Movie Fact #16 - September 2nd, 2020
John Williams has done countless movies for decades and has scored all but four of Steven Spielberg's films. Yet, for those who weren't aware, he had taken a 3 year break between scoring Spielberg's 2008 film Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull and the 2011 film The Adventures of Tintin, which also was Williams first score for an animated film. Because of the difference between live-action and animation productions, like his other films, most of the score was written while the animation was still in the early stages. Williams sought to employ, in his own words, "the old Disney technique of doing music first and have the animators trying to follow what the music is doing". However, several cues had to be revised during the editing of the film. Stay tuned!