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Old 02-16-2013, 01:41 AM   #111
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Default Re: Are Old School Action Movies Dead?

Originally Posted by Parker Wayne View Post
They were, I don't know why, but many movies and composers today tend to avoid motifs and themes or tend to be so subtle that you never catch it on the first watch. I don't know why, I loved hearing the theme of a movie during it with different versions.
My theory is they want the theme to feel simply part of what is going on as opposed to being an adrenaline pumping hero theme that perhaps overrides what is going on, onscreen.

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