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Comments about the soundtrack for The Amazing Spider-Man (James Horner)

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Jamaal is yesterday, B. Ross is now.
• Posted by: kazam   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Thursday, August 2, 2012, at 7:41 p.m.
• IP Address: adsl-75-47-150-244.dsl.lsan03.sbcglobal.net
• In Response to: Re: Horner is yesterday. Zimmer is now. (B. Ross)

> Two idiots above, as far as I'm concerned. Hans Zimmer is still copying
> techniques from scores he composed in the late 1980s, with little beyond
> technical improvements. He represents another mundane fad in film scoring
> that in another twenty years will undoubtedly have worn very thin.
> I'll give him credit where it's due, but this "Dark Knight"
> nonsense is already growing old.

Oh Jamaal, Jamaal, you are ignorant. At least people like B. Ross are here to inform you of what music is. Zimmer is not now nor is he yesterday - he is a fad that this so obviously untrained and utterly lacking in nuance. At least Horner knows how to write even if he chooses to copy himself. Please, please don't pretend to understand what makes music great or why Horner is a wonderful composer and Zimmer is a hack completely dependent on his ghosts.




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