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 Posted:   Jun 1, 2017 - 6:18 AM   
 By:   ddddeeee   (Member)

Sony will release the score according to the trailer.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mq4m3yAoW8E

 
 Posted:   Jun 1, 2017 - 7:51 AM   
 By:   Shaun Rutherford   (Member)

Awful trailer. Do they not want people to see this?

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 1, 2017 - 8:37 AM   
 By:   Luc Van der Eeken   (Member)

I kinda agree with you, Shaun. I was very much looking forward to this movie and I haven't given up on it. But this trailer is poorly edited and again a(n awful) song, this seems to be the new trend. Still, Doyle could have a field day with this material.

 
 Posted:   Jun 1, 2017 - 8:44 AM   
 By:   Mr. Jack   (Member)

Never, EVER trust a trailer to reflect the quality or tone of the finished product.

Branagh is a classy filmmaker, and he's assembled a great cast for this. I'm in.

 
 Posted:   Jun 1, 2017 - 8:57 AM   
 By:   Michael Condon   (Member)

Seems like Herrmann will finally get his "train of death" music based on what I heard in the trailer.

 
 Posted:   Jun 1, 2017 - 9:00 AM   
 By:   WillGoldNewtonBarryGrusin   (Member)

Looking forward to this very much - and hoping that Doyle, at least this time, won´t have to emulate current trends but will be allowed and encouraged to write a really old school score.

 
 Posted:   Jun 1, 2017 - 9:01 AM   
 By:   WillGoldNewtonBarryGrusin   (Member)

Awful trailer. Do they not want people to see this?

It´s just an early teaser laying out the bare bones of the plot.

Yes, the use of that song makes me roll my eyes, too - but that´s what studios now believe will sell tickets. As long as they won´t use that song (or any song) in the film...

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 1, 2017 - 9:01 AM   
 By:   mortenbond   (Member)

I think it looks cool! Even though I know who did it, I will certainly see any stylish Agatha Christie adaption. But the music will hardly be of the melodic kind a la Richard Rodney Bennetts 1974 version. Atmospheric cues, sound design, but nothing hummable. I know some people here does not require that, but it is certainly what I am looking for in a score.

 
 Posted:   Jun 1, 2017 - 9:08 AM   
 By:   Captain Future 2   (Member)

If Doyle is given free reign he can certainly deliver music of the same quality as Richard Rodney Bennett. So I believe anyway.

Volker

 
 Posted:   Jun 1, 2017 - 9:08 AM   
 By:   Captain Future 2   (Member)

DP

 
 Posted:   Jun 2, 2017 - 2:31 AM   
 By:   johnbijl   (Member)

Awful trailer. Do they not want people to see this?

Indeed. Frickin' hell. The only thing missing is Kenneth Branagh flexing his muscles.

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 2, 2017 - 2:36 AM   
 By:   Thor   (Member)

Regardless of the film's quality, this should be the IDEAL platform (no pun intended) for Doyle to do what he does best -- compose elegant melodies with a British air, and great rhytmical figures for the train.

 
 Posted:   Jun 2, 2017 - 3:02 AM   
 By:   PollyAnna   (Member)

I really like the 1974 version. Albert Finney really nailed the fussy little Belgian detective Poirot and the score and photography were first class. The long murder music track is densely atmospheric. This could be an interesting remake but what is going on with that moustache??

 
 Posted:   Jun 2, 2017 - 3:22 AM   
 By:   johnbijl   (Member)

...what is going on with that moustache??

Perhaps that's the thing he's flexing.

 
 Posted:   Jun 2, 2017 - 3:39 AM   
 By:   SBD   (Member)

This could be an interesting remake but what is going on with that moustache??

I think Kenneth Branagh was watching Kurt Russell in THE HATEFUL EIGHT and thought, 'I could rock a mustache like that'.

 
 Posted:   Jun 2, 2017 - 4:23 AM   
 By:   WillGoldNewtonBarryGrusin   (Member)

I really like the 1974 version. Albert Finney really nailed the fussy little Belgian detective Poirot and the score and photography were first class. The long murder music track is densely atmospheric. This could be an interesting remake but what is going on with that moustache??

It actually is faithful to the description by Agatha Christie.

 
 Posted:   Jun 2, 2017 - 6:02 AM   
 By:   Sean Nethery   (Member)

Here's a cute page with various Christie mustache references: http://www.agathachristie.com/characters/hercule-poirot/great-moments-of-poirots-moustache.

Key quote to support Branagh's rather Edwardian selection: “A little man with enormous moustaches” – Murder on the Orient Express.

As to what Doyle might be permitted to do, I'm just keeping in mind his lovely score for Branagh's last fairy tale, Cinderella.

I can hardly wait to finally hear Poirot say: "Monsieur, I moustache you one more question."

 
 Posted:   Sep 7, 2017 - 12:44 PM   
 By:   Lokutus   (Member)

The sessions were completed this weekend at Air Studios...

and here is the cd pre-order!
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B075FY8H9R/

 
 Posted:   Sep 7, 2017 - 2:54 PM   
 By:   Sean Nethery   (Member)

I really like the 1974 version. Albert Finney really nailed the fussy little Belgian detective Poirot and the score and photography were first class. The long murder music track is densely atmospheric....

PollyAnna, just wanted to note months later that I completely agree with and endorse your comments. Over the years it has become maybe my favorite murder mystery movie. I only wish Sidney Lumet had done a few more "entertainments" (Graham Greene's own description for his "lighter" novels) along with his more significant films.

Best damn final act solution-monologue in movie history. Nearly 30 minutes long - and so beautifully integrated with flashbacks which are often shot differently and with different lens choices to ratchet up the suspense, you should pardon the expression.

And Lokutus, thanks for the pre-order link!

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 7, 2017 - 4:13 PM   
 By:   leagolfer   (Member)

If this remake is any-think like the original it could be good, i haven't heard Doyle's music in a long-while. though Doyle's done some nice scores, Carlito's Way, Last Legion, Needful Things, cool composer, I'm interested in this score, mystery films are likeable fingers crossed its a solid movie + score.

 
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