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Re: Hey idiot at Filmtracks - Reality check time!
• Posted by: Jason soundtrack fan
• Date: Wednesday, May 2, 2012, at 1:12 p.m.
• IP Address: c74-197-122-97.dh.suddenlink.net
• In Response to: Re: Hey idiot at Filmtracks - Reality check ti... (Rick)

> How old are you? I mean, really- when has the quality of the art ever had
> anything to do with how much money someone makes? Look at history, man.
> Earnings just indicate how well the artist PLAYS THE GAME! In some cases-
> we get both: great art that earned the artist great dividends. But they
> have never been two sides of the same coin.
> What's next? "Hans Zimmer's Dad can beat up YOUR Dad!"
> Evolve already.

The age question you pose is poignant indeed. Is it possible that the reviewers distaste for Hans Zimmer and other similar artists that are so ubiquitous these days may have to do with his age on the opposite end of the spectrum? Movie soundtracks are indeed evolving. To be so in love with the classics that you reject future classics just because they are different is narrow-minded. And it also borders on pride. As shown in that critics often decide that if something is appreciated by the public at large, then they must show their superior understanding and education by criticizing it and doting upon more educated soundtracks that the public is obviously too dull to understand.




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