Premiering tonight is the HBO original series Avenue 5 created by Armando Iannucci and starring Hugh Laurie, Josh Gad, Zach Woods, Rebecca Front, Suzy Nakamura, Lenora Crichlow, Nikki Amuka-Bird and Ethan Phillips. The show’s original score is composed by Adem Ilhan (The Ones BelowFree Rainer). Check out our previous news article for more information about the comedy, which will air every Sunday night on HBO.

Also premiering tonight is the Fox drama 9-1-1: Lone Star created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk & Tim Minear and starring Rob Lowe, Liv Tyler, Ronen Rubinstein, Sierra McClain, Jim Parrack, Natacha Karam, Brian Michael Smith, Julian Works and Rafael Silva. Mac Quayle (Mr. Robot, Feud: Bette and Joan), Todd Haberman (Hemlock Grove9-1-1) & Justin Burnett (Dungeons & DragonsGetaway) are composing the show’s original music. Click here to learn more about the series, which will air Monday nights after tonight’s series premiere. Read the rest of this entry »

Mac Quayle (Mr. Robot, American Horror Story, American Crime Story), Todd Haberman (Hemlock Grove, Greenleaf) & Justin Burnett (Dungeons & Dragons, After) are scoring the new Fox drama 9-1-1: Lone Star. The show is created by Ryan Murphy & Brad Falchuk (Glee, American Horror Story) and Tim Minear (Angel, Firefly) and stars Rob Lowe, Liv Tyler, Ronen Rubinstein, Sierra McClain, Jim Parrack, Natacha Karam, Brian Michael Smith, Julian Works and Rafael Silva. Read the rest of this entry »

Manners McDade has released a soundtrack EP for the coming-of-age drama Retablo. The EP features the film’s original music composed by Harry Escott (Shame, Hard Candy, Welcome to the Punch, A Mighty Heart, The Face of an Angel). The soundtrack is now available to stream/download on Amazon, where you can also check out audio samples. Retablo is directed by Alvaro Delgado-Aparicio and stars Magaly Solier, Amiel Cayo andJunior Bejar Roca. The movie, which was the Peruvian entry for the Best International Feature Film at this year’s Academy Awards, follows a 14-year old boy who wants to become a master story-box maker to carry on with the family legacy, when he accidentally observes his father in a situation that shatters his whole world. Read the rest of this entry »

Owen Pallett (Her, The Box, Life) has recently scored the upcoming documentary Spaceship Earth. The film is directed by Matt Wolf (Teenage, Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project) and tells the story of a group of countercultural visionaries who built an enormous replica of earth’s ecosystem called Biosphere 2 in 1991. The movie follows the countercultural collective over half of a century, as they conducted experiments around the globe leading up to Biosphere 2. Read the rest of this entry »

Three new movies are opening nationwide this weekend:

Opening in most theaters is the family comedy Dolittle directed by Stephen Gaghan and starring Robert Downey Jr., Antonio Banderas, Michael Sheen, Jim Broadbent, Jessie Buckley, John Cena, Harry Collett, Rami Malek, Kumail Nanjiani and Octavia Spencer. The film’s original music is composed by Danny Elfman (BatmanSpider-ManAlice in Wonderland). Back Lot Music has released a soundtrack album featuring the composer’s score, as well as an original song by Sia. Click here for more information.

Also opening wide is the action comedy Bad Boys for Life directed by Adil El Arbi & Bilall Fallah and stars Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Vanessa Hudgens, Alexander Ludwig, Charles Melton, Paola Nunez and Joe Pantoliano. Lorne Balfe (Mission: Impossible – Fallout, The LEGO Batman Movie, His Dark Materials, Genius) has composed the film’s original score. Epic Records has released a soundtrack album featuring the songs from the movie (click here for the full details). A score album is set to be released next Friday, January 24. Read the rest of this entry »

Adem Ilhan is the composer of the new HBO original series Avenue 5. The show is created by Armando Iannucci (Veep, The Death of Stalin) and stars Hugh Laurie, Josh Gad, Zach Woods, Rebecca Front, Suzy Nakamura, Lenora Crichlow, Nikki Amuka-Bird and Ethan Phillips. The comedy is set 40 years in the future and revolves around the confident and suave captain of a space cruise ship with luxury amenities like gourmet buffets, a spa, an observation deck and yoga classes. Read the rest of this entry »

Atlantic Records has released the original song Joke’s on You from the superhero movie Birds of Prey. The track is co-written by the film’s composer Daniel Pemberton and Imad Royal and performed by Charlotte Lawrence. Click here to stream/download the track and also check out the official lyric video after the jump. The full soundtrack album featuring more songs from the movie will be released on February 7. Check out our previous article for the full details. Birds of Prey is directed by Cathy Yan and starring Margot Robbie, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jurnee Smollett, Ewan McGregor, Rosie Perez, Chris Messina,  Ella Jay Basco and Ali Wong will be released in theaters nationwide on February 7 by Warner Bros. Pictures. Read the rest of this entry »

Apple TV+ announced today the Alex Somers (Captain Fantastic, Honey Boy, Aloha, Manhattan) has composed the original score for the upcoming animated short Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth. The film is directed by Philip Hunt, narrated by Meryl Streep and features the voices of Chris O’Dowd, Jacob Tremblay and Ruth Negga. The short based on the New York Times bestselling book of the same title by Oliver Jeffers follows a precocious seven-year-old who, over the course of Earth Day, learns about the wonders of the planet from his parents – and from a mysterious exhibit at the Museum of Everything. Read the rest of this entry »

Varese Sarabande has announced a new soundtrack album for the 1995 thriller Dolores Claiborne directed by Taylor Hackford and starring Kathy Bates, Jennifer Jason Leigh and David Strathairn. The 2-CD set features the expanded original score from the Castle Rock Entertainment production composed by Danny Elfman (Batman, Spider-Man, Alice in Wonderland, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), including almost an hour of previously unreleased music. Dolores Claiborne – The Deluxe Edition is limited to 2,500 copies and is now available to order on the label’s official website, where you can also check out the full track list and listen to audio samples. Read the rest of this entry »

A soundtrack album has been released for the Discovery & BBC docu-series Serengeti. The album features the film’s original music produced and composed by Will Gregory (Nowhere BoyMy Summer of Love) and performed by the BBC Concert Orchestra, as well as additional music & vocals by Cathy Dennis, Lola Lennox and Joshua Ledet. The soundtrack is now available to stream/download here, where you can also check out audio clips. Seregenti is created by Simon Fuller, directed by John Downer, narrated by Lupita Nyong’o and follow a cast of African wildlife, including lions, zebras, baboons and cheetahs, over the course of a year. Read the rest of this entry »