Villa Recordings will release a soundtrack album for the documentary Children of the Enemy. The album features the film’s original music composed by Lisa Nordström (Sonica Sequence). The soundtrack will be released digitally tomorrow, June 23. The streaming/download link will be added to this article within the next day. Children of the Enemy is directed by Gorki Glaser-Müller, produced by Kristofer Henell & Erika Malmgren and chronicles the journey of a Swedish-Chilean man to a Syrian prison camp to free his grandchildren, after their parents  – members of the Islamic State terrorist group – are killed. The movie premiered at this year’s  CPH:DOX film festival and was released in Swedish theaters last month. Read the rest of this entry »

Ryuichi Sakamoto (The Last EmperorMerry Christmas Mr. Lawrence, The Revenant, Little Buddha) & Aska Matsumiya (Skate Kitchen, I’m Your Woman, Spelah and the Spades, 37 Seconds) have composed the original music for the upcoming sci-fi drama After Yang. Sakamoto has contributed the film’s theme, which has been released as part of the composer’s vinyl box set 2020S earlier this year. Matsumiya has composed the score for the movie written and directed by Kogonada (Columbus) and starring Colin Farrell, Jodie Turner-Smith, Justin Min, Sarita Choudhury, Haley Lu Richardson and Clifton Jones, Jr.. The drama is based on the short story Saying Goodbye to Yang by Alexander Weinstein and tells the story of a father and daughter as they try to save the life of their robotic family member. Read the rest of this entry »

Daniel Pemberton (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, The Trial of the Chicago 7, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Birds of Prey, Enola Holmes, Steve Jobs) has been tapped to score DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming feature The Bad Guys. The film directed by Pierre Perifel (Bilby) is based on Aaron Blabey’s best-selling Scholastic book series of the same name and follows five notorious bad guys who’ve been behind big heists – Mr. Wolf, Mr. Snake, Mr. Piranha, Mr. Shark and Ms. Tarantula – as they attempt their most challenging job yet…going good. Read the rest of this entry »

La-La Land Records has announced a new soundtrack album for the 1989 romance fantasy drama Always directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, John Goodman, Brad Johnson and Audrey Hepburn. The album features the expanded and remastered original score from the Universal Pictures/Amblin Entertainment production composed and conducted by John Williams (Star Wars, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Jaws, Jurassic Park, Schindler’s List, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, E.T.), including previously unreleased music and alternate cues. The CD, which is limited to 3,500 copies, will be available to order on the label’s official website at noon today. MCA Records has released the original 1990 soundtrack album featuring twelve score tracks and six songs from the movie. Read the rest of this entry »

Altitude Films has announced that composer Jim Williams (Possessor, Sightseers, Beast, Kill List, A Field in England) is reteaming with director Julia Ducournau on the upcoming French horror thriller Titane. The film is written and directed by Ducournau and stars Agathe Rousselle, Vincent Lindon, Laïs Salameh and Garance Marillier. The movie revolves around a father who is reunited with his son who disappeared ten years ago following a series of unexplained crimes. Jean-Christophe Reymond (Arab Blues, Neither Heaven nor Earth) is producing the project for Kazak Productions. Read the rest of this entry »

The first-ever soundtrack album has been announced for the Acorn TV series Ms. Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries. The album features selections of the original music from the show composed by Burkhard Dallwitz (The Truman Show, The Way Back), Brett Aplin (The Bureau of Magical Things) and Dmitri Golovko (Red Hill, The Gloaming). The soundtrack will be released digitally this Friday, June 25 and is now available for pre-order here. Ms. Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries is created by Deb Cox & Fiona Eagger and stars Geraldine Hakewill, Joel Jackson, Catherine McClements, James Mason and Toby Truslove, The drama is a spin-off to the Australian mystery series Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries and revolves around Phryne Fisher’s long-lost niece, Peregrine, as she decides to follow in her stylish footsteps as a lady detective for a new era. Read the rest of this entry »

Joel P West has recently been recording his score for Marvel Studios’ upcoming feature Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. The film is directed by Destin Daniel Cretton and stars Simu Liu, Awkwafina, Tony Leung, Michelle Yeoh, Meng’er Zhang, Fala Chen, Florian Munteanu and Ronny Chieng. The movie follows the title character who must confront the past he thought he left behind when he is drawn into the web of the mysterious Ten Rings organization. Cretton also co-wrote the screenplay with David Callaham (Wonder Woman 1984, The Expendables) and Andrew Lanham (The Shack). Kevin Feige (Avengers, Black Panther, Iron Man) and Jonathan Schwartz are producing the project. Read the rest of this entry »

Milan Records will release a soundtrack album for the drama Minamata. The album features the film’s original music composed by Academy Award winner Ryuichi Sakamoto (The Last Emperor, The Revenant, Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence, Little Buddha, Snake Eyes). Also included is the end credits song One Single Voice performed by Welsh mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins who also stars in the movie. The vinyl edition of the soundtrack is currently scheduled to be released on July 30, 2021 and is available for pre-order on Amazon. Minamata is directed by Andrew Levitas and stars Johnny Depp, Hiroyuki Sanada, Minami, Bill Nighy, Ryo Kase,Jun Kunimura, Tadanobu Asano and Akiko Iwase. The movie follows celebrated war photographer W. Eugene Smith who has disconnected from the world but takes a final assignment from his Life Magazine editor and travels back to Japan to investigate the poisoning of the inhabitants of a fishing village called Minamata. Read the rest of this entry »

Composer Joseph Bishara (The Conjuring, Insidious,  The Curse of La LloronaDark SkiesThe Unholy) is reuniting with director John R. Leonetti (Mortal Kombat: Annihilation, Wish Upon) on the upcoming horror movie Lullaby. The film starring Oona Chaplin & Ramon Rodriguez tells the story of a new mother who discovers a lullaby in an ancient book and soon regards the song as a blessing, but her world transforms into a nightmare when the lullaby brings forth the ancient demon Lilith. Alex Greenfield & Ben Powell (The Sand) wrote the screenplay. Read the rest of this entry »

Quartet Records has announced a new soundtrack album for Orson Welles’ 1965 drama Chimes at Midnight (Falstaff) starring the director himself, Jeanne Moureau, Margaret Rutherford, Fernando Rey, John Gielgud and Alan Webb. The 2-CD set features the expanded and remastered original music from the film composed by Angelo Francesco Lavagnino (Lost Continent, An American in New York, Othello, The Naked Maja), including the restored original 1966 soundtrack album on the first disc and the complete score on the second disc. Visit the label’s official website to order the album, which is limited to 500 copies, to check out audio samples and for the full album details. Read the rest of this entry »