SUPPORT FILMTRACKS! CLICK HERE FIRST:
Amazon.com
Amazon.co.uk
iTunes (U.S.)
Amazon.ca
Amazon.fr
eBay (U.S.)
Amazon.de
Amazon.es
Half.com
Glisten Effect
Editorial Reviews
Scoreboard Forum
Viewer Ratings
Composers
Awards
   CURRENT MOST POPULAR REVIEWS:
         1. Batman
        2. Star Wars: The Last Jedi
       3. Apollo 13
      4. Edward Scissorhands
     5. How to Train Your Dragon
    6. Jurassic World: Kingdom
   7. First Man
  8. Solo: A Star Wars Story
 9. Justice League
10. Ready Player One
Home Page
Menu Options ▼
Comments about the soundtrack for The Golden Compass (Alexandre Desplat)

Edit | Delete
Re: They'll just put the climax in the beginning of Subtle Knife
• Posted by: Sam   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Wednesday, February 13, 2008, at 6:52 p.m.
• IP Address: ip68-230-189-161.dc.dc.cox.net
• In Response to: They'll just put the climax in the beginning o... (TUBA)
Message Edited: Wednesday, February 13, 2008, at 6:54 p.m.

I sort of figured as much. But that's assuming they ever get to make "The Subtle Knife." They may have lost their chance.

It would also create an imbalance in the dramatic structure, for the over-the-top nature of "The Golden Compass" book's climactic scenes, as well as the shocking twist they contain, makes them work far better as the ending to a film than they would as the opening to a film.

I could, however see the filmakers ending a film of "The Subtle Knife" somewhere in the early chapters of "The Amber Spyglass." TSK is the shortest of the books, while TAS is, by far, the longest. And TSK does not have as awe-inspiring a climax as "The Golden Compass."




Comments in this Thread:     Expand >>


Copyright © 1998-2019, Filmtracks Publications. All rights reserved.
The reviews and other textual content contained on the filmtracks.com site may not be published, broadcast,
rewritten or redistributed without the prior written authority of Christian Clemmensen at Filmtracks Publications. Scoreboard created 7/24/98 and last updated 4/25/15.