It probably hasn’t escaped your notice that, musically speaking, the Marvel movie landscape comes across as a little, well, bland. Where are the great themes of the past, the Indiana Jones Theme, the Imperial Death March, the Harry Potter Theme?
YouTuber Tony Zhou has a theory…
Sounds good, right? Very convincing. Unfortunately, it got some basic facts about Hollywood movie music practices wrong. Dan Golding decided to set the record straight.
Like much of Hollywood, it’s music is lazy and self-referential. Without knowledge of, and influence from, outside sources, it’s become homogenized and redigested pap. Now that I believe.