The original movie score for Marvel’s 2011 blockbuster, Thor, was composed by Patrick Doyle. This is the first soundtrack of Doyle’s that I have purchased (it was only $2.50!), and while I have listened to parts of his Rise of the Planet of the Apes score, I am not too familiar with his musical style. He has also composed the original scores for Harry Potter and the Goblet of … [Read more...]
What’s the Score, Episode #002:
The original movie score for X-Men: First Class (2011) was composed by Henry Jackman (not to be confused with the Wolverine actor, Hugh Jackman), who is one of my favorite action movie composers. He’s also scored the music for Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Kick-Ass. Despite the cinematic X-Men universe being exciting, action-packed, … [Read more...]
What’s the Score?
WHAT’S THE SCORE? by Brian George Over the past five years, my collection of original movie soundtracks has increased from just three to around 100. I am not talking about the compilations of popular music from your favorite rock-and-roll bands and pop artists, like the Awesome Mix Vol. 1 from Guardians of the Galaxy… I’m talking about original orchestral scores. While … [Read more...]