Ahead of Focus Features’ Pride Month livestreaming event for Dee Rees’ 2011 Sundance film, Pariah, Lakeshore Records is featuring the soundtrack this week for Free Music Fridays! The album features a compilation of songs from the film such as “My Neck, My Back” by Khia, “Pearl” by Tamar-kali, “Do You” by Kandi Cole, and more.
Focus Features will live stream Pariah on Facebook Live on Monday, June 29, followed by a Q&A with cast members. See details below to get your album download link and livestream details.
Marcelo Zarvos’ score to Dark Waters debuts on all major digital music services worldwide! Check out this Q&A with Marcelo in which he sheds light on his collaboration with Academy Award®-nominated Director Todd Haynes — himself no stranger to working on music-centric films [see his Academy Award®-nominated Velvet Goldmine (1998) and I’m Not There (2007) movies]. “Todd’s approach to music in film is so complex and sophisticated,” says Zarvos. Read the full Q&A at Focus Features online. Dark Waters – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is out now digtially on Lakeshore Records. See album links and more below.
Based on a 2016 New York Times Magazine article, Todd Haynes’ Dark Waters thriller stars Mark Ruffalo as Rob Bilott, a corporate defense attorney who flipped sides to take on DuPont for dumping toxic waste in West Virginia.
“A David-vs.-Goliath legal thriller for our times.” – Rolling Stone
Ahead of the theatrical release of Todd Hayne’s forthcoming film, Dark Waters, listen to the end credits track by EMMY®-nominated Composer Marcelo Zarvos (Fences, Wonder, Reaching For The Moon, The Words) now exclusively at Slash Film! Lakeshore Records will release Dark Waters – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack digitally on Friday, November 22! See the full album tracklist, the pre-save link and more below.
Even in the film’s darkest moments, Todd Haynes and I wanted to make sure we never forget the real human cost of what happened in West Virginia. And I believe we managed to achieve that in this score, to keep the film grounded in human emotion at all times, while being faced with some of the darkest and most disturbing facts that affect literally 99% percent of human beings all over our planet.” – Marcelo Zarvos
In this edition of Throwback Thursday, we take a look back at one of Joaquin Phoenix’s vintage movies, Reservation Road, featuring score by acclaimed composer Mark Isham! The film was released almost exactly 10 years prior to his latest film, You Were Never Really Here. Helmed by Hotel Rwanda and The Promise Director Terry George, the film also stars Jennifer Connolly and Mark Ruffalo. It’s another dark and moody film to add to your Joaquin Phoenix movie queue. Have you been a long-time follower of Joaquin Phoenix’s career?
In 2008, Lakeshore Records interviewed composer Mark Isham, Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee known for his score to Best Picture Oscar Winner, Crash, and Golden Globe nominated film Bobby (out on Lakeshore Records), among many others. Listen now (below) as he speaks about scoring the emotional thriller starring Joaquin Phoenix, Elle Fanning, Jennifer Connelly and Mark Ruffalo.