Streetlights that turn on when you walk by, public transportation that adjusts to real-time passenger volume, cars that drive themselves, buildings that regulate their own energy consumption… Smart cities are slowing but surely becoming reality. Previously the stuff of fiction and sci-fi movies, architects are starting to make the dream come true. And while we don’t yet see flying cars whizzing around between buildings, the cinema’s vision of futuristic cities is taking shape!
Music - November 16, 2016
From hard rock to lounge, there’s a huge range of music composed for sci-fi flicks. The future cities portrayed in film have become legend, and their soundtracks have often become just as iconic. Think of the unforgettable synthesizer riffs by Vangelis that accompany the dark melancholic Los Angeles of Blade Runner.
From Rage against the Machine’s screaming guitars to the orchestral compositions of John Williams, here’s our top 10 Best Film Soundtracks for the urban sci-fi genre. Whether classical or head-banger rock, these cuts have enthralled music-lovers the world over. Enjoy;)
- Wake Up – Rage Against the Machine (Matrix)
- Love Theme – Vangelis (Blade Runner)
- Little Light of Love – Eric Serra (The Fifth Element)
- The Morrow – Michael Nyman (Gattaca)
- Double Back – ZZ Top (Back to the Future III)
- Sabotage – Beastie Boys (Star Trek)
- Party Man – Prince (Batman)
- Metropolis – Giorgio Moroder (Metropolis)
- Minority Report – John Williams (Minority Report)
- Superstition – Stevie Wonder (I-Robot)
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