Posted by: Jojo Date: Thursday, September 23, 2004, at 1:55 a.m. IP Address: 180.86-136-217.adsl.skynet.be
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I do agree... although i prefer zimmer's gladiator and his thin red line before anything elfman wrote lately ( i DO Love Elfman 80's-90's scores ).But even so, if you wanna listen to a high profile score in the golden age tradition, you should listen to Shearmur's excellent 'sky captain & the world of tomorrow!!!
> I just cant enjoy Zimmer's music, to be honest. I dont want to bash him
> for what he writes, but his synth music seems to be just getting way too
> popular and I find myself worrying for the film score industry. I miss the
> days when Horner used to write good orchestral scores, John Williams
> blowing us away with constant powerful scores, then Jerry Goldsmith's
> death along with Elmer Bernstein has brought temporary shadow on
> scores...Elliot Goldenthal doesnt seem to be doing anything this year,
> David Arnold doesnt seem to be very good at all anymore, Danny Elfman is
> still good.... But jeez, I wish Zimmer would branch out a little bit again
> like I know he can do.
> I dont know, do I sound too fanboy-ish? I simply miss good old fashioned
> classical scores.