A soundtrack album has been released for the thriller Impossible Monsters. The album features the film’s original music composed by Michael MacAllister. The soundtrack is now available to stream and download on Amazon, where you can also listen to audio clips. Impossible Monsters is written and directed by Nathan Catucci and stars Santino Fontana, Natalie Knepp, Devika Bhise, Donall O Healai, Chris Henry Coffey, Geoffrey Owens, Dennis Boutsikaris and Laila Robin. The movie centers on an ambitious professor as he becomes caught up in the murder of a participant in his sleep study, as the line between dreams and reality blur. Read the rest of this entry »

Universal Music has released a new soundtrack album for the Amazon original series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. The album features all original songs from the show’s third season written by Curtis Moore Thomas Mizer, the cover versions of A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square and They Say It’s Wonderful performed by Shy Baldwin (played by Leroy McClain), as well as Sutton Foster’s rendition of Perfectly Marvelous & more. The soundtrack is now available to stream/download on Amazon, where you can also check out audio samples. The label has previously released a soundtrack album featuring music from Season 3, as well as two albums featuring songs from the first two seasons. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is created by Amy Sherman-Palladino and stars Rachel Brosnahan, Alex Borstein, Tony Shalhoub, Michael Zegen and Marin Hinkle. Read the rest of this entry »

Director Mira Nair has revealed on Twitter that Alex Heffes (The Last King of Scotland, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, Roots11.22.63, Touching the Void) and Anoushka Shankar are currently scoring the upcoming BBC series A Suitable Boy. The show is developed by Andrew Davies (Bridget Jones’ Diary, War & Peace, Les Misérables) based on Vikram Seth’s classic novel of the same title and stars Tabu, Tanya Maniktala and Ishaan Khatter. The 6-parter is directed by Mira Nair (Monsoon Wedding, Vanity Fair, The Namesake) tells the story of a spirited university student who is coming of age in North India in 1951 at the same time as the country is carving out its own identity as an independent nation. Read the rest of this entry »

Premiering tomorrow, May 25, is the National Geographic limited series Barkskins created by Elwood Reid and starring David Thewlis, Marcia Gay Harden, Aneurin Barnard, James Bloor, Christian Cooke, David Wilmot, Thomas M. Wright, Tallulah Haddon, Kaniehtiio Horn, Lily Sullivan and Zahn McClarnon. The show’s original music is composed by Colin Stetson (HereditaryColor Out of SpaceThe First). Check out our previous article to learn more about the 8-parter, which will air every Monday night on National Geographic and will also be available to stream on Hulu every Tuesday.

Also premiering tomorrow is the History docu-series Grant directed by Malcolm Venville and executive produced by Ron Chernow, Jennifer Davisson and Leonardo DiCaprio. Jacob Shea (Planet Earth II, Seven Worlds One Planet, Blue Planet II) and Bleeding Fingers Music co-founder Russell Emanuel have composed the show’s original music. The 3-parter examines Grant’s life story using his perspective and experiences to explore a turbulent time in history: the Civil War and Reconstruction. Visit the official show website for more information about the series, which will air over three consecutive nights on History. Read the rest of this entry »

Dan Romer (Beasts of the Southern Wild, Beasts of No Nation, Maniac, Wendy) and Mike Tuccillo are the composers of the new HBO Max original series Love Life. The show is created by Sam Boyd (In a Relationship) and stars Anna Kendrick, Zoë Chao, Peter Vack, Sasha Compere and Lesley Manville. The anthology series follows a different protagonist’s quest for love each season, with each half-hour episode telling the story of one of their relationships. Boyd & Kendrick are also executive producing the Lionsgate Television and Feigco Entertainment production with co-showrunner Bridget Bedard (Transparent), Paul Feig (A Simple Favor, Bridesmaids) and Dan Magnante (Someone Great). Read the rest of this entry »

Lakeshore Records has released a soundtrack album for the PBS docu-series Asian Americans. The album features the show’s original music composed by Vivek Maddala (The Tom & Jerry Show, Kaboom, White Sun, Awake: The Life of Yogananda). The soundtrack is now available to stream/download on Amazon, where you can also check out audio samples. Asian Americans is produced by Renee Tajima-Peña (Who Killed Vincent Chin?No Más Bebés), executive produced by Jeff Bieber, Dalton Delan, Stephen Gong, Donald Young, Sally Jo Fifer & Jean Tsien and examines what the 2010 U.S. Census identifies as the fastest growing racial/ethnic group in the United States. The 5-parter is told through individual lives and personal histories and explores the impact of this group on the country’s past, present, and future. Read the rest of this entry »

David Menke (Skylines) and the French rock band The Limiñanas have composed the original music for the new Netflix original film The Last Days of American Crime. The film is directed by Olivier Megaton (Taken 2 & 3, Colombiana, Transporter 3) and stars Edgar Ramírez, Michael Pitt, Anna Brewster and Sharlto Copley. The thriller is based on the Radical Publishing graphic novel by of the same title by Rick Remender & Greg Tocchini and centers on a bank robber who joins a plot to commit one final, historic heist before the government turns on a mind-altering signal that will end all criminal behavior. Karl Gajdusek (Oblivion, The November Man) wrote the screenplay. Read the rest of this entry »

Opening in virtual theaters and on VOD today is the British musical comedy drama Military Wives directed by Peter Cattaneo and starring Kristin Scott Thomas, Sharon Horgan and Jason Flemyng. The film’s original score is composed by Lorne Balfe (Mission: Impossible – Fallout, The LEGO Batman Movie, The Crown, His Dark Materials, Bad Boys for Life). Decca Records has released a soundtrack album featuring the songs from the movie performed by the film’s cast and the Military Wives Choirs back in March when the film opened overseas. Check out our previous article for the full album details and to learn more about the Bleecker Street release.

Also opening on VOD today is the thriller Survive the Night directed by Matt Eskandari and starring Chad Michael Murray, Bruce Willis, Shea Buckner, Tyler Jon Olson, Lydia Hull, Riley Wolfe Rach, Jessica Abrams, Sara Lynn Holbrook and Jef Holbrook. Nima Fakhrara (The SignalDetroit: Become HumanThe PyramidThe Girl in the Photographs) has composed the film’s original music. Filmtrax has released a soundtrack album featuring the composer’s score today. Check out our soundtrack album announcement for the full album details and for more information about the Saban Films release. Read the rest of this entry »

A soundtrack album has been released for the indie comedy Lucky Grandma. The album features the film’s original music composed by Andrew Orkin (Dead Pigs, Save Yourselves!). The soundtrack is now available to stream/download on Amazon, where you can also check out audio samples. Lucky Grandma is co-written and directed by Sasie Sealy and stars Tsai Chin, Corey Ha and Michael Tow. The movie is set in New York Cit, and revolves around an ornery, chain-smoking Chinese Grandma asshe goes all in at the casino, landing herself on the wrong side of luck…and in the middle of a Chinatown gang war. Read the rest of this entry »

‘Capone’ Soundtrack Album Announced

Posted: May 22, 2020 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Albums
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Milan Records has announced a soundtrack album for the biographical drama Capone. The album features the film’s original score composed by Grammy-nominated Run the Jewels producer and rapper EL-P. The soundtrack will be released digitally next Friday, May 29 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. A vinyl edition is also in the works. Capone is written and directed by Josh Trank and stars Tom Hardy, Linda Cardellini, Matt Dillon, Kyle MacLachlan, Noel Fisher, Jack Lowden and Kathrine Narducci. The movie centers on Al “Fonzo” Capone, a  ruthless businessman and bootlegger who ruled Chicago with an iron fist and was the most infamous and feared gangster of American lore. Read the rest of this entry »