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 Posted:   Jul 15, 2013 - 10:46 AM   
 By:   YOR The Hunter From The Future   (Member)

In YOR's always humble opinion the most sublime moment of music + movie is:

That scene in "Once Upon a Time in America" when very old Noodles (Robert de Niro) starts to get close to the hole where he used to spy young Deborah dancing... and we are magically transported back in time.

Only true genious as Sergio Leone and Ennio Morricone could be able to produce such a hair raising moment in these kind of scene...

So, what is your's most sublime moment?

And, yes, you can only pick ONE!!

 
 
 Posted:   Jul 15, 2013 - 11:23 AM   
 By:   Kev McGann   (Member)

Under The Stars from THE LION KING (sublime)

 
 
 Posted:   Jul 15, 2013 - 11:27 AM   
 By:   Kev McGann   (Member)

The final scene from THE THIN RED LINE (sublime)

 
 
 Posted:   Jul 15, 2013 - 11:28 AM   
 By:   Kev McGann   (Member)

The Stand-off scene from CRIMSON TIDE (sublime)

 
 
 Posted:   Jul 15, 2013 - 11:31 AM   
 By:   Kev McGann   (Member)

The closing scene from DRIVING MISS DAISY always makes me tear up (sublime)

 
 
 Posted:   Jul 15, 2013 - 11:32 AM   
 By:   joan hue   (Member)

Seems like there are various meanings for sublime. I think of awe-inspiring, excellence, grandeur, beauty, etc.

So I'll pick the scene where Redford takes Streep up in his airplane in Out Of Africa. When she looks down, she finally really sees the beauty and magnificence of Africa. Barry's music for that scene is perfect and gorgeous. The visuals and music create a perfectly sublime scene.

 
 
 Posted:   Jul 15, 2013 - 11:35 AM   
 By:   jenkwombat   (Member)

Luke watching the twin suns set in "Star Wars".

 
 
 Posted:   Jul 15, 2013 - 11:39 AM   
 By:   Tall Guy   (Member)

Seems like there are various meanings for sublime. I think of awe-inspiring, excellence, grandeur, beauty, etc.

So I'll pick the scene where Redford takes Streep up in his airplane in Out Of Africa. When she looks down, she finally really sees the beauty and magnificence of Africa. Barry's music for that scene is perfect and gorgeous. The visuals and music create a perfectly sublime scene.



I'll choose a film that I know you like, Joan - The Legend of 1900. Specifically the bit where 1900 tries to alleviate his new friend's seasickness by removing the piano brakes and swirling around the dancefloor. A beautiful film.

 
 Posted:   Jul 15, 2013 - 11:39 AM   
 By:   mstrox   (Member)

The finale cue of Elfman's Batman - camera following a skyscraper to the hero surveying the city, a new major key fanfare built out of the main theme building to a triumphant finish, with a callback to the darker theme shortly thereafter.

 
 
 Posted:   Jul 15, 2013 - 12:09 PM   
 By:   brofax   (Member)

A very hard one but if only one?

ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST when the camera zooms out from the hanging scene at the archway with "The Man With The Harmonica" in full flow. Have watched it 100's of times and it still makes the hairs on the back of my neck stand up every time.

 
 Posted:   Jul 15, 2013 - 12:21 PM   
 By:   bdm   (Member)

I will throw in 7:

1 - Ecstasy of Gold from THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY

2 - Binary Sunset from STAR WARS (for those post '77 Episode IV A New Hope)

3 - Final Duel from STAR WARS - RETURN OF THE JEDI

4 - The Map Room/Dawn from RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK

5 - Klingon Battle from STAR TREK: THE MOTION PICTURE

6 - Raising the Christmas Tree from THE POSEIDON ADVENTURE

7 - Main Title Sequence/Into Krypton from SUPERMAN THE MOVIE

 
 
 Posted:   Jul 15, 2013 - 12:27 PM   
 By:   joan hue   (Member)

Tall Guy, your example is a perfect illumination of sublime!!

 
 Posted:   Jul 15, 2013 - 12:29 PM   
 By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

The breath takingly beautiful and lush string work when Dunn rips the car door off in "Unbreakable".

The opening credits of "Carlito's Way" in combination with Doyle beautiful scoring.

Parts of "Edward Scissorhands".

The beach walking scene from "Hannie Caulder", in combination with Ken Thorne's beautifyl guitar and string work. A great score I can't recommend enough. I hope stereo masters can be found (if it was ever recorded that way).


The opening of the TV movie "Scattered Dreams", with Mark snow's lovely score.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vSe2XSOFj6c



I'm having a hard time coming up with examples.

By the way, where is Thor to link to a dozen other threads with the same topic?

 
 Posted:   Jul 15, 2013 - 12:38 PM   
 By:   YOR The Hunter From The Future   (Member)

Just pick one, people!!

 
 Posted:   Jul 15, 2013 - 12:43 PM   
 By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

Just pick one, people!!

Green-haired man with girly necklace is not thrilled.

 
 Posted:   Jul 15, 2013 - 12:44 PM   
 By:   Ron Pulliam   (Member)

Just pick one, people!!

There's no such thing as "just one", Yor.

There have been many moments that simply take my breath away in the perfection of the moment.

 
 Posted:   Jul 15, 2013 - 12:49 PM   
 By:   YOR The Hunter From The Future   (Member)

Just pick one, people!!

There's no such thing as "just one", Yor.

There have been many moments that simply take my breath away in the perfection of the moment.


Yes, but one must pick the one that he think it is the most sublime at all!!

 
 Posted:   Jul 15, 2013 - 12:55 PM   
 By:   solium   (Member)

John Glenn's first orbit in The Right Stuff (Starting at the 2:34)


 
 
 Posted:   Jul 15, 2013 - 1:11 PM   
 By:   Jon Broxton   (Member)

The series of crescendos during the final "Hey, Dad, wanna have a catch" scene in FIELD OF DREAMS.

The swooping moment where the Flying Theme from E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL kicks in, as Elliot and ET ride off the cliff.

The series of crescendos during the final conversation between Anthony Hopkins and Brad Pitt as they watch the fireworks at the end of MEET JOE BLACK.

The final, poetic shot of the Sahara sand dunes, which fades to black and the End Credits begin, accompanied by the massive burst of thematic beauty, at the end of Horner's THE FOUR FEATHERS.

the finale of EDWARD SCISSORHANDS, when Edward is making the ice sculptures and the "snow" is coming out of the castle window; Elfman's chorus in this scene is sublime.

 
 
 Posted:   Jul 15, 2013 - 1:12 PM   
 By:   Octoberman   (Member)

The series of crescendos during the final "Hey, Dad, wanna have a catch" scene in FIELD OF DREAMS.


Ooh, damn! That's a good one.

 
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