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Re: Titanic is nothing short of OBNOXIOUS, PLAGIARISTIC, and CHEESY
• Posted by: roybatty   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Saturday, March 3, 2007, at 6:13 a.m.
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• In Response to: Re: Titanic is nothing short of OBNOXIOUS, PLA... (A fan of James Horner)

> All film-composers are guilty of plagiarism in one shape or form. Just
> listen to Hans Zimmer's work. It is all the same drone. John Williams
> isn't original either. That does not mean that their music is not
> entertaining and have some spark of creativity (except for Zimmer, he
> borrows from himself way too much).

> The main motif to Lord of the Ring's "concerning hobbits" was
> taken from the first measures of a Christian hymn. Sadly, I cannot
> remember the name of that particular hymn. Although I have heard it played
> many times.

> As for Titanic, it is a great score. Honestly, it made the movie. I think
> it captured the human drama of the disaster. It sort of made the porn/love
> story believable. As it is, Star Wars would not be Star Wars if not for
> John Williams. Cutthroat Island would have really really sucked if John
> Debney hadn't composed that awesome score ( there is a bit of plagerism in
> that score). So Horner does not deserve harsh criticism. Plagerism
> smagerisim, I liked the score.

* Cutthroat Island is rubbish with or without Debney's score.

* "made the porn/love story believable" Porn?? Really??

* The Star Wars score is overrated.

* The name of the hymn that the Lord of the Rings tune is (allegedly) taken from is "This is My Father's World"

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