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

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Re: A total lack of understand of the source material
• Posted by: G.K.
• Date: Monday, July 21, 2008, at 4:34 p.m.
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• In Response to: Re: A total lack of understand of the source m... (Cortoisis)

> Yes, but the original Batman theme by Elfman was written in a style that,
> had it been used in these more modern films, would have proved quite
> disastrous. Think about it.

Thanks. "Written" in a style? Elfman's theme is five notes that are *orchestrated* in a specific way, don't confuse that!

I'm getting quite sick when someone mentions "modern" movies in the context of Hans Zimmer. Modern doesn't mean lazy and monotone and same-old-same-old. Think about it.

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