WW Composer Thread

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  1. Ene Beef Jerky in a Ball Gown

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    I was talking about the theme from X2, DOFP and Apocalypse.

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    It's obviously a play on the animated show's theme, but it's quite memorable by itself.

    Looking that up reminded me how fantastic that film really is. I need a rewatch.
     
  2. screedle Registered

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    Gregson-Williams has certainly done some "borrowing" in certain areas on the OST. Action Reaction has similarities to something from the Bourne franchise and even more so Mad Mad Fury Road in other sections. One of the other tracks, can't remember which, heavily references Zimmer's Pearl Harbor Tennessee theme.
     
  3. Mister J Ya Get What Ya ****ing Deserve!

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    Some parts of the soundtrack are kinda muted and don't make an impression and some parts of kick all kinds of booty. Does the job fine with some high points. I wish Gregson-Williams had followed up with that orchestral-type play on the main theme. Love No Man's Land and Wonder Woman's Wrath.

    And finally I can listen to it in full on Spotify today.

    edit: Oh, and Lightning Strikes!
     
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  4. Dark Raven The Gal from Themyscira

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    I don't think this is such a great song. Could've done with something better and more memorable.

    It's an electric cello not an electric guitar.


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  5. Elayis Registered

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    The biggest problem I think is the poor spotting. The big emotional moments in the movie are left hanging without any payoff musically.
     
  6. Pfeiffer-Pfan Cool Rider

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    It is far from perfect, but there is a few nice moments peppered throughout the movie and of course, her theme song is glorious.

    I still think Christopher Drake did a better job with 2009's Wonder Woman. Imagine what he could have created with a full orchestra.
     
  7. Elayis Registered

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    Yep, I was thinking the same thing. I played Drake's score right after listening to Gregson-Williams and there really is no comparison, especially the end credits piece.
     
  8. TWayneP Registered

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    Yeah Drake really needs to get work for one of the big boy DC films.

    His stuff in the TDKR animated film and Arkham Origins are among some of the best Batman themes ever. I can't imagine what he would do with a full live action Batman.

    Really, just get him on any big project. His theme work has the potential to eventually match Zimmer.
     
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    Not to get too off topic, but I always that Christopher Drake made
    one hell of a composer for Batman. The soundtrack for Arkham Origins is
    my most favorite Batman soundtrack. It's so nostalgic, definitive and fresh
    all at the same time. I would really love him to score a live action Batman film.

    The soundtrack for Wonder Woman was stunning, to be honest.
    While I feel it's less memorable than the other soundtracks of the DCEU,
    it still packs quite a punch!
     
  10. Marathon Registered

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    I enjoyed the score, a lot.
     
  11. flickchick85 Admin of Might

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    Christopher Drake's All-Star Superman score is my favorite thing about that movie. It's beautiful. His TDKR score was amazing too. I didn't love his WW score as much, but it was good. I'd put it about on par with this movie's score, though.
     
  12. jmc away for a while

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    The score in this is really good and compliments the movie so well, but that damn electric cello that pops up really is jarring given the tone of the film.
     
  13. Dark Raven The Gal from Themyscira

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    As nice as the score was, and as rousing as the WW battle theme was, I think they needed a Wonder Woman love theme. It could've been a slower theme that repeated, and could then be played again over the end credits with lyrics this time as the end credits song instead of the Sia song.

    I think this franchise could do with an Into the West type song.
     
  14. BH/HHH You Are My World

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    The score was incredible, one of my favourite parts of the film. I loved the reuse of 'Is She With You?' especially when they teased the theme, same as they did in BvS. The score had some themes that really reminded me of Man of Steel which I was very happy about. A fantastic score, hopefully they'll bring the composer back for future DC films.
     
  15. Dave McFly Space Pikachu

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    I agree 1000%
     
  16. Dave McFly Space Pikachu

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    this was EASILY my fave track on the soundtrack!



    it just pumped you up SO much
     
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  17. BH/HHH You Are My World

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    :up:
     
  18. Golgo-13 The Return of the O.G

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    What's the name of the track at the beginning part of the end credits? Is that 'WW Wrath'..?
     
  19. Dark Raven The Gal from Themyscira

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    Action Reaction?
     
  20. Dark Raven The Gal from Themyscira

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    [YT]tI2ASp0f7GU[/YT]

    The bit from the 0.25 seconds mark where it starts building before the electric cello kicks in feels like it should be accompanying the flickering Marvel pages logo, a bit like how you hear at the beginning of Elfman's Spider-Man theme.
     
  21. jmc away for a while

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    It's that damn cello that ruins this for me, everything else about this score feels like a proper superhero theme, something that's been lacking since TDKR.
     
  22. Golgo-13 The Return of the O.G

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    :up:
     
  23. Dark Raven The Gal from Themyscira

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    Is the Tina Guo WW theme still considered the WW theme, or did Rupert Gregson-Williams compose anything that could be considered either a secondary theme or a new WW theme at all?
     
  24. harlequinade DayGirl

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    It's fantastic, it doesn't need a secondary one
     
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    Is the moment when

    Steve and Diana kiss in the room after slow-dancing in the village

    on the soundtrack? I couldn't find it anywhere. I loved that cue in the film.
     

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