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Comments about the soundtrack for The Dark Knight (Hans Zimmer/James Newton Howard)

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Re: So should you.
• Posted by: G.K.
• Date: Sunday, August 10, 2008, at 5:06 a.m.
• IP Address: pd9e5d8d2.dip.t-dialin.net
• In Response to: Re: So should you. (NL)

> Hell, I hate Zimmer and as much as it pains me to admit it, I'd have to
> rate this score AS HEARD IN THE FILM about four out of five stars. For all
> its flaws, it does work in the film.

> As stand-alone music, that's another story....

I don't think it works in the film at all. Zimmer and Howard so often score the scenes without a sense for what the scene really conveys; the hospital sequence for instance. It's so UNSUBTLE, despite what others say.




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