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 Posted:   Jul 19, 2013 - 10:45 AM   
 By:   jedizim   (Member)

I loved the first film and Horner´s score.
And I´m waiting for Zimmer´s score before I decide whether to like or to hate it.

Sorry for the positive opinion.


Agree with this completely.

 
 
 Posted:   Jul 19, 2013 - 10:54 AM   
 By:   facehugger   (Member)




Well, I don't know the director beyond his other Spiderman film, which was okay - I preferred it to the Raimi series, but I can't get that excited about Spiderman anyway - and 500 Days Of Summer which I didn't see but isn't a superhero movie anyway so isn't relevant. No idea what the "studio" has got to do with anything. Again, no track record to make any kind of judgement on.

Why not wait and see the film before pronouncing?


Summer 500 (fantastic movie BTW) has everything to do with Spiderman and Marc Webb. Sony hired Webb (who has never done comic book movie) precisely because they want him to import his teen-love sensitivity demonstrated in Summer 500 into Spiderman.

And Webb F-A-I-L-E-D. Amazingly Bad SpiderMan's drama scenes are as cringe worthy as any Bayformers.

Without any real drama elements, what is left in Amazingly Bad SpiderMan is only second-rate special effect and boring fighting scenes that are much inferior to what Raimi did in Spider 2 10 years ago.

And the only reason this crappy movie got made is because the studio Sony didn't want to lose their license due to some legal issues. So yeah, the studio has everything to do with the crappy "franchise."

And I won't "wait and see the film" because I won't be seeing it at all.

 
 Posted:   Jul 19, 2013 - 10:56 AM   
 By:   DavidCoscina   (Member)

Hercule, that's the nature of this or any internet forum- most of the content is speculation and then observation. I think you approach this or any thread like a salad bar- take what you like, leave what you dislike. There have been some responses that have been interesting and have been worth jumping on and pursuing further.

Zimmer may surprise all of us and that would be great. However, it seems like the strongest underlining idea in this thread is that people wish there was a greater net cast out there for potential composers to score this film, rather than a guy whose style is proliferated like McDonalds has for burgers. It's about contrast and variety rather than judging the abilities of said composer.

 
 Posted:   Jul 19, 2013 - 11:01 AM   
 By:   DavidCoscina   (Member)


Without any real drama elements, what is left in Amazingly Bad SpiderMan is only second-rate special effect and boring fighting scenes that are much inferior to what Raimi did in Spider 2 10 years ago.

And the only reason this crappy movie got made is because the studio Sony didn't want to lose their license due to some legal issues. So yeah, the studio has everything to do with the crappy "franchise."



I think Raimi did an admirable job. And Elfman hit a few real highs with his score. The scene in Spiderman 2 when he's passed out saving the train from going off the tracks and the passengers see Parker without his mask to me was one of the most humanistic moments of any comic book movie. The moment the kid tentatively hands Parker his mask and says "we won't tell nobody", well, it was a solid scene. I didn't get any of that with the reboot. It all felt contrived. I couldn't get into Garfield's character either. Just didn't seem like the Peter Parker I'd grown up with. McGuire did a fine job IMO. And the "solemn" theme of Elfman's still resonates.

Boy what I would give for a Don Davis Spiderman score....hey. it's fun to imagine isn't it?


 
 Posted:   Jul 19, 2013 - 11:10 AM   
 By:   Shaun Rutherford   (Member)

I cannot wait for Zimmer's two-note Spiderman theme!

If he tries real hard he might be able to reduce it to one-note. wink


Take it one step further... no notes.

-Erik-


Maybe for his next gimmick, he'll use a brickwalled amplification of the sound of an actual spider web being created, for that...synthetic string sound.

Someone please remember this thread once Zimmer has this same idea.

 
 
 Posted:   Jul 19, 2013 - 11:41 AM   
 By:   trstnvnk   (Member)




Well, I don't know the director beyond his other Spiderman film, which was okay - I preferred it to the Raimi series, but I can't get that excited about Spiderman anyway - and 500 Days Of Summer which I didn't see but isn't a superhero movie anyway so isn't relevant. No idea what the "studio" has got to do with anything. Again, no track record to make any kind of judgement on.

Why not wait and see the film before pronouncing?


Summer 500 (fantastic movie BTW) has everything to do with Spiderman and Marc Webb. Sony hired Webb (who has never done comic book movie) precisely because they want him to import his teen-love sensitivity demonstrated in Summer 500 into Spiderman.

And Webb F-A-I-L-E-D. Amazingly Bad SpiderMan's drama scenes are as cringe worthy as any Bayformers.

Without any real drama elements, what is left in Amazingly Bad SpiderMan is only second-rate special effect and boring fighting scenes that are much inferior to what Raimi did in Spider 2 10 years ago.

And the only reason this crappy movie got made is because the studio Sony didn't want to lose their license due to some legal issues. So yeah, the studio has everything to do with the crappy "franchise."

And I won't "wait and see the film" because I won't be seeing it at all.


I do hope you are not as miserable in real life as you appear on this board, cause all I see you do on this board is moan and complain how terrible everything is. But hey, if that rocks your boat...

 
 Posted:   Jul 19, 2013 - 11:58 AM   
 By:   Moonie   (Member)

Zimmer Rocks I think its GREAT so there razz

 
 Posted:   Jul 19, 2013 - 12:08 PM   
 By:   Mike Skerritt   (Member)

Zimmer Rocks I think its GREAT so there razz

Steve!!

 
 Posted:   Jul 19, 2013 - 12:18 PM   
 By:   Moonie   (Member)

Zimmer Rocks I think its GREAT so there razz

Steve!!



moonie still lurks smile

 
 
 Posted:   Jul 19, 2013 - 12:25 PM   
 By:   Tall Guy   (Member)

Zimmer Rocks I think its GREAT so there razz

Steve!!



moonie still lurks smile


...and still thinks everything's great.

Ahhhh.... all's well with the world!

 
 
 Posted:   Jul 19, 2013 - 1:42 PM   
 By:   facehugger   (Member)



I do hope you are not as miserable in real life as you appear on this board, cause all I see you do on this board is moan and complain how terrible everything is. But hey, if that rocks your boat...


Nothing rocks my boat more than seeing someone like you. Saves me the trouble visiting the local zoo for entertainment.

 
 
 Posted:   Jul 19, 2013 - 1:51 PM   
 By:   Dr Lenera   (Member)

NOOOOOO! Not a third superhero to get the Zimmer treatment. Ye gods!

 
 
 Posted:   Jul 19, 2013 - 1:52 PM   
 By:   facehugger   (Member)



Maybe for his next gimmick, he'll use a brickwalled amplification of the sound of an actual spider web being created, for that...synthetic string sound.

Someone please remember this thread once Zimmer has this same idea.


Shh... don't give him any ideas.

 
 Posted:   Jul 19, 2013 - 2:44 PM   
 By:   Bernd   (Member)

I'm no big fan of Hans Zimmer's music, but I'm no "Zimmer-hater" either. I quite like his theme for "Rain Man" or the "Earth" cue from "Gladiator"...oh wait, that was Klaus Badelt... anyway.

After thinking about the news, that Zimmer might score "The Amazing Spider-Man" I realised, that this one could be better than his "Batman" and "Superman" scores, because "Spider-Man" doesn't have a strong musical identity yet.

I really like Danny Elfman's music for the Raimi films, don't get me wrong. But compared to Williams classic Superman theme and Elfman's own glorious music for Batman, Spider-Man has no theme to whistle to. Since Paul Francis Webster and Robert "Bob" Harris' theme for the TV-series would never seriously be considered to appear in a movie score, Elfman's theme is the only one in recent years, that people might remember. But do average movie-goers remember Elfman's "hidden" theme? And did Horner's score stays in peoples heads after the film's over?

My point is, that Zimmer may not feel the urge to make some "revolutionary" choices just to radically differ from those famous themes that came before.

While watching the "Batman" trilogy and "Man of Steel" I couldn't get rid of the feeling, that the biggest motivation for the composer's musical choices were made to compulsively sound different from it's predecessors.
So I hope for an average, non-distracting score like "At World's End" ... oh, wait, that was mostly Henry Jackman...

 
 Posted:   Jul 19, 2013 - 2:48 PM   
 By:   Hybrid Soldier   (Member)

or the "Earth" cue from "Gladiator"...oh wait, that was Klaus Badelt... anyway.

This is not KB.

 
 Posted:   Jul 19, 2013 - 2:51 PM   
 By:   Bernd   (Member)

or the "Earth" cue from "Gladiator"...oh wait, that was Klaus Badelt... anyway.

This is not KB.


No? I like it anyway! smile
Who did it?

 
 Posted:   Jul 19, 2013 - 3:19 PM   
 By:   YOR The Hunter From The Future   (Member)

or the "Earth" cue from "Gladiator"...oh wait, that was Klaus Badelt... anyway.

This is not KB.


No? I like it anyway! smile
Who did it?


Ennio Morricone.

 
 Posted:   Jul 19, 2013 - 3:29 PM   
 By:   Bernd   (Member)

or the "Earth" cue from "Gladiator"...oh wait, that was Klaus Badelt... anyway.

This is not KB.


No? I like it anyway! smile
Who did it?


Ennio Morricone.




YOR makes me laugh! But YOR should not make fun of man with amazing Goldsmith avatar!
I'm on your side, hunter from the future!

 
 
 Posted:   Jul 19, 2013 - 3:35 PM   
 By:   facehugger   (Member)

or the "Earth" cue from "Gladiator"...oh wait, that was Klaus Badelt... anyway.

This is not KB.


No? I like it anyway! smile
Who did it?


Not sure who did "Earth" but this is a list of what KB did:

https://soundcloud.com/klausbadelt/sets/gladiator

Amazingly, only after the bitter breakup with Zimmer is KB allowed to disclose that the most famous cue of Gladiator "Now we're free" is actually not composed by Zimmer.

 
 Posted:   Jul 19, 2013 - 3:40 PM   
 By:   Bernd   (Member)

or the "Earth" cue from "Gladiator"...oh wait, that was Klaus Badelt... anyway.

This is not KB.


No? I like it anyway! smile
Who did it?


Not sure who did "Earth" but this is a list of what KB did:

https://soundcloud.com/klausbadelt/sets/gladiator


Thanks facehugger. That's quite a list.

 
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