Matt Morton (Apollo 11, Dinosaur 13) has recently scored the new Netflix original documentary Why Did You Kill Me?. The film is directed by Fredrick Munk and tells the story of a mother who uses the social networking site MySpace to investigate the people she believes are responsible for her daughter’s death, resulting in reverberations for multiple families. Munk is also producing the project with Lucy Walker (Waste Land, The Crash Reel) and Julian Cautherley (Clemency, Never Here). Read the rest of this entry »

Nitin Sawhney (The NamesakeMowgli: Legend of the JungleBreatheTraitors, Lila Says) is currently recording his score for the upcoming Sky original movie The Colour Room. The film is directed by Claire McCarthy (Ophelia, The Waiting City) and stars Phoebe Dynevor, Matthew Goode, David Morrissey, Darci Shaw, Kerry Fox and Luke Norris. The drama follows the journey of pioneering ceramic artist Clarice Cliff, a determined, working class woman as she breaks the glass ceiling and revolutionizes the workplace in the 20th century. Read the rest of this entry »

Zeno Records will release a soundtrack album for the musical romance Best Summer Ever.  The album features the original songs from the film written by MuMu & Peter Halby. Also included are four track from the movie’s score composed by Emmy Award winner Jamie Lawrence (Bart Got a Room, Gringuito). The soundtrack will be released digitally on April 20 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. Best Summer Ever is directed by Michael Parks Randa & Lauren Smitelli and stars Shannon DeVido, Rickey Wilson Jr., Emily Kranking, MuMu herself, Jacob Waltuck, Bradford Hayes, Eileen Grubba, Ajani A.J. Murray, Holly Palmer and Lawrence Carter-Long.  The movie executive produced by Maggie Gyllenhaal, Peter Sarsgaard, Amy Brenneman, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ted Danson & Mary Steenburgen follows a high school football player who discovers that a new young woman in school  is the same young woman he fell in love with at a summer dance camp. Read the rest of this entry »

Lele Marchitelli (The Young Pope, The New Pope, The Great Beauty, Loro) has composed the original score for the new HBO limited series Mare of Easttown. The show is created by Brad Ingelsby (The Way Back, Out of the Furnace) and stars Kate Winslet, Julianne Nicholson, Jean Smart, Angourie Rice, Evan Peters, Guy Pearce, David Denman, Joe Tippett, Cailee Spaeny, John Douglas Thompson, Patrick Murney, James McArdle, Sosie Bacon and Neal Huff. Craig Zobel (Compliance, The Hunt) has directing all episodes of the 7-part drama, which revolves around a small-town Pennsylvania detective who investigates a local murder as life crumbles around her. Read the rest of this entry »

Milan Records has released the first soundtrack album for the French TV series Hippocrate. The album features selections of the original music from the show composed by LoW Entertainment (aka Alexandre Lier, Sylvain Ohrel & Nicolas Weil) (The Freshmen, Slalom, The Country Doctor, Photo de famille) who previously scored the 2014 feature Hippocrates: Diary of a French Doctor. Visit Amazon or any other major digital music store to check out the track list and stream/download the soundtrack. Hippocrate is created by Thomas Lilti, Anais Carpita, Claude Le Pape & Julien Lilti inspired by the 2014 film and stars Louise Bourgoin, Anne Consigny, Geraldine Nakache, and Alice Belaidi. Read the rest of this entry »

Quartet Records has announced a new soundtrack album for the 1970 classic The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes co-written and directed by Billy Wilder and starring Robert Stephens, Geneviève Page, Colin Blakely and Christopher Lee. The 2-CD set features the remastered original score from the MGM production composed and conducted by Miklós Rózsa (Ben-Hur, Spellbound, Quo Vadis, King of Kings, Ivanhoe) and performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra on the first disc, as well as all the source music  from the movie (supervised by the composer), the premiere CD edition of the the piece Fantasy that Rózsa recorded for his album Rózsa Conducts Rózsa and a new remastering of the premiere recording of the violin concerto on which parts of the score are based. Read the rest of this entry »

Brendan Eder has released the first-ever soundtrack album for Ari Aster’s 2014 short Basically starring Rachel Brosnahan, Liam Aiken and Bonnie Bedelia. The album features the composer’s original music from the film and is now available to stream/download on Amazon or any other major digital music services. Eder has previously released his score for Aster’s 2011 short The Strange Thing About the Johnsons. Basically written and directed by Aster (Hereditary, Midsommar) follows a bright but acid-tongued young actress as she walks the audience through the drudgeries of her privileged life in a series of clinical tableaus. Read the rest of this entry »

Dominic Lewis (The Man in the High Castle, Peter Rabbit, Money Monster, Free Birds, DuckTales) has composed the original music for the upcoming action comedy Jolt. The film is directed by Tanya Wexler (Hysteria, Buffaloed) and stars Kate Beckinsale, Bobby Cannavale, Jai Courtney, Laverne Cox and Stanley Tucci. The movie follows a bouncer with an anger-management problem that she controls with the help of an electrode-lined vest who goes on a revenge-fueled rampage to find the killer of the first guy she’s ever fallen for while the cops pursue her as their chief suspect. Scott Wascha wrote the screenplay. Read the rest of this entry »

Lakeshore Records and Invada Records will release the official soundtrack album for the horror movie In the Earth. The album features the film’s original music composed by Clint Mansell (Requiem for a DreamBlack Swan, The Fountain,Moon, Noah, Rebecca, Doom Patrol). The soundtrack will be released digitally this Friday, April 16. A vinyl and CD edition is also in the works. In the Earth is written and directed by Ben Wheatley and stars Joel Fry, Ellora Torchia, Reece Shearsmith and Hayley Squires. The movie follows a scientist and a park scout who venture deep in the forest for a routine equipment run as a disastrous virus ravages the world. Read the rest of this entry »

Antonio Pinto (City of GodMcFarland, USAAmySenna, Lord of War, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind) is the composer of the new Apple TV+ original series The Mosquito Coast. The show is developed by Neil Cross (Luther, The Sister) and Tom Bissell, created for television by Cross based on the best-selling novel by Paul Theroux and stars Justin Theroux, Melissa George, Logan Polish and Gabriel Bateman. The drama centers on a radical idealist and brilliant inventor who uproots his family for Mexico when they suddenly find themselves on the run from the US government. Read the rest of this entry »