Far from being just another superhero film, Wonder Woman contains some of the most complex film music of any contemporary superhero. This video essay takes a look at how composer Rupert Gregson-Williams built on the powerful theme by Hans Zimmer and Junkie XL from Batman vs Superman, to give Wonder Woman musical depth.
This video was made by Dan Golding: twitter.com/dangolding
For educational purposes only.
Tina Guo performing the Wonder Woman theme - youtube.com/watch?v=0nq7AeFDAz4
Article about gender imbalance in film scoring by Dr. Catharine Strong at The Conversation: theconversation.com/why-are-there-so-few-women-screen-composers-81689
Film excerpts from:
Wonder Woman, Patty Jenkins, 2017
Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, Zack Snyder, 2016
The Avengers, Joss Whedon, 2012
Captain America: The First Avenger, Joe Johnston, 2011
Thor, Kenneth Branagh, 2011
The Dark Knight, Christopher Nolan, 2008
All films, performances, and music owned by their respective rights holders and are used here only for educational purposes.