Posted by: Ed Chang <Send E-Mail> Date: Monday, April 11, 2016, at 8:27 p.m. IP Address: pool-72-89-112-77.nycmny.east.verizon.net
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> ..the Thomas and Martha Wayne death scene cue in 'A Beautiful Lie' and the
> end of 'Black and Blue' is the first bit of film music to make me cry in a
> long while.
> For all his faults, whether you like it or not, Hans knows how to score a
> scene perfectly and extract every last bit of the emotional context out of
> a scene.
> Both those scenes were expertly cued.
> Derivative and using bits from old scores? Please..they ALL do it so I
> hardly think going on about that is worth mentioning so much.
> Sometimes, it is worth listening with your heart, not with your head.
Same here. For such a critically-panned score, once wedded to the film it's extremely effective and sometimes moving. The music and dramatic beats can be transporting once you take off your MST3K glasses.