The Prestige (Original Score)
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||Are You Watching Closely?||The Prestige||1:51||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Colorado Springs||The Prestige||4:15||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||The Light Field||The Prestige||1:50||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Borden Meets Sarah||The Prestige||2:11||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Adagio for Julia||The Prestige||2:03||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||A New Trick||The Prestige||4:29||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||The Journal||The Prestige||2:55||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||The Transported Man||The Prestige||2:36||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||No, Not Today||The Prestige||2:31||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Caught||The Prestige||1:39||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Cutter Returns||The Prestige||2:13||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||The Real Transported Man||The Prestige||2:28||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Man's Reach Exceeds His Imagination||The Prestige||2:08||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Goodbye to Jess||The Prestige||2:53||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Sacrifice||The Prestige||5:15||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||The Price of a Good Trick||The Prestige||5:05||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||The Prestige||The Prestige||1:40||$1.29||View in iTunes|
Composer David Julyan's murky score for director Christopher Nolan's equally atmospheric dueling magicians tale The Prestige is a hypnotic assault of tension and little release. The Memento and Insomnia composer builds what initially sounds like an orchestra tuning into a brooding, minimalist wave of a score that channels the Victorian dread of the film. Elliptical swelling strings, ghostly piano, and dissonant walls of brass ebb and flow throughout, making The Prestige a vaguely unsettling experience without the benefit of celluloid.
Best Film Of The Year
I saw this movie yesterday, and I am still suprised at how good it was. I have to say that the performances in this film were top noch. Hugh Jackman played the nice character very well. Of course, my man Christian Bale's performance impressed me more than any other member of the cast. Like in "American Psycho," he was able to become the character of secretive magician. Whatever bad reviews the critics give this movie, ignore them. If you love magic and mystery, this movie is for you. I won't give anything away, but the ending will shock you- Are you watching closely?
Thom Yorke is at the end.....
And the song is called "Analyse", from "The Eraser". The whole sountrack is like the movie - dark and beautiful and intense with build-up; it sets the mood rather well.
Great mood music
This was a great film, and as I watched it the second time around, I realized that the music was composed by David Julyan, who also composed the score to Memento. The soundtrack fits perfectly to this film, just as Memento's did, and, just like Memento, the music lent more to the mood of the movie, rather than having the viewer focus more on the music than the plot. I just recently watched The Prestige's counterpart, The Illusionist, and, as I made inevitable comparisons to The Prestige, I noticed how the soundtrack for The Illusionist sometimes distracted from the actual movie, sometimes not even fitting what was going on. This was never true in The Prestige. If you are looking for a score that is exciting and has recognizable themes, then this is not it. But if you want the dark, atmospheric music that acompanies a twisted story like The Presige, then you've got it.