★★★★ “The snappy rhythm of Jamie Gross’ editing makes the girls’ adventure feel like it’s flying by to the infectious beats of Gorillaz’s Dan the Automator.” – Monica Castillo, RogerEbert.com
A New York Times Critic’s Pick film, Olivia Wilde’s coming-of-age comedy, Booksmart, opens in theaters everywhere! Featuring score by cult hip-hop producer Dan “The Automator” Nakamura (Deltron 3030, Handsome Boy Modeling School), the score album releases digitally worldwide on Lakeshore Records. Listen below!
Olivia Wilde’s highly-anticipated “hilarious, sharp, endearing” film (Joi Childs, /Film), Booksmart, opens in theaters everywhere this Friday, May 24! Ahead of the score album release also on Friday, Lakeshore Records is giving film music fans an advance peek at the forthcoming Various Artists album to be released on vinyl (an Urban Outfitters exclusive) and a listen to another score track by the film’s composer, Dan “The Automator” Nakamura entitled, “One Night Left”. Check out the exclusives now at Slash Film! See the track list and more below.
Bear McCreary’s music matches the film in its epic aspirations, its catastrophic campiness and its ardent intimacy. – Patrick Phillips, Cut Print Film
Patrick Phillips at Cut Print Film reviews Bear McCreary’s score to Colossal, starring Anne Hathaway, Jason Sudeikis and Dan Stevens. If you haven’t gone out to see the new Nacho Vigalondo-directed kaiju film with a twist, then read the full review at Cut Print Film, which shines the light on several cues from the soundtrack.
The movie’s aesthetics are terrific, particularly the emotionally intense score from ever-reliable Battlestar Galactica composer Bear McCreary. – Tasha Robinson, The Verge
Soundtracking veteran Bear McCreary’s score is so good it even gets a bizarro-reference within the film. – Nathan Mattise, Ars Technica
It’s indeed a wonder that the movie works as well as it does, flowing smoothly from scene to scene, with an intense music score from Bear McCreary to back it up and some very good sunlit cinematography work by Eric Kress. – Catch News
Lakeshore Records is pleased to release Colossal (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), out now digitally and coming soon to CD and vinyl! The album features score by Bear McCreary (10 Cloverfield Lane, The Boy, TV’s “The Walking Dead”). See full album details below.
Film music critic Daniel Schweiger gets the scoop on Bear McCreary’s monster of a score to Colossal, out Friday, April 7 on Lakeshore Records! Bear reveals he chose “not to revisit any classic monster movies scores” and chose to focus the music on “Gloria” (played by Anne Hathaway). Read the full interview here at Film Music Magazine.
Lakeshore Records will release the soundtrack digitally on April 7 (pre-order here), with the CD to follow on May 12. Mondo will release the vinyl in May; more details coming soon. See more album details below.
NEON presents COLOSSAL, in New York/LA theaters Friday, April 7 (get tickets).