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Comments about the soundtrack for Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (Zimmer/Balfe)

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No new themes? Give me a break!
• Posted by: Bondo   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Monday, December 19, 2011, at 3:56 a.m.
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"Thematically, A Game of Shadows completely lacks major development of new motifs"

Is this a joke? Did you even listen to the soundtrack or see the film? There are no fewer than THREE new themes/motifs present in this sequel score.

1. Moriarty's theme
2. Mycroft's theme
3. Gypsy theme(s)

One star because it reminded you of past Zimmer scores? The same complaint wasn't leveled against John William's TIN TIN or Silvestri's CAPTAIN AMERICA, scores which drew heavily upon past scores. I hope that you're aware how much of a cliche anti-Zimmer-Filmtracks-reviews have become...

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