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 Posted:   Jan 13, 2020 - 2:39 AM   
 By:   PollyAnna   (Member)

I was really impressed by both movie and score. I was rooted to my seat for the highly emotive end credits. So many well scored scenes, my favorite being "The Night Window" sequence. How he missed on the Golden Globe I'll never understand. Whatever the gripes about SPECTRE, this is the kind of canvas that this artist revels in.

 
 Posted:   Jan 13, 2020 - 12:03 PM   
 By:   TominAtl   (Member)

Yes, this his best score in years. And the night sequence in the bombed out French town with German flares lighting up the city, along with the score...a magnificent moment.

 
 
 Posted:   Jan 14, 2020 - 3:53 AM   
 By:   KeV McG   (Member)

Going to see this tonight.
Looking forward to it.

 
 
 Posted:   Jan 18, 2020 - 11:04 PM   
 By:   BrendonKelly   (Member)

A fantastic film with a superb score by Thomas Newman. Yes there are some Dunkirk style cues but they fit the tone of the film brilliantly.
The Big orchestral stuff is emotional and heart wrenching. Excellent.

 
 Posted:   Jan 19, 2020 - 12:31 AM   
 By:   agentMaestraX   (Member)

*****A totally excellent, engrossing film and the soundtrack was breathtaking as well - Perfection!*****

 
 Posted:   Jan 19, 2020 - 1:10 AM   
 By:   johnbijl   (Member)

This score was fantastic. The film really isn’t plot or even emotion heavy. But Newman’s score provides everything the soul needs. Fantastic.

I know it would be nice if Williams wins an Oscar for his last Star Wars film but Newman really has made the best score of the year.

 
 
 Posted:   Jan 19, 2020 - 3:45 AM   
 By:   SoldierofFortune   (Member)

I was able to listen the whole thing when was come the past year. But have to say, after see the movie, is much better than i expected.

Terrific job from Newman (and a good movie by Mendes), The Night Window, one of my favorites cues of 2019

 
 
 Posted:   Jan 23, 2020 - 10:21 AM   
 By:   Peter Greenhill   (Member)

Saw the film at IMAX today and what a fantastic film it is. Great performances, brilliant photography by Deakins. Sam Mendes at his absolute best. All backed up by a wonderful score by Newman. Exciting, tense, sad, moving.....I loved this film and want to see it again.

 
 
 Posted:   Jan 23, 2020 - 10:27 AM   
 By:   keky   (Member)

I have just seen the movie. The score is amazing in it. Newman deserves an Oscar for it!

 
 
 Posted:   Jan 23, 2020 - 11:31 AM   
 By:   ddddeeee   (Member)

I admired the movie a lot but I was very rarely 'in' it. I thought the 'one shot' idea made the whole thing feel artificial.

 
 
 Posted:   Jan 24, 2020 - 12:12 PM   
 By:   BrendonKelly   (Member)

I admired the movie a lot but I was very rarely 'in' it. I thought the 'one shot' idea made the whole thing feel artificial.

How odd. I felt completely the opposite and was immersed right in the film with the characters because of the one shot photography.

 
 
 Posted:   Jan 25, 2020 - 6:12 PM   
 By:   Preston Neal Jones   (Member)

Got talking to a late middle-aged lady in a doctor's waiting room the other day. She mentioned that she and her husband had just seen and loved "1917." Then she added, "and the music was great, too." Not knowing it was by Thomas N., one of my favorite contemporary film composers, I asked this non-film-music-geek how she would describe the score she'd just praised. She thought a moment and then said, "Soaring."

 
 
 Posted:   Jan 25, 2020 - 6:38 PM   
 By:   jsmiley108   (Member)

Saw this the other day and was very impressed... and the first part of the end credits suite is amazing - it really soars. I saw Little Women about a week before and thought Desplat's score was serviceable... not on the same level as Newman's.

 
 
 Posted:   Jan 26, 2020 - 12:55 AM   
 By:   BrendonKelly   (Member)

Saw this the other day and was very impressed... and the first part of the end credits suite is amazing - it really soars. I saw Little Women about a week before and thought Desplat's score was serviceable... not on the same level as Newman's.

Unfortunately I don’t think the end credits are on the album, unless I am mistaken? I do remember loving that music as we walked out.

 
 
 Posted:   Jan 26, 2020 - 1:10 AM   
 By:   KeV McG   (Member)

I don't fully remember the end credits music but Night Window was replayed during it, so it might just be an edit job.

 
 
 Posted:   Jan 27, 2020 - 3:21 AM   
 By:   jsmiley108   (Member)

"Come Back to Us"

 
 
 Posted:   Jan 27, 2020 - 4:42 AM   
 By:   Ado   (Member)

It is a very good film, and a 'good' score. But calling this the 'best score in years' is rather silly. There is not much of anything melodic or thematic here, in the usual Newman style. There is one somewhat strong thematic piece and otherwise a good deal of the traditional T Newman orchestral wallpaper. And there are some electronic sprinkles that pop out incongruously here and there. And there are a decent number of scenes that were scored that would have been better left without music as well. 1917 may well win the Best Picture and Best Score Oscars, but the film is the thing here, and everyone and everything in this film is pulled upward by the terrific craft of this film.

 
 
 Posted:   Jan 27, 2020 - 9:15 AM   
 By:   Randy Watson   (Member)

Anybody have a chronological order for the soundtrack album?

 
 
 Posted:   Jan 27, 2020 - 9:25 AM   
 By:   Ado   (Member)

Cd sequence

1. 1917
2. Up the Down Trench
3. Gehenna
4. A Scrap of Ribbon
5. The Night Window
6. The Boche
7. Tripwire
8. A Bit of Tin
9. Lockhouse
10. Blake and Schofield
11. Milk
12. Ecoust-Saint-Mein
13. Les Arbres
14. Englander
15. The Rapids
16. Croisilles Wood
17. Sixteen Hundred Men
18. Mentions in Dispatches
19. Come Back to Us

 
 
 Posted:   Jan 27, 2020 - 10:04 PM   
 By:   Preston Neal Jones   (Member)

As I type this, Newman is being interviewed by Jim Svejda on Classical KUSC FM here in LA. At this moment, they've just finished playing a selection from "1917" which Svejda introduced simply as "the End Titles," and then added after its conclusion that it "included the theme, 'Come Back to Us.'"

 
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