Lovett proves himself to be a great sound designer and that he understands what he needs to do in order to create a mood so foul and creepy that it’s uncomfortable to listen to at times. – Soundtrack Geek
What music would you dare to listen to if you were stuck in a dense, dangerous forest? Soundtrack Geek is truly terrified by the The Ritual score by Ben Lovett, and that’s a good thing. So much so, the reviewer has crowned this soundtrack album the coveted 100% review rating! It’s all explained here in the full review at Soundtrack Geek.
David Bruckner‘s The Ritualfilm has become a fan favorite for genre directors and actors! Critics are calling it a sleeper hit. Film music critics have paid attention to the fantastic score by Ben Lovett.
God damn, @bruckmachina. THE RITUAL is a fucking beautiful film. Performances, cinematography, tension are all top-notch, and those final twenty minutes are eye candy like I haven’t enjoyed in ages. Huge, heartfelt kudos across the board.
The Ritual composer Ben Lovett and Director David Bruckner take us behind the scenes in this exclusive video interview, available now at Birth.Movies.Death! It’s always a thrill to see a composer in his element collaborating with the director, and this presentation does not disappoint. Have you seen The Ritual movieon Netflix? Share your thoughts below in comments!
Expertly and artfully taps into the ancient, arboreal vibe of the Norse mythology that permeates the tale of four friends taking a potentially misguided hike through a haunted forest. – Vehinggo
Composers may make things look easy, but in this latest interview with Vehlinggo on The Ritual score, Ben Lovett reveals how the rigorous production schedule coupled by his and David Bruckner’s passion for their craft shaved “a few good years off the end of our lives in the process.” Intrigued? Read the full interview now at Vehlinggo.
Imaginarium UK and eOne Films presents THE RITUAL, now streaming on Netflix!
In honor of the release of The Ritual on February 9, we take a look at The Signal, Director David Bruckner’s previous collaboration with composer Ben Lovett! Followers of this blog who became fans of Lovett’s score from Synchronicity will appreciate its synth score predecessor. It’s been almost 10 years since The Signal’s theatrical release so we find this a fitting and timely tribute. Watch the movie trailer and listen to the album featuring score by Ben Lovett below.