Two new movies are opening wide this weekend:
Expected to top the weekend box office is Universal Pictures’ and Illumination Entertainment’s animated feature Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax. The film features original songs by John Powell and director Cinco Paul. A soundtrack album featuring the movie’s songs has been released on Interscope Records. Check out our previous article for the details and audio clips. Powell has also written the orchestral score for the film. Varese Sarabande has already released a soundtrack featuring the composer’s score digitally and the CD version is set for a release on March 6. Click here for more information and audio clips from the score.
Also opening wide is the found footage teen comedy Project X directed by Nima Nourizadeh and produced by Todd Phillips. While there is no original score in the film, the movie features several songs. Watertower Music has released a soundtrack album featuring the comedy’s music from artists including Pusha T, AMC, J-Kwon, Far East Movement & Pitbull, Nas, Kid Cudi, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, A-Trak, Dr. Dre & Snoop Dog, Wale, D12, MGK and Shiny Toy Guns. For more information about the soundtrack, which is available on iTunes, visit our soundtrack announcement.
Opening in limited release this weekend is the comedy drama Being Flynn directed by Paul Weitz (In Good Company) and starring Robert De Niro, Paul Dano, Julianne Moore and Olivia Thirlby. The film’s music is composed by Badly Drawn Boy (About a Boy). Lakeshore Records has released a soundtrack album featuring the composer’s music. The album is available digitally and a physical version is scheduled to come out on March 27. Audio clips and the full soundtrack details can be checked out in our previous news article.
Also opening in limited release is the comedy Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie directed and starring Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim. Davin Wood who previously scored five seasons of Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim’s Tim and Eric’s Awesome Show, Great Job! has written the music for the feature version of the series. No soundtrack album has been announced. The movie, which also features appearances by Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Zach Galifianakis and Will Forte is also available on VOD. To watch the film’s trailer and find out more about the comedy, visit the official movie website.