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Comments about the soundtrack for Total Recall (Harry Gregson-Williams/Various)

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What adversion does C.C. have with electronics?
• Posted by: Ryan MV   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Thursday, April 25, 2013, at 8:00 a.m.
• IP Address: 99-16-241-33.lightspeed.mrgvil.sbcglobal.net

I stated my question in the subject line and I'll state it again: What conceivable objection does Christian have with electronics being used in scores? I'm not getting this "view" at all! I wholeheartedly believe that if electronics are inserted into a movies score, the director or producer is making the conscious effort to elevate the proceedings beyond the realm of a traditional film score. Case in point: THIS movies score! Sure, this score's electronics are abrasive, but they fit the movie perfectly, just like they fit every other actioner Mister Gregson-Williams has ever been tied to! It's not as if the producer or director sit at home in the post production stages and automatically know from the get-go who the duties of writing their film's score is! Movies DO NOT get written or produced that way, no matter what you may think! That being said, the score for Total Recall serves (and on MANY occasions, exceeds) it purpose, electronics and all...this movies setting IS in the future AND also a chase movie after all...and I applaud the choice of Gregson-Williams in being this film's composer-du-jour because he served (and exceeded, as always) his purpose! I'm sick to death of every remake being compared to the film its remade from, score aspects and all! This is a different movie, they have better technology than they did back in 1990, Jerry Goldsmith's score served its purpose just like Harry's does. I just think that Christian should just come off of his view that a score that utilizes electronics is not good based just on it's own merits but has to somehow compete with everything that ONCE WAS the norm!




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       Ryan MV - Thursday, April 25, 2013, at 8:00 a.m.


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