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Good movies and soundtracks

What makes a good movie?

  • Good plot

    Votes: 1 8.3%
  • Good characters

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Good Soundtrack

    Votes: 1 8.3%
  • All of the above

    Votes: 10 83.3%

  • Total voters
    12
I just turned on the tv and Homeward Bound was on...I love the soundtrack to this movie, plus there's nothing better than three animals traveling on an impossible journey just to get home to the people they love.
 
Ah, yes...the one opportunity I had to watch that movie, it was shut off about 30 minutes in. Which sucks. It was on a school trip, though, so...yeah... I have to admit, I liked what I saw ^^
 

Furretsu

World of Glass
Return of the King soundtrack, specifically. Howard Shore is a god.

As far as movies go, I think a good atmosphere is needed. This may include all three of the poll options, so I won't vote.
 

Altmer

Banned
Return of the King soundtrack, specifically. Howard Shore is a god.

As far as movies go, I think a good atmosphere is needed. This may include all three of the poll options, so I won't vote.
also pretty sure hans zimmer and vangelis wrote some good stuff
 

octobr

silence is scarier
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The Fountain has a fantastic soundtrack. It's kind of a slow and convoluted movie, though.
 

Dinru

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Rent. Enough said. Amazing plot, wonderful characters, lovely soundtrack. What's not to love?
 

opaltiger

actually very huggable
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LotR movies have a phenomenal soundtrack, yes, although I'm not entirely sure what this thread is meant to be about.

To answer the "good movies" part, 2001 is most excellent.
 

Dannichu

Tragically unbeyachted.
Rent. Enough said. Amazing plot, wonderful characters, lovely soundtrack. What's not to love?
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sd;khsfed YES.

The plot might be a little lacking because it's more character-driven than anything, but it's atmospheric and emotional and the characters and the music are absolutely superb in every way.

Aww, I remember the Homeward Bound music. Doodoodoo doo doo~
 

Furretsu

World of Glass
also pretty sure hans zimmer and vangelis wrote some good stuff
Haven't heard Vangelis, but Hans Zimmer is without a doubt one of the most overrated modern composers. I'd say he's second only to Danny Elfman.

Howard Shore will always be the best modern composer in my eyes <3
 

Altmer

Banned
Vangelis originally was in prog rock bands and shit, then started composing for himself iirc... I have yet to check him out properly but I plan on doing it one day... he worked with Jon Anderson (Yes) so...
 

Ruby

Night can outbalance day
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Most great films would be great without their music. Every now and then film music helps, but most of the time it's blatant.
 
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Dannichu

Tragically unbeyachted.
Most great films would be great without their music.
Movie versions of musicals wouldn't. They'd be pretty amusing, though. Much shorter, too.

But yeah, I agree. If it falls on the musical score to make a film good, it's really not a good film.
 

Vladimir Putin's LJ

your blood flows through my veins
Yeah, some silent films are amazing.

But in good soundtrack department, Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amelie Poulain is cool. I like the Donnie Darko soundrack too, does this make me a loser, Probably.
 

Furretsu

World of Glass
The Donnie Darko soundtrack is a huge disappointment, although I'd still consider it one of my favorite movies ever.
 
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