Posted by: Krishna Manohar Date: Monday, December 1, 2003, at 9:25 p.m. IP Address: pcp06573060pcs.nrockv01.md.comcast.net
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Re: Not too similar to Gladiator(Krishna Manohar)
> Let settle this now.
> I agree with Erica, Children of Dune is by no means a rip off of
Gladiator did have some Frank Herbert influences in some
> scenes such as the Zuchabarr settings involving the slave trade. Ridley
> Scott almost directed the first Dune film but was forced to leave the
> project due to a family emergency. The duduk instrument has been used
> countless times in different films(The Crow, Ronin, etc.) What Brian has
> written here is excellent, a breath of fresh air. At least he nows how to
> do musical storytelling which is something a lot of young modern composers
> don't know how to do, and I think that could spell doom for the film music
When I meant to say that modern composers who write themeless wallpaper music
ruin film music.