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 Posted:   Jul 19, 2013 - 5:20 AM   
 By:   Tall Guy   (Member)

If they temped Amazing Spiderman with Hostage, it's beyond me why they don't just go for Desplat in the first place.

It may be my taste showing but Desplat hasn't been fit with an action or fantasy film very well. Golden Compass and the Harry Potter scores were as stimulating as a prescription for validol.


You said it, man. I just don't think action is his thing.



Listening to Firewall and L'enquête Corse (and Nid de guêpes, when I come to think of it) I'd suggest that The Golden Compass is the blip. Maybe the fantasy aspect in that (and Potter) diluted the action somewhat. Luckily, no fantasy in Spiderman and Bond.... ahem.

Conclusion - he can do it when he (and the director) wants.

 
 Posted:   Jul 19, 2013 - 5:23 AM   
 By:   YOR The Hunter From The Future   (Member)

So, Zimmer will destroy another super-hero movie.

What else is news?

 
 Posted:   Jul 19, 2013 - 5:28 AM   
 By:   Deadwalker   (Member)

So, Zimmer will destroy another super-hero movie.

What else is news?


Why because you dislike everything Zimmer does?

Get out of here Yor

 
 Posted:   Jul 19, 2013 - 5:33 AM   
 By:   YOR The Hunter From The Future   (Member)

Why because you dislike everything Zimmer does?

Get out of here Yor


 
 Posted:   Jul 19, 2013 - 5:37 AM   
 By:   OnlyGoodMusic   (Member)

Get out of here Yor

Why? Because his opinion and yours differ? Great interpretation of the first amendment.

It's disgusting how the suits concentrate everything on Zimmer because they don't know anything about movies OR music OR music for movies. They're probably right though, box-office-wise, because Zimmer's "music" always goes down well with the uneducated, who are the target audience for this kind of "entertainment". People who are worried whether the costumes of their superheroes exactly match those of the comic strips they're still reading when they're 42. Why carp about something as trivial as a music score?

 
 
 Posted:   Jul 19, 2013 - 5:46 AM   
 By:   Timmer   (Member)

So, Zimmer will destroy another super-hero movie.

What else is news?


Does Yor like sausages? What is Yor's favourite sausage?

 
 Posted:   Jul 19, 2013 - 5:57 AM   
 By:   YOR The Hunter From The Future   (Member)

YOR's opinions important.

YOR happy.

 
 Posted:   Jul 19, 2013 - 6:13 AM   
 By:   Erik Woods   (Member)



It may be my taste showing but Desplat hasn't been fit with an action or fantasy film very well. Golden Compass and the Harry Potter scores were as stimulating as a prescription for validol.


While I agree with you concerning Compass and Potter, Desplat did, IMO, knock the ball out of the park with Rise of the Guardians.

-Erik-

 
 Posted:   Jul 19, 2013 - 6:24 AM   
 By:   YOR The Hunter From The Future   (Member)

YOR likes Desplat too.

"Rise of the Guardians" is indeed very good!

 
 Posted:   Jul 19, 2013 - 6:30 AM   
 By:   DavidCoscina   (Member)

I wish Hollywood would give some other composers a crack at scoring a comic book film. Just as I wasn't too fond of Elfman scoring every comic book movie up to the mid 2000s, it would be nice for someone like Chris Lennertz or Talghorn or Rombi or someone other than Hans or RDP. I like his sound more and more these days and really liked most of what he did on TDK franchise (excluding action tracks) and a good portion of MOS but gee, they should let some of their kids into the proverbial sandbox to play. Too much of anything isn't good (unless its John Williams).

Actually I would be interested if Powell scored the new Spider-Man. Hey Desplat might be cool too. Not that we are going toget that but it's nice to wish once in a while. smile

 
 Posted:   Jul 19, 2013 - 6:32 AM   
 By:   aldan   (Member)

Why?
Because Zimmer is perhaps the one that publics assume as the most famous composer out there, not to mention his over exaggeration over his creation that turns out to be just blatantly generic?

I loved Zimmer that soars in the early '00, but, the heck is wrong with this guy beginning in early '10, that's sure a decade of something.

His man of steel, although, honestly, fits the film well (just because the film is kinda suck), is not that much of a higly inventive score that Zimmer always forced us to believe, i mean come on, a drum circle orchestra?

And now to Spider man? Well, i really not liking the Horner's attempt (Elfman's is way better), and also not liking the movie itself, just boring. But to add Zimmer? And what's with Marvel always kinda happy to pick different composer for continous franchise?

Now i just have one thing to recommend: pick JOHN POWELL !!! hahahaha

 
 Posted:   Jul 19, 2013 - 6:37 AM   
 By:   YOR The Hunter From The Future   (Member)

Hey, you do not love Hanzimmer!

Get out of here!!

 
 Posted:   Jul 19, 2013 - 6:39 AM   
 By:   The Mutant   (Member)

Well, I'm looking forward to it.

Obviously they have a lot at stake with this picture and they want a composer with a proven track record of providing exactly what the filmmakers and general public want to hear.

 
 Posted:   Jul 19, 2013 - 6:56 AM   
 By:   MattyO   (Member)

I don't have much to add, but the sad part about this for me is feeling my heart sink when I saw the thread title. This bothered me in a couple of ways. Around the time of At World's End I was gobsmacked with Zimmer's music, exploring his back catalogue and gearing up in excitement with every new film he scored. And it's not that I've disliked the work he's done recently (I unshamedly enjoy Man of Steel and Lone Ranger). I think I'm just over saturated with Zimmer. Over saturated with the PR blitz that goes along with each of his "big" scores, over saturated with the ghost writer questions each of his score raises, over saturated with the general atmosphere that surrounds each of his soundtrack releases. I guess I'm just starting to tire of the whole Hans Zimmer enterprise of film scoring. Others have said there's so many talented composers out there hungry to sink their teeth into the superhero genre, yet the Zimmer machine continues to chug trough the industry. I'm more upset because I really enjoyed Horner's first score and as someone who has only been aware of Horner for a few short years, it distresses me to see his output diminish year by year.

 
 Posted:   Jul 19, 2013 - 7:31 AM   
 By:   Deadwalker   (Member)

Get out of here Yor

Why? Because his opinion and yours differ? Great interpretation of the first amendment.

It's disgusting how the suits concentrate everything on Zimmer because they don't know anything about movies OR music OR music for movies. They're probably right though, box-office-wise, because Zimmer's "music" always goes down well with the uneducated, who are the target audience for this kind of "entertainment". People who are worried whether the costumes of their superheroes exactly match those of the comic strips they're still reading when they're 42. Why carp about something as trivial as a music score?





An all time new low calling other people here uneducated....

 
 Posted:   Jul 19, 2013 - 7:38 AM   
 By:   YOR The Hunter From The Future   (Member)

An all time new low calling other people here uneducated....

 
 Posted:   Jul 19, 2013 - 8:03 AM   
 By:   Other Tallguy   (Member)

Well this is kind of how I felt when Elfman got tapped for Raimi’s first one.

I’m not joining the Zimmer haters but I am definitely getting Zimmered out. (But I’d take a Jackman or Powell score in a heartbeat.)

Did Horner not want to do 2 or was he not asked back? I liked his first one a lot.

 
 Posted:   Jul 19, 2013 - 8:04 AM   
 By:   Mr. Jack   (Member)


 
 
 Posted:   Jul 19, 2013 - 8:07 AM   
 By:   Octoberman   (Member)

An all time new low calling other people here uneducated....


"Uneducated" in the sense that people think dolphins only eat fish, merely because that is all that they are fed.

If dolphins only knew that steak existed...

 
 
 Posted:   Jul 19, 2013 - 8:30 AM   
 By:   facehugger   (Member)

Say what you will about Zimmerman, but when I watched The Amazingly Crappy Spider-Man, all I was thinking was:

Why don't they just get a Zimmer (or his many Mini-MEs) to score this? Would make this crap less pretencious and more straightforward entertaining.

Apparently my wish is granted by the power that be.

 
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