Two new movies are opening wide this weekend:

Pixar’s animated film Cars 2 directed by John Lasseter is expected to top the weekend box office. The film’s music is composed by Michael Giacchino. A soundtrack album featuring five songs, as well as Giacchino’s score has been released by Walt Disney Records. To listen to audio clips and see the complete track list, check out our soundtrack announcement. For a number of interviews with the composer about his fourth Pixar movie, including two video interviews, visit our articles from last week and earlier today.

Also opening wide is the comedy Bad Teacher directed by Jake Kasdan and starring Cameron Diaz, Justin Timberlake and Jason Segel. The film’s score is written by Michael Andrews. No soundtrack release has been announced. For an interview with the composer talking about his score for the comedy and his other recent project Bridesmaids, visit Film Music Magazine. For more information about the film, check out our previous article.

Opening in limited release is Chris Weitz’s drama A Better Life starring Demian Bichir. Alexandre Desplat has composed the music for the film. A soundtrack album including his score and the original song El Jardinero by Ozomatli has been released on Nacional Records. Check out our soundtrack announcement for audio clips and details on the album.

Also opening in limited release is the documentary Turtle: The Incredible Journey. The film’s score is by Henning Lohner. A soundtrack album featuring Lohner’s score has been released by Pale Blue Limited as a digital release and is available to download on iTunes. The movie directed by Nick Stringer and narrated by Miranda Richardson follows a loggerhead turtle‚Äôs journey through life. For more information about the film, visit the official movie website.