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 Posted:   Nov 10, 2013 - 1:45 PM   
 By:   Adam Krysinski   (Member)

score review at The Action Elite.com (5/5) - http://theactionelite.com/music-review/thor-the-dark-world-2013-music-score-review/

 
 Posted:   Nov 11, 2013 - 1:24 AM   
 By:   OnlyGoodMusic   (Member)

Fanboy review.

"I have always been a huge supporter of Tyler and his music and consider him one of the best in the business. I think his music to Thor: the Dark World is actually his finest work to date."

No, it isn't. Some of his horror (Frailty) and or miscellanous genre scores (Children of Dune, The Greatest Game Ever Played, Eagle Eye) are more interesting, and more varied. But if "bombastic" is everything a fan is looking for in a score (like this "reviewer"), then it certainly hits bull's eye.

 
 Posted:   Nov 11, 2013 - 4:44 AM   
 By:   The REAL BJBien   (Member)

Only the "FUNERAL PYRE" cue stood out for me and I've seen the film twice in theaters... didn't like truth be told and while it wasn't bad or awful I certainly didn't connect with the film or the score.

Can someone tell me what the cue is that has the actual THOR Theme?

I must say I miss the majectic quality of Patrick Doyle's theme.

And yes, I am a die hard fan of BRIAN TYLER!

 
 Posted:   Nov 11, 2013 - 5:26 AM   
 By:   mastadge   (Member)

Many cues have Thor's theme, but you could start with "Thor: The Dark World".

And the funeral pyre cue is "Into Eternity" if you're interested.

 
 Posted:   Nov 11, 2013 - 6:30 AM   
 By:   The REAL BJBien   (Member)

Many cues have Thor's theme, but you could start with "Thor: The Dark World".

And the funeral pyre cue is "Into Eternity" if you're interested.


Thank you kindly

 
 Posted:   Nov 11, 2013 - 8:10 AM   
 By:   Shaun Rutherford   (Member)

Fanboy review.

"I have always been a huge supporter of Tyler and his music and consider him one of the best in the business. I think his music to Thor: the Dark World is actually his finest work to date."

No, it isn't. Some of his horror (Frailty) and or miscellanous genre scores (Children of Dune, The Greatest Game Ever Played, Eagle Eye) are more interesting, and more varied. But if "bombastic" is everything a fan is looking for in a score (like this "reviewer"), then it certainly hits bull's eye.


I remember liking some of his score for that movie Panic, too.

 
 Posted:   Nov 12, 2013 - 10:11 AM   
 By:   Adam Krysinski   (Member)

@Brian Tyler - Thank y'all for making my "Thor: The Dark World" album the #2 on the #iTunes Soundtrack Charts!

 
 Posted:   Nov 13, 2013 - 9:37 AM   
 By:   Adam Krysinski   (Member)

Top.1 on iTunes cool

 
 Posted:   Nov 13, 2013 - 9:44 AM   
 By:   Adam Krysinski   (Member)

Marvel Studios Unveils New Credits Logo And Fanfare and Kevin Feige Explains Its Development -

http://www.comicbookmovie.com/fansites/MarvelFreshman/news/?a=89966

 
 Posted:   Nov 13, 2013 - 9:51 AM   
 By:   solium   (Member)

Marvel Studios Unveils New Credits Logo And Fanfare and Kevin Feige Explains Its Development -

http://www.comicbookmovie.com/fansites/MarvelFreshman/news/?a=89966


Hate the 3D lettering, they just can't keep well enough alone. roll eyes

 
 Posted:   Nov 13, 2013 - 1:35 PM   
 By:   David (Giacchino-fan)   (Member)

I think the new logo works well, and also makes you take note of it (seeing as it is the only logo in front of the movie). A good fanfare from Tyler.

 
 Posted:   Nov 14, 2013 - 8:09 AM   
 By:   Taylor Fenno   (Member)

Haven't read the thread, but I was sad that Patrick Doyle's original Asgard theme wasn't used. Nice to see Silvestri's Cap theme though.

 
 Posted:   Nov 14, 2013 - 8:13 AM   
 By:   OnlyGoodMusic   (Member)

Frankly, I was appalled at Doyle selling out to the RCP "style" in "Thor 1", and, however modest Tyler's achievement is for Part Deux, it's still better.

 
 Posted:   Nov 14, 2013 - 8:20 AM   
 By:   Taylor Fenno   (Member)

Interesting. I just love the Asgard theme in "Earth to Asgard", it's so creamy and triumphant. Not sure if that makes it RCP or not, but imo good is good regardless of who are what.

I also really loved how it was also the love theme between Thor and Jane.

Honestly, the new Asgard theme was good, but I can't really remember anything special about the score. Maybe it's because I went in wanting to hear more of the Doyle stuff. I'll try and give the soundtrack a listen.

 
 Posted:   Nov 14, 2013 - 8:37 AM   
 By:   solium   (Member)

I absolutely love Children of Dune so not bashing the composer here, but the score as heard in the film sounded generic and repetitive. There are a few outstanding cues but most of it fell flat and only serviceable. I'm sure the audio mix didn't help the cause.

When I think of outstanding action scores I think of Star Wars, WOK, Conan The Barbadian. Not because of some jaded "it was better back then" mentality, but because those scores had distinctive cues which were written very specifically for their scenes. Not only are the individual cues memorable one can associate the music with their visual counterparts. Other than a few exceptions Thor 1 and 2 themes and motifs just blur together like any other action score of late.

 
 
 Posted:   Nov 14, 2013 - 8:41 AM   
 By:   ddddeeee   (Member)

So Doyle taking a thematic approach to the RC/MV style is 'selling out' but Tyler doing it is perfectly fine? That's fair. I appreciate people have different expectations for a Doyle score than a Tyler one but their approaches are quite similar. To celebrate one and to dismiss the other seems silly to me.

I like both scores but definitely prefer Doyle's take. I missed his themes in the movie.

 
 Posted:   Nov 14, 2013 - 8:54 AM   
 By:   Taylor Fenno   (Member)

^^^^ Glad I'm not alone in my thoughts.

 
 Posted:   Nov 14, 2013 - 10:15 AM   
 By:   Erik Woods   (Member)

Haven't read the thread, but I was sad that Patrick Doyle's original Asgard theme wasn't used. Nice to see Silvestri's Cap theme though.

That's very confusing. Don't use the existing themes written by Doyle from the first Thor yet use the theme Silvestri came up with for the first Cap. America film that most likely won't be used in the second film.

Cuckoo, Cuckoo!

-Erik-

 
 Posted:   Nov 14, 2013 - 10:45 AM   
 By:   Sirusjr   (Member)

Frankly, I was appalled at Doyle selling out to the RCP "style" in "Thor 1", and, however modest Tyler's achievement is for Part Deux, it's still better.

Yeah I expected better from Doyle simply because he tends to write more classical styled music. Brian Tyler has pretty much been writing in this style for movies for a while now so it wasn't a surprise, though I would have liked to hear some of this music in the Lego Universe style. He showed there that he has the chops.

 
 Posted:   Nov 14, 2013 - 12:46 PM   
 By:   Taylor Fenno   (Member)



That's very confusing. Don't use the existing themes written by Doyle from the first Thor yet use the theme Silvestri came up with for the first Cap. America film that most likely won't be used in the second film.

Cuckoo, Cuckoo!

-Erik-


Haha, I figured the same. The new Cap is a far departure from the other stylistically.

 
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