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He's right, it's outCheck Soulseek ;)He posted it before this site added the tracklist.Did you just copied and paste the tracklist above? lmaoThe reprise of "Batman on Fire" from Begins (1:59-2:30 in the Transfiguration suite) is good stuff! I wonder why Hans decided to reuse that particular idea.
When are we going to see you in Chicago?Indeed, this score reminds me — in a good way — of The Rock.Track 11, Onwards, here is my most favorite cue from the CoH franchise. It has that old school "power anthem" thing going on about it with full force. I truly wish this style is brought back to life again soon.Are there any more tour dates planned?Lord of the Rings - Shore<br>Battlestar Galactica - McCreary<br><br>Both are up there as my two favorite collection of works. GOT doesn't even compare to BSG. <br><br>For solo albums, my candidates are:<br><br>Titanic<br>The Lion King<br>Interstellar<br>Memoirs of a Geisha<br>Jurassic Park<br><br><br> <br><br>
@superultramega<br>Honestly I feel like most of the issues with AUJ (and the other two hobbit films) were stemming from Peter Jackson editing the hell out of the music after the fact. It could be why they ended up dumping some themes in the following films.<br><br>Still, I don’t understand some of the criticism that the Hobbit trilogy scores received. DoS has some of the best action material imo, and the interpolations of Smaug’s theme(s) throughout the films are personally some of my favorite music from any LoTR project.<br><br>And this might be controversial, but I would put PoTC (the first three at least) on the level of Lord of the Rings in terms of the sheer amount of themes and development they receive. Maybe not quite as complex but they shouldn’t be overlooked.The Lion King and The Last Samurai are good choices, but I'm not as much of a fan as Zimmer's aesthetic or thematic work nearly as much as Howard Shore, or even Jablonskly at times. Game of Thrones I still can't comment on as I've never watched the show, or payed attention to Djawadi in general.<br><br>I would say Shore's heart wasn't in Desolation and Five Armies, but to say that about Unexpected Journey doesn't really feel right to me. Even themes like Gondor Restored and Nazgul's uses have some logic to them. <br><br>Gondor Restored was also used when the Ring is destroyed, meaning it also has a secondary meaning of victory against evil, (yes I know it affected Gondor too, but Gondor it isn't as direct). Which also applies in The Hobbit, as Bilbo saving Thorin was not only important for their relationship but also the future of Middle Earth as Thorin is vital to the battle against the orcs in Five Armies. <br><br>The Nazgul theme also makes sense as its first appearance is in Fellowship's opening, playing over Sauron's army of orcs, then Sauron himself. So it's linked both to Sauron himself and his servants, which includes Azog. Plus the version that plays in the film is the exact same variant (and lyrics) that plays in the Fellowship prologue. It serves almost as a precursor to the Nazgul. Plus I don't see why themes can't have several meanings anyway.  <br><br>Plus I love most of the new themes of AUJ (before they were abandoned in later films).Not really a fair comparison, Hybrid, since videogames as a medium are much younger than films, and their scores weren't using real orchestras right until... mid 90's, would be my guess (feel free to correct me, guys).<br><br>The all time best film score for me would be a battle between The Last Samurai and Lion King. If "movie" includes TV shows, then it's Game of Thrones without a doubt, but I'm not gonna have this argument again ;)<br><br>Btw. I wouldn't mention Hobbit in the same sentence with LotR, even music-wise. A couple of great cues cannot hide the fact that Shore's heart wasn't in it.IS * lion kingBest film score of all time in lion king. Without any doubt. ;-)
Can I just add, the album presentation for MW2 is really lame? It's a big, dare I say "epic" score in the 1990s Media Ventures mold. I think it's really solid. There are lots of different ideas from the first mission to the last, and a lot of them are written in the power anthem style that Hans ans co. don't really use much these days. Even Opening Titles is a throwback for Hans himself. <br><br>Unfortunately, almost none of the music as heard through the game is here. Instead, we got a bunch of shortened theme suites. :P<br><br>But the Gulag mission, the oil rig stuff, The Enemy of My Enemy, and lots of other missions all have pretty engaging and powerful music. I wish the RCP guys would do scores like this one more.Lord of the Rings (and even The Hobbit), are the only film scores that I'm buying an entire book for, just to fully understand the themes and motifs.Every time I revisit this score the first cue I automatically go back to is “This Isn’t Right”. Something about RGW’s string writing always stuck with me, even if he isn’t the most memorable when it comes to themes.<br><br>As for this score itself, I feel like it might have become a classic had it not been paired with such a shitty film. It’s funny, the score sounds less like Hans’ style to me and more like James Horner’s. Granted he only wrote one cue apparently...But the best film score of all time is Lord of the Rings... :>Guys... Video Game music didn't start in 2008... lol<br><br><br>Your little game is actually impossible... It's pretty much like trying find "what is the best film score of all time"...
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  2005, May 31
NARNIA's Soundtrack News

Walt Disney Studios and EMI Music have paired up to produce not one but four separate soundtracks for the upcoming adaptation of C.S. Lewis' THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE.

One disc will feature mainstream Christian music artists, another will feature pop and rock acts, a third will provide the score and theme song, written by Harry Gregson-Williams, and the final disc is designed for children...Read more


  2005, May 30
Batman Begins: Soundtrack Details By Mark Sung

On June 15th, Warner Bros. Pictures' BATMAN BEGINS, from director Christopher Nolan, the summer's most anticipated theatrical release, opens nationwide featuring a score that will immediately make music history -- a unique collaboration between two of the screen's most honored and respected composers, Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard, working together for the first time.
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  2005, May 30
SPIRIT In Cannes 2002

A Canal+ Video about the event, SPIRIT, Stallion of the Cimarron at Cannes film festival 2002.
Hans ZIMMER, Heitor PEREIRA & Brian ADAMS performed the soundtrack live during an exclusive projection.

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Length : 14'40
size : 50 Mos


  2005, May 26


Hans ZIMMER was at the semi-final from The Contender, for the fight between Sergio & Jesse.

The composer was just next to the producer of the show, Jeffrey KATZENBERG.




  2005, May 26
News by the Gorfaine/Schwartz Agency, and more...

The GSA confirms that Hans ZIMMER will score The Da Vinci Code & Pirates Of The Caribbean 2.

Jim DOOLEY will score Ordinary Miracles, a Michael Switzer movie.

According to IMDB.com, Steve JABLONSKY would score the next Michael BAY's movie (after THE ISLAND), UNTITLED TRANSFORMERS FILM.

Mr. & Mrs. SMITH's score composed by John POWELL would be released by LAKESHORE Records on June, the 28th.


  2005, May 22
discography page updated




  2005, May 21
SIN CITY at Cannes' Film Festival



Robert Rodriguez gaves us a few words on Hans ZIMMER while presenting his new film, SIN CITY.






  2005, May 20
You can listen to Madagascar soundclips here : music.barnesandnoble.com

The Batman Begins 10 min Smallville Preview with original score : www.rustbucketbingo.com


  2005, May 20
Dynamic Duo Scores Big With Batman Begins By Chris Morris, The Hollywood Reporter

Pointing to Bernard Herrmann and Alfred Newman's joint credit on "The Egyptian" in 1954, James Newton Howard notes that such collaborations between prominent film composers are rare. "There's a tremendous logic to it," Howard says. "Well, why not?"
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  2005, May 15
discography page updated





  2005, May 05
From www.filmtracks.com :

Renowned up-and-coming composer James L. Venable, fresh off being hired for such high profile blockbusters as Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and X3, can now add another shining gem to his future resume as he has been officially signed to replace Danny Elfman on Spider-Man 3.

Said Spider-Man 3 director Sam Raimi, "I'm confident James will be Venable to put his own webspin on the world of Spidey."
Added producer Laura Ziskin : "I have no doubt James can take the reigns from Elfman. After all, their hair colors are similar


  2005, May 04
MADAGASCAR Track Listing

1. Best Friend Theme - Hans Zimmer
2. I Like To Move It - Sacha Baron Cohen
3. Hawaii Five-O - The Ventures
4. Beacon Of Liberty - Hans Zimmer
5. Chariots Of Fire - Vangelis
6. Stayin' Alive - The Bee Gees
7. Zoosters Break Out - Hans Zimmer
8. Soul Limbo - Mr. Bongo
9. Boogie Wonderland - Earth, Wind & Fire
10. Foosa Attack, The - Hans Zimmer
11. Penguins Arrive, The - Hans Zimmer
12. What A Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong


  2005, May 03
After LAURAS STERN,
DER KLEINE EISBŽR 2


The new film by the directors of LAURA'S STERN, Thilo Graf Rothkirch and Piet De Rycker, THE LITTLE POLAR BEAR 2 according to its teaser poster, will be scored by Hans ZIMMER and Nick GLENNIE-SMITH. The movie release date, is September the 29th, 2005, for Germany.
Click Here to watch the poster.
Click Here to watch the trailer.

And in conclusion...

You will find the video from the song "Touch the sky" (Song from LAURA's STERN) and a little interview from Wonderwall by clicking HERE


  2005, May 02
Geoff ZANELLI's News

Geoff ZANELLI has been busy this time with the new mini serie Into the West directed by Robert Dornhelm and Sergio Mimica-Gezzan to air on July on TNT network.

"It's a 6 part miniseries that tells the 80 year story of how America was settled and what happened to the native americans during that time. Very great show and I'm proud to be working on it. (...) We're recording the score in Bratislava with an orchestra. I've been very busy with that project, there are over 5 hours of music to be written and I'm just now at the halfway point" Geoff said.

Being busy with the mini serie, Geoff will be back on Delgo soon after that.


  2005, May 02
Hans ZIMMER will score THE DA VINCI CODE

Soundtrack.net announces that Hans ZIMMER is set to reunite with director Ron HOWARD for his next film, which should be released in May 2006.



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