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Harry Gregson-Williams - The Martian

In the film "The Martian," astronaut Mark Watney (played by Matt Damon) is stranded on Mars, forced to rely on science and his ingenuity in order to survive. The film opened at #1 at the box office, and has earned critical praise as well. In this episode, composer Harry Gregson-Williams breaks down his music from the film, where part of his job was to score the excitement of scientific discovery and the grandeur and mystery of Mars itself.

This episode is sponsored by Hover (use the offer code MARTIAN for 10% off your first purchase), Dropbox, and MeUndies.

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