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Andrew's second solo feature...<br><br><br>Now still waiting for that Sky Hunter release... :(@Hybrid, what happened with Trevor? Why his scores are not listed in the page? ThanksIt is somewhat bizarre that you all are thinking directors actually want to work with Junkie. Surely, the only reason anyone hires him is that they want Zimmer who is not available. Yes, some may have heard Mad Max but it would be silly to think anyone actively wants a Junk score.Bob Badami (as Robert Badami), Melissa Muik, Mark Wherry (as Mark Andrew Wherry are music editors!<br><br>Booklet credits<br><br>Music Editor: Melissa Muik <br>Score Wrangler: Bob Badami<br>Digital Instrument Design: Mark WherryI don't think Junkie XL picks the shittest films to work on. It's just that art film directors won't choose him to score their films. Even in RCP, a lot of his colleagues are more well respected than he is. I would argue Benjamin Wallfisch is already more well regarded. Mad Max is an exception because of its unique setting and story line.
Metro Expanded Score (1997) By Steve Porcaro & James Newton Howard<br><br>I found an interesting about unreleased tracks from the whole movie by one hour and 57 minutes, it's meant something missing in the movie. But I did edit some unreleased tracks from the movie, but not in OST It could be Expanded Score. I'm sure about that!<br><br>1. Main Title (1:57)<br>2. Sam's Death (1:31)<br>3. Keep You Out Of This (0:41)<br>4. Roper & Ronnie (0:51)<br>5. Jewelry Store Heist / That's Korda (1:46<br>6. First Chase (2:41)<br>7. Cable Car Pursuit (6:18)<br>8. He's Getting Away (0:21)<br>9. Car Garage Capture (0:51)<br>10. Dinner Only (1:06)<br>11. Intruder (3:14)<br>12. Ronnie Attack (4:41)<br>13. Love Theme (1:51)<br>14. Korda's Escape (1:49)<br>15. Is She Out There ? (0:26)<br>16. Ronnie Kidnapped / Korda's Demands / The Shipyard (3:16)<br>17. Final Chase (3:11)"I do think he knows how to place emphasis on music as opposed to Joss Whedon or any of the other studio director who treats it like a byproduct."<br><br>I agree with you, except that Snyder and I have very different ideas about what makes good (film) music, and how to emphasize it. Ridley Scott is a somewhat similar case. Somehow he has gotten a ton of great music written for his movies over the years despite the fact that his musical instincts are really strange and misguided sometimes. At least Snyder doesn't butcher the scores he gets.<br><br>You're right that a director like Whedon doesn't seem to pay that much attention to how music can enhance his movie. But as someone who cares about film music 95% of the time as albums, not in film, I often find that a director who gets out of the way and just trusts the composer to do his/her thing is preferable to one who gets overly involved with the scoring process and has lots of ideas about how things should sound. That the subsequent scores end up buried or ineffective in their films is a shame, but the music at least tends to be good on its own terms.@mrzimmerfan<br>Oh no, I mean I love the score as a whole. I was just saying my personal highlights. Man of Steel emotionally resonated with me. But that’s cool that you like BVS, I personally just think Man of Steel is more engaging.@mpolonest: But that moments are simply moments, not the entire score, i prefer BvS, because there is a variety in it: Batman, Wonder Woman, Luthor, and is more complex than MoS (also i prefer the movie over MoS).<br><br>And yes, the theme for Superman is cool, but that dosen't make the entire score cool too.and some nice boob representation, too.
@MrZimmerFan<br><br>Point Break is a lousy movie, but the score and guitar main theme isn't all that bad. Those 10 minutes on the soundtrack don't do it enough justice at all.<br><br>But again - this is Junkie doing action scoring....Miles better than any of his slow stuff. For me, anyway.@Edmund <br>He’s definitely not my favorite director, but I do think he knows how to place emphasis on music as opposed to Joss Whedon or any of the other studio director who treats it like a byproduct. One of my biggest pet peeves is when directors/composers just use music as a sonic wallpaper, instead of letting it improve  and add to the scene. John Ottman is a great example. He can write great themes, but he tends to write underscore which adds nothing to the film. That’s why Zimmer, Williams, James Newton Howard, etc. are so good. They treat each moment with care."Zack Snyder, a director who actually understands music"<br><br>A matter of opinion, and not an opinion I share.@mrzimmerfan <br>I disagree with you there. I love Man of Steel, I think the themes and the overall bombastic nature of the score work perfectly. As for BVS, I’m not a huge fan honestly. There are some amazing highlights, but the tone of the score is so downbeat. It lacks the soaring elements of “Flight” or “What Are You Gonna Do...” and the action highlights of “Terraforming” or “Escape From Ship”. <br><br>To each their own though :-)For the themes mostly, this Batman and this Superman fit with the themes written by Zimmer. But the score by Elfman is miles better than MoS and BvS (for those two, BvS is much interesting and better than MoS, which is only good)<br><br>
I genuinely wish we could hear Justice League, I would have loved to see what he brought to that under Zack Snyder, a director who actually understands music.I still remember when Divergent was released, I was almost immediately dismissive of Junkie XL. Having only heard his remixes and his drum stuff for MoS/300 the first thing I expected was to hear an electronica album with percussion and sound design. So imagine my surprise when I heard several different themes, beautiful string adagios, vocals, and a pretty big variety of styles. And then Run All Night came out and blew me away. Ever since then I’ve been pretty supportive of his work, but I have to agree with everything you guys are saying.<br><br>The past two years have been pretty bad in terms of his ratio of good scores to bad. Black Mass and Brimstone, as I’ve mentioned, are solid scores that veer away from the usual JXL sound. But then we have Deadpool (abrasive), Distance Between Dreams (ok for a stand-alone album), Dark Tower (pretty fun in parts and just bland in others), and Tomb Raider (one of the most generic scores I’ve heard in recent memory). It’s frustrating to see a composer who obviously has talent and a diversity of skills write almost the same thing over and over. <br>And the weirdest thing is, his earlier scores are far more distinctive than his current ones. How did that happen?Nope he released All I see is you Soundtrack last year and it was a great soundtrack..<br><br>Are you sure you're a fan of him?<br><br>So far no project announced for this year but I think there will be at least one...What happened to Marc Streitenfeld? It's been a long time since there has been any involvement or a new score from him. Some years ago, I thought he's going to be the new upcoming star from the horizon of RCP. But then abruptly silence. Any reason or information?@Meta: Really Point Break was interesting?, it's only 10 minutes of music released, and i din't care about it, honestly, and the movie was really, really bad.<br><br>As for Tomb Raider, the music was serviciable in the movie, but i more comfortable with it than Point Break.

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American Gangster
Label: Varese Sarabande
Length: 38'47 (Score: 33'30) rating:        Not yet rated
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  1. The Process (2:12)
  2. Frank Lucas (2:40)
  3. Hundred Percent Pure (2:11)
  4. Fire (1:54)
  5. The Arrival (1:03)
  6. Suspects (2:01)
  7. Caskets (2:41)
  8. Kill No Cop (2:20)
  9. Shakedown (1:24)
  10. Turkeys (1:49)
  11. The Fight (3:16)
  12. Headlights (2:19)
  13. The Raid (3:20)
  14. The Morgue (1:30)
  15. Chinchilla Coat (2:42)
  16. Afro Beat - Hank Shocklee (1:45)
  17. Back To Bangkok Blues - Harry Garfield (2:09)
  18. Hallway - Hank Shocklee (1:42)
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BM13 reply Replies: 0 || 2015-10-27 10:35:35
"Does anyone hear any choral work in this release or Body of Lies?"

"Kill No Cop" has some choral bits, and some unreleased cues do as well.

MK reply Replies: 0 || 2010-04-04 00:00:00
Does anyone hear any choral work in this release or Body of Lies? There is a small choir ensemble listed in the booklet.

lasse reply Replies: 0 || 2009-08-08 00:00:00
here is the soundtrack i have been talking about

Lasse reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-14 00:00:00
i know cooper and some of the greatest soundtrack are missing too !

hopefully he will understand that and give us a bootleg.

Lasse reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-14 00:00:00
i have one bootleg song from american gangster, and some more wich i have ripped from the DVD i want to share but i dont know if this page is allowed me to do that. if so pleeez give me a reply

Damien, Moderator reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-14 00:00:00
Look at the advice just above the place where you can post...

Cooper reply Replies: 0 || 2009-05-26 00:00:00
Marc is great.
Couple track from the mowie are missing...

Lasse reply Replies: 0 || 2009-05-25 00:00:00
marc streitenfeld is gonna compose the music for rieldy scotts robin hood 2010 whir russell crowe :D

Lasse reply Replies: 0 || 2009-02-02 00:00:00
somebody should write to marc streitenfeld or the movie comapny and say that people around the world want a more complete score. this isnt the first time, body of lieas and hannibal also got som realy amazing soundtracks wich isnt in the orginal score or in bootlegs

Dawn reply Replies: 0 || 2009-01-19 00:00:00
Lasse, why looking for a fake bootleg as it is... well... fake ?
And bootlegs, as they are bootlegs, have pretty unpredictable "releases" : sometimes they appear before the commercial CD, sometimes it is 3 months later, sometimes 10 years later... and sometimes they even get lost in the limbos of years...
You can't predict anything. And by the way, you cannot rip the music only from a DVD, you always get all the sound effects with it.

Lasse reply Replies: 0 || 2008-12-14 00:00:00
isnt there even a FAKE bootleg for american gangster ????
pleeeeeeeeeez there got to be something

lasse reply Replies: 0 || 2008-11-30 00:00:00
i know this is the orginal score, i have baught it. but there is a soundtrack from the movie i just LOVE wich isnt on this cd :(

like the music when the end text is coming.
and when russel crowe is driving that car, and following the car whit the money.

i have waited long for a bootleg or a complete score so tht i could listen to my favorite music pices- isnt it possible to rip the musik from the movie or something? pleeez hope to get a reply Ruthlessgravity

Ruthlessgravity reply Replies: 0 || 2008-11-29 00:00:00
@ Lasse

It should have been out, this isn't a bootleg - its the actual score.

I dont think its in retail, only online.

lasse reply Replies: 0 || 2008-11-28 00:00:00
bootlegs ???????
expanded score??????
complete score??????
recording session????

when does it come

lasse reply Replies: 0 || 2008-08-08 00:00:00
more american gangtser albums !!!!
i want more, isnt there any bootlegs for the movie?
soundtrack bootleg from american gangtser

lasse reply Replies: 0 || 2008-07-01 00:00:00
when is the real American Gangster bootlegs coming?

complete score, recording session ETC.
there is many cues not including this album and i want them all :)

Rgravity reply Replies: 0 || 2008-04-27 00:00:00
I thought there was like 50 minutes of score? Not this 39 minute score. Ugh oh well, the score is really unique.

Kaya reply Replies: 0 || 2008-02-20 00:00:00
I'm gonna buy it anyway because I think the score is great no matter how little of it there is. I bet it's the same stuff we have on the unofficial promo release, but you still gotta show support.

Gravel reply Replies: 0 || 2008-02-18 00:00:00
I agree with Kaya, It seems very short on playing time, I can't see the value in adding this to my collection.

Gravel reply Replies: 0 || 2008-02-18 00:00:00
I agree with Kaya, It seems very short on playing time, I can't see the value in adding this to my collection.

Sylvos reply Replies: 0 || 2008-02-12 00:00:00
It's amazing to see that they're feilling the CD with source music instead of the score. hehehe

Kaya reply Replies: 0 || 2008-02-07 00:00:00
I still can't believe how little score is here. I read somewhere he recorded like 118 minutes for this movie or something.© 2001-2017 OST 
American Gangster soundtrack - Marc Streitenfeld 2007