Opening in most theaters this weekend is the thriller Nightcrawler written and directed by Dan Gilroy and starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Bill Paxton and Riz Ahmed. The film’s original music is composed by James Newton Howard (The Hunger Games, Maleficent, The Sixth Sense, King Kong). Lakeshore Records has released a soundtrack album featuring the composer’s music earlier this month. Check out our previous news article for the full album details and to learn more about the Open Road Films release and click here to listen to audio clips.
Also opening wide is the psychological thriller Before I Go to Sleep written and directed by Rowan Joffe, produced by Ridley Scott and starring Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth, Mark Strong and Anne-Marie Duff. Edward Shearmur (Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow, Reign of Fire, Johnny English, Charlie’s Angels) has composed the film’s original music. No soundtrack album has been announced yet. Before I Go to Sleep follows a woman who wakes up every day with no memory as the result of a traumatic accident in her past. The thriller is being released by Clarius Entertainment. To learn more about the film, visit the official movie website.
The third wide release of the week is the 10th Anniversary re-release of the horror thriller Saw directed by James Wan and starring Cary Elwes, Danny Glover, Monica Potter, Michael Emerson, Ken Leung, Tobin Bell and Leigh Whannell. Former Nine Inch Nails member Charlie Clouser (Death Sentence, Resident Evil: Extinction) composed the original music of the film and all of its sequels. Koch Records released a soundtrack album featuring the composer’s music back in 2014. Visit Amazon to buy the album. To learn more about the 10th Anniversary release of Saw from Lionsgate, visit the official movie website.
Opening in limited release is the horror thriller Horns directed by Alexandre Aja and starring Daniel Radcliffe, Juno Temple, Max Minghella, Heather Graham, David Morse, Joe Anderson, Kelli Garner, Kathleen Quinlan and James Remar. The film’s original music is composed by Rob (Maniac) aka Robin Coudert. Lakeshore Records has released a soundtrack album featuring the score. Audio clips and more information can be checked out here. The label has also released a separate soundtrack featuring the songs from the film by artists including David Bowie, Marilyn Manson, The Pixies, The Shivers, The Flaming Lips and Eel. Check out our soundtrack announcement for the full details.
Already playing in limited release since this past Wednesday is the documentary The Great Invisible directed by Margaret Brown. David Wingo (Take Shelter, Mud, The Sitter, Joe) has composed the film’s original music. Lakeshore Records will release a soundtrack album featuring the composer’s music. The details will be posted on this peg as they are announced. The Great Invisible tells the story of the modern South – the fishermen, the oilmen, and the survivors – through the lens of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The documentary premiered at this year’s SXSW Film Festival where it won the Grand Jury Prixe and is being released by the Weinstein Company’s Radius label. For more information about the film, visit the official movie website.
Opening in New York and Los Angeles is the British drama Private Peaceful directed by Pat O’Connor and starring Jack O’Connell, George Mackay, Alexander Roach, Richard Griffiths and Frances de la Tour. The film’s original music is composed by Academy Award winner Rachel Portman (Emma, The Cider House Rules, Dolphin Tale 2). A soundtrack album featuring the composer’s score was released back in 2012 when the movie opened overseas. Check out our previous article for the full album details and to listen to audio clips.