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He’s definitely not a bad reviewer, and his writing style is pretty sharp. The obvious problem is that he has a strong bias against Zimmer. Most of his recent Zimmer reviews are less spent talking about themes and more so the “issues” with his current style.'At World's End' is possibly one of his greatest 'missteps' for sure, but he is a mostly reasonable guy when reviewing, and simply has a taste that doesn't accomodate a lot of the more modern sounding scores, which I think is ok, since we all have our preferences. His 'Solo' review is a must read for any fan of the score though. :DIf you want to understand why he's persona non grata, just go and check out his review of Hans Zimmer's masterpiece At World's End, it sums up pretty nicely the guy's mental issues :p<br><br>But his other reviews are mostly OK and that Solo one is indeed very good, worth a read.Who is he and why is he a persona non grata? ô_OHow dare you mention his name ??<br><br>I should erase that post... :P
What site are his reviews on again? Not really sure where to look.As long as Steve knows to keep this score mostly melodic with little to no sound design, I'll probably be happy with it.I assume that's the official cover....<br><br>I dig it. Very Die Hard-y : )I know Clemmensen is kind of persona non grata around here (not without good reason), but he put up his review of Solo a few days ago and it's one of the best he's ever written, a fantastic in-depth analysis (and appropriately positive). Worth spending an hour or two reading and listening to help unpack this score's many complexities.Is it just me or does the “Catwoman” riff (not the main theme) in “Bar Shootout” and “Nothing Out There” sound very much like the main Scarface theme?<br><br>I’ve also noticed that Hans sometimes will write a main tune and a series of riffs for a character, but will mainly incorporate the smaller motifs in the film (Angelica’s music from OST, Megamind’s main tune, Catwoman, etc.) Definitely not a problem though, I like the variety.<br><br>Look at the evolution of Batman’s theme from Begins, where he had the 2-note motif and the actual theme, to here where it’s just the 2 notes and the chord theme. I wonder if that was Chris Nolan’s decision.
John Powell answered in Facebook there is still 45 minutes of music outside from the CD.Yep, he knows how to do BIG and small moments. He's so versatile. I'm praying rian johnson uses him for his new trilogyThank you! Glad you enjoyed it.If there is one who can replace John Williams on Star Wars than is it John Powell!!<br><br>Great Job!!It sounds great ! I think I will listen to the CD after the hamburg concert, to keep the surprise, because they will play some cues there ! <br><br>Are some french JP fans going to Hamburg next week ? It would be great to have a beer and talk about film music !
Dear Mr. Zimmer (or those interested), <br><br>  Over the years I have always enjoyed some of the higher-intensity compositions you have produced and made a point of putting my money where my mouth is and actually buying the soundtracks - money well spent. I've used specific songs of your's to get through moments of fatigue at work and also to prepare (silly as it may sound) for sporting events, even working out or running. I found them better than any rock or even electronic-type energetic music, until such a point, naturally, that I'd listened to them too many times and the magic wore off. Some of your songs rise to a crescendo that sometimes are powerful but perhaps lost on those who are unfamiliar with the corresponding movie scene ("Flight" from Man of Steel, it rises gradually but the concept you capture is magnificent, "Time" from Inception as well comes to mind). Some are obviously and undeniably potent like "A Dog Chasing Cars" or, going way back to when I learned of your work, "The Battle" from Gladiator which reminded me of "Mars, the Bringer of War", -- or even the latest "Sea Wall".<br><br>  Admittedly this is odd but I can't help but wonder if despite all the solicitations you must receive it seemed to me I might as well send the following two-fold feedback: in the same way I was pleased to learn that Daft Punk was handling the soundtrack for the modern remake of TRON (and what a fine job they did) I was also heartened to find that you were handling the soundtrack for Blade Runner 2049. It seemed a good sign to me at the time and I knew I would buy a ticket at that point. That was a movie (BR2049) I was worried they would BOTCH much in the same way they completely did whatever it was they did with remake of Total Recall (in which they completely stripped it of its cerebral essence and made it a very long chase-scene). <br><br>  All of this is to express some appreciation and also plug an obscure pianist from Montreal who has been on the CBC and all that, who, when I spoke to him after a show and compared some of his energetic imaginative work (Nostos comes to mind, and damn he hit 99% of those complex piano notes) to your's he admitted it was a dream of his to work with you under any capacity. Of course I suspect nothing will come of this but either way I think it harmless to tip my hat your way as a long-time fan who has utilized your music for motivation many, many, many times and also note that on my esoteric playlists five or six came from you and one or two came from him (Nostos, Il, Hypoctite)<br><br> Lastly, it should be noted for the historians that one time Jean-Michel Blais saved us Canadians (if you do the collective math based on viewership) a great deal of time and intellectual agony. Chevy was running commercials during the NHL playoffs (last year, not the the latest Washington Capitals win) in which an irritating scenario of "real people" were supposed to judge cars/trucks that popped out from behind sliding doors or lifted from basements (aircraft-carrier-style), and the poor fools/actors/allegedly "real people" had to say something nice about it all. It was such garbage. How splendid, how refreshing, then, that they ran a good commercial with someone just winding corners and enjoying driving the damn car to the music, which I recognized as JMB's "Hypocrite". He saved the society a good 10k hours of perniciousness.<br><br>Whew! That's all from me. Love the music, keep it up. Please give JMB a shot I think you'll find his attitude/ethic/skills refreshing. Regardless of that at least it was worthwhile of me to express my appreciation for ten years of masterful original music on your part anyway.Separate question:<br><br>Is Toby Chu part of RCP? I think he had some connections at least right?Why wouldn't Hans go all-out for something that's going to be viewed on this scale? I mean, how hard is it to compose 45 seconds of compelling, original music when you've worked on innumerable 2+ hour films?Woah, Hans actually did good work on this; it's admittedly a bit anonymous-sounding, but the combination of percussion, strings, and choir works in a way that's reminiscent of Angels & Demons (oh, those were the days...).John just precised this point, i was just too impatient ;)
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Additional Music - Executive Music Producer
Rupert Gregson-WilliamsHans ZimmerLorne BalfeHalli Cauthery
ComposerAdditional MusicAdditional MusicAdditional Music
Bee Movie (Complete Score)
Label: Unofficial Release
Length: 71'58
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  1. Main Title (3:26)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams
  2. Honex Industries (2:50)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Hans Zimmer, Halli Cauthery
  3. Pollen Jocks - The Balcony (1:33)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams
  4. J-Gate (0:34)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams
  5. The Job Board (0:43)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams
  6. Adam Can't Decide (0:16)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Hans Zimmer, Michael A. Levine
  7. Barry Joins The Jocks (5:51)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams
  8. There's A Bee In The Car (1:30)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe
  9. Rain (0:32)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe
  10. Enter The Guacamole (0:47)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe
  11. Vanessa Intervenes (2:03)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Hans Zimmer, Halli Cauthery
  12. Coffee & Conversation (2:21)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe
  13. Return To Honex (0:41)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Michael A. Levine
  14. Thinking Bee (0:36)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Hans Zimmer, Michael A. Levine
  15. Poolside Lecture (0:21)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Hans Zimmer, Michael A. Levine
  16. Stroll To Market (0:39)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Hans Zimmer
  17. Honey Reveal (0:51)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Hans Zimmer, Michael A. Levine
  18. Supermarket Strings (1:18)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams
  19. Warehouse - Chase The Truck (3:14)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe
  20. Honey Farm Undercover (2:35)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams
  21. Where It Really Hurts (0:29)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Halli Cauthery
  22. Yogurt Night (0:49)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Halli Cauthery
  23. Sugar Cube (0:42)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe
  24. Trial Begins (1:46)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe
  25. Courtroom - Grandmother (1:14)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Halli Cauthery
  26. Barry's Speech (0:47)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  27. Courtroom - Hunron (2:32)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Hans Zimmer, Michael A. Levine
  28. Ken Comes To Dinner (1:35)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Halli Cauthery
  29. Bathroom Assault (1:34)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Halli Cauthery
  30. Ken's Bad Aftertaster (0:50)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Halli Cauthery
  31. Monty Slanders - Adam Stings (2:14)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Halli Cauthery
  32. Hearts & Flowers (1:36)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Hans Zimmer
  33. Adam Stalls - Smoking Gun (3:13)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe, Michael A. Levine
  34. Settlements Demands (1:40)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams
  35. Hive Shuts Down (1:05)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Hans Zimmer, Michael A. Levine
  36. Rooftop Consequences (1:52)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams
  37. Taxi (1:46)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe
  38. Rose Parade Caper (1:22)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Ryeland Allison
  39. Bees To The Rescue (6:57)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe
  40. Barry Rallies The Hive (1:07)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe
  41. Here Comes The Sun (4:32)
    Sheryl Crowe, George Harrison, Rupert Gregson-Williams
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Michael Poleschuck reply Replies: 2 || 2017-02-16 07:15:11
Interesting thing: Mark Russell is one of the additional music composers here. Who is it? Maybe, it's Hans Zimmer's alias?


Jim2017-02-17 00:12:01
Of course not... good grief! Mark Russell is a fine composer who happened to work on this film in some capacity.


Crisp Rat2017-02-17 01:53:33
No "Oswin Macintosh" situation here...

tilibro reply Replies: 0 || 2017-02-16 06:55:59
Top 10 anime film scores

Scorefan reply Replies: 0 || 2015-11-07 03:18:41
Nice score

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