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Discussion in 'Star Wars And Film Music' started by Mastadge, Dec 10, 2005.

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  1. Boba_Phat

    Boba_Phat Jedi Padawan star 4

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    You didn't feel it was too over-the-top and melodramatic?
     
  2. Zarm_Rkeeg

    Zarm_Rkeeg Jedi Youngling star 3

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    I found the Main Title and Dark Phoenix Tragedy (and possibly Storm's entrace at Alcatraz- is that on the CD?) to be excellent- but everything else seemed uninspired and unmemorable in the extreme.
     
  3. Rogan_Agar

    Rogan_Agar Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Angel's Theme was great, as was the San Francisco Bride sequence.

    And agreed: "Dark Phoenix Tragedy" and the "X-Men Main theme" are really awesome.
     
  4. TwiLekJedi

    TwiLekJedi Pretty Ex-Mod star 10 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    I finally got the score and it barely stands out more on CD than in the film - except that I (also) like Dark Pheonix' Tragedy, Attack on Alcatraz and Pheonix Rises


    however, after listening to it I was humming ANTZ and ... of all the things... Godzilla (it was on TV two days ago :p) o_O
     
  5. obiwanws2

    obiwanws2 Jedi Master star 1

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    the cd was ok but featured a few awesome tracks......"dark Phoenix's trajedy" and most of the last 6 tracks or so.............

    overall about 3.5 out of 5 stars

    i do hv the dark phoenix tragic them stuck in my head though
     
  6. Zarm_Rkeeg

    Zarm_Rkeeg Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Which Godzilla?
     
  7. TwiLekJedi

    TwiLekJedi Pretty Ex-Mod star 10 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Emmerich's
    yes, I know. It's not my fault [face_worried]
     
  8. Strilo

    Strilo Manager Emeritus star 8 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Unlocked for current discussion.
     
  9. Whitey

    Whitey Jedi Master star 6

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    Thanks, Strilo. :)

    Now, on to what I asked in the locked thread:

    The track listing of X-Men: The Last Stand on the back of the CD case indicates that "Phoenix Rises" runs 6:29. Quite clearly, however, the track only stretches to around 4:20 when actually played. Was the track listing a mistake (though I don't see how 6:29 can possibly be mistaken for 4:20) or was it edited to match its final length in the film at the last minute?

    I've seen comments online that it's the largest action cue Powell's ever written, which simply isn't true if it's shorter than both "Attack on Alcatraz" and "The Battle of the Cure."

    Does anyone know what the deal is? I'd hate to think an entire two minutes of such an awesome composition was left off of the soundtrack.
     
  10. EllenRipley

    EllenRipley Jedi Youngling star 1

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    As far as I'm aware the track time is just a misprint. The whole cue is there, though I think it's cut into several tracks on the album.
     
  11. Mastadge

    Mastadge Manager Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    A whole bunch of tracks comprise basically one sustained action sequence, cut into shorter, but gapless, tracks on the CD.
     
  12. Whitey

    Whitey Jedi Master star 6

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    I knew that already, but the misprinting is still completely random, especially when the times of every other track are spot on. :p
     
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