Tag Archives: Hans Zimmer

The Lion King (2019) – 7/10

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2016 IN REVIEW: MY TOP TEN FILM SCORES OF 2016

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THE BURFORD TOP 10S: DIRECTOR-COMPOSER PARTNERSHIPS

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As important as film music can be, hiring the composer for the score is sometimes treated as an afterthought, with the composer starting to put their score together right at the very end. However for some directors, usually in the … Continue reading

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THE BEST FILM SCORES OF 2014

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Film music for me can play a vital role in enhancing the experience and here are, in my opinion, the 10 best scores of the year. When I say ‘score’ I refer to the non-diegetic score that has been composed … Continue reading

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THE BURFORD TOP 10S: RECENT GOOD SOUNDTRACKS TO BAD FILMS

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When I was at University, I once saw a TV producer say that the composer was there for when the writer has messed up, and though he did say it slightly tongue in cheek, there was without doubt an element … Continue reading

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SOUNDTRACK REVIEW: TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION – Steve Jablonsky

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Though every Transformers film has come with a predictably terrible and slightly shameless album with music that is apparently ‘from and inspired by’, I avoid that nonsense as we all know that Michael Bay loves his soft-rock to accompany his … Continue reading

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THE BURFORD TOP 10S: THE BEST FILM SCORES OF 2013

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As a lover of film music and classical music, if a film has a great score then it only enhances that film for me. In fact, it is often the case that a mediocre film is enhanced by a great … Continue reading

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THE BURFORD TOP 10S: DISNEY CLASSICS

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Of all the film studios, Disney are surely one of the most prolific of all time at producing timeless classics (and John Carter). With the impending release of their 53rd (or 52nd in the UK as 2011s Winnie The Pooh … Continue reading

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