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La La Land has announced three new CDs expected to begin shipping next week: a greatly expanded, two-disc edition of James Newton Howard's epic score for the Road-Warrior-on-the-water futuristic adventure WATERWORLD, which also features Mark Isham's "music box" theme, the one survivor of Isham's tenure as the film's first composer; an expanded version of Alan Silvestri's score for the 1984 romantic adventure hit ROMANCING THE STONE, which began the composer's 33-years-and-counting collaboration with director Robert Zemeckis; and a two-disc set featuring the remastered LP tracks from two gorgeous later scores by the great Franz Waxman -- PEYTON PLACE and HEMINGWAY'S ADVENTURES OF A YOUNG MAN.

Intrada plans to release two new CDs next week. For those who want to know exactly what they are, go to this comment thread on our site. 


The Hitman's Bodyguard 
- Atli Orvarsson - Milan


Dave Made a Maze - Mondo Boys
Gook - Roger Suen
The Hitman’s Bodyguard - Atli Orvarsson - Score CD due Aug. 18 on Milan
The Ice Cream Truck - Michael Boateng
Lemon - Heather Christian
Liza, Liza, Skies Are Grey - Charles Bernstein
Logan Lucky - David Holmes - Song CD featuring an original score medley on Milan
Marjorie Prime - Mica Levi
The Monster Project - Emir Isilay, Pinar Toprak
The Neighborhood - Frank D'Angelo
Patti Cake$ - Jason Binnick, Geremy Jasper
Shot Caller - Antonio Pinto


August 25
The Dark Tower 
- Tom Holkenborg - Sony
The Handmaid's Tale 
- Adam Taylor - Lakeshore
Peyton Place/Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man
- Franz Waxman - La-La Land
Romancing the Stone
- Alan Silvestri - La-La Land
- James Newton Howard - La-La Land
September 1
Bushwick - Aesop Rock - Lakeshore
Castlevania - Trevor Morris - Lakeshore
Wind River 
- Nick Cave, Warren Ellis - Lakeshore
September 8
Bunyan & Babe
 - Zoe Poledouris-Roche, Angel Roche Jr. - Notefornote
Twin Peaks: The Event Series - Angelo Badalamenti - Rhino
September 15
American Assassin
 - Steven Price - Varese Sarabande
- Christopher Young - Lakeshore
Mr. Robot vol. 3 - Mac Quayle - Lakeshore
Woodshock - Peter Raeburn - Milan
September 29
Cello - Randy Kerber - Varese Sarabande
Game of Thrones: Season 7 - Ramin Djawadi - WaterTower
Loving Vincent - Clint Mansell - Milan
Popeye - Harry Nilsson, Tom Pierson - Varese Sarabande
Super Dark Times - Ben Frost - The Orchard
October 13
Black Mirror: Nosedive - Max Richter - Deutsche Grammophon
Date Unknown
Annabelle: Creation
 - Benjamin Wallfisch - Silva
Betting on Zero - Pete Anthony - Kritzerland
Doctor Who - The Daleks
- Tristram Cary - Silva
Il Relitto - Angelo Francesco Lavagnino - Alhambra
The Italian Key
 - Tuomas Kantelinen - Caldera

Tokyo Ghoul - Don Davis - Shochiku 


August 18 - Igo Kantor born (1930)
August 18 - John Debney born (1956)
August 18 - Tan Dun born (1957)
August 18 - Stuart Matthewman born (1960)
August 18 - Robert Russell Bennett died (1981)
August 18 - Jack Elliott died (2001)
August 18 - Elmer Bernstein died (2004)
August 19 - Fumio Hayasaka born (1914)
August 19 - Herman Stein born (1915)
August 19 - Luchi De Jesus born (1923)
August 19 - William Motzing born (1937)
August 19 - Ray Cooper born (1942)
August 19 - Gustavo Santaolalla born (1951)
August 19 - Elmer Bernstein begins recording his score for Desire Under the Elms (1957)
August 19 - Andre Previn begins recording his score to The Subterraneans (1959)
August 19 - Recording sessions begin for Bronislau Kaper's score for BUtterfield 8 (1960)
August 19 - Alexander Courage's score for the Star Trek episode "The Man Trap" is recorded (1966)
August 19 - Jerry Goldsmith begins recording his score to The Illustrated Man (1968)
August 19 - Jerry Fielding records his score for the Mission: Impossible episode “The Controllers” (1969)
August 19 - Lalo Schifrin begins recording his score for Telefon (1977)
August 19 - Luchi De Jesus died (1984)
August 19 - Geoff Zanelli wins the Emmy for Into the West; Sean Callery wins his second Emmy, for the 24 episode “Day 5: 6:00 a.m. – 7:00 a.m.”; Edward Shearmur wins for Masters of Horror’s main title theme (2006) 
August 20 - Raoul Kraushaar born (1908)
August 20 - Alain Goraguer born (1931)
August 20 - Stelvio Cipriani born (1937)
August 20 - Isaac Hayes born (1942)
August 20 - Ron Jones records his score for the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "The Naked Now" (1987)
August 21 - Constant Lambert died (1951)
August 21 - Basil Poledouris born (1945)
August 21 - Recording sessions begin for Hugo Friedhofer’s score for Two Flags West (1950)
August 21 - Joe Strummer born (1952)
August 21 - Walter Schumann died (1958)
August 21 - Gerald Fried records his score for the Mission: Impossible episode “The Widow” (1967)
August 21 - Angelo Francesco Lavagnino died (1987)
August 21 - Richard Band begins recording his score for Robo Warriors (1996)
August 21 - Alex Wurman wins the Emmy for his Temple Grandin score; Sean Callery wins his third Emmy, for the 24 episode score “Day 8: 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.; Wendy Melvoin and Lisa Coleman win for Nurse Jackie’s main title theme (2010)
August 22 - Stanislas Syrewicz born (1946)
August 22 - Bronislau Kaper begins recording his score for Ride, Vaquero! (1952)
August 22 - Johnny Green begins recording his score for Twilight of Honor (1963)
August 22 - James Dooley born (1976)
August 22 - Bruce Broughton begins recording his score for This Girl for Hire (1983)
August 22 - John Williams begins recording his score for the Amazing Stories episode "The Mission" (1985)
August 23 - Constant Lambert born (1905)
August 23 - Martial Solal born (1927)
August 23 - Ian Fraser born (1933)
August 23 - Willy Russell born (1947)
August 23 - Julian Nott born (1960)
August 23 - Alexandre Desplat born (1961)
August 23 - Howard Blake begins recording his score for S.O.S. Titanic (1979)
August 23 - Marvin Hatley died (1986)
August 23 - David Rose died (1990)
August 23 - Jurriaan Andriessen died (1996)
August 24 - Jean-Michel Jarre born (1948)
August 24 - Peter Kyed born (1963)
August 24 - Mark Lawrence died (1991)
August 24 - John Debney wins his first Emmy, for the Young Riders episode score “Kansas;” Richard Bellis wins for part 1 of It; Randy Newman wins his first Emmy for his Cop Rock songs (1991)


"The screenplay is at its weakest in the Boston sequences, and Riggen has a tendency to push too hard. A hospital pillow fight is an especially unconvincing stab at laughter-through-the-tears. Lovely at first but quickly overstated is Anna’s communion with a Monet canvas at a Boston museum, a moment abetted by Carlo Siliotto’s swelling score, which is more effective in its darker, suspenseful passages than when it’s plucking heartstrings. Derbez is, by contrast, successful at conveying Nurko’s combination of serious physician and performing clown for his young patients."
Sheri Linden, Hollywood Reporter
RABIN, THE LAST DAY - Amit Poznansky
"'Rabin, The Last Day,' Amos Gitai’s sprawling, scarific two-and-a-half-hour quasi-documentary on the November 1995 assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin by a young religious fanatic, Yigal Amir, after the signing of the Oslo Accords, begins by interviewing Rabin’s comrade Shimon Peres regarding the vilification the two men suffered after Oslo: 'Sedition was in the air,' Peres says. What follows is brooding aerial footage of a nighttime rally restaged in Kings of Israel -- now Rabin -- Square in Tel Aviv. The sense of spooky foreboding established by Amit Poznansky’s tense, brooding score is clinched by the sound of three shots and the evocation of chaos -- including a recreation of Rabin bleeding to death as his car speeds toward a hospital that has not even been prepped to expect his arrival."
J. Hoberman, Tablet

- Roque Banos
"But while 'Regression' does, for the most part, deliver simmering suspense -- and with Watson and Thewlis together, it’s fun (and weird) to see a mini-Harry Potter reunion -- the script often falls flat, and the film sometimes leans too heavily on the score to telegraph an ominous tone. The actual 'big twist' at the end is predictable, but for viewers looking for counter programming to typical Valentine’s Day fare, it’s probably a better option than 'The Choice.'"
C. Molly Smith, Entertainment Weekly

"Tech contributions paint the film as something of a ’90s period piece in form as well as content: Polished as the whole package is, there’s a scuzzy, VHS-era tinge to Aranyo’s high-contrast lensing, and nary a hint of postmodern horror irony to Roque Banos’ brash, lunging score. Amenabar wields enough control over his craft here to stoke hopes for a more spirited return to genre filmmaking; as it is, 'Regression' is likely to remain a largely unretrieved memory."
Guy Lodge, Variety
"'Young Messiah' is more quiet than action-driven, more sober than fantastical (that slinky Satan notwithstanding), and more dull than poetic. The presence of God in this film is communicated by a heavy-handed score, blinding rays of golden light, shots of heavenly clouds, and a child actor with a slightly worried expression. Taking the Bible’s narrow-path admonitions to heart, the result is on message, doggedly so, unburdened by human doubts, fears, ecstasy, or joy, settling instead for stiff, old-fashioned reverence. It’s not so very young at all."
Dave White, The Wrap

"Compounding Jesus’ plight are regular encounters with an apple-chomping demon (Rory Keenan) whose long blond locks and brown goatee suggest that the devil’s preferred form is 1990s-era Brad Pitt. Trying in vain to terrify and tempt Jesus, this sinister figure is the most flamboyant of the film’s many embellishments, which also include panoramas of silhouettes traveling across hillsides; shots of the 'boy angel' that segue from God’s-eye aerial perspectives to worshipful ground-level views; and endless closeups of intense eyes and faces bathed in beatific sunlight. As in his prior, equally ham-fisted 'The Stoning of Soraya M.,' director Nowrasteh employs as many over-the-top visual gestures as he can muster, all of them drenched in sweeping orchestral music and soaring crooning. The result is that, in terms of its tunics-and-beards-and-braided-hair style and from-on-high soundtrack, the film feels like a cross between a biblical 'Game of Thrones' and an Enya music video."
Nick Schager, Variety


Screenings of older films, at the following L.A. movie theaters: AMPASAmerican Cinematheque: AeroAmerican Cinematheque: EgyptianArclightLACMANew BeverlyNuartSilent Movie Theater and UCLA.

August 18
BLACK SUNDAY (Les Baxter), LISA AND THE DEVIL (Carlo Savina) [Cinematheque: Egyptian]
GET ROLLIN' [Silent Movie Theater]
HOOK (John Williams), BACK TO THE FUTURE PART II (Alan Silvestri) [Cinematheque: Aero]
THE SPY WHO LOVED ME (Marvin Hamlisch), MOONRAKER (John Barry) [New Beverly]

August 19
BLOOD AND BLACK LACE (Carlo Rustichelli), A BAY OF BLOOD (Stelvio Cipriani), EVIL EYE (Les Baxter) [Cinematheque: Egyptian]
E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL (John Wiliams) [New Beverly]
GET ROLLIN' [Silent Movie Theater]
HEAVY METAL (Elmer Bernstein) [New Beverly]
THE SPY WHO LOVED ME (Marvin Hamlisch), MOONRAKER (John Barry) [New Beverly]
TRON (Wendy Carlos) [Cinematheque: Aero]

August 20
ALWAYS (John Williams) [Cinematheque: Aero]
BLACK SABBATH (Roberto Nicolosi), KILL, BABY...KILL (Carlo Rustichell8) [Cinematheque: Egyptian]
E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL (John Wiliams) [Cinematheque: Aero]
E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL (John Williams) [New Beverly]
THE LAST HARD MEN (Jerry Goldsmith) , THE RETURN OF JOSEY WALES (Rusty Thornhill), FROM DUSK TILL DAWN 3: THE HANGMAN'S DAUGHTER (Nathan Barr) [New Beverly]
TOKYO DRIFTER (Hajime Kaburagi) [Silent Movie Theater]
12 ANGRY MEN (Kenyon Hopkins) [UCLA]

August 21
THE LAST HARD MEN (Jerry Goldsmith) , THE RETURN OF JOSEY WALES (Rusty Thornhill), FROM DUSK TILL DAWN 3: THE HANGMAN'S DAUGHTER (Nathan Barr) [New Beverly]
TOKYO DRIFTER (Hajime Kaburagi) [Silent Movie Theater]

August 22
SIDEWINDER 1 (Mundell Lowe), BULLFIGHTER (Vince Clarke) [New Beverly]
SUMMER STOCK (Johnny Green, Saul Chaplin) [LACMA]

August 23
THE HARDER THEY COME (Jimmy Cliff, Desmond Dekker) [Silent Movie Theater]
WICKED (Cliff Martinez), NIAGARA NIAGARA (Michael Timmins, Jeff Bird) [New Beverly]

August 24
CHRISTINE (John Carpenter, Alan Howarth), MAXIMUM OVERDRIVE (ACDC) [Cinematheque: Egyptian]
UGETSU (Fumio Hayasaka), THE LIFE OF OHARU (Ichiro Saito) [Cinematheque: Aero]
WICKED (Cliff Martinez), NIAGARA NIAGARA (Michael Timmins, Jeff Bird) [New Beverly]

August 25
CREEPSHOW (John Harrison), CAT'S EYE (Alan Silvestri), CREEPSHOW 2 (Les Reed) [Cinematheque: Egyptian]
DARK STAR (John Carpenter), THE THING (Ennio Morricone) [New Beverly]
FREUD (Jerry Goldsmith) [UCLA]
HALLOWEEN II (John Carpenter, Alan Howarth) [Nuart]
VIVA LA MUERTE [Silent Movie Theater]
WOMAN IN THE DUNES (Toru Takemitsu), THE FACE OF ANOTHER (Toru Takemitsu) [Cinematheque: Aero]

August 26
CUJO (Charles Bernstein), PET SEMATARY (Elliot Goldenthal), GRAVEYARD SHIFT (Anthony Marinelli, Brian Banks) [Cinematheque: Egyptian]
DARK STAR (John Carpenter), THE THING (Ennio Morricone) [New Beverly]
THE LOST WORLD: JURASSIC PARK (John Wiliams) [New Beverly]
THEY LIVE (John Carpenter, Alan Howarth) [New Beverly]
TOKYO STORY (Takanobu Saito), AN AUTUMN AFTERNOON (Takanobu Saito) [Cinematheque: Aero]

August 27
CASTLE IN THE SKY (Joe Hisaishi) [Arclight Santa Monica]
CASTLE IN THE SKY (Joe Hisaishi) [Arclight Sherman Oaks]
THE LOST WORLD: JURASSIC PARK (John Wiliams) [New Beverly]
MISERY (Marc Shaiman), THE DARK HALF (Christopher Young) [Cinematheque: Egyptian]
THE PRINCESS BRIDE (Mark Knopfler) [Cinematheque: Aero]
PRIZZI'S HONOR (Alex North), THE DEAD (Alex North) [UCLA]
RED STATE, TUSK (Christopher Drake) [New Beverly]
THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW (Richard O'Brien, Richard Hartley) [Silent Movie Theater]

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