Will the Music of ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ Live Up to Its ‘Apes’ Predecessors?
If you’re a fan of the 1968 film “Planet of the Apes,” then you remember the haunting music. You may have even gotten chills when you first heard the strange percussive sounds accompanying the humans’ flight from their gorilla hunters. Jerry Goldsmith’s score for the 1968 “Apes” is listed at number 18 in the American Film Institute’s Top 25 Film Scores. Will the music for “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” match the originality of Goldsmith’s 1968 score or any of the scores in the series? Patrick Doyle, an Academy Award-nominated composer, is at the musical helm of “Rise.” Doyle will be the fifth composer scoring a movie in the “Planet of the Apes” saga. Read More