In honor of the late James Horner, here’s a post I made about one of my favorite soundtracks he composed.
The Mask of Zorro was a 1998 movie starring Antonio Bandares and Sir Anthony Hopkins, who both played the titular role. James Horner, who composed An American Tail, Aliens, and Captain EO (as well as some movie called Titanic), did the soundtrack.
I’ve always loved this soundtrack. It’s exciting and driving. It calls to mind the dry desert, the rhythm of a galloping horse, and a dance between people, both with blades and without.
And here’s Captain EO, if you’re interested: