Originally Posted by Happy Jack
Expect minimalist themes ala The Dark Knight Trilogy. These days Zimmer doesn't seem to be very interested in creating full themes. Instead he likes to make motifs out of the least amount of notes he can.
I thought that TDK/R and Inception were full of layers.
And I don't quite get why Elfman is still put on such a high pedestal for Batman themes. His work is really only iconic in the perspective of it's release. I would say that the Zimmer theme is way more dramatic, powerful and iconic.