Wanted (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) is out now on Lakeshore Records. Download here: [iTunes]
This week, we revisit Danny Elfman’s score for Wanted, starring James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman, Angelina Jolie and Terence Stamp. Den Of Geek says of the track, “The Little Things” is “a slithering, Cult-like rock anthem that’s just as curvaceous and sexy as Wanted star, Angelina Jolie.” Enough said.
If you want to keep up with Danny Elfman’s recent work, his latest score can be found in The End Of The Tour movie, starring Jason Segel and Jesse Eisenberg, available now on DVD and On Demand (get it on iTunes Movies). The End Of The Tour (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) is out now on Lakeshore Records.
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Academy Award-nominated composer Danny Elfman, who scored Wanted and Nacho Libre—both Lakeshore Records releases–is best known for his scores to 16 Tim Burton films. This year, his concert, “Danny Elfman’s Music From The Films Of Tim Burton” returns on October 31 to November 1 at the Nokia Theater L.A. Live, and November 2 at the Honda Center of Anaheim (get tickets at AXS.com, Ticketmaster.com & Ticketmaster outlets). Also now open: “The Nightmare Before Christmas 4D” movie experience: now through November 2 at the El Capitan Theater (tickets at ElCapitanTickets.com or 1-800-Disney6).
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If you’re planning on watching Angelina Jolie play a fantasy character bent on revenge in Maleficent, here’s your chance to dose up on more of her movies: Mr. & Mrs. Smith and Wanted are now available for rent on iTunes. Both soundtracks to these films are released by Lakeshore Records and feature a great compilation of artist tracks. Look out for music by Joe Strummer & mescaleros, Soft Cell, Pink Martini, and more on the Mr. & Mrs. Smith soundtrack. A separate score album featuring music by Academy Award-nominated John Powell (Fair Game, Jumper) is a must listen. Wanted is scored by Academy Award-nominated Composer Danny Elfman (Nacho Libre, Corpse Bride). Known for his television score for The Simpsons and numerous movies, Elfman is also notably recognized as the frontman of cult southern California ’80s band, Oingo Boingo.
Wanted (rent it on iTunes) – Co-starring James McAvoy (Penelope, X-Men: First Class) and Morgan Freeman (Feast of Love) is about an unsuspecting average guy (played by McAvoy) who turns out to be the son of a super assassin. Captured by an elite society of assassins, he is paired by the limber and cat-like “Fox”, played by Jolie. Besides memorable, gravity-defying action sequences, the ability for these assassins to arc a bullet with a unique shooting technique is a fun part of this movie. Download The Album: iTunes | Buy CD
Mr. & Mrs. Smith (rent it on iTunes) – Co-starring Brad Pitt (Killing Them Softly, Tree of Life), this movie is about two undercover spies who happen to be married to each other. They eventually discover each other’s occupation through their latest mission.
Download The Album: iTunes | Buy CD
Download the Score Album: iTunes