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Comments about the soundtrack for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (Hans Zimmer/Various)

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Re: That review is poor.
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• Posted by: Pawel Stroinski
• Date: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at 7:10 a.m.
• IP Address: dlb220.neoplus.adsl.tpnet.pl
• In Response to: Re: That review is poor. (Ethan R. Smith)

> Oh great, if you're so talented, why doesn't Hollywood hire you to score
> every film? I'm willing to reckon that Zimmer's Spider-Man theme is more
> memorable than ANYTHING you've ever written, and most likely more
> memorable than anything you will ever write.

> What is it with you people and synthetic instruments? You come off as a
> crying baby. "AHHHH IT HAS SOUND EFFECTS AND SYNTH IN IT. IT MUST BE
> TRASH AND NOT MUSIC BECAUSE A COMPUTER IS PLAYING IT AND NOT AN
> ORCHESTRA."

> Synthetic instrumental effects in a period-piece about world war II, or a
> movie about feudal Japan. Unfortunately, your argument is completely
> laughable. This is a movie that takes place in today's world- "it
> isn't Tron." Well, I don't know if you noticed or not, but THE
> VILLAIN IS MADE OF [bleep!]ING ELECRICITY. HE FLIES AROUND AND ZAPS
> PEOPLE. HE INHABITS ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS AND MAKES THEM SCREECH AND BUZZ.
> If that doesn't merit synth instruments, I don't have a single clue what
> does.

> I feel sorry for people like you. Have fun never getting a job. And that's
> not only because your "useless" music degree. It's mostly
> because of your crap attitude about film music in general. You must be
> SOOOOO smart. If you are such a genius, why do people keep hiring
> "idiots" like Zimmer and not you?

> Please don't come back to these forums ever again. Go hang out at FSM, I'm
> sure they won't mind.

If the guy is serious about having a career in film scoring and industry people actually read the comment sections on this site, he just effectively committed a professional suicide.




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