Here’s a sample of music from The Slap, 3 back-to-back cues which open the film.
We start with “breaking news” scandal music, which ends with the actual slap sound effect used in the film.
Next we segue to a political event where the Governor is speechifying. For his political image, I give the Governor a stately chorale of strings and horns.
The third part is when the Governor starts scanning the audience for beautiful women. The music is meant for a lovable rogue, using lots of small percussion to suggest the Governor’s mind is tingling as wheels are turning in his head.
Say hello if you make it to the Scary Cow screening (starts at 3pm, by the way. 2 hours of movies, then a dinner break, then 2 more hours of movies, then a party).
Til then, here are some Desperate Housewives slaps (am I crazy, or do they use the exact same sound effect for every one of these scenes???)
And here’s the Patton slap: