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

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Re: You should probably listen to a soundtrack more than once before reviewing i
• Posted by: Cortoisis   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Monday, August 11, 2008, at 8:17 a.m.
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• In Response to: You should probably listen to a soundtrack mor... (LinknCork)

> Two stars? Really?

> I bought this soundtrack before I even saw the movie. I'll admit that the
> first time I listened to it I didn't really hear much. Every track seemed
> to blend into the next and I couldn't detect a theme of any kind. The one
> thing that stood out was the climax of Like a Dog Chasing Cars. The rest
> was just confusing. But I was patient. I went back to the beginning and
> kept listening to it over and over until my mind could comprehend it. I
> find it horrifying, dark, moody, thrilling, desperate, and one hell of a
> soundtrack. Perfect for the movie which it accompanies. For it to be
> dismissed as a bunch of recycled crap really steams my broccoli. I'll
> admit that Why so Serious? is an aquired taste, but the Harvey Dent theme
> is amazing, and A Dark Knight is perhaps the most epic journey I have ever
> listened to on a film score. It's not a popcorn movie, and it's not a
> popcorn soundtrack. For those people who take the time and effort, it will
> be a masterpiece.

I really love how unwilling some people are to let someone else have their own opinion.

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