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 Posted:   Aug 23, 2018 - 3:31 AM   
 By:   davefg   (Member)

I am hoping for a Rain Man-like score big grin It is the 80's.

Zimmer has been drawing on the sound of Vanglies for a number of projects. If he goes down the electronic route, hopefully he sticks with Vanglies and avoids a Chappie type score.

 Posted:   Aug 23, 2018 - 5:08 AM   
 By:   Kylo Ren   (Member)

I am hoping for a Rain Man-like score big grin It is the 80's.

I have not seen, nor heard Rain Man. It's still on my to do list. I only just recently saw Black Rain.

 Posted:   Aug 23, 2018 - 5:08 AM   
 By:   Kylo Ren   (Member)


 Posted:   Aug 23, 2018 - 6:20 AM   
 By:   johnbijl   (Member)

If the producers on this wanted an 80ies sound, they should have asked Anne Dudley.

 Posted:   Aug 23, 2018 - 6:47 AM   
 By:   bondo321   (Member)

Wow, you guys are really pushing the SJW angle for this aren't you? Nevermind that Hollywood is under more scrutiny now than it's ever been... Zimmer was probably chosen because of his association with DC and because he already wrote the damn main theme

 Posted:   Aug 23, 2018 - 7:30 AM   
 By:   MattyT   (Member)

This is disappointing. I was excited about RGW returning for the sequel and I didn't like the scores for Batman vs Superman or Man of Steel. If Zimmer returned to his Broken Arrow, Backdraft or even POTC 3 days of scoring where there's actually a real orchestra and not just drums and electronics, then it would be exciting, but I'm not holding my breath.

 Posted:   Aug 23, 2018 - 7:47 AM   
 By:   Solium   (Member)

When I first heard it, I thought it was a pretty bad theme. But after listening to it over the years, I think it is the most interesting and iconic superhero theme in recent times.

It's instantly recognizable and unlike any other superhero theme out there. I won't claim to have fallen in love with it instantly upon hearing it in BvS, but I like it a lot now as well.

I don't really consider it a theme. More a motif, or a sound effect.

 Posted:   Aug 23, 2018 - 8:14 AM   
 By:   Ado   (Member)

so much much for Zimmer saying he was giving up action movie scoring

 Posted:   Aug 23, 2018 - 9:55 AM   
 By:   lonzoe1   (Member)

Boy, that retirement from scoring superhero films lasted about as long as a 18 year old in the Playboy mansion.

I never once bought his retirement from the superhero genre. Heck, he's also supposed to scoring the next/7th X-men movie (Dark Phoenix). He never should've proclaimed to the media and world that he was done with scoring superhero movies because any of his collaborators (Nolan, Verbinski, Howard, etc.) might tackle one. And they would most likely choose and want him to score it.

 Posted:   Aug 23, 2018 - 10:25 AM   
 By:   foxmorty   (Member)

great news

 Posted:   Aug 23, 2018 - 11:04 AM   
 By:   Yavar Moradi   (Member)

While I don't care for the score to the first WW film, they should have stuck with composer continuity, considering fans of the film liked the score.

My wife and I both LOVED the film (barring the dumb ending confrontation) and we both were very disappointed in the score overall.


 Posted:   Aug 23, 2018 - 11:27 AM   
 By:   ryanpaquet   (Member)

I'm excited for this one too.

 Posted:   Aug 23, 2018 - 11:33 AM   
 By:   Kylo Ren   (Member)

Love that GIF! big grin

 Posted:   Aug 23, 2018 - 11:34 AM   
 By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

Look at that obvious fake-clapping brown noser. Geez.
Everybody else is either laughing at him or totally don't care.

 Posted:   Aug 23, 2018 - 11:38 AM   
 By:   ryanpaquet   (Member)

 Posted:   Aug 23, 2018 - 12:58 PM   
 By:   'Lenny Bruce' Marshall   (Member)

Hans needs to compose less, exercise more!

 Posted:   Aug 23, 2018 - 12:59 PM   
 By:   'Lenny Bruce' Marshall   (Member)

I am hoping for a Rain Man-like score big grin It is the 80's.

I have not seen, nor heard Rain Man. It's still on my to do list. I only just recently saw Black Rain.

His WHITE FANG score is very much in the vein of Vangelis. Perhaps that is why most of it went unused.
I like his modern sound.

 Posted:   Aug 23, 2018 - 1:03 PM   
 By:   'Lenny Bruce' Marshall   (Member)

Zimmers WW theme is the worst thing in the score. One of the worst "themes" ever. Unless Zimmer ghost wrote most of WW this is depressing news for me. Haven't liked anything hes done in a decade.

I honestly feel there's a generational gap that comes into play when it comes to discussions like Zimmer as well. I'm quite young, but even though the man himself is now in his 60s, he certainly has stayed relevant and changed his sound successfully to match the times of the younger generations.

The only thing that is old about Zimmer is his body. His mind is still young and looking to the future (not the past) and I personally applaud him for that. I always look forward to new music from him as each year passes.

Generation comes into play, but its more conservative vs. progressive.
I am a Silver Ager who wants to hear new approaches to scoring, even if I usually do not like the results.
I think fans who grew up with popular music are more forward looking. In the Sixties we loved every new Beatles song, but expected each new one to sound DIFFERENT than the last. Not the same.

 Posted:   Aug 23, 2018 - 1:24 PM   
 By:   jackfu   (Member)

Boy, Jethro Tull's song was right about me (TAAB). I was trying to remember HZ scoring the old TV show!? I think I may have watched one episode. I saw BVS and have seen bits of WW and thought Zimmer really had a hook for her music.
I'm with Caliburn. wink Retro 80s filmscore FTW!

 Posted:   Aug 23, 2018 - 2:28 PM   
 By:   Pedestrian Wolf   (Member)

I'm not crazy about this, but I guess the good news about Zimmer doing it is that he's the one person who'd probably have the authority to retire his own Wonder Woman theme (the way he more or less retired his Batman Begins theme in Dark Knight). I'll grant that the cheesy heavy-metal cello thing was fine for what it was in Batman V Superman, where the music only had to accompany a badass pose, not a fully-developed character. But man, every time it pops up out of nowhere in the actual Wonder Woman movie it sounds hysterically out of place, like a drunk Nickelback fan stumbling into the wrong theater, crushing beer cans on its head, and screaming, "G'itterdun! USA! G'itterdun!"

The theme/gimmick was never designed to support the compassionate, earnest character Godot ended up turning Wonder Woman into, and my hope is that Zimmer might, miiiiight have the good sense to realize that.

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