This soundtrack to one of Robin Williams ’s last films opens with Rufus Wainwright singing “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” backed by a 55-piece orchestra. The album then features mostly to hip holiday originals like Anna Su ’s mischievous “Santa Will Be Flying Over the Moon,” Spencer Shapeero ’s meditative “The Weather Outside” and FM Radio’s galloping “More Than I Wished For.” Mr. Wainwright returns at the end with his own “Christmas Is for Kids.” A cozy collection of cutting-edge noëls.
–The Wall Street Journal
A Merry Friggin’ Christmas (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) is a holiday album which features new recordings of Christmas standards and holiday music alternatives.
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Director: Tristram Shapeero. Cast: Joel McHale, Lauren Graham, Clark Duke, Oliver Platt, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Tim Heidecker, Candice Bergen and Robin Williams. Boyd Mitchler and his family must spend Christmas with his estranged family of misfits. Upon realizing that he left all his son’s gifts at home, he hits the road with his dad in an attempt to make the 8-hour round trip before sunrise.
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Make it a Zach Braff movie night: The Last Kiss (on demand via HBO GO) centers around a confused almost 30-year-old man (Zach Braff) who experiences a personal crisis when he discovers that his girlfriend (Jacinda Barrett) is pregnant just as a young college student (Rachel Bilson) starts pursuing him. The endearing dramedy comes with an awesome soundtrack released by Lakeshore Records! Preview the album below. Then, watch Wish I Was Here, out in select theaters. Braff plays a 30-something man who reaches a crossroads and begins to examine his life and his family.
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