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ThxSeville, The Bait, Ambrose Welcomes Nyah, Chimera Myth, Beach Fight, Ambrose Dies.Can we stop? I agree with the other guy more in his points, but it's clear that this is gonna keep going nowhere if you're gonna be so overly defensive about something that you claim is merely subjective.But here we are, calling dog-humping, Decepticon testicles, and mommy-on-pot-brownies "challenging the viewer."<br>======================<br><br><br>Why do Bay naysayers pretend that Bay only directs TF movies? It's very interesting...... Pretty much all complaints against Bay are connected to the TF movies.<br><br>Newsflash: Bay was a proven and very successful action filmmaker wayyyyyyyyyyyyy before TF1. <br><br>So no, "challenging the viewer" is not about Transformers. You chose to focus on these movies. Not me. I was actually reffering to Bay movies like The Island and especially Pain and Gain. <br><br>But I guess you like to talk only about Transformers.....Good for you. But that's not how a discussion works. <br><br><br>===================<br>Instead of accepting that your love of Bay is nothing more than a opinion, just as my claim that he misses the point of what makes action movies fun is, you turn into an overly-defensive nut, desperately quoting every opinion piece under the sun to pretend your opinion is some statistically-backed fact. I've seen you do this every time someone talks shit about Bay around here. It's psychotic.<br>===================<br><br><br>So let me get this straight: trying to be as objective as possible, in a non-threating way, quoting people who actually know what they're talking about and certainly not treating my opinion as fact, makes me......psychotic? <br><br>Wow! Just wow!<br><br>Next time, I'll just act like a complete jerk, insulting everyone and everything. For you, that is apparently the normal behavior.<br><br><br>======<br>Bad movies make money. Everyone knows that, and everyone knows that's not proof of quality.<br>=======<br><br>Reviews, RT scores, and crappy film blog "think pieces" are also not proof of quality. Also, a "bad" movie to you is the greatest movie for the guy walking next to you on the street. As Kevin Smith said: "Every movie is someone's favorite movie". <br><br>Let's try to keep that in mind.<br><br><br>============<br>That's not just a domestic bomb, that's a bomb altogether.<br>============<br><br>Really?<br><br>Then what do you have to say about Pacific Rim 1. I present to you.......the pure numbers:<br><br>Budget: $200 million. And that doesn't include the marketing cost.<br>Worldwide gross: $411,002,906<br><br>So that flick, according to you, turned a profit.......but TLK - budget of also $200 million and with a worldwide gross of $605 a bomb?<br><br>Wow!!Yeah lol back then only Harold was confirmed.
Can you tell me a names of cues, that was been on Klaus website?Formality indeed. Complicated ! lol<br><br>You can bet Blake Neely didn't need anyone to "write" those 10 seconds !! lolI always found these credits to be a bit confusing. Klaus Badelt is credited on almost every cue, even when his themes don't appear and another additional composer is credited as well. I thought maybe it was just a formality that Zimmer and Badelt were credited everywhere (I mean, how much could they be involved on a cue like "Welcome to the Caribbean"?), but then "No real ship" and "Sword Fight Pt. 2" have no Badelt for some reason. Does someone know a bit more about this?well the composer confirmed he is working on it to be released very soon<br>"It's funny tho......people always complain how Hollywood plays it safe and how movies don't take chances..........but when a movie with tonal shifts that challenge the viewer and offer something bold shows up, people bitch and complain."<br><br>I didn't think it was possible for a Bay fan of all people to be this insufferably pretentious.<br><br>I thought that was more Snyder fanboy territory.<br><br>But here we are, calling dog-humping, Decepticon testicles, and mommy-on-pot-brownies "challenging the viewer."<br><br>Kudos, man.  Kudos.<br><br>You can hide behind however many fallacies you want.  If "Not to me" and "You do you" didn't give it away early on in this thread, I DIDN'T try to treat my opinions as fact.<br><br>But that doesn't mean I'm going to add a little "IMO" at the end of every goddamn sentence just to coddle you. <br><br>On the flip-side, consistently making appeals to authority and popularity, "B-b-but Spielberg said!", "B-b-but the Forbes poll said!" don't make you objective.<br><br>Y'know, it's funny.  When I listed off better blockbuster examples, you could've very easily just argued against them on the level of the films themselves, and everything would've been fine.<br><br>Sure, you would've just claimed you can't see the action at night sooner, which is rich when you praise the film series that puts the subjects of its action scenes OUT OF FOCUS every other shot, but hey, that's just honest opinions versus honest opinions.<br><br>But using two belated half-assed sequels from different, less talented directors that lost most of the appeal of the first movies, as some sorta litmus test for how well-liked the first movies were, is the biggest bunch of bullshit I've ever heard.  That's not objectivity, that's not even confusing correlation with causation, that's saying 1+2=4.<br><br>That's the real joke here.  Instead of accepting that your love of Bay is nothing more than a opinion, just as my claim that he misses the point of what makes action movies fun is, you turn into an overly-defensive nut, desperately quoting every opinion piece under the sun to pretend your opinion is some statistically-backed fact.  I've seen you do this every time someone talks shit about Bay around here.  It's psychotic.<br><br>Bad movies make money.  Everyone knows that, and everyone knows that's not proof of quality.  But if that's the kinda road you wanna go down, I guess movies like Avatar, The Force Awakens, or all the Avengers movies, are "objectively" better movies in every conceivable way than anything Bay has made in his entire career.  I mean, CLEARLY those films must have a bolder style and push more boundaries.<br><br>Why else would more people watch and rewatch them, right?<br><br>Reasonable causation is for those goshdarn geek journos.<br><br>And by the way, The Last Knight lost money.  Period.  Almost 100M according to Paramount themselves.<br><br>That's not just a domestic bomb, that's a bomb altogether.<br><br>Have a nice day.
Siding with the guy that lied through his teeth to feign objectivity seems like a bad call.<br>==================<br><br>Kinda ironic, coming from you....but I'll take it as a compliment. Thank you! <br><br>And yes, he sides with me because what I say is common sense. For whatever reason, you have these strong negative feelings toward Bay films and those feelings blind you to some pretty obvious truths. <br><br>Have to say tho - for a 'hater' you sure know A LOT about him, his style and his movies. <br><br>Just admit it - you are a huge Bay fan but you just want to score some points with the snobbish internet crowd. <br><br><br><br>============<br>In any case, modern Bay and Snyder don't deserve to be mentioned in the same breath as Fury Road.<br>============<br><br>Oh, you're one of THOSE people......"Fury Roaaaaaaaaad is DA BEST FILM EVAAAAAAAA".<br><br>Let me guess: you also think that Nolan is the greatest director/person of all time. On par with Jesus himself. <br><br><br><br>==========<br>What DOES matter is scripts with razor focus, sharp pacing, witty and/or charming humor (if it wants humor, that is), and characters likable enough to carry us through the narrative.<br>==========<br><br>Which is what Transformers 1 is. <br><br>Which is why the movie connected with audiences. It was - at its heart - a story about a boy and his car. Even the most jaded critics enjoyed that aspect.<br><br><br>=============<br>And again, the likes of Pacific Rim, or 300, or the first Pirates of the Caribbean, or the first Kingsmen, or John Wick, or most Guy Ritchie films, or the better fourth of superhero films, illustrate that Bay and Snyder have no excuse.<br>=============<br><br>Excuse? For what?<br><br>My friend, you do realize that Bay in particular is one of the most powerful and successful filmmakers of all time, right? He is the second highest-grossing director of all time (domestically), only behind Spielberg. You can dismiss box office success all you want but you don't get to where Bay is if you're not good at your job. <br><br>Snyder is nowhere near Bay, in terms of success and influence. Personally, I don't care much about him. <br><br><br>P.S. Guy Ritchie (and Edgar Wright) are huge Bay fans. Ask yourself why. <br><br><br>===============<br>They just aren't very good filmmakers on the whole<br>===============<br><br>Your opinion.<br><br>I disagree.Bay walks the lines between being self-serious and comical, but his films aren't well=written enough to serve the former, or witty enough to serve the latter, and the end-result is droll and annoying.<br>====================<br><br>You sure you're not a "writer" for one of those ridiculous geek sites like Collider, Screen Rant or Slash Film? Because you sound a lot like one of those "beloved" writers. <br><br>Anyway......Yes, Bay's movies always walk that line but whether that works or not is........Yes! a matter of opinion. For me, Pain and Gain is one of the best modern satires while for you it is - I'm guessing - "droll and annoying".<br><br>It's funny tho......people always complain how Hollywood plays it safe and how movies don't take chances..........but when a movie with tonal shifts that challenge the viewer and offer something bold shows up, people bitch and complain. <br><br>Some of you folks are indeed very hard to please. <br><br><br>===============<br>The first POTC earns it. The Bad Boys 2 doesn't. Infinity War earns it. TF 1/2/3/4/5 doesn't.<br>==============<br><br>Okay, now that statement is the best joke of the year! Thank you for the good laugh! Really! Oh, and I've definitely argued with you before, my friend. You are clearly one of those ten Bay haters from the IMDb forums who claim to hate everything the man does, yet they have seen EVERYTHING he had done. Why is that, I wonder?<br><br><br>===========<br>Fitting, as Synder and Bay are cut from a very similar cloth. Difference is, unless we're talking Man of Steel, I'd sooner rely on Snyder for consistently good action sequences<br>===========<br><br>Well, I would trust Spielberg on this. Because it was Spielberg who said, and I quote: "Michael (Bay) is one of the greatest action directors. He has the best eye in Hollywood." Spielberg works with a lot of directors. But he never said anything like that about any other director. So clearly he means what he says about Bay. know......unlike most people, Speilberg actually knows a thing or two about filmmaking. <br><br><br>================<br>300 didn't try to start a franchise. It was a one-off adaptation of a graphic novel in the same vein as Sin City, and was successful. They tried to make a cash-grab sequel almost a decade later, without Snyder, and it failed. That's hardly the first film's fault.<br>================<br><br>It is a clear proof that people weren't that excited to visit this world again. And mind you, that happened with the first sequel! Talk about a one-time thing, huh?<br><br>At the same time, Bay made FOUR Transformers movies - with different casts - before there were any signs of audience fatigue. <br><br>That speaks for itself.<br><br>===========<br>Pacific Rim suffered from lackluster marketing, and yet still managed to turn a profit and attract a strong following.<br>==========<br><br>Excuses, excuses, excuses.....So you can display all the excuses in the world for Pac Rim but when it comes to Transformers, you don't accept anything. <br><br>Double standard much?<br><br>P.S. That "strong following" is on the internet. The same following that was supposed to make Scott Pillgrim a huge hit. Everyone knows that internet hype is not real-world hype. I know very well the type of people who act as if Pac Rim is the best thing since sliced bread. Total geeks who are angry that Transformers is much more popular and much more successful than Del Toro's "let's shoot all the robot fights in pitch black so audiences can't see shit" movie.  <br><br>Also, let's not pretend that Pac Rim is a universally beloved film. You know very well that there are A LOT of detractors as well. That's what you get when people can't tell what's going on during the movie because you shot it all at night. Just like that Godzilla movie. <br><br><br>============<br>Versus something like Transformers, which has piggybacked on an established IP, relentless marketing campaigns and tie-ins, and a fairly consistent release schedule. And even then, recycling the same bullshit eventually took its toll.<br>============<br><br><br>Wrong.<br><br>Do you read Forbes? You should. Because it's a place where objective people write. It ain't a stupid militant film geek site like Ain't it Cool News or Screen Rant.<br><br>Forbes published multiple articles explaining in great detail why the Transformers movies were successful EXACTLY because they were directed by Bay. Whether you like it or not, my friend, Bay is a brand. He is an auteur. There were multiple polls before the first two Transformers movies and Bay being the director was one of the main reasons for people to watch the movies. <br><br>But I guess you missed all of that, huh?<br><br>How convenient.<br><br><br>==============<br>Friendly reminder that AoE also relied on China (more pathetically then even Pacific Rim did) to compensate for diminishing domestic returns. To say nothing of TLK outright bombing.<br>==============<br><br>First: according to ACTUAL real data, the only TF movie that was saved by China is.......Bumblebee! Yeah, you better believe it. Go to Deadline and Forbes and read it for yourself.<br><br>Second: TLK bombed domestically, yes. <br>But not internationally. No one with actual knowledge of the situation refers to that movie as an international "bomb". Besides, there were 4 super successful TF movies before TLK. So Bay got nothing to prove. He already created one of the biggfest film franchises in history. <br><br>How many directors can say that?<br><br><br><br>==================<br>I know you like debunking Bay naysayers with "facts and logic," but it helps to not be grossly disingenuous while doing it<br>==================<br><br><br>Goes both ways, my friend. But unlike most naysayers, I don't treat my own personal opinions as facts. And if I'm being "disingenuous" then I don't even know what to say about some Bay haters who refuse to accept even the most obvious facts and truths.nopeYou realize there is a very easy and free method to get the music from that site, dont you?Random thought but this got me thinking about Zanelli's history with fantasy.<br><br>Whatever happened to his score for Delgo?  I know it's been accused of being super derivative of his other works anyways but still, it's weird to see a RCP score just drop off the face of the Earth like that.
There's just something really charming about seeing a prototype for a famous future theme showing up in an old score.<br><br>Or in PotC's case, SCORES.The only ones I've seen properly confirmed are the cues Badelt had listed on his website. The issue with everything else is that there's certain themes that's been associated with certain people, but aren't credited for every appearance. Not to mention that I've never really seen much official credits elsewhere, so I take any that I've seen with a grain of salt.This comment was made before that was properly confirmed, so he was likely going to do it solo at the time.I thought Hans was collaborating with Faltermayer For Top Gun 2From both ASCAP and GEMA

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  1. Opening - Main Title - The Past (2:34)
    Steve Jablonsky
  2. History Is About To Change (1:24)
    Steve Jablonsky, Michael Yezerski
  3. Didn't Make The Varsity Team (0:32)
    Steve Jablonsky
  4. Hey Snakeballs (0:35)
    Steve Jablonsky
  5. No Financial Aid (0:57)
    Steve Jablonsky, Imagine Dragons
  6. The Age Of The Transformers Is Over (1:41)
    Steve Jablonsky
  7. Cade Brings Truck Home (0:31)
    Steve Jablonsky, Michael Yezerski
  8. Cade Works On Truck In Barn (0:20)
    Steve Jablonsky, Imagine Dragons
  9. Beer Bot Fails (1:03)
    Steve Jablonsky
  10. Tessa Complains About Being The Only Adult (0:57)
    Steve Jablonsky, Imagine Dragons
  11. Ratchet Killed (5:06)
    Steve Jablonsky, Jacob Shea
  12. Attinger Talks To White House Guy (0:39)
    Steve Jablonsky
  13. Painter Bot Broken (0:51)
    Steve Jablonsky
  14. Non Dating Household (1:14)
    Steve Jablonsky, Imagine Dragons
  15. Judgement Day (0:25)
    Steve Jablonsky
  16. Lucas Arrives At The House (0:13)
    Steve Jablonsky
  17. We Just Found A Transformer (1:04)
    Steve Jablonsky, Imagine Dragons
  18. Optimus Prime Lives (2:18)
    Steve Jablonsky
  19. Attinger Talks To Lockdown (1:24)
    Steve Jablonsky
  20. Attinger Sends Cemetary Wind To Cade Farm - Lockdown Get Into Position (2:22)
    Steve Jablonsky
  21. Optimus Comes To Humans Defense (5:54)
    Steve Jablonsky, Jacob Shea
  22. His Name Is Shane & He Drives (1:44)
    Steve Jablonsky, Joseph Trapanese
  23. Car Chase (3:34)
    Steve Jablonsky, Joseph Trapanese
  24. Death Of A Friend (1:55)
    Steve Jablonsky
  25. Cade Takes Matters Into His Own Hands (2:05)
    Steve Jablonsky, Imagine Dragons
  26. Monument Valley - Autobots Unite (2:22)
    Steve Jablonsky
  27. Monument Valley Transition (0:27)
    Steve Jablonsky
  28. Autobots Angry With Humans (1:23)
    Steve Jablonsky
  29. KSI Chicago (0:47)
    Steve Jablonsky, Michael Yezerski
  30. Transformium (3:24)
    Steve Jablonsky, Michael Yezerski
  31. Fresh Breth When Making Out With Your Daughter (0:25)
    Steve Jablonsky
  32. Galvatron At KSI - Joshua Gets Mad - Why Can't We Make What I Want (1:09)
    Steve Jablonsky, Michael Yezerski
  33. Cade Gets Badge - Sneak Into KSI (0:49)
    Steve Jablonsky, Imagine Dragons
  34. Attacking KSI (5:31)
    Steve Jablonsky, Imagine Dragons, Hans Zimmer
  35. Respond (0:42)
    Steve Jablonsky
  36. Galvatron (1:24)
    Steve Jablonsky
  37. Highway Battle (1:20)
    Steve Jablonsky, Jacob Shea
  38. Galvatron Chases Optimus (0:43)
    Steve Jablonsky, Jacob Shea
  39. Angry Optimus (1:13)
    Steve Jablonsky
  40. Galvatron VS Optimus (1:07)
    Steve Jablonsky, Jacob Shea
  41. Lockdown (3:05)
    Steve Jablonsky
  42. Tessa Taken (0:42)
    Steve Jablonsky, Imagine Dragons
  43. The Knightship - Racing To The Knightship (4:08)
    Steve Jablonsky
  44. Engage Dark Matter Drives (0:30)
    Steve Jablonsky
  45. Enter The Knightship (1:55)
    Steve Jablonsky
  46. Dogs Chase Tessa - Searching For Tessa (0:49)
    Steve Jablonsky
  47. Weapons Room (0:55)
    Steve Jablonsky
  48. Knightship Gunfight (0:38)
    Steve Jablonsky
  49. Reunited (0:44)
    Steve Jablonsky
  50. Highwires (1:32)
    Steve Jablonsky
  51. Fighter Chase (2:12)
    Steve Jablonsky, Dave Fleming
  52. Autobots Find Prime (1:05)
    Steve Jablonsky, Dave Fleming
  53. Presence Of Megatron (3:22)
    Steve Jablonsky, Joseph Trapanese
  54. KSI To China (0:34)
    Steve Jablonsky, Michael Yezerski
  55. Lockdown Goes After Prime (0:31)
    Steve Jablonsky
  56. Galvatron Activates Prototypes (4:14)
    Steve Jablonsky
  57. Cade Talks To Optimus (1:29)
    Steve Jablonsky, Joseph Trapanese
  58. Hong Kong Motorcycle Chase (1:58)
    Steve Jablonsky
  59. Elevator Fight (1:24)
    Steve Jablonsky
  60. Prototypes Entering Hong Kong (0:28)
    Steve Jablonsky, Jacob Shea
  61. Prototypes Arriving In Square (0:35)
    Steve Jablonsky, Jacob Shea
  62. Prototypes Search For The Bomb (0:34)
    Steve Jablonsky
  63. Battle Of Hong Kong (1:26)
    Steve Jablonsky
  64. You Want Me (0:57)
    Steve Jablonsky, Imagine Dragons, Hans Zimmer
  65. Hong Kong Footchase (1:36)
    Steve Jablonsky
  66. Apartment Fight (1:02)
    Steve Jablonsky
  67. The Legend Exists (1:16)
    Steve Jablonsky
  68. Hiding In The Glass House (0:57)
    Steve Jablonsky, Dave Fleming
  69. Dinos (6:37)
  70. Bumblebee VS Stinger (1:25)
    Steve Jablonsky
  71. Knightship Comes Into Hong Kong (1:31)
    Steve Jablonsky, Imagine Dragons, Joseph Trapanese
  72. The Magnet (1:47)
    Steve Jablonsky
  73. Driving Backwards (2:05)
    Steve Jablonsky, Joseph Trapanese
  74. Magnet Picking Up Dinobots (1:51)
    Steve Jablonsky
  75. Cade Sends Tessa Away In Bumblebee (0:32)
    Steve Jablonsky
  76. Lockdown Surfs Down Building (2:24)
    Steve Jablonsky
  77. Cade Charge (0:49)
    Steve Jablonsky
  78. End Fight With Lockdown (2:53)
    Steve Jablonsky, Imagine Dragons, Hans Zimmer
  79. We Don't Have A Home (1:27)
    Steve Jablonsky, Imagine Dragons
  80. Leave Planet Earth Alone (2:28)
    Steve Jablonsky, Imagine Dragons, Hans Zimmer
  81. Battle Cry (4:33)
    Imagine Dragons, Steve Jablonsky, Hans Zimmer
  82. End Credits Pebbles (2:08)
    Steve Jablonsky
  83. Decision Suite (4:21)
    Steve Jablonsky
  84. Tessa Suite (5:46)
    Steve Jablonsky, Imagine Dragons
  85. Lockdown Suite (4:55)
    Steve Jablonsky
  86. The Knightship Suite (3:21)
    Steve Jablonsky
  87. Hunted Suite (5:57)
    Steve Jablonsky, Imagine Dragons, Hans Zimmer
  88. Autobots Reunite (Demo) (2:58)
    Steve Jablonsky
  89. Optimus Comes To Humans Defense (Alternate) (5:56)
    Steve Jablonsky, Jacob Shea
  90. His Name Is Shane & He Drives (Alternate) (1:44)
    Steve Jablonsky, Joseph Trapanese
  91. Galvatron (Alternate) (1:27)
    Steve Jablonsky
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HunterTech reply Replies: 1 || 2020-02-14 07:14:46
Is "The Legend Exists" actually in the movie? I was listening to the OST, and was completely thrown off by this track after I'd initially first heard the FYC. Considering the Academy's rules, it wouldn't surprise me much if it was removed for being too based on a pre-existing arrangement (being a take on "Arrival to Earth" and all).

Lejti2020-02-14 08:45:39
Yep, it's in the movie, when Optimus grabs the sword, and speak on some other language.

superultramegaa reply Replies: 0 || 2018-07-17 17:35:15
After revisiting this one, it's not as bad as I thought. Tessa is a beautiful theme (but is completely fucked over by aesthetics, with the exception of its first appearance).

Decision has an impressive amount of progression throughout the film with the finale Dinobot Charge remaining one of Jablonsky's best. The action in general is pretty fun but, similarly to TF3, it lacks the substance that TF1, TF2, and TF5's action tracks have.

Lockdown and Galvatron's themes were suitably menacing and were used effectively, and I have no idea why Jablonsky didn't carry over the Galvatron theme to TF5 as it suits the Frank Welker Megatron fairly well.

Hunted is a pretty decent action theme when the vocals are absent, and Autobots Reunite was good, but I'm not really sure what it's supposed to represent considering it only plays twice in the film.

The main problem is of course, the complete lack of thematic continuity. I don't care if this was supposed to be a soft reboot of sorts, you have to keep the themes your series is remembered for, especially if you have the same composer. Don't make an array of new ones to just be abandoned in the next film, and give the original themes one reprise each! Because of this score, it makes the Transformers series' music look like an unplanned mess that doesn't know where it's going.

Thankfully Steve attempted to rectify this in TF5 by having reprises from every corner of the series and using the original themes much more frequently, along with the Autobot themes' building progression. That score actually makes this one look better because the Autobots theme being rebuilt makes it feel like it was only absent from this score because TF4 was about them being hunted, and TF5 has them semi-repairing their relationship with humans.

But on its own, this score is definitely the weakest, and reeks of studio interference with the unoriginal sound and Imagine Dragons' involvement.

Bayhem reply Replies: 1 || 2018-05-18 18:55:02
In case he's visiting this site, I wanna say 'Thank You' to Ashton Gleckman who does the 'Behind the Score' episodes on YouTube. I loved the 1-hour episode for the Transformers scores and I actually learned a lot. Very educational. I found the video by accident and now I plan on watching his other videos as well.

Job well done, my friend.

Ashton Gleckman2018-06-16 15:59:53
Thank you! Glad you enjoyed it.

Bayhem reply Replies: 0 || 2017-07-20 11:12:29
Now THAT is a great cover for the score. Great image. Love it. Someone really needs to do something similar for the TF5 score, because the official covers are, pardon my French, quite lame and cheap-looking. They really dropped the ball with the covers and the posters.

BumbleBee394 reply Replies: 2 || 2017-06-26 22:10:53
Did Mr. Jablonsky write that beautiful piano melody in Hunted? Or was it Hans?

Bayhem2017-06-29 22:14:52
As a fan of Steve's work, and being quite familiar with his style, my guess is that he is the one who wrote this melody. Don't think Zimmer was *that* involved with the score.

James2017-06-30 00:07:15
The involvement of Hans is related to the material produced by Imagine Dragons.

Everan reply Replies: 0 || 2017-06-05 02:55:02
Hopefully no issues this time. Hybrid, any news?

David reply Replies: 0 || 2017-06-05 02:08:32
So are we getting a release this time or will it be like the past 10 years??

Evenstar reply Replies: 0 || 2017-05-11 16:50:09
TF Last Knight OST Release June 23, 2017&#65279;. Not sure if it's gonna be a score or soundtrack release tho.

Joshua reply Replies: 0 || 2017-05-11 05:55:44
There is a track that plays on the official site for TLK that sounds a WHOOOOLE lot like Steve. Especially Enders game. Also it kinda has that lyrical style Steve was exploring in AOE. Someone ripped it and put it on youtube. Real?

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Scorefan reply Replies: 2 || 2017-04-05 20:49:43
April 4th.
Steve Jablonsky scoring TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT at Warner Bros.

Anonymous2017-04-06 01:14:32
Searched all site and could t find it :/

Everan2017-04-06 02:47:56
It's a tweet, they started recording the score

Ankit reply Replies: 0 || 2016-12-10 21:00:59
I love transformers soundtrack

azat reply Replies: 1 || 2016-09-17 14:34:24

Anonymous2016-09-17 19:05:48

Jim Hults reply Replies: 6 || 2016-04-14 16:04:44
Steve did a good job for scoring TF4 and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014), he scored Megan Fox film like TF1, TF2, Jennifer's Body, Jonah Hex, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Lejti2016-04-14 16:10:40
Hi has composed TF1, TF2, TF3, TF4, and the TMNT Sequel (2016), not composed the other examples of yours.

Lejti2016-04-14 16:11:20

Edmund Meinerts2016-04-15 10:29:21
LOL, so many mistakes here it's hilarious! :D

Lejti2016-04-15 16:20:31
Edmund: sori fo ma inglish

Edmund Meinerts2016-04-16 12:15:39
Not you, Lejti, I meant Jim up there. So many FACTUAL errors!

Evenstar2016-04-16 14:26:38
@Jin Hults

actually it wasn't Steve but:

Jennifer's Body - Stephen Barton & Theodore Shapiro
Jonah Hex - Marco Beltrami & Mastodon
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - Brian Tyler

Rigby reply Replies: 4 || 2015-07-31 06:14:38
Anyone notice that the opening of Fighter Chase is super similar to the opening of Brothers In Arms from Mad Max?

Andy2015-07-31 08:15:25
You mean "Brothers in Arms" is super similar to the Openining of "Fighter Chase" aka "Punch Hold Slide Repeat" (Original Titel from the Official Score) from Transformers: AOE.

RealFfingMusic2015-08-01 09:23:59
I've heard people complain about the Hometree Destruction scene of Avatar, comparing it to Prometheus, a film shot 4 years after Avatar, and released 3 years later. The Age of Grammar is over. The time for the Orc has come.

RealFfingMusic2015-08-01 09:34:46
Oh crap! My bad. I meant --
ATTINGER: It's called Grammar. It's here illegally. Our world will never be safe until it's all gone.
INTERVIEWER: Oh . . . well. I hope we can hold a farewell ceremony, cuz we've worked with it for millennia . . .
ATTINGER: It's time to reclaim our linguistic anarchy.

RealFfingMusic2015-08-04 15:32:22
WTF? Use your own f**king name!

Scorefan reply Replies: 2 || 2015-07-30 21:48:18
@Hybrid do you know if Steve will score the new Michael Bay Film 13 hours: The secret soldiers of Benghazi?

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Ds2015-07-30 23:03:18
It's not official yet but I'm sure he will. Jablonsky and Bay seem like a perfect match to each other, I don't see why they would stop their collaboration!

Joshua2015-07-31 02:24:30
Also on IMDB Jablonsky is listed as the composer for Teenage mutant ninja turtles 2. I know IMDB isnt the most reliable source, but i wonder if theres any merit to it.

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 8 || 2015-03-14 18:31:46
Bunch of credits added here...

Adam2015-03-14 18:34:16
Yeah!!!!! Thanks Hybrid!! :D

Hybrid Soldier2015-03-14 20:43:03
Unfortunately Jacob Shea is BMI and it's not detailed there so I don't have any info on HIS work... :P

Pizza2015-03-14 22:16:37
The FYC files came with tags, and this is what they had for Jacob Shea:

Ratchet Killed
Optimus Comes to Humans' Defense
Highway Battle
Galvatron Chases Optimus
Galvatron vs. Optimus
Prototypes Entering Hong Kong
Prototypes Arriving in Square

Hybrid Soldier2015-03-14 22:21:25
Thanks ! Any other tags in the original files ? :)

Pizza2015-03-14 22:37:07
Other than the ones you already got, nope!

Pizza2015-03-14 22:45:29
Whoops, I lied, they also included Imagine Dragons in Optimus Comes to Humans' Defense.

Per2015-03-15 01:37:47
No one cared/noticed my comment about this from 3,5 months back (about composer names being attached in the original FYC site files) ? :( LOL ;)

Hybrid Soldier2015-03-15 08:25:14
Sorry Per lol, honestly I remember your comment from back then but I didn't pay that much attention... :(

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 7 || 2014-12-05 12:52:27
I was listening to the 4 scores this (yeah, like the 10 hours of it or so... lol), and TF4 definitely is the weakest of all...

The themes are cool (Lockdown, Battle Cry, Autobots Reunite) but as a whole the score is pretty boring to follow... Not to mention the very tiring Trapanese sound all around it, like this guy is just able to write Tron-on-demand, with a very lame rip of Oblivion's theme... It's just so annoying...

The third has also temp problems, but was much more interesting and sounded like Steve at least, and his themes were awesome.

The first 2 are in a whole different league, but you don't have to be Einstein to find out that more than half of those scores are not by Jablonsky lol... My favorite remains the second score, because it brings all the good stuff from the first with that particular sound (electro + elec guitar) added by Balfe, who definitely like 60% of the cues lol. And Steve's themes were great + LP's New Divide theme.

Funny that in the end I'll tend to find the Jablonsky/Berg collaboration more interesting...

Edmund Meinerts2014-12-05 14:08:17
I still like the first one best by far. It has this interseting "MV meets RC" thing going for it, like Armageddon crossed with Batman Begins. And those awesome power anthems..."Arrival to Earth", man. That's Transformers for me. I wish those themes had been used more consistently throughout the series.

After that I'd go 3, 2, 4. I'm not a huge fan of that "Balfishness" you're talking about from the second, to be honest, but I do like the choral/vocal stuff.

theeaglesfan005 2014-12-05 14:46:44
Why you dissing JT? :(

Hybrid Soldier2014-12-05 15:12:44
The influence of A&D is big on TF2... But I really like those themes, The Fallen, the new Prime theme... Lorne's action cues are great, like "Autobots On The Move" or "Simmons' Moment"... And on the first score as well...

Hybrid Soldier2014-12-05 15:20:35
Because I realize I don't like his much in the end. It was a good combo on Tron, toying with Daft Punk's loop electro trademark... But since then, it's just the same every time. When it comes to underscore I think he brings nothing. Oblivion has 4 great tracks (StarWaves, Earth 2077, I'm Sending You Away, Fearful Odds), but the rest is just a boring Tron ripoff.

And bringing him on the TF saga to do what, more of the same ? Come on...

Hybrid Soldier2014-12-05 15:21:08
Jeez I can't type today, his music I meant of course... lol

Edmund Meinerts2014-12-05 17:59:53
Funny, Hybrid, those tracks you mention from Oblivion are almost exactly my favorites from that score. Except I'd add Waking Up (even though it's basically a Dark Knight rip) and the score's best action track Canyon Battle. Oblivion works for me as a guilty pleasure but yeah, it's a little suspiciously close to Tron in too many places, and the underscore gets really dull on the deluxe edition.

Then again, between Tron ripoffs and Inception ripoffs, I know which I'd rather listen to... :p

Ds2014-12-06 12:46:42
Edmund and Hybrid, it's funny to see we like the exact same tracks from Oblivion. The 4 Hybrid mentionned are my favorite ones, then the 2 from Edmund. And I just don't listen to the rest, except some nice (but short) soft piano parts.

But I still think Oblivion's score works extremely well in the movie as a whole. It does marvels with Kosinski's classy visual style, and I think it's a really good collaboration.

Ds reply Replies: 3 || 2014-12-01 16:11:43
The making of on the Blu-ray of TF4 are just awesome. Among them, there's a little interview with Steve Jablonsky. Apparently, the Dinobots tune wasn't supposed to be in that sequence, it was Bay's idea and it sounded so well that they decided to keep it!

MrZimmerFan2014-12-01 18:03:55
I see it, i glad for that!

Everan2014-12-02 18:44:23
Great decision! Did they mention where was it gonna be before Bay changed it's place?

Ds2014-12-02 21:38:56
Everan, he said he just wrote a "very simple piece", without knowing where to put it, and then Bay took it and tried to play it with the Dinobot charge. When they saw how awesome it sounded, Jablonsky started to work around that idea, and it gave what we know as "Dinobot Charge". So I think the cue itself has been written for the scene, but not the theme/main idea.

T-Mann036 reply Replies: 4 || 2014-11-30 19:01:46
Curious question... is "Optimus Comes To Humans Defense" known as the OST track "Cemetery Wind" ?

Hybrid Soldier2014-11-30 20:10:44
Yep... You wanna know how I do my analysis ? Okay, let's show it :


T-Mann0362014-11-30 21:34:34
Brilliant deduction, Soldier. I'm impressed at your analysis.

Adam2014-11-30 21:40:46
Seems legit! Now are any other credits known, Hybrid?

And yes T-Mann, "Optimus Comes to Humans Defense" is "Cemetery Wind" off the OST, only it's the film mix!

Per2014-12-01 15:58:17
I have no idea if they're correct or not, but the FYC site files do list several names under "Composer" on many of the tracks. Not just Jablonsky...

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 21 || 2014-11-26 23:37:11
Here it is...

And before any stupid yells "but ? but ? but ?" I simply use all the material I can, in this case FYC & OSTs...

Edmund Meinerts2014-11-26 23:46:12
Zimmer was in on this one again, huh. I shouldn't even be surprised. :p

Also, the Imagine Dragons credits...were they really involved with those cues compositionally? Beyond just providing vocals?

Hybrid Soldier2014-11-26 23:47:37
Hans just co-wrote the song... I only credit him when it's used somehow...

Edmund Meinerts2014-11-26 23:49:23
So...really the only credits here are the Joseph Trapanese ones. ;)

Hybrid Soldier2014-11-26 23:50:57
Well from his website, and a bunch of Jab ones, but not much detailed yet... Should appear wider at BMI soon... I know Fleming, Trapanese & Shea at least are getting some royalties... Which is quite rare with Jab scores lol...

Edmund Meinerts2014-11-26 23:51:00
Also, I'm kind of surprised "Transformium" isn't Trapanese. That cue sounds straight out of Tron or Oblivion.

drunkenmunkey2014-11-27 00:19:55
finally putting that fan cover to good use! It's awesome!

Anonymous2014-11-27 02:15:06
It sucks.

If I were in charge of this website I'd have professionally made covers put up. This one is shoddy

T-Mann0362014-11-27 04:23:17
Mind-freaking-blown! I salute ya, Soldier!

JLR2014-11-27 04:29:53
Is this a joke? I mean come on, what is this, one more: hey-lets-release-yet-another-expanded-score-so-all-the-sucke r-fans-will-spend-even-more-money. This is getting ridiculous, why do they keep screwing the fans like this?

T-Mann0362014-11-27 04:31:30
It's pointless to become a Negative Nancy, my friend.

thejok3rrules2014-11-27 06:09:27
No one is selling anything, JLR... How about you calm down.

Poe2014-11-27 06:10:24
So even the demos and Alternates are on the OSTs?

thejok3rrules2014-11-27 08:47:33
No. But even if you wanted to, you couldn't buy this now.

Hybrid Soldier2014-11-27 08:50:15
As I said it's all available material... First thing people, always compare OSTs & bootlegs first, there's usually a lot of content in the OST not in the boot, surprisingly...

For instance "The Legend Exists" was not on the FYC... ;)

Poe2014-11-27 22:29:22
Yep, he's right. This is how I have my edit arranged and it's real nice.

JLR2014-11-28 23:06:48
@Thejok3rrules: so what are you saying, they're GIVING it away then? That's unlikely which means they are selling it right? By the way, I'm perfectly calm, just unhappy that these artists / record companies keep re-releasing soubdtracks by adding more stuff each time like most normal people would be. Here's an idea, how about just releasing ALL of the score the first time around? See we what a calm and rational thought that is?

Poe2014-11-29 00:11:42
Yes, they are giving it away. It's currently available to listen to for free on Paramounts FYC website. Please do some research, particularly on this site, before kicking off about a non-existant issue.

JLR2014-11-29 17:50:36
@Poe, what nonexistent issue would that be? You mean the "nonexistent" issue where they are releasing the "Interstellar" score in multiple releases, each having a few more songs than the least release? Is that the nonexistent issue you were referring to? When I saw this expanded score listed for Transformers, why would I think anything different?

Poe2014-11-29 19:29:44
As I said, if you'd just done some research here it would all make sense. For one, this very page has this release listed as an "Unofficial Release" right up the top, so we know it's not a forthcoming special edition from a record company. Second of all Hybrid explains that it's a combination from the FYC files and the soundtracks.

Having said that, your statement about wishing record companies just giving us the full score first time round I sympathize with entirely. It's not that simple though, and sadly unless things change, I think all we'll ever get are "highlights" albums. Heck, even limited editions from La La Land and the like still have their faults from time to time.

Hybrid Soldier2014-11-29 19:53:21
Well the "complete" for a Transformers movie would be impossible to release (not immediatly at least), it's a union recorded score, which means you have to pay re use fees for each 15 min of music... lol

Poe2014-11-29 22:24:06
True. Maybe in 10 years or so, though ;)

Ds reply Replies: 0 || 2014-11-27 23:02:28
This cover is classy as hell, I love it! 2001-2018 OST 
Transformers - Age Of Extinction (Complete Score) soundtrack - Steve Jablonsky 2014