Did someone say free? Yes, Drive, the Academy Award®-nominated film that came to influence filmmakers in subsequent years, enable the proliferation of the synthwave music scene, and more, can now be seen in its entirety on the new IMDb Freedive service! The only catch is you’ll have to deal with a few commercials, but who cares because, free.
Director Nicolas Winding Refn won the Best Director award at Cannes at its premiere, and the film would go on to win many other awards and nominations, including Best Score at the International Film Music Critics Award, nominations for Best Score at the World Soundtrack Awards and LA Film Critic’s Association Awards, and earning an Oscar® Nomination (Best Achievement in Sound Editing)!
The iconic Drive – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack featuring score by Cliff Martinez is available now: [Download/Listen/Buy]
Available for one more day, BBC 2 will air Drive, Nicolas Winding Refn’s neon-noir drama starring Ryan Gosling (Only God Forgives), Carey Mulligan (Suffragette), Bryan Cranston (Trumbo), Christina Hendricks (Lost River), Ron Perlman (Stonewall), with Oscar Isaac (Ex-Machina), and Albert Brooks (A Most Violent Year). Featuring the wildly popular soundtrack with a score by Cliff Martinez, this “fairy tale” about Los Angeles, as Winding Refn once said of his film, is continues to make waves on iTunes, currently charting to #7 in Ireland’s iTunes Soundtrack chart. For those who cannot access BBC 2, you can now rent Drive on iTunes Movies.
Esquire Magazine reminisces on 12 years of memorable movie soundtracks, inspired by the period in which Boyhood takes place. For 2011, Drive (scored by Cliff Martinez) claims the spot as the most memorable soundtrack of that year. Thank you Esquire! Read the full list at Esquire.com. Which soundtracks would you have chosen for each year? Tell us in the comments below!
Watch Album Preview On YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A9J4R4KYv-s
Why it works: This one is technically more of a score than a soundtrack, but former Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Cliff Martinez created a brilliant collection of songs that easily stand on their own (with a few guest spots, too).
Whether you’re an avid NASCAR fan or the casual race car enthusiast, we think these four adrenaline-fueled movies are worth adding to your online viewing queue: Drive (watch on Crackle), Faster (watch on Amazon Instant Video), Gamer (watch on HitBliss) and Hit & Run (watch on Netflix). Go ahead: flood your airwaves with these Lakeshore Recordssoundtracks. Access the music downloads below!