Debussy, but EPIC for the new Godzilla trailer

Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2018/07/26/debussy-but-epic-for-the-new.html

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Would you say that they turned it up to eleven?

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Ugh. Hollywood is just determined to make us all burn out on Clair De Lune isn’t it. Bastards.

I hope they also take the time to make the movie less of a dud. The last entry I saw (the Bryan Cranston one…) was a real contender for Best Trailer for an Ultimately Boring Movie category.

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That’s not Clair de Lune. That’s a goddamn abomination. The composer who arranged it should be ashamed of him or her self. They’re a bad person and did a bad thing.

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I know, it’s bad enough that it’s nigh impossible to listen to Fleetwood Mac without imagining a million car commercials, but to actually mangle a beautiful (albiet already overplayed) piece for a cheap thrill? I get creative remixing for creativity’s sake, but to make it the core theme of a blockbuster? Boo, get off my lawn with that.

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ETA: And don’t get me started on Rhapsody in Blue. Those commercials are how I knew United airlines as destined to become a supervillain.

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crying_debussy

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I don’t care how much tarted up / “WHOMP”/ classical music they use, this movie looks excruciatingly bad. And dated, hasn’t Orange/Cyan go out of fashion already?

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What did you expect? They made the Formula 1 racing music.

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The Mothra reveal was beautiful.

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The second track from the Beethoven video, Symphony #5, is used in the Mission Impossible: Fallout trailer.

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Haters gonna hate. I liked it.

Also, OMG Mothra Rodan Ghidorah GODZILLAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!

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Debussy was. always. epic.

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Yes, but I like movies in which major cities are destroyed by giant monsters. So I will be watching it for that.

Future generations will watch movies like this for a film class and wonder what happened to the sun in the early 21st century to cause all but two colours to leach from the world.

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I really liked the King Ghidorah On Ice reveal.

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Anytime is epic music time with this random online radio station.

Perfect for such occasions as seeing your SO head towards the bathroom. Or to announce one’s own impeding epic journey.

I type every comment on BB with it on in the background. Just imagine how much more important your comment will feel with this on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z28lwyQjuTY.

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So epic that Art of Noise dedicated an entire album to praising him. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Seduction_of_Claude_Debussy with narration by John Hurt even.

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Yes, but no matter how hard they try, they can never make Godzilla cool…it’s just a dumb lizard.

Oh, when will the use Ifukube’s music.

Trevor Horn’s a big Debussy fan; see also his production work and interstitial music on Marc Almond’s 1991 Tenement Symphony.

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