If there is one thing I love there has to be movie soundtrack/score. It brings the right mood to a movie (or even make a terrible movie tolerable). It can be sad or scary, funny or give you that feeling of anger. Where would the movies be, if it werent for the lovely composers making the perfect sound for it? or the men/woman putting together old songs to fit so perfectly into a new movie?
It's hard to choose, but here is some of my favourite scores/soundtracks (represented by one song from each movie):
Farväl Falkenberg by Erik Enocksson
The Lord of the Rings by Howard Shore
Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amelie Poulain by Yann Tiersen
Pirates of the Caribbean by Hans Zimmer and Klaus Badelt
Requiem for a Dream by Clint Mansell
Pride & Prejudice by Dario Marianelli
Atonement by Dario Marianelli
(but here only represented with the music from the trailer)
Black Hawk Down by Hans Zimmer and others
Cold Mountain by Gabriel Yared and various artists
The Lion King by Hans Zimmer, Elton John and others
Gladiator by Hans Zimmer
Pans Labyrinth by Javier Navarrete
Road to Perdition by Thomas Newman
Braveheart by James Horner
Titanic by James Horner
I’m Not There by various artists
The Hours by Philip Glass
Mio min Mio
Elizabeth the Golden Age by Craig Amstrong & Ar Rahman
Love Actually by Craig Armstrong and various artists
Rome + Juliet by Craig Armstrong and various artists
The Talented Mr.Ripley by Gabriel Yared and various artists
Desperado by Los Lobos and Antonio Banderas
++ Rocky Horror Picture Show, 42nd Street, Follow the Fleet, Cruel Intentions, Perfume, This is England, Moulin Rouge, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Passion of the Christ, Edward Scissorhands, Big Fish, Narnia, Magnolia, Brokeback Mountain, King Arthur and all Quentin Tarantino movies.
I hope you like it as much as I do.
and please, do come with your own recommendations.
Joe Wright (the director of Atonement, Pride & Prejudice) has teamed up with Keira Knightley once again, and has made this video to raise awereness about domestic violence. I have loads of respect for both of them for doing this (and on top of that; for free). The advert is both affective and disturbing. Take a look: