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Re: Hardly in the same category.
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• Posted by: Josh   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Tuesday, September 7, 2004, at 7:19 p.m.
• IP Address: ip142177193075.mpoweredpc.net
• In Response to: Hardly in the same category. (Jockolantern)

> Well, we knew it was coming sooner or later. . . can't think of a much
> better way to test it out than with a great looking movie that throws back
> to old-fashioned acting, filmmaking, and scoring ideas.

But the CGI completely strips the *photographic* element from the film! What about lighting and shadow? It's all fake, painted. This is an animated film!

> Time will tell, I suppose. Sounds like another throwback element to me and
> considering the critics who have seen it are falling in love with it, I'd
> say that Laurence looks as good as ever.

> Have you heard the complete score?? It's hardly a direct emulation of
> Williams. . . its got all the elements that a combination score between
> Goldenthal, Williams, and Korngold would have and is an incredibly fun
> score to listen to, not to mention quite possibly the coolest main theme
> fanfare I've heard since the days of Williams' Star Wars and Indiana Jones
> scores.

I don't find the fanfare all that memorable or "cool."

> It's about time someone not only had the guts to make a movie like this
> one, but that the director had the guts to let Shearmur score it like he
> did. There's nothing generic here like MV is constantly throwing at us,
> and the orchestrations are as rich as the film promises to be.

Now *that* I won't argue with. Zimmer hasn't done anything of note since Gladiator... although I do like The Ring...

> P.S. Sorry, but this is just one of those few scores in a lifetime that I
> simply have to defend to the death. In the words of Monk, "You'll
> thank me later."

Adrian Monk?

Great show.

Josh



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