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Re: John Williams is always overrated
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• Posted by: Pawel Stroinski   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Thursday, September 12, 2002, at 6:13 a.m.
• IP Address: pc24.pi.tpsa.pl
• In Response to: Re: John Williams is always overrated (Sean Raduechel)

> I like Zimmer too, doesn't mean that I don't like John Williams. Favoring
> particular composers is a folly I find in almost all filmtracks patrons.
> Even I tend to have a bias in favor of Jerry Goldsmith and Bruce Brougton.
> Now there really is nothing wrong with picking favorite composers who we
> seem to notice perform well on a regular basis, that's not where the folly
> lies. The problem can be found more so in how we often tend to exagerate
> that preference to a point where we feel that the composer can do no wrong
> and all others are inferior. That is where the folly lies.

100% agreed. I think this is a problem especially with JW fans. I like some of his scores (Amistad, SW, Lost World, AOTC, this one), some annoys me (Harry Potter).

My favorite is Hans Zimmer, but I'm a fan of film music not a particular composer.




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