Only one movie is opening in wide release this first weekend of the year:

Expected to finish the weekend at the top of the box office is the horror film The Devil Inside directed by William Brent Bell about a woman who travels to Italy where she becomes involved in a series of unauthorized exorcisms during her mission to discover what happened to her mother. The film’s music is written by Brett Detar and Ben Romans. Given the film’s found footage/documentary style, the movie doesn’t feature a lot of music and no soundtrack album release is expected. To find out more about the film from Paramount Pictures’ Insurge label, visit the official movie website.

Opening in limited release is the Japanese drama Norwegian Wood written and directed by Anh Hung Tran and starring Kenichi Matsuyama and Rinko Kikuchi. The film’s music is composed by Radiohead member Jonny Greenwood (There Will Be Blood, We Need to Talk About Kevin). Nonesuch Records has released a soundtrack album featuring the composer’s score in early 2011. To listen to audio clips and to order the album, visit Amazon. Norwegian Wood based on the bestselling novel by Haruki Murakami premiered at 2010’s Venice Film Festival and has already been released in many international territories. To learn more about the film, visit the official movie webpage.

Also receiving a limited release is the psychological thriller Beneath the Darkness directed by Martin Guigui and stars Dennis Quaid, Tony Oller, Aimee Teegarden, Stephen Lunsford, Devon Werkheiser and Brett Cullen. The movie’s score is composed by Geoff Zanelli (Disturbia, Ghost Town). A soundtrack album featuring songs from and inspired by the movie, including two tracks performed by Dennis Quaid and his band has been released on Concord Records. To listen to audio clips and check out the full details, visit our soundtrack announcement. No score release has been announced yet.