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The latest release from Kritzerland features five-time Oscar-nominee George Duning's final feature film score, for the 1980 comedy mystery THE MAN WITH BOGART'S FACE.


The latest expanded Nino Rota score is Music Box's two-disc set of the music from the 1976 Oscar winner (for Costume Design) FELLINI'S CASANOVA, starring Donald Sutherland as the famous ladies man.


Intrada plans to release one new CD next week. 


CDS AVAILABLE THIS WEEK

The Leopard 
- Nino Rota - Quartet
Life of the Party - Fil Eisler - Varese Sarabande
New Captain Scarlet - Crispin Merrell - Network (import)
Pilgrimage 
- Stephen McKeon - Quartet
A Quiet Place - Marco Beltrami - Milan [CD-R]
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace - Alexander Courage, John Williams - La-La Land
Wild: Heart of Holland
 - Matthijs Kieboom - Quartet


IN THEATERS TODAY

Another Kind of Wedding - Ohad Benchetrit, Justin Small
Anything - Isley Reust
Beast - Jim Williams
Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat - Music Supervisor: Anthony Roman
Born Guilty - David Ricard
Breaking In - Johnny Klimek
Class Rank - Brian Byrne
The Desert Bride - Leo Sujatovich
The Escape - Alexandra Harwood, Anthony John
The Guardians - Michel Legrand
Hitler's Hollywood - Lorenz Dangel, Michael Hartmann
Life of the Party - Fil Eisler - Score & Song CD on Varese Sarabande
Lu Over the Wall - Takatsugu Muramatsu
Measure of a Man - Ilan Eshkeri, Tim Wheeler
Nothing to Lose - Otavio de Moraes
Revenge - Rob - Score CD on Music Box
The Seagull - Nico Muhly, Anton Sanko
Terminal - Rupert Gregson-Williams, Anthony Clarke


COMING SOON

May 18
Alias Grace - Mychael Danna, Jeff Danna - Lakeshore
Avengers: Infinity War - Alan Silvestri - Hollywood
Deadpool 2 - Tyler Bates - Sony  
On Chesil Beach - Dan Jones - Decca (import)
Rampage
 - Andrew Lockington - Rambling (import)
Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero
 - Patrick Doyle - Varese Sarabande
May 25
Cobra Kai - Zach Robinson, Leo Birenberg - La-La Land
Crisis on Earth-X - Blake Neely, Nathaniel Blume, Daniel Chan, Sherri Chung - La-La Land
Jim Henson's The Storyteller
 - Rachel Portman - Varese Sarabande
Killer Klowns from Outer Space: Reimagined
 - John Massari - Varese Sarabande
La Sorciere
- Norbert Glanzberg - Disques CineMusique
The Little Prince and the Eight-Headed Dragon - Akira Ifukube - Cinema-Kan (import)

The Snake and the Silver-Haired Witch - Shinsuke Kikuche - Cinema-Kan (import)

Solo: A Star Wars Story
 - John Powell - Disney
June 1 
Lost in Space - Christopher Lennertz - Lakeshore
Sirens - Craig Safan - Varese Sarabande
Wilson's Heart - Christopher Young - Varese Sarabande
June 8 
Hereditary - Colin Stetson - Milan
7 Days in Entebbe - Rodrigo Amarante - Lakeshore
Star Trek: Discovery, Chapter 2 
- Jeff Russo - Lakeshore
June 15
Fahrenheit 451 - Matteo Zingales, Antony Partos - Milan
Incredibles 2 - Michael Giacchino - Disney
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom - Michael Giacchino - Backlot
June 22
Under the Silver Lake - Disasterpeace - Milan
July 6
Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot - Danny Elfman - Sony (import)
Date Unknown
Amore e Liberta Masaniello
- Marco Werba - Rosetta
Asesinos Inocentes
- Pablo Cervantes - Rosetta
Edie
 - Debbie Wiseman - Silva
El Cuaderno De Sara
- Julio De La Rosa - Rosetta
Fellini's Casanova
- Nino Rota - Music Box
Half Light
- Brett Rosenberg - Rosetta
Keoma/Il Cacciatore di Squali 
- Guido & Maurizio DeAngelis - CSC
The Kronos Files
 - various - Kronos
The Man with Bogart's Face
- George Duning - Kritzerland
The Mark Snow Collection vol. 2: Femme Fatales
 - Mark Snow - Dragon's Domain
Raul - Diritto di Uccidere
 - Andrea Morricone - Kronos
Solamente Nero
 - Stelvio Cipriani - CSC
The Verdict/The Seven-Ups/M*A*S*H [tv] - Johnny Mandel - Kritzerland
Viking - Dean Valentine - Kronos
Windwalker
 - Merrill Jenson - Dragon's Domain


THIS WEEK IN FILM MUSIC HISTORY

May 11 - Nathan Scott born (1915)
May 11 - Recording sessions begin for Miklos Rozsa’s score to So Proudly We Hail (1943)
May 11 - Recording sessions begin for Cyril J. Mockridge’s score for Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950)
May 11 - Elmer Bernstein begins recording his score for Hud (1962)
May 11 - Elmer Bernstein begins recording his score for Trading Places (1983)
May 11 - Michael Small begins recording his score for Kidco (1983)
May 11 - Alexander Courage begins recording his score for Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)
May 11 - Ron Jones records his score for the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "Up the Long Ladder" (1989)
May 11 - Recording sessions begin for Elliot Goldenthal’s score for Batman Forever (1995)
May 11 - Alan Silvestri begins recording his score for Eraser (1996)
May 12 - Gordon Jenkins born (1910)
May 12 - Burt Bacharach born (1928)
May 12 - Klaus Doldinger born (1936)
May 12 - Jacob Groth born (1951)
May 12 - Niki Reiser born (1958)
May 12 - Nitin Sawhney born (1964)
May 12 - Steven M. Stern born (1967)
May 12 - Ernest Gold begins recording his unused score for Used Cars (1980)
May 12 - Humphrey Searle died (1982)
May 13 - David Broekman born (1902)
May 13 - Ken Darby born (1909)
May 13 - Isaak Shvarts born (1923)
May 13 - Charles Gross born (1934)
May 13 - John Lunn born (1956)
May 13 - Alison Goldfrapp born (1966)
May 13 - Craig Safan begins recording his unused score for Wolfen (1981)
May 13 - Recording sessions begin on Basil Poledouris’ score for RoboCop (1987)
May 13 - Alan Silvestri begins recording his score to Predator (1987)
May 13 - Ira Newborn begins recording his score for The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear (1991)
May 13 - Leon Klatzkin died (1992)
May 13 - Dennis McCarthy records his score for the Star Trek: Voyager episode “Basics, Part 1” (1996)
May 13 - Jay Chattaway records his score for the Star Trek: Enterprise episode “Zero Hour” (2004)
May 13 - Robert Drasnin died (2015)
May 14 - J.S. Zamecnik born (1872)
May 14 - Kenneth V. Jones born (1924)
May 14 - Tristram Cary born (1925)
May 14 - The Adventures of Robin Hood released (1938)
May 14 - Frank Churchill died (1942)
May 14 - David Byrne born (1952)
May 14 - Miklos Rozsa begins recording his score for Tip on a Dead Jockey (1957)
May 14 - Alex North begins recording his score for Hot Spell (1957)
May 14 - Raphael Saadiq born (1966)
May 14 - John Williams wins the Emmy for his Jane Eyre score, and Pete Rugolo wins for the Bold Ones episode “In Defense of Ellen McKay” (1972)
May 14 - Michael Kamen begins recording his score for Adventures in Babysitting (1987)
May 14 - Michael Kamen begins recording his score for Die Hard 2 (1990)
May 14 - Dennis McCarthy records his score for the Enterprise episode “The Expanse” (2003)
May 15 - Bert Shefter born (1904)
May 15 - John Lanchbery born (1923)
May 15 - Freddie Perren born (1943)
May 15 - Brian Eno born (1948)
May 15 - Mike Oldfield born (1953)
May 15 - Andrey Sigle born (1954)
May 15 - Recording sessions begin for Bronislau Kaper's score for Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956)
May 15 - Gordon Parks begins recording his score for Shaft's Big Score! (1972)
May 15 - David Munrow died (1976)
May 15 - Jerry Goldsmith wins his third Emmy, for Babe; Alex North wins his only Emmy, for Rich Man, Poor Man (1976)
May 15 - Billy Goldenberg records his score for the Amazing Stories episode "Secret Cinema" (1985)
May 15 - John Green died (1989)
May 15 - Dennis McCarthy records his score for the Enterprise episode “Shockwave, Part 1” (2002)
May 15 - Marius Constant died (2004)
May 15 - Alexander Courage died (2008)
May 16 - Jonathan Richman born (1951)
May 16 - Elmer Bernstein begins recording his score to Hawaii (1966)
May 16 - Alan Silvestri begins recording his score for Back to the Future (1985)
May 16 - Jerry Goldsmith begins recording his score for The Shadow (1994)
May 16 - Recording sessions begin for David Arnold’s score for Shaft (2000)
May 17 - Taj Mahal born (1942)
May 17 - Joanna Bruzdowicz born (1943)
May 17 - Heitor Villa-Lobos died (1959)
May 17 - Trent Reznor born (1965)
May 17 - Ron Grainer begins recording his score for The Omega Man (1971)
May 17 - Joshua Homme born (1973)
May 17 - Hugo Friedhofer died (1981)
May 17 - Jay Chattaway records his score for the Star Trek: Voyager episode “Equinox: Part 1” (1999)
May 17 - Ikuma Dan died (2001)
May 17 - Cy Feuer died (2006)

DID THEY MENTION THE MUSIC?

DHEEPAN - Nicolas Jaar
 
"Otherwise, the movie looks and sounds great. The photography, by impressive newcomer Eponine Momenceau, results in some of the most memorable images of the festival, while the score from Electronica artist Nicolas Jaar is excellent. This really is Audiard operating at the top of his game, mostly dropping the contrivances of 'Rust & Bone' for incisive character studies and a deeply humane, almost warm, worldview, and the result is certainly one of the highlights of the Cannes competition this year."
 
Oliver Lyttleton, IndieWire

"While the unhurried pace is challenging for a film with relatively little narrative incident, it's a pleasure to put yourself in the hands of such a confident director. Audiard teams with new collaborators here in cinematographer Eponine Momenceau and composer Nicolas Jaar, and 'Dheepan' immerses us via image and sound in a compelling world. The visuals have texture and fluidity, and the cool electronica score is aptly enhanced by South Asian sounds early on."
 
David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter
 
I AM MICHAEL - Tim Kvasnosky, Jake Shears

"To his credit, co-writer/director Justin Kelly is not interested in either celebrating Glatze or demonizing him. Instead, Kelly simply finds him an object of fascination, one worthy of psychological scrutiny and, to a point, understanding. Thus, few attempts are made to explain his behavior. Only the evocative electronic score by Jake Shears and Tim Kvasnovsky come anywhere close to elucidating what Glatze himself may feel as he wrestles with the intersection of his newfound faith and his sexuality."
 
Kenji Fujishima, Paste Magazine
 
"Based on the magazine article 'My Ex-Gay Friend,' written by Glatze’s XY colleague Benoit Denizet-Lewis, 'I Am Michael' was scripted by Stacey Miller and Justin Kelly, who also directed. The material was suggested to Kelly by executive producer Gus Van Sant, and is Kelly’s debut feature (which is being released after his second feature, 'King Cobra'). Too much of the film is told via Glatze’s voiceover rather than shown through interactions with other characters. An overbearing music score by Tim Kvasnosky and Jake Shears also weighs down the narrative. The performances are uniformly good and Kelly’s effort to tell an unbiased story is admirable, but 'I Am Michael' ultimately delivers more in the way of talking points than drama."
 
Marjorie Baumgarten, The Austin Chronicle

"Nevertheless, there’s no question that 'I Am Michael' -- which counts Gus Van Sant among its executive producers -- portrays the character’s ultimate decisions as disingenuous, while attempting to get at the essence of his choices from his own perspective. As we see the man attempt a heterosexual lifestyle and cope with the backlash to his punditry, the movie adopts an eerie tone that implies his constant sense of alienation. With its minimalist score and nuanced dialogue, it dances around any possibility of manipulating the emotions in play. The narrative is practically journalistic in its quest to chronicle Glatze’s story; Kelly digs for answers but never forces any single takeaway."
 
Eric Kohn, IndieWire

"Except for the 2007-set opening scene, events unfold in strict chronological order as Michael progressively reinvents himself for the second time. That evolution can be felt most clearly through the shifting score, from Scissor Sisters lead Jake Shears and pianist Tim Kvasnosky, as it settles from early synth riffs down to more classical-sounding compositions."
 
Peter Debruge, Variety

"Cinematographer Christopher Blauvelt keeps most of the interiors penumbral, while outdoor scenes are drenched in natural light, thus mirroring Glatze’s growing interior darkness and search for something outside himself that will make him see the light again. The film’s extremely heterogeneous score, however, doesn’t enrich the material so much as occasionally take it perilously close to bargain-basement TV. The film's closing scene is nicely restrained yet has a pleasing or horrifying sting in the tail, depending on where the viewer's coming from."
 
Boyd van Hoeij, Hollywood Reporter

MIDSUMMER IN NEWTOWN - West Dylan Thordson
 
"The power of the testimony and the horror of the circumstances present a challenge for assessing 'Midsummer in Newtown' as a documentary. Unquestionably, these voices need to be heard, and the creation of a joyous stage play -- a way to say, 'Look at these children' -- sends a vital symbolic message. Yet it’s possible to think these things and still have reservations about the movie’s techniques. 'Midsummer in Newtown' leans heavily on maudlin musical cues, cheapening its subjects’ words. Some tragedies defy conventional representation. Unlike the play it documents, this documentary shows few signs of thinking outside the box."
 
Ben Kenigsberg, The New York Times
 
MONEY MONSTER - Dominic Lewis

"But Foster is a skilled filmmaker, and she manages to keep much of the picture humming. She’s tuned in to the backstage rhythms of a show like this, an environment that’s fast-paced and fluid, but not frantic. Roberts makes for a credible and shrewd lever-puller, quietly moving her floor cameraman because there’s 'a little shadow' on their terrorist, and they may be in the midst of a hostage situation, but she’s still putting on a television show. And Foster works up a reasonable amount of tension in the scenes of police entrance and extraction, keeping the cutting tight, bouncing from the tautness of Dominic Lewis’s score."
 
Jason Bailey, Flavorwire
 
"Taking place in real-time, 'Money Monster' divides its duration between Gates and Budwell’s on-set tension, the producer’s booth, a covert police operation to extract the hostages, random bystanders watching the stand-off, and a global conspiracy involving a shady company -- IBIS -- which inexplicably lost $800 million over night thanks to a computer glitch. Juggling all of these scenarios, 'Money Monster' could go in just as many tonal directions, and in many ways it does. Early on, Foster seems like she might have the knives out for these characters, especially after she finds a way to undermine a potentially triumphant moment (complete with a mounting string climax and everything). Shortly after, a routine scene where a significant other tries to talk sense into Budwell transforms into a unflinching, foul-mouthed reaming."
 
Michael Snydel, Paste Magazine
 
"Foster, who last helmed the underrated dysfunctional-family indie 'The Badger,' [sic] is certainly attentive to big-movie pace as she pings between the studio, the assembling law enforcement horde (headed by Giancarlo Esposito), and goings-on at Ibis as its increasingly suspicious communications director ('Outlander' star Caitriona Balfe) starts helping Gates and Patty by digging into her boss’s motives. But there’s a weightlessness to the busy vibe, as if Foster knew rat-a-tat-tat momentum and an unceasing, blah music score might hide the plot’s increasing ridiculousness. (This is one of those conspiracy unravelings in which everything falls into people’s laps with one phone call.)"
 
Robert Abele, The Wrap
 
TRESPASS AGAINST US - Tom Rowlands
 
"Smith makes short work of the robbery itself, but has smash-bang fun with the nighttime chase that follows. In fact, the picture seems most alive when somebody's driving a car -- often one that has been intentionally disfigured or is about to be firebombed to distract the pigs -- through a field, down a tight alley, toward or away from another participant in the chase. Here, a score by Tom Rowlands (of the Chemical Brothers, for whom Smith has made many videos) bolsters the anarchic energy, an infectious excitement that shows the hold this lifestyle might have on a man and the youngsters brought up in it."
 
John DeFore, Hollywood Reporter

THE NEXT TEN DAYS IN L.A.

Screenings of older films, at the following L.A. movie theaters: AMPASAmerican Cinematheque: AeroAmerican Cinematheque: EgyptianArclightLACMALaemmleNew BeverlyNuart and UCLA.

May 11
A CUBAN FIGHT AGAINST THE DEMONS (Leo Brouwer, Luis Gómez, Jesús Ortega), THE SURVIVORS  (Leo Brouwer) [AMPAS]
HOUR OF THE WOLF (Lars Johan Werle), THE SERPENT'S EGG (Rolf Wilhelm) [Cinematheque: Egyptian]
PSYCHO (Bernard Herrmann), PSYCHO II (Jerry Goldsmith), PSYCHO III (Carter Burwell) [Cinematheque: Aero]
SERIAL MOM (Basil Poledouris) [Nuart]

May 12
THROUGH A GLASS DARKLY, THE SILENCE, WINTER LIGHT [Cinematheque: Egyptian]

May 13
GREY GARDENS, MOMMIE DEAREST (Henry Mancini) [Cinematheque: Egyptian]
MARY POPPINS (Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman, Irwin Kostal) [Cinematheque: Aero]
THE SOUND OF MUSIC (Richard Rodgers, Irwin Kostal) [Cinematheque: Egyptian]
SUPERMAN (John Williams) [UCLA]
WONDER WOMAN (Rupert Gregson-Williams) [Cinematheque: Aero]

May 14
DUNE (Toto) [Arclight Sherman Oaks]
NATIONAL LAMPOON'S ANIMAL HOUSE (Elmer Bernstein) [Arclight Hollywood]

May 15
AUTUMN SONATA [Laemmle Royal]
AUTUMN SONATA [Laemmle Town Center]
THE BIG CHILL [Arclight Sherman Oaks]
INTO THE WILD (Michael Brook) [Arclight Culver City]
REVENGE OF THE NERDS (Thomas Newman) [Arclight Santa Monica]
WILD STRAWBERRIES (Erik Nordgren) [LACMA]

May 16
SMILES OF A SUMMER NIGHT (Erik Nordgren), THE RITE [Cinematheque: Aero]
THREE DAYS OF THE CONDOR (Dave Grusin) [Cinematheque: Egyptian]

May 17
CRIES AND WHISPERS, SUMMER INTERLUDE (Erik Nordgren) [Cinematheque: Aero]
PLATOON (Georges Delerue) [Laemmle NoHo]
VERTIGO (Bernard Herrmann) [Cinematheque: Egyptian]

May 18
FULL METAL JACKET (Abigail Mead) [Nuart]
THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY (Ennio Morricone) [Cinematheque: Egyptian] 
THE VIRGIN SPRING (Erik Nordgren), THE DEVIL'S EYE [Cinematheque: Aero]

May 19
BARRY LYNDON (Leonard Rosenman) [Nuart]
BASHU, THE LITTLE STRANGER [UCLA]
THE ROOM (Mladen Milicevic) [Cinematheque: Egyptian]
WILD STRAWBERRIES (Erik Nordgren), A LESSON IN LOVE (Dag Wiren) [Cinematheque: Aero]

May 20
THE CONFORMIST (Georges Delerue) [Cinematheque: Egyptian]
EYES WIDE SHUT (Jocelyn Pook) [Nuart]
THE MAGIC FLUTE, SUMMER WITH MONIKA (Erik Nordgren) [Cinematheque: Aero]

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Comments (3):Log in or register to post your own comments
While this is correct about The Man With Bogart's Face being George Duning's "final feature film score"...it should be noted that Mr. Duning kept working as a composer in Hollywood for at least a few more years after, scoring TV movies including the Disney sequel Beyond Witch Mountain (1982) which I hope Intrada releases some day. The most mystifying credit for him on IMDb is a 1997 episode of Law & Order...I have a feeling that's somehow a typo and maybe a character was watching Picnic onscreen or something, but one can't be sure without checking the actual episode...

Yavar

I noticed that Law & Order credit and it's hard not to assume it's a mistake. (it's not like Fred Steiner popping up for a first-season Star Trek: The Next Generation).

I think the last Duning-scored project I ever saw was the syndicated TV movie (a two-parter?) Goliath Awaits.

Agreed. Gotta say I'm super intrigued by him scoring a short lived show "Zorro and Son" in 1983! George Duning writing music for Zorro? Sign me up as curious!

How is Goliath Awaits?

Yavar

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