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Comments about the soundtrack for Enemy at the Gates (James Horner)

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Re: Critics, you miss the point!
• Posted by: DerangedDragon   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Tuesday, August 13, 2002, at 8:29 a.m.
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• In Response to: Critics, you miss the point! (Pawel Stroinski (Devoe))

> I'm not a Horner fan. I like only Braveheart, Glory, Mask of Zorro, Apollo
> 13 and this score.

> Every critic points out scores Horner ripped off here. Sometimes a
> repetitive score brings a new quality. So:

> Choir: No lyrics? What should it sing, "Kalinkah"?!

> Four-note motif: In this score it actually makes sense. Two snipers at
> war?! We need a danger theme (Yes, here the motif becomes the theme). And
> it needs to repeat itself. If it annoys you that's good, because this is
> what this score was intended to do.

> The beginning: Yes, I agree with the Braveheart rip-off here.

> Now some rip-offs that weren't found yet:

> Clear and Present Danger: twice in track 8, the beginning. There's a
> transition.

> Braveheart: Thematic movement in tracks 10-12.

> The only annoying tracks for me are:

> 7 and 9.

> I love Tractor Factory. Someone agrees?

I found "tracor Factory" to be entertaining --- almost as much fun as the "Zil Song".

Comments in this Thread:     Expand >>
  • Critics, you miss the point!  (2894 views)
       Pawel Stroinski (Devoe) - Wednesday, June 12, 2002, at 1:06 p.m.
    •      Re: Critics, you miss the point!  (2662 views)    We're Here
         DerangedDragon - Tuesday, August 13, 2002, at 8:29 a.m.

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