd film when they show the effects of the Slo-Mo drug. There is this dramatic sound track that represents the effects of the drug. I found a YouTube video of a very similar (if not the ...
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How did they make the Inception sound?

I've noticed that deep bwaaah sound from Inception in several movies and trailers. Apparently others have too--hear a montage of similar sounds (collected by Gregory Porter). I found some info on ...
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What did they use to make the Jetsons flying car sound effects?

How did the Foley artist make the futuristic Jetson flying car sounds in 1962?
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Were weapon sound fx for D&D cartoon created specifically for the series?

When I look at the the image below, I am able to "hear" the sounds of the weapons in my mind: For me, the sound effects for the weapons made the cartoon much more enjoyable. Were these effects ...
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In the title sequence, what is the strange futuristic noise/blinking effect?

During the title sequence, just after the camera pans up the frozen wall, there is a 'blinking' effect and a strange futuristic sound. Is this supposed to represent something important?