Two new movies are opening in wide release this weekend:

Already beating box office records is the fantasy sequel Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2. The film’s music is composed by Alexandre Desplat who scored his second Harry Potter film. A soundtrack album featuring Desplat’ score has been released on Watertower Music (click here for our soundtrack announcement including audio clips). To watch a short video from the score’s recording sessions and to listen to an audio interview with the composer, check out our previous article. Also check out Classic FM’s short interview with Desplat talking about his music for the final Harry Potter installment.

Also opening wide is Walt Disney Pictures’ animated film Winnie the Pooh. Henry Jackman composed the score for the movie. A soundtrack album featuring Jackman’s score, the film’s songs written by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez and an original song by Zooey Deschanel has been released on Walt Disney Records. For more information and audio clips, visit our soundtrack announcement. For a short video interview with Jackman from the red carpet at the movie’s Hollywood premiere, click here.

Opening in limited release is Wayne Wang’s drama Snow Flower and the Secret Fan starring Gianna Jun, Li Bingbing, Vivian Wu and Wu Jiang. The film’s score is composed by Rachel Portman. As announced last month, Sony Classical has released a soundtrack album featuring Portman’s score. For audio clips, visit Amazon. The movie is set in 19th century China and centers on the lifelong friendship between two girls who develop their own secret code as a way to contend with the rigid cultural norms imposed on women.

Also opening in limited release is the comedy thriller Salvation Boulevard directed by George Ratiff and starring Greg Kinnear, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly, Pierce Brosnan and Marisa Tome. George S. Clinton (Austin Powers) composed the music for the film. No soundtrack album has been announced. To listen to a track from the score, visit Clinton’s official website. To watch the trailer and learn more about the film, visit the official movie website.

Errol Morris’ documentary Tabloid about a former Miss Wyoming who is charged with abducting and imprisoning a young Mormon Missionary is also opening in select cities this weekend. The film’s score is written by John Kusiak. A soundtrack album featuring the composer’s music is available digitally on Milan Records. Check out our soundtrack announcement for more information and to listen to audio clips.

Another limited release this weekend is the indie comedy Lucky directed by Gil Cates Jr. and starring Jeffrey Tambor, Colin Hanks, Ari Greynor and Ann-Margret. John Swihart composed the music for the movie. No soundtrack album has been released, but a few tracks from Swihart’s score can be checked out on the composer’s official website. For more information about the film, visit the official movie webpage.

Finally, opening in LA after receiving a limited release in New York two weeks ago is the documentary Love Etc. The film directed by Jill Andresevic centers on a group of diverse couples, each in different stages of their relationships in New York City. The film’s music is composed by Rob Simonsen (All Good Things, (500) Days of Summer). No soundtrack is available, but several tracks from the score can be listened to on Simonsen’s official website. More details about the film can be found on the official movie website.