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Comments about the soundtrack for Red Dragon (Danny Elfman)

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Re: Ask an easy question. . . get an easy answer.
• Posted by: Aigam
• Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2002, at 3:48 a.m.
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• In Response to: Ask an easy question. . . get an easy answer. (Jockolantern)

In mid 80's Schifrin composed a score for "Mean season" with Kurt Russell and Mariel Hemingway. The plot is similar to "Red dragon", score is terrible though (in my opinion anyway...)


> Ridley Scott directed Hannibal; he's teamed up with Zimmer now for his
> past few films. Red Dragon was directed by Brett Ratner who grabbed up
> Elfman for his previous film, The Family Man, so it only makes sense he'd
> pick him up for Red Dragon (obviously, since Ratner's other collaborator,
> Schifrin, couldn't score a movie like this, really). As for Zimmer's
> score. . . The addition of the dialogue mixed with the score was a rather
> rotten touch, and the score itself was just decent. Elfman's score is
> powerfully haunting and ultimately a very close second to Howard Shore's
> Silence of the Lambs.

> Sayonara!
:| Jockolantern

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