Back to the Future, the Music (Part II)

DeLorean Time Machine car on display at Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia 2016 Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images

In part II of our analysis of the music in Back to the Future, we focus on how the orchestral score is presented to us, and its important relationship to the pop music in the movie. The decision to use pop music is also analyized, as we musically break down the movie's transition from teen comedy, to science fiction and time traveling adventure.