> This score is different for a change, maybe not
> the most pleasant thing around, but different.
If nothing else, that is so true. Which is one of the reasons I think it's Oscar-worthy.
> To those people who speak of this more as sound effect than music, I think
> that you don't need a motiv or melody for everything. Sometimes a certain
> sound suffices (I think of what Zimmer did with the Joker Theme). Totally
> depends on what you are aiming for. So I wouldn't bash those people who
> like this score with sarcastic comments about them having some emotional
Great point about the Zimmer Joker Theme. That was a really interesting idea of his, so simple and different but worked just as well as any melody could have. It suggested a cold, aloof and menacing theme for the joker with just a slow rising synth noise.