Two movies open wide this weekend:

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 is already breaking pre-sales records and is expected to beat the opening weekend grosses from the previous films in the series. Alexandre Desplat wrote the score for the movie as the fourth composer in the series. To find out more about the soundtrack which has been released earlier this week, check out our previous news article. For several links to interviews with the composer on the Harry Potter score, click here. Also check out an in depth interview with the composer on the fansite Harry Potter’s Page, which has just been published today.

Danny Elfman scored Paul Haggis’ thriller The Next Three Days starring Russell Crowe. Check out our breaking news story on Elfman’s involvement and our news story on the soundtrack release.

Opening in limited release is Sony Pictures Classics’ Made in Dagenham directed by Nigel Cole and starring Miranda Richardson, Rosamunde Pike and Bob Hoskins. David Arnold has scored the movie and 20 minutes of score has recently been released by Universal Music in the UK. For audio clips and to download the score, check out Amazon UK and iTunes UK. A separate song album has also been released on CD and can be ordered on Amazon UK.