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Filmmaker Selects 25 Essential Movie Soundtracks
Posted February 16, 2010 to photo album "Filmmaker Selects 25 Essential Movie Soundtracks"
As part of Music Month, Filmmaker magazine editor Scott Macaulay picks out the most seminal movie soundtracks of all time.
Slide 14: Traffic (2000)
Composer Cliff Martinez brought a moody, ambient electronic sensibility to Steven Soderbergh’s tale of drug trafficking, with deep bass lines and warm keyboards working to perfectly counterpoint what could have been a much more conventional “thriller” score. Still, as good as Martinez’s score is, the final moments of the film belong to Brian Eno, whose “Ascent” concludes the movie as it also does Danny Boyle’s 28 Days Later.