Posted by: Wsp Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2001, at 6:52 p.m. IP Address: ip503cbd33.speed.planet.nl
In Response to:
Re: My Hope's on Blackhawk Down(JC Gardner)
> I highly recommend that you give this album a listen. You can't always go
> by what you hear. Christian found it to be not patriotic enough. That's
> understandable, but when we were attacked by Japan, things weren't looking
> good, so we didn't have much to be patriotic about. The film has not been
> released yet so no one can say if it fits the film or not. The cd itself
> is absolutely beautiful. It is something that I've never heard from Hans
> Zimmer before. It is subdued, there is no real action music on the album.
> But I suggest giving it a try for the uniqueness of it. Zimmer hasn't done
> this type of score in quite a while.
This is an exceedingly old topic, so I doubt anyone will read it. But, just in case... I finally did buy Pearl Harbor, and it is a thing of beauty. Short, and spoiled by a ballad almost as corny as the movie it accompanies, there are nevertheless flashes of genius.