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Comments about the soundtrack for Conan the Barbarian (Tyler Bates/Various)

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• Posted by: 3-3
• Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2011, at 6:41 a.m.
• IP Address: ip241-97-174-82.adsl2.static.versatel.nl
• In Response to: Re: You have (Pablo)
• Now Playing: Tyler Bates - Conan the Barbarian

> You know what I say is true. Who gets all the Oscar noms and big box
> office movies? Look at Poledouris' body of work compared to Bates. Hell,
> just look at his body of work by itself. I'm sure On Deadly Ground was a
> winning film, as was Lassie. Conan? The movie is lucky Remote Control
> didn't get the gig to score it.

Uhm, what exactly are you saying? Do you even know what you are saying?

Are you suggesting Bates is an Oscar worthy composer? Or the RC boys are? Cause looking at the nominees of the last couple of years, Zimmer is the only RC composer who has received an Oscar nomination.

Also if you think the quality of a film has anything to do with the quality of the composer you are a moron. Jerry Goldsmith's resume is filled with terrible films, yet he's considered to be one of the best film composers ever. Brian Tyler is one of the more interesting composers around and I don't he ever scored a film that is considered to be great. John Ottman and Marco Beltrami are also two very talented composers who scored plenty of terrible films.

As for Bates' Conan score, I'm listening to it right now. It's ok in a guilty pleasure kind of way I guess, but once it finished I doubt I'll remember a single second of it.




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