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"Tense" music in film
If it's not sparse, it's not working.

When music is used in film to indicate a scene should be building in tension it needs to be done sparingly or the overall effect is severely diminished. Yet so often it is heavily overdone to the detriment of the audience engagement.

Film • 6th of November, 2023 commentary, horror, mubi, music, tense