Up 20. Highest position since 2001. Hans Zimmer is a Hall of Fame One Hit Wonder.
Hans Zimmer works in much the same way as Michelangelo. That's not to say on his back staring at the ceiling. It means he sometimes operates a type of collegiate system of writing music, whereby he will employ several composers to work in groups on certain movies, all the time retaining the overall control.
Zimmer's score for Ridley Scott's epic Gladiator uses a simple but great tune throughout and, as a result, joins the ranks of those movies for which the music is a vital part of its success.
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