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Bee Movie
(2007)
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Co-Composed, Co-Orchestrated, and Co-Conducted by:
Rupert Gregson-Williams

Co-Composed by:
Lorne Balfe
Halli Cauthery
Michael Levine
Mark Russell
Ryeland Allison
Heitor Pereira

Co-Orchestrated and Co-Conducted by:
Alastair King

Co-Orchestrated by:
Geoff Alexander

Co-Conducted by:
Gavin Greenaway

Produced by:
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LABEL & RELEASE DATE
Sony Classical
(October 30th, 2007)
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Regular U.S. release.
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Buy it... if you have appreciated the frenetic orchestral action music by John Powell and Harry-Gregson-Williams for films like Antz and Chicken Run and seek an extension of that sound.

Avoid it... if hyperactive animation scores with both brassy action and jazzy character provide only fluff and no substance for your tastes.
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FILMTRACKS TRAFFIC RANK: #950
WRITTEN 11/1/07
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Bee Movie: (Rupert Gregson-Williams, Various) Comedian Jerry Seinfeld has maintained for years that he wanted to make an animated children's film, and Bee Movie is the culmination of his efforts to that end. As a producer, writer, and lead voice, the film is an extension of his own humor, with writing credits shared by those who used to contribute to his hit television show. The story shifts the subject of the talking animal concept to the world of bees, with Seinfeld's primary character deciding that the highly scripted, routine life of a bee is not for his wandering soul. He breaks fundamental bee-world rules by befriending and talking to a human, and in his journey to discover how bees and humans typically interact on the planet, he decides that it's time to sue humanity for its ills towards his species. Despite what you might think, the film has little overarching morality, and critics have been particularly harsh towards a script that seems tailored specifically to be populated by typical Seinfeld one-liners. The jokes, while funny at times, are not surprisingly saturated with the comedian's usual dry humor, making Bee Movie an odd film that might have difficulty keeping the attention of both adults, who have heard that humor in better contexts, and children, for whom little attempt is made to give them satisfying action. Being a Dreamworks animated project, it's also no surprise that Hans Zimmer became involved in the project. While the composer would not write any music for Bee Movie, he would oversee the assignment of Rupert Gregson-Williams and six other composers to the project. With the ever-controversial Zimmer as the executive producer of the music for the film, the score inherits some of the characteristics that fans and detractors have come to expect from projects he helms.



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Average: 2.94 Stars
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Loved it!
Jake Ball - March 28, 2008, at 5:28 a.m.
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TRACK LISTINGS AND AUDIO
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Total Time: 44:14
• 1. Graduation (3:15)
• 2. Honex (2:50)
• 3. The Pollen Jocks (1:32)
• 4. Barry Flies Out (5:35)
• 5. Vanessa Intervenes (2:03)
• 6. Sugar Sugar - performed by The Archies (2:47)
• 7. Assault on Honey Farms (2:35)
• 8. Ken (2:29)
• 9. Barry Turns the Screws (3:13)
• 10. Monty Slanders and Adam Stings (2:14)
• 11. Hearts, Flowers and Hive Closures (2:36)
• 12. Honey Round Up (1:40)
• 13. Rooftop Consequences (1:52)
• 14. Land That Plane (6:41)
• 15. Here Comes the Sun - performed by Sheryl Crow (3:00)

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NOTES AND QUOTES
The insert includes no extra information about the score or film. Likely due to the fact that the name of Rupert Gregson-Williams isn't highly marketable, the packaging makes little attempt on its outer sections to indicate that the album contains mostly a score by that composer.
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