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Old 04-15-2014, 05:47 PM   #301
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Inception, Gladiator, etc..

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Old 04-15-2014, 05:57 PM   #302
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Old 04-15-2014, 06:02 PM   #303
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Old 04-15-2014, 06:29 PM   #304
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This may sound like hyperbole but if Zimmer isnt scoring this film that may be a dealbreaker for me. I feel like his score really sets the tone and mood for these movies sooo well. There are just so many moments in TDKT and MoS that just would not be the same without Zimmer. That moment at the end of MoS where Clark smiles at Lois with the theme building in the background and then finally kicks in when the title screen hits...goosebump enducing.

I really hope Snyder can convince him to stay onboard.

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Old 04-15-2014, 08:27 PM   #305
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Love that Zimmer is scoring it! High fives all around!

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Zimmer can deliver great score, I just don't find his MOS score to be great. Good, not great. I hope he'll push/be pushed to deliver more next time around.

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Old 04-15-2014, 09:08 PM   #307
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I beg to differ. The Man of Steel score was one of the best scores in cmb ever IMO.

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I listen to the MoS score nearly everyday. I love it.
and now we get to hear his TASM2 score, which is...amazing.

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I beg to differ. The Man of Steel score was one of the best scores in cmb ever IMO.
I agree, and not just because I like Zimmer. From start to finish it's a great score with good flow. Sure, it's an origin tale, but we do get themes for key moments. I particularly loved the 'Earth' cue - it nailed Clark's country roots, and I hope we hear it in the actual film this time.

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MOS score is right up there with Shirley Walker's BTAS theme in my all time favorites.

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I loved Zimmer's score for the Dark Knight trilogy and MOS. I thought he managed to capture the essence of both of those characters without producing something retro. His music is beautiful. I'm really happy with this.

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I agree, and not just because I like Zimmer. From start to finish it's a great score with good flow. Sure, it's an origin tale, but we do get themes for key moments. I particularly loved the 'Earth' cue - it nailed Clark's country roots, and I hope we hear it in the actual film this time.
I too love "Earth". It's actually one of my favorites from the whole score.

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I too love "Earth". It's actually one of my favorites from the whole score.
Agreed. The theme was used well throughout the score, same sound for different aims. 'Earth' - rural American roots. 'This is Clark Kent' - His tender and private side. 'Flight' - Patriotic, Americana type heroism. 'What are you going to do' - the main theme in its pure form. The rising riffs during 'Sent Here For A Reason' and 'Terraforming' are more angry/focused.

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I agree, and not just because I like Zimmer. From start to finish it's a great score with good flow. Sure, it's an origin tale, but we do get themes for key moments. I particularly loved the 'Earth' cue - it nailed Clark's country roots, and I hope we hear it in the actual film this time.
My fav is Flight. emotional, great, and epic. I mean loved all the B.S.O and you know that some songs haven't been released on CD?
Another special edition coming?
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Whenever I listen to "This is Clark Kent" I think it should've been called "Lois and Clark" because if you watch the movie whenever them two have a moment it comes on.

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General Zod is one of my favourites on the score. The closing moments of the track are so emotional.

It should have been in the movie.

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I watched a Hans interview on Youtube a few night ago, it went for about an hour. In there, he said something which stuck with me. He said along the lines, people hear the John Williams theme and say what a genius he is. And yes, that theme is excellent, and Hans wasn't knocking that or being jealous. But he said it's what follows that theme, the rest of the score, that matters. The segments which perhaps aren't that hummable, but provide the score's real heart and soul. That's where Hans' strength lies, in my opinion, and it's true of his MOS score.

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I watched a Hans interview on Youtube a few night ago, it went for about an hour. In there, he said something which stuck with me. He said along the lines, people hear the John Williams theme and say what a genius he is. And yes, that theme is excellent, and Hans wasn't knocking that or being jealous. But he said it's what follows that theme, the rest of the score, that matters. The segments which perhaps aren't that hummable, but provide the score's real heart and soul. That's where Hans' strength lies, in my opinion, and it's true of his MOS score.
I actually listened to that interview not to long ago as well!
Exactly, I'd rather a strong overall score than one good theme played over and over.

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I agree with the argument about having a solid musical body.

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You guys act like had Zimmer not returned for this movie, it'd be a big letdown. It would've been, had Snyder brought in Tyler Bates.

And it's presumptuous to think Zimmer is locked in, when his exact words are: "[...] I will probably head over to where Zack is shooting his movie and just hang out a bit and see if we can come up with any ideas." Seems a bit too early to celebrate, no?

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Obviously he's locked. if not he will never said that. Zimmer is a serious guy.

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Obviously he's locked. if not he will never said that. Zimmer is a serious guy.
I just hope Zimmer lays off the synths and percussion this time, and write for a full orchestra this time (rather than just strings, brass and percussion). He does well when he's pushed in new directions.

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I just hope Zimmer lays off the synths and percussion this time, and write for a full orchestra this time (rather than just strings, brass and percussion). He does well when he's pushed in new directions.
For me all the things he used for MOS were great and a little groundbreaking. Not you know the all known. and it sounded great. I hope some of the MOS themes return for this movie and they create some other ones.

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Strangely, I thought Zimmer's percussion needed to be sharper and more distinct in the MOS stuff. It just felt a bit too subdued.
I disagree. In comparisson for example to TDK soundtrack, the MOS one had some differences that made it unique.

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