New soundtracks this week: Nathaniel Mechaly’s score to O.G., Randy Miller’s score to Hellraiser III, and Thomas Ades’ score to Colette comes to CD. Also, keep reading for a peek at forthcoming new releases to new feature films!
Digital New Releases:
O.G. – [Download/Listen]
Score by Nathaniel Méchaly.
O.G. premiered at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival, where Wright won the award for Best Actor in a U.S. Narrative Feature Film. Theothus Carter and William Fichtner also star. O.G. features score by award-winning Composer Nathaniel Méchaly, known for his scores to the Taken film franchise and two-time Academy Award®-nominated film, The Grandmaster, among many others. O.G. – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack also features music by Wayne Kramer, Matt Matre Sawaya & The Pendleton Praise Team.
HBO presents O.G., now on HBO Go and HBO Now!
Born in 1972, Nathaniel Mechaly studied the cello, chamber music and electro acoustic composing in Paris, Marseille, and Boulogne National Academies of Music. Mechaly signed his first cinematic score in 2004 with Raphaël Nadjari ‘s film AVANIM and later went on to compose music for many other films including REVOLVER by Guy Ritchie and contributed to the success of the TAKEN Trilogy 1, 2 and 3 (the music won 5 BMI AWARDS in London and L.A.).
Méchaly is also an accomplished composer in music for theatre and contemporary dance. In 2014, he was granted with Shigeru UMEBAYASHI the BEST COMPOSER AWARD at the 8th Asian Film Festival and a BEST ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK AWARD at the 33th Hong-Kong Film Festival for their work on film The Grandmaster directed by Wong Kar Wai.
HELLRAISER III: HELL ON EARTH (Remastered Anniversary Edition) – [Download/Listen]
Score by Randy Miller.
“There is a secret song at the center of the world, Joey, and its sound is like razors through flesh.”
Lakeshore Records follows up its anniversary reissues of scores from the Hellraiser film franchise with Hellraiser III: Hell On Earth – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, featuring score by Randy Miller (The Marvel Experience, Without Limits) and performed by the Mosfilm State Orchestra and Choir! Miller has collaborated with notable filmmakers such as Robert Towne, Zhang Yimou, Oliver Stone, Sir Anthony Hopkins, Tom Cruise, Sam Raimi, David Eick and Robert G. Tapert.
Hellraiser III is ranked the No. 3 best Hellraiser film, according to Nerdist.
The Clive Barker film was released in 1992 and stars Doug Bradley (Pinhead/Captain Elliot Spencer), Terry Farrell Kevin Bernhardt and Paula Marshall. The film is ranked as the No. 3 best Hellraiser film, according to Nerdist. Directed by Anthony Hickox (Waxworks), the film is available now on Blu-ray/DVD and Digital (watch on iTunes).
COLETTE (CD) – [order]
Score by Thomas Ades.
From its gorgeous costumes by Andrea Flesch and shimmering camerawork by Giles Nuttgens to a score of surpassing beauty by British composer Thomas Adès, Colette is a movie that dazzles the senses. – Rolling Stone
The sweeping score and gorgeous Parisian settings complement the film’s quick dialogue and verve. – Elle Magazine
One of England’s most distinguished concert composers tried his hand at film music for the first time this year, and the result was the charming and period-appropriate music for Keira Knightley in “Colette,” about the turn-of-the-century French novelist. – Variety
Available now in un-compressed digital audio CD is the soundtrack to New York Times Critic’s Pick film, Colette, starring Keira Knightley as Nobel Prize-nominated French novelist, Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette! Colette movie received numerous awards and nominations including four British International Film Association (BIFA) including Best Actress for Keira Knightley , Indie Spirit Award nomination for Best Screenplay, and won Best Original Score for Composer Thomas Adès at this year’s Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMA)!
Bleecker Street presents COLETTE, available now on Blu-ray and DVD (get it here).
Digital New Pre-orders:
FIVE FEET APART – [Download/Listen]
Score by Brian Tyler & Breton Vivian.
Performed by up and coming pop singer Kate Davis, her version of the classic jazz standard “My Baby Just Cares For Me” gets a poignant and rousing update for the soundtrack to the film Five Feet Apart – RJ Frometa, Vents Magazine
Lakeshore Records is set to release Five Feet Apart—Original Motion Picture Soundtrack digitally March 15 composed by Brian Tyler (Crazy Rich Asians, What Men Want) and Breton Vivian. In addition, an exclusive version of “My Baby Just Cares for Me” performed by Kate Davis is available as an instant gratification track on all preorders beginning March 1. Directed by Justin Baldoni (Jane the Virgin, Madam Secretary), the film starring Haley Lu Richardson and Cole Sprouse
CBS Films and Lionsgate present FIVE FEET APART, in theaters March 15 (get tickets).
FIVE FEET APART (DELUXE) – [Download/Listen]
Score by Brian Tyler & Breton Vivian + Featuring Kate Davis’ “My Baby Just Cares For Me”.
GIANT LITTLE ONES – [Download/Listen]
Score by Michael Brook.
Flawless… adolescence with an authenticity rarely seen – The Film Stage
Finally… a film about teenage sexuality with something intelligent to say. – Toronto Star
Coming March 15 via Lakeshore Records is Michael Brook’s score to Giant Little Ones, which debuted at Toronto International Film Festival and received a People’s Choice Award nomination! Directed by Keith Behrman, the film went on to win the Audience Award for Best International Feature and Dragon Award in the International Competition at Göteborg Film Festival.
Golden Globe®: Nominee Michael Brook is known for his scores to Academy Award Nominated films Brooklyn and Into The Wild. Stay tuned for more album news!
Franky Winter (Josh Wiggins) and Ballas Kohl (Darren Mann) have been best friends since childhood. They are high school royalty: handsome, stars of the swim team and popular with girls. They live a perfect teenage life – until the night of Franky’s epic 17th birthday party, when Franky and Ballas are involved in an unexpected incident that changes their lives forever.
Giant Little Ones is a heartfelt and intimate coming-of-age story about friendship, self-discovery and the power of love without labels.
Vertical Entertainment presents GIANT LITTLE ONES, in theaters Friday, March 15 (get tickets).