the sunlit night soundtrack

Sometimes the music can make or break the movie, and Jenny Slate-starring comedy-drama The Sunlit Night certainly has great music behind it. Directed by David Wnendt and scored by Enis RotthoffThe Sunlit Night premiered at the Sundance Film Festival last year and finally received a VOD release last month. Now Scoring Records is set to release The Sunlit Night soundtrack this week.

/Film has an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the making of The Sunlit Night score ahead of the soundtrack’s release tomorrow.

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alan menken egot

Only 16 people in history have achieved EGOT status, and Disney Legend Alan Menken has finally joined their ranks. The longtime Disney composer behind the scores and songs for films like The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, and Aladdin has scored the coveted EGOT (winning an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Award) with a Daytime Emmy Award for Disney Channel’s Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventure.

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The Mandalorian Vinyl Soundtrack and TRON Legacy 10th Anniversary Re-Release

Comic-Con at Home may not be as thrilling as the usual convention fun that comes out of San Diego, but there are still some exciting reveals coming out of the virtual panels that have been released over the past few days. In fact, last night’s Mondo panel for the Art of Soundtracks teased two upcoming releases that will be must-haves for collectors of vinyl soundtracks.

Though details are still being finalized for both of these releases, Mondo provided a sneak peek at a massive vinyl box set for score from the first season of The Mandalorian, as well as a 10th anniversary release of Daft Punk‘s score from TRON Legacy. Get a look at both of these slick new vinyl releases below. Read More »

the mandalorian theme

Following in the footsteps of John Williams is no easy feat. But Ludwig Goransson manages to do that and leave his own stamp on the Star Wars musical legacy with his score for The Mandalorian. In a new clip released by Disney+, Goransson performs the Mandalorian theme from inside the LED set they used to film the Star Wars TV series. Watch Goransson show off his best rockstar self in the music video below.

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black is king teaser

The Queen has returned. A year after Disney’s CG remake of The Lion King hit theaters alongside Beyoncé‘s accompanying music album inspired by the iconic songs of the animated film, Disney suddenly announced that the music superstar is releasing a visual album, Black is King, on Disney+. Written and directed by Beyoncé, Black is King takes songs from her The Lion King-inspired album The Gift and “reimagines the lessons of The Lion King for today’s young kings and queens in search of their own crowns.” Watch the Black is King teaser below.

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da 5 bloods playlist

In case you forgot (there’s a lot going on right now), we’re getting a new Spike Lee Joint this week, and that’s exciting. Lee’s Da 5 Bloods arrives on Netflix this Friday, telling the story of four African-American Vietnam veterans who return to Vietnam on a mission to retrieve the body of their Squad Leader – and some buried gold, too. Ahead of the film’s release, Lee dropped Da 5 Bloods playlist on Spotify, featuring music from the film and tracks of Lee himself talking about the project.

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shirley soundtrack

Shirley, a fictional portrait of The Haunting of Hill House author Shirley Jackson, is one of the year’s most fascinating movies, and it comes accompanied with an unconventional, hypnotic score courtesy of Tamar-kali (Mudbound). Ahead of Shirley‘s impending release, we’re debuting an exclusive track from the Shirley score. Hear it below. 

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spellbound composer

Alan Menken can never take a break from being a Disney Legend, but the Oscar-winning composer and lyricist can take a break from scoring a Disney movie every now and then. Menken is lending his extraordinary talents to Skydance Animation’s upcoming Spellbound, an animated musical fantasy that sounds right up the composer’s wheelhouse.

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once were brothers giveaway

Daniel Roher’s documentary Once Were BrothersRobbie Robertson and The Band offers an intimate, never-before-seen look into the early years of the Bob Dylan-backing band that would become musical legends in their own right. After debuting to positive reviews at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival, Once Were Brothers hit limited theaters in February 2020.

But fans of The Band can get another chance to show their love for the roots rock group with a Once Were Brothers giveaway contest that we’re hosting at /Film. Find out how you can win a Blu-ray of Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and the Band, an LP of Robbie Robertson’s Sinematic, The Band’s 50th anniversary box set, and the New York Times bestselling memoir Testimony below.

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the high note song

Tracee Ellis Ross comes from Supremes lineage, but the actress has worked hard to set herself apart from her music superstar mother, Diana Ross. But she’ll be channeling a little of her mother with the upcoming workplace dramedy The High Note, directed by Late Night filmmaker Nisha Ganatra. In The High Note, Ross plays legendary pop diva Grace Davis, who yearns to do more than Vegas residencies and performances of her greatest hits. With the help of ambitious assistant Maggie (Dakota Johnson), she decides to record a new album. Focus Features has released one of the songs performed by Ross’ fictional diva in The High Note, in which she channels a little of the real-life diva she’s related to.

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