Filmmakers Tony Zhou, Brian Satterwhite, and animator Taylor Ramos recently joined forces in the latest episode of the cinematic series, Every Frame a Painting, to find out why the musical identity is missing in Marvel films.
Off the top of your head, could you sing the theme from Star Wars? How about James Bond? Or Harry Potter? But here’s the kicker: can you sing any theme from a Marvel film? Despite 13 films and 10 billion dollars at the box office, the Marvel Cinematic Universe lacks a distinctive musical identity or approach. So let’s try to answer the question: what is missing from Marvel music?