Ben and Addy are joined by their friend Jon to talk about movie scores. Marvel’s scores have come under fire for not being memorable, why is that? What practices in the film industry could lead to that? Listen to us give bad impressions of our favorite scores while trying to make coherent arguments!
What makes a theme memorable?
What Marvel scores does Addy like?
Ben – save money on soundtracks by avoiding big composers
The evolution of the significance of the score
People understand film language better
Captain America in the museum
The art of scoring a film
Do all great movies have a great soundtrack?
Marvel movies are based on various genres
Soundtrack sales are not significant
Will there be memorable soundtracks from current movies?
Subtlety in scoring
Removing the score as a character
Is this a result of movie remakes and Superhero oversaturation?
Does the modern moviegoer need soundtracks anymore
Some of our favorite themes