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 Posted:   Jun 11, 2013 - 2:45 PM   
 By:   meegle   (Member)

Fail.

 
 Posted:   Jun 11, 2013 - 2:52 PM   
 By:   JohnnyG   (Member)

You mean he failed in MoS?

 
 Posted:   Jun 11, 2013 - 3:00 PM   
 By:   BackToTheFutureFan   (Member)

Fail.

And people get upset with YOR for giving a well thought out opinion on a score with many points to back himself up. At least we don't get posts like this. Pathetic.

Either that or I am missing something.

 
 Posted:   Jun 11, 2013 - 3:18 PM   
 By:   Sigerson Holmes   (Member)

I think he's kinda hot.

 
 Posted:   Jun 11, 2013 - 4:01 PM   
 By:   Khan   (Member)

We needed a new thread for this? Seriously?

meegle is what fails, not Zimmer's Man of Steel.

 
 Posted:   Jun 11, 2013 - 4:09 PM   
 By:   LeHah   (Member)

Fail.

Yes you are. In many ways.

 
 Posted:   Jun 11, 2013 - 8:33 PM   
 By:   meegle   (Member)

lol

 
 Posted:   Jun 11, 2013 - 9:52 PM   
 By:   Amer Zahid   (Member)

With people [particualry film music fans] getting immediately into the frenzy of the score dont realise that watching the film is as essential to understand how effective the score is and how well it works with the film. Infact we have all forgotten how we all fell in love with film music in the first place. It was the movie/film and how it had impacted us in the first place. Then we noticed the score and began to appreciate it with each viewings and ofcourse the first thing we bought is the soundtrack album. Nowaday folks will just pick up and album and gauge its merits on basis of a first listen and even assess the quality via 30 seond clips online without referencing the film or even watching it. Thats reckless. Granted that the film score may be a hit or a miss but give the film a chance first.

The subject of MAN OF STEEL is at best has been as fast as travel in hyperspace. The hype has complimented the franchise movie making machinery and fueled it. Fans of the Superman mythos will be forever haunted by the magnificense of Willams iconic music. [ Its the single most recognised film music theme in my country- just humm the fanfare and you will find even the hairy taliban like guy break into an excited smile-LOL]

The point is as much as Iam the fan of the legendary iconic Donner saga and the music-Iam still willing to allow the rebirth of SUPERMAN without some nostalgic reference to the previous entries. Its time to let go and absorb and breath the new SUPERMAN of today. Iam looking forward to a new revisonist SUPERMAN score that examins the films in today's well articulated modern sound stream. With that Im quite eager to accept and understand Zimmer's version and vision of SUPERMAN: MAN OF STEEL. But first I need to see the film and be swept away by it.

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 11, 2013 - 10:10 PM   
 By:   BrendonKelly   (Member)

Amer

That is the most sensible thing I have read over these two threads!

I love Donner's vision and JW's score is my all time favourite film score. But I am still looking forward to seeing MoS. Only then can I judge film and score!

 
 Posted:   Jun 11, 2013 - 10:25 PM   
 By:   Amer Zahid   (Member)

Amer

That is the most sensible thing I have read over these two threads!

I love Donner's vision and JW's score is my all time favourite film score. But I am still looking forward to seeing MoS. Only then can I judge film and score!



Thanks Brendonkelly, we rise and fall together wink

 
 Posted:   Jun 11, 2013 - 10:41 PM   
 By:   digitalfreaknyc   (Member)

With people [particualry film music fans] getting immediately into the frenzy of the score dont realise that watching the film is as essential to understand how effective the score is and how well it works with the film. Infact we have all forgotten how we all fell in love with film music in the first place. It was the movie/film and how it had impacted us in the first place. Then we noticed the score and began to appreciate it with each viewings and ofcourse the first thing we bought is the soundtrack album. Nowaday folks will just pick up and album and gauge its merits on basis of a first listen and even assess the quality via 30 seond clips online without referencing the film or even watching it. Thats reckless. Granted that the film score may be a hit or a miss but give the film a chance first.

The subject of MAN OF STEEL is at best has been as fast as travel in hyperspace. The hype has complimented the franchise movie making machinery and fueled it. Fans of the Superman mythos will be forever haunted by the magnificense of Willams iconic music. [ Its the single most recognised film music theme in my country- just humm the fanfare and you will find even the hairy taliban like guy break into an excited smile-LOL]

The point is as much as Iam the fan of the legendary iconic Donner saga and the music-Iam still willing to allow the rebirth of SUPERMAN without some nostalgic reference to the previous entries. Its time to let go and absorb and breath the new SUPERMAN of today. Iam looking forward to a new revisonist SUPERMAN score that examins the films in today's well articulated modern sound stream. With that Im quite eager to accept and understand Zimmer's version and vision of SUPERMAN: MAN OF STEEL. But first I need to see the film and be swept away by it.


Yeah.

Wait until you see the movie.

It sucks.

 
 Posted:   Jun 11, 2013 - 11:26 PM   
 By:   meegle   (Member)

I can't wait to see the film with the score and I can almost assuredly tell already that the music will accompany really well.

Really well.

This post of mine is me being facetious and simply felt a little underwhelmed by it. That's it. No biggie you all.

We will all be blown away by the entire package I'm sure. smile

 
 Posted:   Jun 11, 2013 - 11:38 PM   
 By:   digitalfreaknyc   (Member)

I can't wait to see the film with the score and I can almost assuredly tell already that the music will accompany really well.

Really well.

This post of mine is me being facetious and simply felt a little underwhelmed by it. That's it. No biggie you all.

We will all be blown away by the entire package I'm sure. smile



I saw it tonight. It sucked.

 
 Posted:   Jun 12, 2013 - 12:35 AM   
 By:   WillGoldNewtonBarryGrusin   (Member)

I can't wait to see the film with the score and I can almost assuredly tell already that the music will accompany really well.

Really well.

This post of mine is me being facetious and simply felt a little underwhelmed by it. That's it. No biggie you all.

We will all be blown away by the entire package I'm sure. smile



I saw it tonight. It sucked.


Would it be possible for you to use more than the totally awesome word "suck" to describe your impression?

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 12, 2013 - 10:44 AM   
 By:   Reeve   (Member)

I have had the pleasure in listening to the 2 CD version of “Man Of Steel” – I am up to my 3rd listening. I just need to say from the very start, that I was “spot on” in my thoughts regarding the score. I t does not have a signature theme. Those of you who believe that “Flight” was the theme – or that the “so called” trailer music was the theme, may I please ask – is it memorable?

It’s not! The so called theme you guys are talking about, does not build up to anything exciting. There is no resolution to the theme, it doesn’t go full circle – all it does is build up loudly; and.... stop. So suddenly. That is not an “honest” theme. However, it did bring up images of Henry Cavill in his Superman Suit. I am excited to see those army officials escorting him to prison.

The film doesn’t open until the 26th June here in Australia. I have bought my IMAX tickets, and I will be watching it on the 28th this month. All I have now is this poor soundtrack to go by, until I do see the film.

Besides that main theme I have talked about, there is nothing in this score worth writing about. The worst tracks are: “This Is Madness!” – Which is simple drum banging, “Arcade” – which doesn’t build up to anything, more banging? “General Zod” – which seems like a good idea, until I finally realized, the idea Zimmer Composed, was simply repeated over and over again. (Sound Familiar? His Trailer theme is just that!) That “DNA” track that was released a while ago; is actually a better track than some of the poor quality we ended up with. I do realize there is a section where those drums are annoying, but aside from that, the opening idea has a secondary motif (or theme if you believe so) that does help a little, adding more depth to this otherwise lousy score.

I also enjoyed the track called “Goodbye My Son” – If someone here has read my post that I posted on the 22nd January this year, I did say that this score will sound like “Gladiator”. This track is just that. But, given – that the rest of the score is pure dog poo – I will need to say then, that this track is a highlight, as are the other “Gladiator Inspired” tracks. http://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?forumID=1&pageID=7&threadID=89780&archive=0

There are far better movie scores than this one, however – I am going to give myself a chance to let it “grow” on me – so I am putting it in my car, up until I see the film, it will be on repeated listening, so I hope to enjoy the score as a whole! The best track on this 2 CD set is the track called “Earth”. I recommend you buy the Deluxe Edition, because you do get that track, which unfortunately, is not available on the normal edition. The track called “Earth” is basically another version of the trailer music, but much gentler, and more soothing to the ears. I’m not sure if it will be heard in the film, as I believe it’s a demo recording, but it is worth the price of the CD. Good Track to have if you are a collector.

Those who love “rock type anthems” will certainly love this CD. I prefer scores with themes, and hearing interesting variations on them. The Trailer track music, reprises itself a few times, but other than the track called "Earth", there is no interesting variation, other than what we hear in “the sketchbook” track, which starts somewhere around the 8 minute mark. Also – it is always the piano chords that are heard when you hear the opening to that track, no talented orchestration to give us other tastes in a theme that was composed in a day or two I would say. (If not less).

John Williams worked a lot harder to come up with the inevitable notes to the Indiana Jones Character. That is the kind of dedication Superman needs, not this two note theme that we already knew we were going to get! The Dark Knight Trilogy was far better – but that is because James Newton Howard “helped out” Hans Zimmer.



 
 
 Posted:   Jun 12, 2013 - 10:52 AM   
 By:   itstownerman   (Member)

Bombastic, Wagner, Overused, Over the Top...and on and on.

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 12, 2013 - 1:42 PM   
 By:   Mike West   (Member)

The music on it's own is such a lost opportunity, there are indeed only a few musical moments which are nice and sound inspired.
Zimmer can generate those (or can have others generate those) , but he is not capable of doing anything musically interesting with them, except putting them on top of the pictures. So those moments are lost in those childish musical landscapes which go no where and which everyone could generate in a few weeks, given that he or she has access to the equipment and gets some training in using it. Perhaps a lot of much more interesting results would appear...

And the stunt with the drum sets actually is just a stunt, there is no sense in it.

 
 Posted:   Jun 13, 2013 - 9:17 AM   
 By:   meegle   (Member)

The music on it's own is such a lost opportunity, there are indeed only a few musical moments which are nice and sound inspired.
Zimmer can generate those (or can have others generate those) , but he is not capable of doing anything musically interesting with them, except putting them on top of the pictures. So those moments are lost in those childish musical landscapes which go no where and which everyone could generate in a few weeks, given that he or she has access to the equipment and gets some training in using it. Perhaps a lot of much more interesting results would appear...

And the stunt with the drum sets actually is just a stunt, there is no sense in it.


Amen!

 
 Posted:   Jun 13, 2013 - 9:38 AM   
 By:   YOR The Hunter From The Future   (Member)

I can't wait to see the film with the score and I can almost assuredly tell already that the music will accompany really well.

Really well.

This post of mine is me being facetious and simply felt a little underwhelmed by it. That's it. No biggie you all.

We will all be blown away by the entire package I'm sure. smile


Hey Star Trek The Motion Picutre, do not explain your jokes!!

That's scary stuff!

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 13, 2013 - 9:44 AM   
 By:   facehugger   (Member)



Would it be possible for you to use more than the totally awesome word "suck" to describe your impression?


Why would you wish to torture a fellow human being by compelling him to conjure fancy words to describe a simple turd?

A turd is a turd and it sucks. Nothing more needs to be said.

 
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