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Comments about the soundtrack for A Beautiful Mind (James Horner)

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Major Fallacy with Review!
• Posted by: Billy   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Monday, December 10, 2001, at 12:53 a.m.
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Big fan of the site! Must point out, however, that our friend and humble reviewer has made a tremendous error in his comments on BEAUTIFUL MIND by Mr. Horner. The Reviewer goes to great lengths to commend Horner's stunning prologue from BICENTENNIAL MAN as a marvelously (and rare) original composition from his recent output. In fact, this theme was first introduced by Horner in his 1993 score SEARCHING FOR BOBBY FISCHER (in tracks 2, 12 and most prominently and fully halfway thru track 6 "Josh's First Lesson").

While I don't doubt that Horner has used this theme to great effect in this BEAUTIFUL MIND, I did wish to clarify that its first appearance was not in BICENTENNIAL MAN. That having been said, I wonder, then what, if anything the Reviewer finds to be worthwhile about the BM (no pun intended) score.

Miami, FL

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