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On June 25, Varese Sarabande will release THE HANGOVER TRILOGY, a compilation of Christophe Beck score cues from the popular comedies starring Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Zach Galifianakis.


Intrada plans to release two CDs next week.


CDS AVAILABLE THIS WEEK

Fatti Di Gente Perbene
- Ennio Morricone - Quartet
Heidi - John Williams - Quartet
Love Is All You Need - Johan Soderqvist - MovieScore Media
Maciste Il Gladiatore Piu Forte Del Mondo (Colossus of the Arena)
- Francesco De Masi - Digitmovies
Rosewood - John Williams - La-La Land
Sexykiller - Fernando Velazquez - MovieScore Media
Signore & Signori
- Carlo Rustichelli - Digitmovies
Star Trek Into Darkness
 - Michael Giacchino - Varese Sarabande
Star Trek: The Next Generation - The Best of Both Worlds - Ron Jones - GNP Crescendo
They Call Me Trinity
- Franco Micalizzi - Digitmovies
To the Wonder - Hanan Townshend - Lakeshore
Trinity Is Still My Name (Continuavano A Chiamarlo Trinita)
- Guido & Maurizio De Angelis - Digitmovies


IN THEATERS TODAY

Before Midnight - Graham Reynolds - Score CD on Milan
Epic - Danny Elfman - Score CD due May 28 on Sony
Fast & Furious 6 - Lucas Vidal - Song CD on Def Jam
Fill the Void - Yitzhak Azulay
A Green Story - Elton Ahi
The Hangover Part III - Christophe Beck - The Hangover Trilogy score CD due June 25 on Varese Sarabande
3 Geezers! - Rick Amezcua, Randle Schumacher
Vampire - Shunji Iwai
We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks - Will Bates


COMING SOON

May 28
Copper - Brian Keane - Valley
Epic - Danny Elfman - Sony
Pain & Gain
 - Steve Jablonsky - Varese Sarabande
June 4
After Earth - James Newton Howard - Sony
Dark Skies - Joseph Bishara - Void
June 11
Fringe: Season 5
 - Chris Tilton - Varese Sarabande
Hammer of the Gods - Benjamin Wallfisch - MovieScore Media
The Last Exorcism Part II - Michael Wandmacher - ScreamWorks/MovieScore Media
The Last Stand - Mowg - Red River
The Last of Us - Gustavo Santaolalla - Sony
Man of Steel - Hans Zimmer - Watertower
Man of Steel: Deluxe Edition - Hans Zimmer - Watertower
Metsan Tarina - Palo Aalito - MovieScore Media
Stuck in Love - Mike Mogis & Nathaniel Walcott, songs - Varese Sarabande
Warm Bodies - Marco Beltrami, Buck Sanders - Red River
June 18
Charmed - J. Peter Robinson - La-La Land
Despicable Me 2 - Pharrell Williams, Heitor Pereira - Back Lot
Monsters University - Randy Newman - Disney
World War Z - Marco Beltrami - Warner Bros.
June 25
Copperhead - Laurent Eyquem - Varese Sarabande
The Hangover Trilogy - Christophe Beck - Varese Sarabande
The Lone Ranger - Hans Zimmer - Disney
July 16
Only God Forgives - Cliff Martinez - Milan
Date Unknown
Caprica (the series) - Bear McCreary - La-La Land
I Malamondo
- Ennio Morricone - GDM
I, the Jury - Bill Conti - La-La Land
Il Richiamo Del Lupo (The Great Adventure)/Tre Per Una Grande Rapina (Le Mataf)
- Stelvio Cipriani - GDM
Into the West - Geoff Zanelli - La-La Land
The Killer Likes Candy (Un Killer Per Sua Maeasta)
- Gianni Marchelli - GDM
Too Late Blues
- David Raksin - Kritzerland
Young Justice - various - La-La Land


THIS WEEK IN FILM MUSIC HISTORY

May 24 - Jerry Fielding begins recording his score for Shirts/Skins (1973)
May 24 - Duke Ellington died (1974)
May 25 - Pierre Bachelet born (1944)
May 25 - Star Wars released in theaters (1977)
May 25 - Alien released in theaters (1979)
May 26 - Miles Davis born (1926)
May 26 - William Bolcom born (1938)
May 26 - Nicola Piovani born (1946)
May 26 - Howard Goodall born (1958)
May 26 - Jerry Goldsmith begins recording his score for The Satan Bug (1964)
May 26 - Earle Hagen died (2008)
May 28 - Vertigo is released in theaters (1958)
May 29 - Erich Wolfgang Korngold born (1897)
May 29 - Masaru Sato born (1928)
May 29 - Vyacheslav Ovchinnikov born (1936)
May 29 - David McHugh born (1941)
May 29 - Danny Elfman born (1953)
May 29 - Ed Alton born (1955)
May 29 - J.J. Johnson begins recording his score for Cleopatra Jones (1973)


DID THEY MENTION THE MUSIC?

FRANCES HA - Music Supervisor: George Drakoulias

"Together they have created an American independent film (shot in luminous black and white by Sam Levy) that feels off the cuff but is in fact exactly made by a filmmaker in total control of his resources. With a soundtrack that makes liberal use of music from Georges Delerue, a frequent Francois Truffaut collaborator, it's got the energy and verve of the French New Wave but remains unmistakably itself."

Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times

"Who nowadays makes plush-looking feature films in black-and-white? Well, Noah Baumbach does, and if you consider that his 'Frances Ha' lavishes its gorgeous monochromes on contemporary New York and the luminous countenance of Greta Gerwig (his star, current g.f. and co-writer), you might suspect that Baumbach’s latest owes more than a tiny debt to Woody Allen’s 'Manhattan.' If you also factor in that the film is full of nods to the French New Wave, including an obnoxious overuse of classic scores by Georges Delerue,  you might deduce that Baumbach’s reverential hyper-cinephilia has gotten the better of him again. And you would be right. But only to a point."

Godfrey Cheshire, Chicago Sun-Times

"But 'Frances Ha,' Mr. Baumbach’s least overtly autobiographical film as a director, is not primarily an act of generational portraiture, on his part or Ms. Gerwig’s. It is entirely caught up in the individuality of its heroine, who is viewed with affectionate detachment, and in the details of her environment, which are given a romantic lift by Sam Levy’s supple, shadowy monochrome cinematography and a musical soundtrack borrowed mostly from the great French film composer Georges Delerue. "

A.O. Scott, New York Times

"After a series of hate letters to humankind, Noah Baumbach has fashioned an ode to his girlfriend Greta Gerwig’s galumphing adorableness (they co-wrote the script). 'Frances Ha' is black-and-white and has a French New Wave gloss, along with a soundtrack that quotes Georges Delerue’s theme from 'King of Hearts.' (It cranks up when Baumbach needs enchantment.)"

David Edelstein, New York

"This is 'Girls' territory, but Baumbach's Truffaut-inflected New York, shot in black and white with a groovy score featuring Georges Delerue (veteran composer of the French New Wave) is a more elegant if less upscale place in which to have your fantasies demolished."

Ella Taylor, NPR

"With its homages to modern French classics, music cues from Truffaut films, and a veritable Paris holiday in the middle, Noah Baumbach’s new film -- which he co-wrote with its star, Greta Gerwig -- links the already classic themes and moods of New York independent filmmaking to those of the New Wave and its successors."

Richard Brody, New Yorker

"The intermittent presence of Adam Driver as a downtown artist and womanizer merely drives home the film’s passing similarity to Lena Dunham’s HBO series 'Girls,' both in milieu and the occasionally blunt dialogue describing weird and/or awkward sex. But the style and tone are entirely different. Baumbach shoots and cuts in a fleet, exhilarating manner that reminds of nothing less than the Godard of 'Band of Outsiders' or the Truffaut of 'Shoot the Piano Player,' a connection explicitly and sometimes movingly underscored by his extensive use of excerpts from 1960s French film scores composed by the great Georges Delerue. The director mixes moods with a playfulness that is both brazen and carefree and yet precisely modulated, yielding results that amplify the specific content of the screenplay."

Todd McCarthy, Hollywood Reporter

STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS - Michael Giacchino

"Michael Giacchino’s playful, un-pompous score and Abrams’ never-still camera keep the action scenes moving along at a reasonable clip."

Dana Stevens, Slate.com

"The film isn’t perfect. Michael Giacchino’s score works overtime to let us know that Harrison is eeeeevil."

Colin Covert, Minneapolis Star Tribune

"Accompanied by Michael Giacchino’s noble score and cool effects, this go-all-out sequel really does try to go where no one has gone before."

Joe Neumaier, New York Daily News

"Filmmakers have been cagey about exactly who Cumberbatch is playing, and I'm fine with respecting that, so I'll just say the usual suspects return in 'Into Darkness' -- the Federation, Klingons -- but that Cumberbatch's steely intelligence and perfect diction make his pseudonymous John Harrison feel more potent than all the rest of them put together. The movie is so freaked out by Cumberbatch that he gets ominous orchestral music even before he utters a word."

Chris Hewitt, St. Paul Pioneer Press

"Adding the cherry to the top of this cinematic sundae, composer Michael Giacchino’s soaring score once again revives Alexander Courage’s immortal 'Trek' theme for the closing credits."

Scott Foundas, Variety

WHAT MAISIE KNEW - Nick Urata

"'What Maisie Knew' lays waste to the comforting dogma that children are naturally resilient, and that our casual, unthinking cruelty to them can be answered by guilty and belated displays of affection. It accomplishes this not by means of melodrama, but by a mixture of understatement and thriller-worthy suspense. Every Hollywood hack knows that nothing grabs an audience’s emotions like a child in peril, and the directors make expert use of this wisdom, deploying Nick Urata’s score and sly tricks of framing and focus to create a mood of disorientation and dread. What Maisie learns is that nobody will protect her."

A.O. Scott, New York Times

"If Aprile’s Maisie seems a bit too angelic, this remarkable young actress nonetheless manages to convey in every closeup the painful, premature knowledge described by the title.  Given the emotional acuity of the perf, the film need not have relied so heavily on Nick Urata’s lush score; a number of scenes would play more effectively sans accompaniment."

Justin Chang, Variety


THE NEXT TEN DAYS IN L.A.

Screenings of older films, at the following L.A. movie theaters: AMPASAmerican Cinematheque: AeroAmerican Cinematheque: EgyptianLACMANew BeverlyNuartSilent Movie Theater and UCLA.

May 24
I DRINK YOUR BLOOD (Clay Pitts) [Silent Movie Theater]
ROCKSHOW [Cinematheque: Aero]
SHADOWS (Charles Mingus) [New Beverly]
SUPER MARIO BROS. (Alan Silvestri) [Nuart]
VERTIGO (Bernard Herrmann) [Cinemathque: Egyptian]

May 25
CITIZEN KANE (Bernard Herrmann) [Cinematheque: Egyptian]
THE EXILES, THE TIMES OF HARVEY MILK (Mark Isham) [New Beverly]
THE GIRL WHO LEAPT THROUGH TIME (Kiyoshi Yoshida) [Silent Movie Theater]
MOULIN ROUGE (Craig Armstrong) [New Beverly]
TICKET TO HEAVEN (Mickey Erbe, Maribeth Solomon) [Silent Movie Theater]

May 26
THE GIRL WHO LEAPT THROUGH TIME (Kiyoshi Yoshida) [Silent Movie Theater]
LAWRENCE OF ARABIA (Maurice Jarre) [Cinematheque: Aero]
THE REVENGE OF FRANKENSTEIN (Leonard Salzedo), FRANKENSTEIN MUST BE DESTROYED (James Bernard) [Cinematheque: Egyptian]
STAND BY ME (Jack Nitzsche) [New Beverly]

May 27
THE GOONIES (Dave Grusin) [New Beverly]
HARVEY (Frank Skinner) [Cinematheque: Aero]

May 28
DOG DAY AFTERNOON [Silent Movie Theater]
FAMILY PLOT (John Williams) [LACMA]
HOUSE (Asei Kobayashi, Mikki Yoshino) [Silent Movie Theater]

May 29
FOLLOW THAT DREAM (Hans J. Salter) [
TAKING OFF, HAROLD AND MAUDE (Cat Stevens) [New Beverly]
THE TAMING OF THE SHREW (Nino Rota) [Cinematheque: Aero]

May 30
GOING PLACES (Stephane Grappelli) [Silent Movie Theater]
I'M NO ANGEL, SHE DONE HIM WRONG [Cinematheque: Egyptian]
MACBETH (Third Ear Band), THRONE OF BLOOD (Masaru Sato) [Cinematheque: Aero]
TAKING OFF, HAROLD AND MAUDE (Cat Stevens) [New Beverly]

May 31
ALTERED STATES (John Corigliano) [Silent Movie Theater]
HENRY V (William Walton), RICHARD III (William Walton) [Cinematheque: Aero]
PATHS OF GLORY (Gerald Fried) [LACMA]
SAMURAI COP (Alan DerMarderosian) [Nuart]
TIME WITHOUT PITY (Tristram Cary) [LACMA]

June 1
GOING PLACES (Stephane Grappelli) [Silent Movie Theater]
HELL'S HALF ACRE (R. Dale Butts) [Cinematheque: Egyptian]
LOLITA (Nelson Riddle) [LACMA]
LORD LOVE A DUCK (Neal Hefti) [LACMA]
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S ROMEO + JULIET (Craig Armstrong, Nellee Hooper, Marius De Vries), HAMLET (Carter Burwell) [Cinematheque: Aero]
WILLY WONKA AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY (Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley, Walter Scharf) [Cinematheque: Aero]

June 2
BRUTE FORCE (Miklos Rozsa), KISS THE BLOOD OFF MY HANDS (Miklos Rozsa) [LACMA]
GOING PLACES (Stephane Grappelli) [Silent Movie Theater]
THE GREAT ROCK 'N' ROLL SWINDLE [Cinematheque: Egyptian]
HAMLET (Patrick Doyle) [Cinematheque: Aero]

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