‘Planet Wax’ is a Cosmic Compilation of Sci-Fi/Fantasy Soundtracks, And an Epic Trip Down Memory Lane
Posted on Saturday, August 29th, 2020 by Marisa Mirabal
If there is a perfect year for escapism, it’s 2020. Among the feelings of despair associated with the spiraling pitfall of a global pandemic, people are craving comfort. One coping mechanism is to return to the simple pleasures in life that generate feelings of nostalgia. For many of us, film is a comfort and revisiting old movies from youth is a gratifying experience. And one of the defining features of a film is, of course, the music.
After a recent study of music’s effect on the brain, neuroradiologist Jonathan Burdette, M.D. states that “music is primal. It affects all of us, but in very personal, unique ways.” Writers Aaron Lupton and Jeff Szpirglas fully understand this fundamental notion and have compiled a new hardcover book spotlighting the most iconic sci-fi and fantasy film scores that have ever graced the screen (and our childhoods). Read More »