I agree with your statement completely. His style and unbeliveable use of
> lay motive is becomeing a lost art. With super hero films like Spider Man
> and X-men which rely completely on techno and small bits of classical you
> cannot feel the music.
Spider-Man is a highly thematic score with nice leitmotif layered in like a cake. There are very little electronics in that particular score.
X-Men is more electronic than Spider-Man. But X-Men also has a nice thematic buildup.