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Wrath of Man Review ' It’s entertaining, it’s dark, & it’s typical Guy Ritchie! So I dug the hell out of it!'

Soundtrack Review: #TheMusicofDCComicsV2

The Music of DC Comics, V2 is an odd outpouring of superhero love. Review by Matt Cummings In the 100+ year history of film, the recent rise and popularity of superhero movies and television shows has represented a relatively small blip on the radar. And yet, the music behind them have in some cases been around since the advent of television. In 2010, that history was celebrated in the exceptional The Music of DC Comics: 75th Anniversary Collection . A greatest hits collection, the disc mined themes from both animated and live-action television, as well as film. And while publisher WaterTower Music is hoping for the same success with this month's release of Volume 2, it's more confusing and not-that-impressive than a must-buy collection. Composers from across the genre are represented here, from John Williams and Hans Zimmer to Arthur Kobb and Blake Neely. Among my favorites are the unearthing of The Justice League of America by Hoyt Curtain - a take-off to