Posted by: Kris Date: Wednesday, May 12, 2004, at 12:42 p.m. IP Address: pcp06586504pcs.nrockv01.md.comcast.net
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Rising Star or One-Hit Wonder?(Mastadge)
> So, last year Brian Tyler burst onto the scene with three Varese releases
> one on top of the other, among them critically and popularly acclaimed
> CHILDREN OF DUNE. My question: Is he a talented young composer who's
> continuing to mature and from whom we can expect great things, or he is a
> relatively mediocre composer who got lucky with an early hit and is now
> cruising along on the strength of that alone? I mean, I've seen some
> people saying that in a few years he'll be ranked among Goldsmith,
> Williams and Horner, and others quite dismissive of his work as a whole. I
> haven't heard Timeline or Godsend yet, but while I quite enjoy his earlier
> work, particularly CoD, Frailty and some of The Hunted, I can't say
> anything of his has blown me away. What does anyone else think?
Definitely checkout Brian's replacement score to Timeline.
He is definitely capable of writing good music. I like Godsend despite its
slow and sappy parts. But like every other composer Brian isn't perfect.
I do wish he gets attached to good film sometime in the future.