Hero flicks, I get. Superhero films? No problem, but then there's HANCOCK and I'm just a little puzzled. This off-axis spin of the superhero genre carries over into composer JOHN POWELL's score. Powell has delivered great work for quasi-hero films like THE BOURNE series and superhero films like X .
Jul 16, · Along for the ride is the incredibly busy British composer John Powell, for whom Hancock was the fifth score of (after Jumper, Horton Hears a Who, Stop Loss and Kung-Fu Panda). As befits the character of Hancock, there's a slight sense of bitterness and despondency in Powell's music, counterbalancing the super-hero action/5(20).