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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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PEEZY reply Replies: 0 || 2012-07-11 20:51:10
I'm 45 years old and thought the emergence of video would change music forever, as it did for me in the 1980's. That was until I went to see the Dark Night in theaters.The sound track absolutely messed me up. It was the first time I ever heard of Hans Zimmer (How immature I was. Then I went to see INCEPTION and was shook to my core during the music when Leo walks through the airport at the end, I'said that can't be the same guy, WRONG. It was. Please let Mr. Zimmer know how much I appreciate what he does and how it's changed the movie industry.

Emilie reply Replies: 0 || 2012-07-06 20:33:01
Does M. Zimmer sometimes lectures about his job? We would like to invite him (for videogame industry).

Thank you!

Krzysztof reply Replies: 1 || 2012-06-25 19:37:20
BEETHOVEN OUR TIME


the german2012-06-25 21:56:55
PLEASE .... Don't drink and write.

Schmo reply Replies: 0 || 2012-06-19 23:43:16
Hello everyone

Back in August while searching for news on Lorne Balfe score for Assassin's Creed Revelations I came across a Swedish video game site that had received a press release from Ubisoft about teaming up with the Malmo Symphony Orchestra to record music for some of there upcoming games (Including Assassin's Creed Revelations)

Here is the press release translated from Swedish (Translated with Bing)

"Ubisoft and Malmö Symphony Orchestra is initiating cooperation on recordings of original music for the upcoming games. First out is Assassin's Creed Revelations, the fourth sequel in the series of bestselling and critically acclaimed game Assassin's Creed. Data game was launched in 2007 and has sold nearly 30 million copies and is developed by Ubisoft Montreal with support and expertise from the Malmö-based game Studio Massive Entertainment. "

"Malmö Symphony Orchestra already has long experience of that record and make video game music. The Orchestra has since 2006 world record in game music audience at an outdoor concert. Music for Assassin's Creed Revelations recorded in Malmö Concert Hall 24-26 August. A group of hot Hollywood composer Hans Zimmer's leadership are working with music for the games, in this case, it is the Scot Lorne Balfe, who is the author. Mr Balfe has among other things been involved in music for Guy Ritchies film version of Sherlock Holmes who won an Academy Award for best original music, for Frost/Nixon and Pirates of the Caribbean. "

Source: h t t p ://www.discshop.se/spelguiden/blogg/svensk_valljud_i_kommand e_spel/B501

Now whats interesting about the press release is the following

'' A group of hot Hollywood composer Hans Zimmer's leadership are working with music for the games, in this case, it is the Scot Lorne Balfe, who is the author ''

Now maybe it's a poor translation but to me that sounds like Remote Control composer's will be doing the scores for these games.

Now seeing that this site is the ''Almost Official '' site
of Remote Control Productions I was wondering if anybody here knows anything about this?, Or could someone who knows Swedish clear this up, Is it a bad translation or am I reading it right?

Thank you

Silvio reply Replies: 2 || 2012-06-03 03:13:57
I have a question: is Hans Florian Zimmer Romanian?


HZ2012-06-03 03:34:27
German, of course :)


anonymous2012-06-10 22:57:05
Oh NO! His name is Hans Zimmer not Gianni Stanza. He is from Frankfurt, Germany.

Tushar B. reply Replies: 0 || 2012-06-10 18:29:57
I am from India, a company called 'India Bulls' ... which is in the Financial sector of the country ...is using 'now we are free' theme for their advt. campaign without paying royalty.
please take necessary action.

Mahmoud reply Replies: 0 || 2012-05-15 17:43:33
Mr. Zimmer is my Idol, being composer myself, I dream about meeting him and maybe working for him ! that'll be my dream becoming true !

david ballesteros reply Replies: 0 || 2012-05-05 16:03:31
Tengo que felicitarte por tu obra en la pelicula "Ángeles o demonios", es extraordinaria...gracias a personas como tu, la música es capaz de llegar al corazon...gracias.

Oscar Baldracchi reply Replies: 0 || 2012-04-28 03:08:48
Ciao Hans...

*** EDITED ***: please post in English, tanks.

Oscar Baldracchi

Heimo Sölter reply Replies: 0 || 2012-04-19 23:53:55
Sehr geehrter Herr Zimmer
In einem Film ist die Musik das Gefühl! Ohne Gefühl sind die Bilder NICHTS. Das Gefühl aber ist auch ohne Bilder wertvoll. Somit ist es das, was unserem Leben Atem verleiht und auch Sinn und Farbe. Das Gefühl macht die Bilder erst zu dem, was sie sein können.
Das kann ich in Ihrer Musik insbsondere erleben.
HErzlichen Dank dafür und Ihenen alles Gute
Heimo SÖlter

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Heimo Sölter reply Replies: 0 || 2012-04-19 23:42:30
Sehr geehrter Herr Zimmer

Herzlichen Dank für Ihre Musik zum Film Da Vinci Code.
Es ist Ihnen wirklcih gelungen, eine gefühlte Verbindung zur Mitte zur schaffen, zu der Mitte, die uns alle atmen lässt, dem Gleichgewicht zwischen Ein und Ausatmen.

Herzliche Grüße

Heimo Sölter

Edwin V. Saunders reply Replies: 0 || 2012-04-14 04:14:37
Hello,
I was wondering why the Despicable Me score is not available for purchase anywhere. If I am mistaken, can you please let me know where I can buy it?

Sara Pinho reply Replies: 2 || 2012-03-23 18:42:59
Hi everyone!

I'm a huge fan of Hans Zimmer and I want to know, if he makes any concert, anywhere and when! I have the dream to listening his music in concert... Can you help me?

Thank you


Niki2012-03-26 22:15:41
Hi there,
in Germany are many concerts with the music of Pirates of the Caribbean at time.
greetings :)


Phlipp B2012-04-11 14:44:58
hi,

I'm from Austria and saw the concert in Vienna!
It was amazing!

Agus Siahaan reply Replies: 0 || 2012-03-27 10:06:48
Where to buy Hans Zimmer full score book?

thx alot


Marcelo Leonard reply Replies: 0 || 2012-03-27 03:27:16
Felicitaciones por Time.... la excelencia demostrada en una canción.. la melodia aterciopelada... mi más profunda admiración Sr. Zimmer

theeaglesfan005 reply Replies: 0 || 2012-03-26 18:06:01
how come there isn't a page for the THE HUNGER GAMES score by James Newton Howard on here??

Steeve reply Replies: 0 || 2012-03-18 11:09:05
One More Thing...Thank You Very Much,We Love You ;-)

Steeve reply Replies: 0 || 2012-03-18 11:06:54
Big Respect For You Maestro Hanz Zimmer I Enjoy Your Songs Every Day...Gladiator & Tears Of The Sun,You're The Best ;-)

Steve reply Replies: 0 || 2012-03-17 22:52:07
There are films and then there are great films that have been made for Hans Zimmer's music

KFL reply Replies: 0 || 2012-03-06 17:41:22
Would like to see whether there is any open recruit for the company? If yes, usually when it is going to be? Thanks

Joshua reply Replies: 2 || 2012-03-01 23:35:10
Ramin Djawadi to score Pacific Rim! Very Cool!


Peter2012-03-02 00:39:04
I'm sorry, but that's really bad news. Zimmer was attached first, that would have been good news. Djawadi is eternally awful.


Mycroft2012-03-02 00:44:40
Your mom is eternally awful.

Elaine M. reply Replies: 8 || 2012-02-19 08:12:25
I was wondering if it would be a problem using Mr. Zimmer's music to my photographic videos. I would like to use it on Youtube, and was making sure that its not crossing any legal barriers by doing so. Please let me know, thank you for your time in this matter. Have a great day.

Signed,
Elaine M. - Tucson, AZ


lansen2012-02-28 15:48:24
*** EDITED ***


Elaine M.2012-02-28 20:07:21
Thank you ever so much, I did place music by and the title to the CD. I so appreciate it greatly!! Hope you all have a wonderful day!

Signed,
Elaine M. - Tucson, AZ


Damien, Moderator2012-02-28 21:22:33
I'm afraid you can't even if there is no commercial purpose. This could depend on each country laws, so it is better to ask to association that manages artits' rights.


Areozz2012-02-29 00:42:03
Comments made by that lansen guy need to be removed. He posted all over here telling people what's okay and what's not and he has absolutely no authority here whatsoever. You wouldn't want people getting in trouble because they took the word of a nobody, would you?


Elaine2012-02-29 01:27:19
Ok, I am glad that I have not done anything as of yet, tyvm Damien. Do you know who I would contact for the Lion King CD then? or Who I would need to speak with, since I am in the states? I want to do the correct thing, so I don't step on any toes or get anyone into trouble. I appreciate it greatly!


Damien, Moderator2012-02-29 20:18:43
@Areozz: you're right, its better I edit this post.

@Elaine: for States and as I presume rights are hold by Disney, it should be the MPAA.
Another way is that on the CD you should have the copyright owner, so by contacting him you should get the answer.


Areozz2012-02-29 21:34:02
There are more of lansen's posts down this page and he has possibly posted on other pages that have had recent activity.

Thanks.


Elaine2012-02-29 23:45:13
Thank you every so much, will contact them for the information. Have a great day :)

Ryan reply Replies: 1 || 2012-01-02 09:28:50
Does Mr. Zimmer respond to fan mail?
If so, whats the address you send it to?


lansen2012-02-28 15:56:35
unfortunately no

SuperDeciZion reply Replies: 2 || 2012-01-27 13:30:33
Hi quizzes to know how to make the music of Hans make one of my movies? I'm from Argentina, I expect a response PROSEDE... gracias


Mycroft2012-01-27 15:48:09
Wait, so you expect a response because you're from Argentina? Can't find translation for prosede.


lansen2012-02-28 15:53:02
PROSEDE may be translated to DREAM ;)

Stella reply Replies: 1 || 2012-02-27 08:44:10
Is it possible to use Mr Zimmer's music for non-commercial videos?

We are a volunteer organisation, operating 1920's trams [streetcars/trolleys].

We invite retired people [greys/silvers - people over 65] to enjoy the experience.

We show them videos [we have made] of the old days and then take them on a ride, followed by morning or afternoon tea.

May we use the music for our 'videos'?

stellahartfield@gmail.com


lansen2012-02-28 15:46:55
yes if you don't make any money with it. just write the copyrights at the end of the video

murat reply Replies: 0 || 2012-02-27 00:17:47
and thanks for marvellous music you made for king arthur. i am an ossetian, one of the sarmatians whose number left only about 600k. again thanks a lot hans.

murat reply Replies: 0 || 2012-02-27 00:10:50
all europeans for better music. i smell beethoven but don't underestimate mozart people.

college basketball reply Replies: 0 || 2012-02-26 17:02:00
gZOzY6 Author, keep doing in the same way..!

FlorianSteinfurtNews reply Replies: 0 || 2012-02-04 00:12:30
Sehr geehrter Herr Zimmer,

ich und mein Kumpel vom YouTube-Kanal FlorianSteinfurtNews werden zur Mitte des Jahres 2012 hin einen Film anlässlich des Jubiläums der örtlichen Feuerwehr produzieren.
Dürfen wir das Lied "Show me your firetruck" in der Audiospur des Filmes verwenden?

Mit freundlichen Grüßen,
L. Bienbeck
FlorianSteinfurtNews

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