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
   NEWEST MAJOR REVIEWS:
     1. Incredibles 2
    2. Solo: A Star Wars Story
   3. Deadpool 2
  4. Avengers: Infinity War
 5. A Quiet Place
6. Ready Player One
   CURRENT MOST POPULAR REVIEWS:
         1. Star Wars: The Last Jedi
        2. Gladiator
       3. Blade Runner 2049
      4. Batman
     5. Thor: Ragnarok
    6. The Avengers
   7. Spider-Man: Homecoming
  8. Avatar
 9. Dunkirk
10. Phantom Thread
Home Page
Menu Options ▼
Comments about the soundtrack for Red Dragon (Danny Elfman)

Edit | Delete
Re: Hans Zimmer
• Posted by: Michael Björk   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Thursday, October 10, 2002, at 11:34 p.m.
• IP Address: hugin.ministry.se
• In Response to: Re: Hans Zimmer (Jerry)

> If you really look at it though, I do not see how Elfman is trying to
> fight against Zimmer's originality. I will agree in saying that Hannibal
> was a good listen, but at the same time, Zimmer has his qualities as much
> as what Elfman does. Elfman in so many cases if you look at it has brought
> us more eerie and dark music. I haven't heard the full score yet but every
> time I listen to some of them I am reminded of the music he did for
> Dolores Claiborne which was his best score in the sense of being dark. I
> think that we all need to give it one more chance. I am not saying that
> you are wrong but what I am saying is that maybe listen to it a few more
> times, you have to understand though that composers cannot afford to be
> "copycats" of each other. They need their own ideas as well.

Hi Jerry!

Yeah, you are right tough. All composers should have their own sound.
And maybe i should listen the Red Dragon score one more time. But i still think Zimmer should have scored the movie. I guess they are both good. Hey, i liked the score for "Edward Scissorhands" so Elfman is not that bad anyway. But his
style/sound has change quite a lot after that score & over the years. What do you think?

Cheers!
//Mike




Comments in this Thread:     Expand >>
  • Hans Zimmer  (2991 views)
       Michael Björk - Monday, September 30, 2002, at 1:07 p.m.
    •    I whole-heartedly disagree.  (3003 views)
         Jockolantern - Tuesday, October 1, 2002, at 4:56 p.m.
    •    Re: Hans Zimmer  (2791 views)
         Jerry - Tuesday, October 1, 2002, at 5:27 a.m.
      •      Re: Hans Zimmer  (2790 views)    We're Here
           Michael Björk - Thursday, October 10, 2002, at 11:34 p.m.
        •    Re: Hans Zimmer  (2669 views)
             Jerry - Monday, October 14, 2002, at 9:41 p.m.


Copyright © 1998-2018, 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.