Kickass Composers....

by BloodyNovocaine | created - 05 Jan 2011 | updated - 05 Jan 2011 | Public

My Best 10 composers in thr chronological order of rank.

1. Hans Zimmer

Composer | Gladiator

German-born composer Hans Zimmer is recognized as one of Hollywood's most innovative musical talents. He featured in the music video for The Buggles' single "Video Killed the Radio Star", which became a worldwide hit and helped usher in a new era of global entertainment as the first music video to ...

The maestro, The Wizard, Beethovan of the modern era. The top spot goes to him wtout ny doubt.

Best Works: Inception, The Dark Knight, Pirates of The Caribbeans

2. Clint Mansell

Composer | Black Swan

Clint Mansell was born on January 7, 1963 in Coventry, West Midlands, England. He is a composer, known for Black Swan (2010), The Fountain (2006) and Requiem for a Dream (2000).

He makes the most dark music. His work in The fountain is the best. He gave us Lux Aeterna. He gives us music wt loads n loads of depth.

Best Works: The Fountain, Requeim for a dream, Smockin' Aces

3. Trent Reznor

Soundtrack | The Social Network

Trent Reznor is an American songwriter/musician/producer and sole member of multi-platinum act Nine Inch Nails, and now an Academy Award winning film composer. He began creating music as a child in Western Pennsylvania, first on piano and then taking up other instruments. He eventually moved to ...

The creepy fella from Nine Inch Nails. His score gives us a strong punch.

Best Works: The Social Network, Lost Highway, Se7en

4. John Murphy

Composer | Sunshine

John Murphy is a British film composer from Liverpool. He began composing music scores for films in the early 1990s, working on several successful British movies, enjoying particular success with the soundtracks to Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998) and Snatch (2000).

Since 2000, Murphy has ...

He is another person who gives a very kewl rock theme to all of his movies.

Best Works: 28 Weeks Later, Lock Stock and 2 Smocking Barrels, Sunshine

5. Klaus Badelt

Composer | Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

Composer Klaus Badelt started his musical career writing and producing music for dozens of highly successful movies and commercials in his native Germany. In 1998, Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer invited him to move his musical home to Media Ventures in Santa Monica, CA. Since then, Klaus has ...

He gives us a blend of classical notes. After all he was one of the creators of the epic POTC soundtracks.

Best Works: Pirates of The Caribbeans, Gladiator, Ned Kelly

6. James Newton Howard

Composer | The Dark Knight

James Newton Howard attended the University of Southern California's music school, but dropped out to tour with Elton John, and eventually compose music for film and television. He started with Head Office (1985) in 1985. He has been nominated for eight Academy Awards. He currently is a songwriter, ...

He is the most favorite collaborater of Hans Zimmer. Both of them create awesome work.

Best Works: The Dark Knight, Sixth Sense, Batman Begins

7. James Horner

Music_department | Avatar

James Horner began studying piano at the age of five, and trained at the Royal College of Music in London, England, before moving to California in the 1970s. After receiving a bachelor's degree in music at USC, he would go on to earn his master's degree at UCLA and teach music theory there. He ...

Here is another grt composer. Frequently works wt James Cameron. Has a kewl blend in all his scores.

Best Works: Avatar, Titanic, A Beautiful Mind

8. John Powell

Composer | How to Train Your Dragon

John Powell was born on September 18, 1963 in London, England. He is a composer, known for How to Train Your Dragon (2010), Rio (2011) and The Bourne Identity (2002). He was previously married to Melinda Lerner.

His rythms makes u feel in cloud 9. He is sheer talent. Loved his work in P.S I Love You.

Best Works: P.S I Love You, Shrek, the Bourne Supremacy

9. Thomas Newman

Music_department | WALL·E

Thomas Newman is an American film score composer. He was born in Los Angeles. His father was notable film score composer Alfred Newman (1900-1970). The Newman family is of Russian-Jewish descent, and includes several other well-known musicians. Thomas' mother Martha Louis Montgomery (1920-2005) ...

He is also a very promising name in Hollywood music industry. In spite of tough competiton in this field, he is stil among the elite.

Best Work: The Green Mile, Wall E, Road to Perdition

10. Danny Elfman

Music_department | The Nightmare Before Christmas

As Danny Elfman was growing up in the Los Angeles area, he was largely unaware of his talent for composing. It wasn't until the early 1970s that Danny and his older brother Richard Elfman started a musical troupe while in Paris; the group "Mystic Knights of Oingo-Boingo" was created for Richard's ...

Favorite composer of Tim Burton. Has made good music in the past.

Best Works: Spiderman 2, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Terminator Salvation.