The latest CD from Caldera is the first ever release of Gabriel Yared's score from director Paul Schrader's 2008 Holocaust drama ADAM RESURRECTED, starring Jeff Goldblum and Willem Dafoe.
Kritzerland's latest is the first-ever release of the score from 1957's MONSTER FROM GREEN HELL, about scientists menaced by giant, radiation-mutated wasps in Africa. The score was composed by B-movie great Albert Glasser (The Amazing Colossal Man, Earth vs. the Spider, Tormented).
Intrada plans to release one new CD next week.
Varese Sarabande plans to announced three new Limited Edition CDs next week.
John Williams won this year's Grammy for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media for STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS; this is his 23rd Grammy. The soundtrack to MILES AHEAD won Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media, while TROLLS' "Can't Stop the Feeling" won for Best Song Written for Visual Media.
Justin Hurwitz won BAFTA's award for Original Music for his LA LA LAND score.
In terms of where the intergalactic drama ARRIVALlies in the sci-fi/fantasy realm, “Sicario” helmer Denis Villenuve’s much praised picture falls somewhere between solid and not quite out of this world. Certainly the film provides Amy Adams with one of her strongest roles to date: a linguistics professor, suffering from the loss of her daughter, who’s tapped by the military to translate the sounds of extraterrestrial visitors, currently camped in over a dozen ships around the globe.
This month, La-La Land plans to release Robert J. Kral's score for the animated direct-to-video movie JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK (on February 14th) and a four-disc set of music from STAR TREK: VOYAGER (on Feburary 28), with episode scores by Paul Bailllargeon, David Bell, Jay Chattaway and Dennis McCarthy, as well as the Emmy-winning theme by Jerry Goldsmith.
A slick French production starring three big draws at their domestic box-office at the time – Jean Gabin, Alain Delon and Lino Ventura –THE SICILIAN CLAN (***, 118/125 mins., 1969)is an interesting, if sometimes too leisurely, crime drama that was co-produced by 20th Century Fox a few years before “The Godfather” would re-define the “mob movie.”