Dunkirk

 

Hans Zimmer (2017)

 

Why You Should…
If you prefer Zimmer in his synthetic mode, with enough aggression in the engaging “Supermarine”, as well as some pleasing Elgar variations in the final third of the score.

Why You Shouldn’t…
If Zimmer’s approach is overall too abstract to register any long-lasting impact, much of the score being too intimate for its own good.

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Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman
Rupert Gregson-Williams (2017)

 

Why You Should…
If you were bedazzled by the explosive war theme for Wonder Woman from Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and seek an interesting collation of restlessly engaging action cues to go with her fierce strength, as well as a welcome change of tone in the DCEU. 

Why You Shouldn’t…
If some of the generic material is capable of putting you to sleep, despite some decent emotionally engaging moments.  Continue reading

Doctor Who (Series 1 & 2)

Doctor Who S1&2 OST Cover Original.jpg
Murray Gold (2006)

 

Why You Should…
If you’re looking to acquaint yourself with the music of one of the most iconic and celebrated concepts in science fiction, and familiarise yourself with arguably the most memorable television theme. 

Why You Shouldn’t…
If the absence of missing tracks, or a fairly tame underscore for the most part isn’t quite your cup of tea.

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The Boss Baby

The Boss Baby
Hans Zimmer & Steve Mazzaro (2017)

 

Why You Should…
If you’re game to hearing arguably the most energetic and hyperactive Remote Control score in a long while, a sense of wild rush in every note.

Why You Shouldn’t…
If its lack of subtlety or emotional passages irks you, despite turning a more than competent product.

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Logan

Logan Score Cover
Marco Beltrami (2017)

Why You Should…
If you seek a decently arranged Western-thriller superhero hybrid that engages with the grizzled soul, ending a notable era for a beloved icon.

Why You Shouldn’t…
If Marco Beltrami’s dissonant hazing contact of Wolverine still hasn’t grown on you, reducing the muscular growls of the character to an anonymous howl.

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