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Comments about the soundtrack for Erin Brockovich (Thomas Newman)

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It's what the movie asked for, Christian
• Posted by: richuk   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Friday, May 19, 2006, at 5:57 p.m.
• IP Address: so-6432-x0.essex.ac.uk

Only one star for this score?

In my opinion, the score is so simplistic and electronic because the movie didn't need anything more than that - a slightly funky, americana & minimalist score. I got the R2 DVD recently (with the isolated score) and it works perfectly in the movie, giving a 100% dialogue driven movie a good atmosphere. There's also several good string & piano cues you seem to have missed.

Maybe I'm a big Newman fan, but this score does its job and it a solid 4 star effort for me. You also mention the length of the CD? Well watch the movie - it's got less music than the CD does so I think we got a pretty damn good deal here.




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  •   It's what the movie asked for, Christian  (2767 views)    We're Here
       richuk - Friday, May 19, 2006, at 5:57 p.m.


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