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The Films On Wax Podcast #9 ?>

The Films On Wax Podcast #9

Our latest podcast features music from Nocturnal Animals (Abel Korzeniowski), Jackie (Mica Levi), Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (James Newton Howard), and Allied (Alan Silvestri), as well as a look at two recent live score concerts at Royal Albert Hall in London (Jurassic Park and Aliens).     -Karol Krok

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The Giant Squid Studios’ 2016 video game Abzu could be said to be the spiritual successor to the game company’s phenomenally successful 2012 adventure video game Journey that was made all the more special by an immersive and exquisitely crafted score by Austin Wintory, whose work alongside the game itself went on to win all kinds of acclaim, fame and fortune and for very good reasons. So when the art director from Journey, Matt Nava, decided to set up his…

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The Films On Wax Podcast #8

In the latest episode, Charlie and Karol discuss a trio of new score releases – Nicholas Britell’s Moonlight, Michael Giacchino’s Doctor Strange as well as the long-awaited release of James Horner’s Living in the Age of Airplanes. In the second part, they both pick their favourite scores for this year’s Halloween… -Karol Krok

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The movie or the music do not need much introduction, both famous and lauded for their combined and individual merits and there is still a mesmerizing haunting quality to this Roman Polanski directed 1974 film noir. It so well captures the Los Angeles of 1930’s with its light and darkness, the familiar genre trope of a lonely private detective becoming entangled in events that are far bigger than he had initially anticipated handled masterfully by Robert Towne’s layered script. Jerry…

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The Films On Wax Podcast #7

In this latest episode, Charlie and Karol sit down to talk about a batch of latest, very autumnal, scores from some of the industry’s biggest names: Danny Elfman (The Girl on the Train), Alexandre Desplat (American Pastoral), Howard Shore (Denial), Hans Zimmer (Inferno). And we also talk about The Magnificent Seven from James Horner and Simon Franglen and not-so-surprising turn of events on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story scoring schedule. -Karol Krok

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The Light Between Oceans

The Light Between Oceans directed by Derek Cianfrance and starring Michael Fassbender, Alicia Vikander and Rachel Weisz tells the story of a lighthouse keeper Tom and his wife Isabel in the 1920’s living off the coast of Western Australia, who raise a baby they rescue from an adrift rowboat. Years later, the couple discovers the child’s true parentage and are faced with the moral dilemma of their actions. On top of an impressive cast this film adaptation of Australian author…

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