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Comments about the soundtrack for 2012 (Harald Kloser/Thomas Wanker)

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One star too many?
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• Posted by: Edmund Meinerts
• Date: Monday, November 23, 2009, at 1:10 p.m.
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Message Edited: Monday, November 23, 2009, at 1:13 p.m.

If this makes mediocre scores like Alan Silvestri's Volcano (which I don't find mediocre, actually) sound like "triumphs of character", how come there's the same amount of stars?

I know it was said the score "barely achieves a third star", but I see no reason not to go the whole hog and knock it off. Being "inoffensive" doesn't justify a third star, necessarily - just look at the devastating reviews of some of Hans Zimmer's most ear-pleasing works (Pirates of the Caribbean sequels especially, not to mention Steve Jablonsky's Transformers 1) merely because of their inoriginality (which plagues this score too, just not quite as obviously).

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       Edmund Meinerts - Monday, November 23, 2009, at 1:10 p.m.

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