Joker Origin Story Announced

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  1. crookeddy

    crookeddy Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Not even close. And if you read about what he had to go through to get his performance to be so good you'll know why he was rewarded.
     
  2. DarthPipes

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    John Williams is a legend but I have to be honest. I saw Rise of Skywalker twice and can't remember one bit of music from that movie other than the repeat scores from the classic trilogy. I remembered absolutely nothing about the original score in that movie.

    I didn't remember anything about the Joker score either. When I think of great movie scores, The Rise of Skywalker and Joker do not come to mind ever.
     
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  3. Foxhot

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    JOKER was my favorite score this year hands down, before the nominations came out.
     
  4. TREK_GOD_1

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    Same here.
     
  5. The Borgified Corpse

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    What!?!? OK, that's bullshit! The Phantom Menace & Attack of the Clones were the absolute best work of Williams' career!

    I can't say I really noticed the music in Joker. But then, I didn't really notice the music in The Rise of Skywalker, 1917, or really most any of the movies I've seen over the last year. I liked Giacchino's score for Spider-Man: Far from Home but that's about it.

    Overall, I didn't much care for Joker. Too dour for my tastes. I suppose it did a good job of capturing the angst of the current national mood but I don't know that it actually had anything to say about it. That said, I was suitably impressed by Joaquin Phoenix's performance. If it were up to me, I probably would have given the award to DiCaprio just because I thought his movie was more fun. But Phoenix certainly put in the work to deserve it, so I'm fine with that choice.
     
  6. Anwar

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    Well, once you get passed DiCaprio's scenes and you have Tom Hardy and Will Poulter doing the real acting...yes.
     
  7. thribs

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    Got the 4K steelbook today. I forgot I even ordered it.might give it a watch one day. See what the fuss is all about.
     
  8. Nerys Myk

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    Thank you Mister Strasberg
     
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    Williams might disagree on this one given how many times he had to rescored it.
     
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  10. Anwar

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    It's happened to others too, like Christoph Waltz and Roberto Benigni.
     
  11. Nerys Myk

    Nerys Myk Tomorrow Never Knows Premium Member

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    what exactly has happened?
     
  12. TREK_GOD_1

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    :techman:
     
  13. Anwar

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    Oscar Winners who got it for reasons other than acting.
     
  14. crookeddy

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    I am wondering just how deep your delusions actually run...
     
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  15. King Daniel Beyond

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    Finally saw it again last night. Still awesome.

    A ton of my work colleagues have seen it too and their reactions are very divisive.
     
  16. Foxhot

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    Once in a great while they win for a tracheotomy they just had.
     
  17. Turtletrekker

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    I love Rey's theme, but it's the only piece of new music in the sequel trilogy that stood out for me.



    There was a more energetic version of her theme in the Rise of Skywalker.
     
  18. DarthPipes

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    I liked the theme at the end of The Force Awakens where Rey finds Luke. To me, that came closest to the majesty of his classic trilogy and prequel trilogy (whatever one thinks about the prequels, John William definitely delivers here) scores.
     
  19. The Borgified Corpse

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    Eh. It doesn't matter how painful the birthing process was. What matters is the results. Granted, I give most of the credit to "Across the Stars" for being an excellent main theme. There may be more subtle bits where he's done more comprehensive work in other films. But for a single piece, "Across the Stars" is tough to beat.
     
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  20. King Daniel Beyond

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    Not gonna lie, until this thread I thought the sequel trilogy was Michael Giacchino doing a John Williams impression.