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Comments about the soundtrack for The Dark Knight (Hans Zimmer/James Newton Howard)

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Re: I love these...
• Posted by: Oscar   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Monday, June 22, 2009, at 9:36 a.m.
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• In Response to: I love these... (Christian Clemmensen)
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> Ah, the good old "you'd like it as much as I do if you listened to it
> more carefully" argument.

> I listened to the score repeatedly over three days while I did my
> background research on it and the film. As per usual, I took notation
> about every track and motif usage. That's how you prepare for a 3000+ word
> review. And, unfortunately for you, the work did not impress me any more
> on the last listen. Sorry.

> Yes.

> Then you need to go back and listen to Zimmer's previous work, as you
> say, "more than once."

> I would fathom that your film music collection, then, is slim.

> You could say the same about sex, but sometimes you're still romping
> with a hideously unattractive and uncoordinated mate. Time and effort, in
> both cases, won't improve the experience.

> Christian

It's always funny watching critics respond to criticism. They usually handle it worse than the people they critique.

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