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 Posted:   May 14, 2013 - 6:10 PM   
 By:   barryfan   (Member)

From what I have read on here, most peoples' all time favorite scores are to older movies. So the question is .................. What movie that came out in the last 5 years has the best score?


To clarify....... I am NOT asking what was the best CD release of the last 5 years.

 
 
 Posted:   May 14, 2013 - 6:14 PM   
 By:   Mike_H   (Member)

War Horse by John Williams

 
 Posted:   May 14, 2013 - 6:15 PM   
 By:   Krakatoa   (Member)

"Lincoln" by John Williams

 
 
 Posted:   May 14, 2013 - 6:36 PM   
 By:   The CinemaScope Cat   (Member)

Ghost Writer (Alexandre Desplat)

 
 
 Posted:   May 14, 2013 - 6:38 PM   
 By:   sr-miller   (Member)

This is a topic I don't know much about, my interest in current theatrical releases (and the music that accompanies them) is pretty small and you might correctly guess that the ones I would be interested in aren't typical of the last 5 years.
John Carter and War Horse had some really nice music but I guess I'd pick Lincoln, I like its sound world.

 
 Posted:   May 14, 2013 - 6:40 PM   
 By:   DeputyRiley   (Member)

Soul Surfer (Marco Beltrami)

 
 
 Posted:   May 14, 2013 - 6:42 PM   
 By:   dan the man   (Member)

Amelia- YARED

 
 Posted:   May 14, 2013 - 6:44 PM   
 By:   solium   (Member)

Your Highness

Honorable mentions:

Soul Surfer
Star Trek
Tron Legacy
Space Battleship Yamato

 
 
 Posted:   May 14, 2013 - 6:44 PM   
 By:   Michael24   (Member)

I couldn't begin to determine the best, but personal favorite?

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (John Williams)

Runner-ups:
* John Carter (Michael Giacchino)
* The Ward (Mark Killian).

 
 
 Posted:   May 14, 2013 - 6:45 PM   
 By:   dan the man   (Member)

I like a thread like this, because in 5 years to pick a favorite I will be curious to check them all out if I have miss them. Because the odds are if someone loved them that much I probably will too, I hope we get some wide choices here, not LINCOIN over and over again.

 
 Posted:   May 14, 2013 - 6:56 PM   
 By:   Erik Woods   (Member)

John Powell's HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON. Probably followed by Daft Punk's TRON LEGACY.

-Erik-

 
 Posted:   May 14, 2013 - 7:15 PM   
 By:   Sirusjr   (Member)

War Horse by John Williams

I second War Horse.

 
 Posted:   May 14, 2013 - 7:27 PM   
 By:   johnmullin   (Member)

Tron Legacy

 
 Posted:   May 14, 2013 - 7:38 PM   
 By:   danbeck   (Member)

One I listen frequently is Brian Tyler's Final Destination 5, that Main Title and the final track are particurlary adictive.

My favourite is probably Drag Me To Hell or Dream House.

 
 
 Posted:   May 14, 2013 - 7:39 PM   
 By:   Mike_H   (Member)

I hope we get some wide choices here, not LINCOIN over and over again.

The best movie ever made by the US Mint. wink

 
 Posted:   May 14, 2013 - 7:39 PM   
 By:   John Blankenship   (Member)

Star Trek and John Carter (Michael Giacchino)

 
 Posted:   May 14, 2013 - 7:42 PM   
 By:   SBD   (Member)

The Adventures of Tintin (Williams)

Honorable mentions:

Burn After Reading (Burwell)
Crank: High Voltage (Patton)
Hugo (Shore)
Wanted (Elfman)

 
 Posted:   May 14, 2013 - 8:04 PM   
 By:   mastadge   (Member)

Hmm. Two weeks ago I would have said Giacchino's Speed Racer, but now it's too late, so . . . maybe McCreary's Human Target -- that one certainly has been in my car's CD player since it was released and has gotten more play than any other recent score.

But there are quite a few I adore from the last five years.

 
 Posted:   May 14, 2013 - 9:17 PM   
 By:   Essankay   (Member)

Ghost Writer (Alexandre Desplat)

This.

 
 Posted:   May 14, 2013 - 9:38 PM   
 By:   gone   (Member)

Defiance : James Newton Howard (first to occur to me)

 
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