Three new movies are opening wide this week:

Already in theaters since Wednesday is the gangster movie Lawless directed by John Hillcoat, based on the novel The Wettest County in the World by Matt Bondurant and starring Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman, Jason Clarke, Guy Pearce, Jessica Chastain and Mia Wasikowski. The film’s music is composed by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis who formed the band The Bootleggers (which also includes Martyn Casey, George Vjestic and David Sardy) for the project. Sony Masterworks has released a soundtrack album featuring both songs and score from the movie. Check out our previous article for the full album details and audio clips. For interviews with Cave (who has also written the film’s screenplay), during which the music is discussed, visit Collider, the Q&A with Jeff GoldsmithSpinner and Movie Fanatic.

Opening wide today is the horror thriller The Possession directed by Ole Bornedal, produced by Sam Raimi’s Ghost House Pictures and starring Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Kyra Sedgwick, Grant Show and Madison Davenport. Anton Sanko (Rabbit Hole, Big Love) has composed the film’s score. Lionsgate Records has released a soundtrack featuring the composer’s music earlier this week. Check out our soundtrack announcement to learn more about the album. Visit Film Music Magazine and Beatweek Magazine for interviews with Sanko about his work on the film and also check out the latest episode of the Weekly Comet show, which featured the composer as a guest.

The final wide release of the week is the family movie The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure directed by Matthew Diamond and starring Toni Braxton, Cloris Leachman, Christopher Llyod, Chazz Palminteri, Cary Elwes and Jaime Pressly. Joseph Alfuso and Robert Rettberg have composed the film’s music. A soundtrack album featuring the movie’s songs performed by the film’s cast has been released earlier this year and is available to download on Amazon. To find out more about the film, visit the official movie website.

Opening in limited release is the indie comedy For a Good Time, Call… directed by Jamie Travis and starring Ari Graynor, Lauren Miller, Justin Long, Mark Webber and James Wolk. John Swihart (Napoleon Dynamite, How I Met Your Mother) has written the film’s score. Lakeshore Records has released a soundtrack album featuring the comedy’s songs by artists including Operator Please, Mack Winston & The Reflections, Generationals, Hanni El Khatib, Mary Wells, Timbre Timbre and The Dig. Check out our previous news article for more information and audio clips.

Also opening in select cities is the indie drama Little Birds written and directed by Elgin James and starring Juno Temple, Kay Panabaker, Kyle Gallner, Carlos Pena, Neal McDonough, Chris Coy, JR Bourne, Kate Bosworth and Leslie Mann. A soundtrack album featuring tracks by the film’s director Elgin James & The Suicide Gang, Tift Merritt, Linée, Big Star and Brian Jonestown Massacre has been released on Lakeshore Records earlier this month. Check out our soundtrack announcement for the track list and audio clips.

Also opening in limited release is the drama The Good Doctor directed by Lance Daly and starring Orlando Bloom, Riley Keough, Taraji B. Henson, Rob Morrow and Michael Pena. The film’s score is composed by Brian Byrne (Albert Nobbs). No soundtrack album has been announced yet, but two tracks from the composer’s score can be checked out on Byrne’s official website. The movie follows a doctor who meets an 18-year-old patient suffering from a kidney infection and begins tampering with her treatment when her health starts improving. To learn more about the film, which is also available on VOD, visit Magnolia Pictures’ official movie website.

The final limited release of the week is the mystery thriller The Tall Man, which marks the English-language feature debut of writer/director Pascal Laugier and stars Jessica Biel, Jodelle Ferland, Stephen McHattie and William B. Davis. Todd Bryanton has composed the movie’s score.  No soundtrack album is currently available. Image Entertainment has picked up domestic rights for the thriller, which has also been released on VOD earlier this month. To watch the film’s trailer, visit Apple Trailers.