From his humble beginnings with Rain Man to his reign as captain of his own empire, Hans Zimmer is an enigmatic and often polarizing figure in the film music community. We take a listen to his music and learn a bit about the man and the controversy that surrounds him in this episode of FrameTrax.
Pirates: At World’s End
Man of Steel
Thin Red Line
Days of Thunder
“The problem with Zimmer is, you just don’t know what you’re gonna get. Life is like a box of chocolates and all that. Unlike say, a Jerry Goldsmith or John Williams, you aren’t getting a sure thing when you buy a Zimmer, so I made it a policy not to buy unless I was sure it was a score I’d enjoy”