Friday, July 21, 2006

Abominable by Lalo Schifrin Reviewed

Abominable (Soundtrack) by Lalo Schifrin Listen-able!
Review by Christopher Coleman

In a stroke of creative and negotiating genius, Ryan Schifrin was able to land one of Hollywood's most accomplished composers - LALO SCHIFRIN. (The world may never know just how such a deal was made to secure a composer with near legendary status for his first feature gig.) With all the familiar elements of the film, surprisingly, the score doesn't purely go off into the realm of B-grade, horror-flicks. There's much more here than unending of doses wandering dissonance with occasional interruptions of the pluck and romp of strings and percussion - and certainly more than the isolated-saxophone-accompanied-love-scene or token heroic-theme.

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