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 Posted:   Jun 11, 2013 - 6:22 PM   
 By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

Is Hanzimmer any relation to Hans Zimmer?

 
 Posted:   Jun 12, 2013 - 12:49 AM   
 By:   WillGoldNewtonBarryGrusin   (Member)

Is Hanzimmer any relation to Hans Zimmer?

I could imagine he´s relation to Hansolo.

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 12, 2013 - 3:05 AM   
 By:   Nils   (Member)

Goosebumps? Don't you mean headache??

I certainly don't get goosebumbs either. But not headache either ... it's just ... not sure what to call it... it's simply, well, boring, actually. Or something. It doesn't "give" me anything anyway.



I thought there were some nice chords in there, especially at the beginning. I also loved the low synth/horn sound at around the 0:50 mark. The cue builds in a nice way, too. But hey, I'm not saying he invented the wheel or anything here..

 
 Posted:   Jun 12, 2013 - 4:54 PM   
 By:   YOR The Hunter From The Future   (Member)

The Encyclopédie Fasquelle defines a theme as "Any element, motif, or small musical piece that has given rise to some variation becomes thereby a theme".

An often-cited definition of music is that it is "organized sound", a term originally coined by modernist composer Edgard Varèse (Goldman 1961, 133) in reference to his own musical aesthetic. Varèse's concept of music as "organized sound" fits into his vision of "sound as living matter" and of "musical space as open rather than bounded" (Chou 1966a, 1–4).

So, officially, Hanzimmer's sound products cannot be called music!

 
 Posted:   Jun 13, 2013 - 2:52 AM   
 By:   WillGoldNewtonBarryGrusin   (Member)

Is YOR familiar with Zimmer´s comedy scores? Lots of melody and themes in there.

 
 Posted:   Jun 13, 2013 - 9:36 AM   
 By:   YOR The Hunter From The Future   (Member)

Is YOR familiar with Zimmer´s comedy scores? Lots of melody and themes in there.

Hanzimmer's scores for comedies are all shallow and predictable, but at least not harmfull.

But it is easy to compose a score for comedies. YOR is sure his "Do Yourself A Movie Score" software do all the job.

Only true genius, like Herrmann, Mancini, Goldsmith or Morricone, were able to create remarkable scores for such limited genre...

 
 Posted:   Jun 13, 2013 - 9:47 AM   
 By:   Miles (MerM)   (Member)

How about Hannibal, Yor? Great classically-inclined sound (with witty jabs at Strauss), gorgeous themes. Adds a lot of class to the (much underrated) film.

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 13, 2013 - 9:51 AM   
 By:   facehugger   (Member)

Finally had the chance to listen to this score.

And it's utter shit.

Zimmer can make some entertaining sounds sometime. Not this time.

Zimmer is obviously here for the sole purpose of collecting a big fat check. Autopilot all the way.

No music hook. No discernible theme. No structure. No identity.

This is even worse than Jablonsky's "Battleship".

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Or maybe Zimmer is not the one to blame here.

Hack Zack Snyder has horrible music taste anyway.

Maybe Hack Zack gave Zimmer a hard time because Zimmer couldn't decline to the standard of his usual plagarist hack buddy Tyler Bates. Hence the autopilot on Zimmer's part.

Or maybe Nolan told Zimmer "Just do some droning. You can't top John Williams anyway. Might as well just do some abysmal garbage and then claim you're being edgy and doing it on purpose."

At least I'm happy to see this pile of turd of a movie is getting the rotten rating (59% and declining fast) it deserves on RT. Hope it ends Hack Zack's pathetic career.

 
 Posted:   Jun 13, 2013 - 10:03 AM   
 By:   JJH   (Member)

Oh for fuck's sake.

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 13, 2013 - 10:06 AM   
 By:   moviescore1   (Member)

Unfortunately, I agree that this score is a turd. I've listened to it three times since Tuesday and it's become noise to me now. I would listen to The Dark Knight over this anytime. At least Zimmer gave Batman an identity with the score, something that makes you know it's Batman once you hear it. I don't hear that all with Superman. What's the point of having a huge drum orchestra with some of the best players in the world, if they are going to play in sync and the end result sounds like a compressed synth drum pad? Great idea, but horribly wasted opportunity...

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 13, 2013 - 10:12 AM   
 By:   facehugger   (Member)

I would listen to The Dark Knight over this anytime.

Never thought I'd say this, but The Dark Knight sounds like Beethoven compared to this.

Even the two-note gimmick appears to be inspired in the face of the never-ending droning of Man of Turd.

I had high hope that Z would at least deliver some cheap dopaminic pleasure. Apparently not.

 
 Posted:   Jun 13, 2013 - 10:21 AM   
 By:   YOR The Hunter From The Future   (Member)

In this turd booklet it says that the drums part were composed togheter with someone who calls himself "Junkie LX".

SAY NO MORE! SAY NO MORE!

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 13, 2013 - 10:29 AM   
 By:   facehugger   (Member)

In this turd booklet it says that the drums part were composed togheter with someone who calls himself "Junkie LX".

SAY NO MORE! SAY NO MORE!


To be fair Yor, this Junkie guy (or gal, I don't know) made some fairly entertaining junkie stuff when collaborating with Don Davis and the Wachowskis on the Matrix movies.

But there is only so much one can do when supervised under Hack Zack, Droning Nolan and Yesman Zimmer.

 
 Posted:   Jun 13, 2013 - 10:44 AM   
 By:   YOR The Hunter From The Future   (Member)

But in the "Matrix" sequels was Juno Reactor who did the disco stuff.

Is this the same thing?

 
 Posted:   Jun 13, 2013 - 10:45 AM   
 By:   CrazyQuark   (Member)

I wonder sometimes what these filmmakers of today watched for movies when they were young to make the decisions they seem to make today (no themes or musical continuity, but droning wall of sounds with simplistic, but very loud percussion or whatever). Something must have happened early to them so they ended up deaf pretty soon, and now -for some reason- they always find composers who are willing to compose the nothingness they want.

While I don't think a good movie neccesserily needs a good score to be good, it still can help a lot. Everyone today remembers William's Superman-theme. Why is that, I wonder?...

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 13, 2013 - 10:48 AM   
 By:   facehugger   (Member)

But in the "Matrix" sequels was Juno Reactor who did the disco stuff.

Is this the same thing?


After some googling, turns out what Junkie LX worked on was the Animatrix, the score of which is also quite good ("good" in the sense that it's interesting electronic music, not pointless droning).

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 13, 2013 - 11:41 AM   
 By:   stay-puft   (Member)

as far as I know he's also a classically trained pianist

 
 Posted:   Jun 13, 2013 - 12:12 PM   
 By:   YOR The Hunter From The Future   (Member)

as far as I know he's also a classically trained pianist

So he is much better than Hanzimmer! He should be the one to compose the score!

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 13, 2013 - 12:21 PM   
 By:   ms1999   (Member)

I am over 60 & this is my first Zimmer score that I ever bought. I am very, very sorry I bought the CD & listened to it before I saw the film. I was completely depressed listening to this trash & thats exactly where I thru it.

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 13, 2013 - 12:28 PM   
 By:   facehugger   (Member)

I am over 60 & this is my first Zimmer score that I ever bought. I am very, very sorry I bought the CD & listened to it before I saw the film. I was completely depressed listening to this trash & thats exactly where I thru it.

I feel you man. I bought tickets to see Hack Zack's 300 and Watchmen because I was fooled by those flashy trailers. Twice!

I'm constantly feeling the guilt that I contributed to the decline and plagarism (especially in 300's case) that I wake up at 3AM, sweating and gasping from the bad memories and torture of conscience. Oh the nightmares.

Fool me twice Snyder and shame on me. But not this time! Not a third time!

 
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