Michael Kamen

Event Horizon (Music from and Inspired by the Film)

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The movie itself is a less than subtle attempt at the well-trodden theme "there are things man was not meant to know," and Kamen's score (recorded in cahoots with an orchestra and ambient-industrial band Orbital) fits right in with that lack of subtlety, spending much of the time in undignified thundering and howling -- unless Orbital are to the fore, in which case it's a lot of undignified thumping and grinding with the odd spot of howling and shrieking. The music might be unnerving under the right circumstances, but on the whole it's unmemorable. Suggestion: read the book and air out the soundtrack to Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves.

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