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The score reflects the situation of DC movies very well. If Zimmer, like Snyder, continued, the result may not please everyone. A lot of people were unhappy with Snyder's work in the genre, just as many fans of soundtrack were with Zimmer's contributions that never followed the path taken by all the other composers who came before him.<br><br>The two left (regardless of the reason that led them to do this).<br><br>When Zimmer left everyone knew that XL would not hold the pressure or that the result would not be satisfactory for most.<br><br>When Elfman and Whedon were announced we all knew that they were hired to go against everything DC has done before to try to reach the first film of the franchise to reach 1 billion. Even if they were to follow Marvel's script and drop their originality.<br><br>But the hiring of Elfman and Whedon shows that the studio was long lost. Snyder succumbed to BvS. The only salvation for the DCEU are the solo films like Wonder Woman, the next Batman, Aquaman ...and freedom. Freedom for the directors, composers... Warner has always had this advantage over Marvel.@Edmund <br>Given the chance I think Junkie probably could deliver a pretty fun score that stayed thematically consistent with the current universe. It all depends on what the studio/director wants out of the music. The biggest disappointment to me is that this was a huge missed opportunity to do a heroic take on Zimmer’s Superman theme, something we haven’t heard since MoS. Hell, even the trailers did that.... -_-rumor has it Lorne Balfe did this score<br><br>I guess if we do not get any credits then that proves it<br>======================================<br><br>Oh, absolutely! I'm sure we will soon find out that Balfe also scored Star Wars and Titanic. And Harry Potter. And Indiana Jones.Edmund, I somewhat agree - I've seen very little from Junkie to make me think this would have been a groundbreaking, wonderful score. However, maybe it's the Zimmer fan in me, but I would have loved to hear "stock, barely-altered reprises of Zimmer's themes all over the place" in this score. So many scenes begged for just that. Compositionally it doesn't make for an interesting soundtrack or film score, I agree, but I would be willing to sacrifice that for thematic continuity.I certainly understand the criticisms leveled at Elfman's JL score, but I'm not at all convinced Junkie would have been a better option. I've never been too convinced by him anyway (Mad Max was a situation where his sound happened to be a good fit, but even then I think a better composer could have made much more out of the same ingredients). And since anything worthwhile in the previous two (and yeah, I'm aware I like MoS and BvS waaaaaaaay less than the average reader of this site) ended up being by Hans anyway, I really doubt Junkie flying solo would have been up to much. My guess is he would have pulled out stock, barely-altered reprises of Zimmer's themes all over the place without adding much new material on his own, which would have satisfied the DC fans more than what Elfman did, sure, but would have been a lot less interesting as a score album. I mean, say what you want about the questionable thematic decisions Elfman made, the two gigantic full-length action cues are pretty solid in and of themselves. I'll take that over Junkie letting the drums pound for eleven minutes straight, any day of the week.
The studio is the music owner now.There you go. So we probably will never get to hear what Tom planned/did for this movie. I really believe that it would've been great compared to the generic score we got. <br>Only two tracks stood out to me and only one was an actual cue from the movie.Gabriel Yared leaked his Troy back in 2004 but I think he got in quite a lot of trouble for that. There's a reason he hasn't done too many high profile films since then, I think. A few rejecteds have slipped out over the years but it's pretty unheard of for the composer himself to be the one to leak it I think, that would be career suicide if they got caught. Usually they come out the same way complete scores do, some anonymous person working on the scoring team probably did it.and Zimmer criticized Elfman...back and forth, etc. So what? The movie is lame, the score is about as lame as Bat V Sup@JBSO99 you're right. It's so big and widely spread.<br><br>And you're right about me forgetting those score. I just picked these three because Elfman critized Zimmer
@Iamtommie  You forgot the theme by Elliot Goldenthal for Batman Forever and Batman & Robin, for not to mention the theme from the 60's TV show and all the themes for all the different animated motion pictures such as The Dark Knight Returns, Mask of the Phantasm, or the videogames like the Arkham series.<br><br>Batman's musical legacy is very big so him saying there is only one theme and his the one he created is really disrespectful to a big amount of composers.Yeah, that's what I thought you meant. And that's what Elfman should have done if he wanted to use the old themes.I think what Elfman said is not true.<br>Batman has different themes for different movies because every Batman is different.<br><br>Michael Keaton as Batman: Elfman's Theme<br>Christian Bale as Batman: Hans' Theme<br>Ben Affleck as Batman: Hans & Junkie's Theme.<br>Of course much more but the most important.<br><br>Each one if dies Batman's have a different story and a different universe. I think that for each universe a new theme is the best thing you can do. With a different theme you can relate more to this Batman than a previous one.<br><br>By the way, I think TDK, MoS & WW are 3 of the top 10 themes by Zimmer. I think what Elfman did the WW theme is an abomination. He removed the key instrument in the theme because he thought it was childisch.<br><br>I think the Justce League score is way worse than previous DCEU or Batman movies. I hope that Lorne of Junkie will do future DCUE movies instead of Elfman.<br><br>(Seeing Justice League thursday. I am curious if it is really that bad as everyine says)GITS was unreleased, JXL's JL score was completely rejected. The real qustion is how many rejected scores have leaked in the history of modern film scoring?Ghost in a thing that doesn't have life but does
Which score would that be?Seeing as how Lorne Balfe “leaked” his own score, I wonder if Tom could easily do the same?Haha - honestly though, before I realized this I felt Jablonsky didn't really bind the score together that well with themes and motifs. This is a pretty cool connection and I'm glad he made it.Almost like this was a film score or something! ;)I don't suppose you have credits for this score, Hybrid?
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  2017, August 22  updated by Hybrid Soldier
SHOW YOUR MUSICAL GENIUS




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Hans Zimmer & Lorne Balfe received an Emmy Nomination for Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music for their brilliant contribution to NatGeo’s Emmy-nominated, scripted series GENIUS, from Executive Producers and Academy Award-winners Brian Grazer & Ron Howard, and Executive Producer Ken Biller. To celebrate, we’ve created this fun challenge to discover YOUR Genius!

All you have to do is click HERE to listen to the Original Main Title Theme Music, and then create YOUR VERSION of it! It can be a tribute honoring the original, a solo instrumental that would fit in it, or you can create a completely different spin on the music itself. Anything and everything goes! (if you are performing and only have a sound file, simply attach is to any original image(s) you like - that image will then be showing the entire time someone is listening to your composition).

After you submit it HERE on INDI.com, make sure to share it all over Social Media FROM INDI so that we can track it. This creates INDI BUZZ for your video, which in turn can earn you life-changing prizes!

The ‘Judges' Pick’ and the ‘Buzz Winner’ (creator of the video with the Most Buzz) will not only have their masterpieces shown on the Social Media of Hans Zimmer and Lorne Balfe, but they also will get the opportunity to ATTEND A RECORDING SESSION WITH HANS ZIMMER / LORNE BALFE IN LOS ANGELES OR LONDON!

So, start creating your masterpiece! We can't wait to hear and show off your GENIUS!

(Click HERE to download the sheet music to the GENIUS THEME in case you would like to use it.)

(winners are responsible for their own transportation and accommodations)




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David H reply Replies: 0 || 2017-11-08 05:58:55
Is there a deadline for this competition? When is it?

beerus reply Replies: 0 || 2017-09-04 21:35:37
gonna be superb

gph reply Replies: 0 || 2017-09-03 20:21:11
gonna be a huge tool and post my link on here even though i hate when people do that stuff. So yes, I know I'm a hypocrite lol. indi. com / 96df9

Andreas S. reply Replies: 1 || 2017-08-29 08:57:59
Wow, I made my own version of this title melody and it made a lot of fun :) I wish they will make more such competitions/fan events in the future.

Here is my little contribution:
indi.com/95mmw

Thanks!


Andreas2017-08-29 22:19:56
I would love to win this and work for Mr Zimmer

Mauricio Sanchez reply Replies: 0 || 2017-08-29 04:18:32
Hi.
It was a great honor to work with Hans Zimmer and Lorne Balfe sheet.
Please check out my entry and if you like it please give a like.
I currently on second place.
I added the words on curiosity of Albert Einstein's poem, because its so inspiring.

  Your name :   

Please enter number: 51079 

Brian reply Replies: 3 || 2017-08-24 01:13:59
It would be great to see someone the people on this site that mock composers having a go at this compatition !!!


Edmund Meinerts2017-08-24 14:30:08
That old chestnut, eh? I don't need to be a chef to tell my food is undercooked...


Miguel2017-08-24 16:30:27
Come on Edmund . Have a go ????? Then Lorne can give critiisim on that !!!


Suck it.2017-08-25 03:24:25
You're right, you don't need to be a chef to tell that. It does however make you an over criticizing douche Mr. Tracksounds.

Andreas reply Replies: 0 || 2017-08-24 12:56:08
I would LOVE TO WIN to meet the maestros

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2017-08-23 00:54:28
Wanna go see Hans and/or Lorne ? Here's your chance !

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