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 Posted:   Apr 9, 2019 - 6:05 AM   
 By:   jwb1   (Member)

Let’s discuss this bullshit article:

https://www.screengeek.net/2019/04/08/captain-marvel-trouble/


While I find it surprising and hard to believe - this stuff does happen. So how do we know for sure either way??

Shirley always denied helping Elfman on Batman, even though "sources" say otherwise.

 
 Posted:   Apr 9, 2019 - 6:18 AM   
 By:   ryanpaquet   (Member)

Garbage article, and fake news.





Still hoping this comes out on CD some day, the digital version is getting lots of play from me still. Love that hummable theme.

 
 
 Posted:   Apr 9, 2019 - 7:25 AM   
 By:   KeoNato   (Member)

Let’s discuss this bullshit article:

https://www.screengeek.net/2019/04/08/captain-marvel-trouble/


This is amazing.

1. It sounds nothing like Giacchino.
2. If he had re-scored the entire movie like the article suggests, he would have been credited.

 
 
 Posted:   Apr 9, 2019 - 7:38 AM   
 By:   Martin B.   (Member)

Probably best not to discuss that bullshit article or give it any more clicks.

 
 
 Posted:   Apr 9, 2019 - 8:15 AM   
 By:   Kev McGann   (Member)

I'm in work and the link/site is blocked (maybe that's for the best), but am I gleaning that it says Toprak didn't score the film or had Michael Giacchino ghost write a lot of it?

 
 Posted:   Apr 9, 2019 - 8:16 AM   
 By:   mastadge   (Member)

I'm in work and the link/site is blocked (maybe that's for the best), but am I gleaning that it says Toprak didn't score the film or had Michael Giacchino ghost write a lot of it?

It says she couldn't hack it and that Giacchino was brought in to re-score some amount of it.

 
 Posted:   Apr 9, 2019 - 8:16 AM   
 By:   Caliburn   (Member)

I'm in work and the link/site is blocked (maybe that's for the best), but am I gleaning that it says Toprak didn't score the film or had Michael Giacchino ghost write a lot of it?

Yes, that is exactly what it says. Probably a so-called clickbait article.

 
 Posted:   Apr 9, 2019 - 8:52 AM   
 By:   Michael Scorefan   (Member)

I'm in work and the link/site is blocked (maybe that's for the best), but am I gleaning that it says Toprak didn't score the film or had Michael Giacchino ghost write a lot of it?

It says she couldn't hack it and that Giacchino was brought in to re-score some amount of it.


Right, and the only evidence they have to support this is "our sources". I am not familiar at all with the website posting this article, and so I haven't a clue about the reliability of anything reported on it. Probably best to take whatever it says with several pounds of salt.

 
 Posted:   Apr 9, 2019 - 9:07 AM   
 By:   Shaun Rutherford   (Member)

It's barely even an article, which is typical of today's entertainment news, but no less annoying when it involves something we're interested in specifically.

 
 Posted:   Apr 9, 2019 - 9:17 AM   
 By:   DJS   (Member)



While I find it surprising and hard to believe - this stuff does happen. So how do we know for sure either way??



Exactly.

 
 Posted:   Apr 9, 2019 - 9:34 AM   
 By:   Yavar Moradi   (Member)

Ahahahahaha an Academy Award winning composer is going to ghostwrite music for an up-and-comer with no credit whatsoever? Only an idiot who thinks all composers are stylistically interchangeable would think Giacchino wrote a single note of this; it doesn't sound anything like him. Maybe some Remote Control folks came in to help out in a time crunch, who knows? But Giacchino? He doesn't need or want an assignment like this, particularly at this point in his career (and I don't think he would have done it even before he got his Oscar); he's got his hands full of assignments that he DOES get credited for!

Ugh...journalism in this country is going down the tubes on all levels. Thank goodness there are still people like Jon Burlingame and Tim Greiving out there when it comes to our niche...

Yavar

 
 
 Posted:   Apr 9, 2019 - 9:42 AM   
 By:   igger6   (Member)

Someone should tweet this at Giacchino so he can bat it down definitively. If it merely gets laughed off by people in the know, there will be space for trolls to keep claiming it's true.

 
 Posted:   Apr 9, 2019 - 9:47 AM   
 By:   Shaun Rutherford   (Member)

Someone should tweet this at Giacchino so he can bat it down definitively. If it merely gets laughed off by people in the know, there will be space for trolls to keep claiming it's true.

Erik, an early champion of Giacchino (and the guy who got me into Giacchino's work back when Giacchino was scoring video games), already did this, which is how I noticed it in the first place. Giacchino hasn't responded, but should he even? It just sounds so crazy. Maybe SOMEONE did some polishes on the score and this "source" is similar to that local paper who wrote that Randy Kerber was doing the music for Crystal Skull.

 
 Posted:   Apr 9, 2019 - 10:17 AM   
 By:   Spinmeister   (Member)

So how do we know for sure either way??

The score is still the score regardless of who's fingers are in the mix. So what does it really matter in the end? Unless, of course, trash-talking the composer is supposed to be more rewarding than trash-talking the score.

For better and worse, Toprak's "Captain Marvel" reminds me a lot of Howard's "Green Lantern". It's slick, anonymous, and almost, but not quite, as obnoxious. Some of the electronic canoodling is evocative, but padding and mickey-mousing is really the order of the day here, with the BIG THEME actually being little more than an afterthought employed like a punctation mark.

And I have zero emotional connection to any of it.

In fact, I have to skip the first track "Captain Marvel" because the clumsy succession of key changes kicking the BIG THEME into action really throws me off.

 
 
 Posted:   Apr 9, 2019 - 1:45 PM   
 By:   bagby   (Member)

Someone should tweet this at Giacchino so he can bat it down definitively. If it merely gets laughed off by people in the know, there will be space for trolls to keep claiming it's true.

Michael Giacchino has flatly responded: "I did not write the score to Captain Marvel." He did offer an opinion after seeing it/hearing it and says he worked on a "few" cues with Toprak. He offers praise for her work ("fabulous composer") and is excited to see what comes from her next.

https://twitter.com/m_giacchino/status/1115696708485148672

My opinion? Somebody blew Giacchino's role/involvement way out of proportion out of misunderstanding or spite.

 
 
 Posted:   Apr 9, 2019 - 3:06 PM   
 By:   tobid   (Member)

Someone should tweet this at Giacchino so he can bat it down definitively. If it merely gets laughed off by people in the know, there will be space for trolls to keep claiming it's true.

Michael Giacchino has flatly responded: "I did not write the score to Captain Marvel." He did offer an opinion after seeing it/hearing it and says he worked on a "few" cues with Toprak. He offers praise for her work ("fabulous composer") and is excited to see what comes from her next.

https://twitter.com/m_giacchino/status/1115696708485148672

My opinion? Somebody blew Giacchino's role/involvement way out of proportion out of misunderstanding or spite.


Wonderful reply by Giacchino and a good explanation of his involvement with Toprak being new to such a high profile assignment. Unfortunately, this surely won't stop certain individuals from spreading the fake story around the internet.

 
 
 Posted:   Apr 9, 2019 - 5:41 PM   
 By:   jwb1   (Member)

So the sources were correct - he did help, but just not as much as stated.

 
 Posted:   Apr 9, 2019 - 6:33 PM   
 By:   Erik Woods   (Member)

So the sources were correct - he did help, but just not as much as stated.

No. According to the moron writer of this garbage article, his "sources" told him that Toprak was replaced by Giacchino and that the score heard in the film is Giacchino's.

THAT'S 110% STEAMING HOT BULL SHIT!!!!

-Erik-

 
 Posted:   Apr 9, 2019 - 6:45 PM   
 By:   Ed   (Member)

The obsessive need some people have to discredit this film and the women associated with it is mind-boggling. It’s a huge financial success worldwide. One of the biggest superhero films ever.

 
 Posted:   Apr 9, 2019 - 9:11 PM   
 By:   DJS   (Member)

The obsessive need some people have to discredit this film and the women associated with it is mind-boggling. It’s a huge financial success worldwide. One of the biggest superhero films ever.

...or it's the obsessive need to think critically and not just believe the crap shoved into their mouths. I witnessed first hand a theater with rows sold out as we chose our tickets (seats were reserve only where I went and we had to pick from a chart, like a concert) but when my wife and I got to the showing...both rows were empty (over 30 people). No one showed up. Fishy? Yep, to anyone who isn't an NPC.

https://boundingintocomics.com/2019/03/13/new-reports-of-empty-theaters-at-captain-marvel-add-to-movies-controversy/

 
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