Weekly Soundtrack Rundown 20/01/19

Films, TV shows and their soundtracks to look forward to this week.



25 January 2019

This Friday is a big night for the big screen with three notable releases coming to UK cinemas. The first of which is Clint Eastwood's latest work as director, The MuleThe story of an elderly Korean war veteran caught working for the Mexican drug cartel is underscored by jazz musician and composer Arturo Sandoval. The soundtrack is not currently available.

Also out on Friday is Adam McKay's latest feature starring Christian Bale, Amy Adams and Steve Carell, Vice. The story of the Vice President to George W. Bush is underscored by Nicholas Britell. Britell was nominated for an Oscar in 2017 for the legendary Moonlight (2016) and was recently nominated for a BAFTA for If Beale Street Could Talk (2018).  Judging by his previous success, this score should be note-worthy.

The final film out on Friday is Karyn Kusama's Destroyer, the story of a police detective and her search for peace, starring Nicole Kidman. American composer Theodore Shapiro has taken the musical helm who is known for scores for such films as Collateral Beauty (2016), Ghostbusters (2016) and Central Intelligence (2016).


24 January 2019

This week is a little quiet in terms of TV premieres. This Thursday, however, will see the return of Tim Roth as detective Jim Worth in Tin Star. British composer Adrian Corker is set to also return for the second series, who has scored a fair number of TV series including Clean Break and The Village.

25 January 2019

If you fancy staying in on Friday, the final episodes of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt are finally coming to Netflix UK. American composers Jeff Richmond and Giancarlo Vulcano have scored the finale. The soundtrack is not currently available.

If you don't have Netflix, the ninth series of Bob's Burgers is coming to Comedy Central, scored by the series writer, Loren Bouchard. Bouchard has also composed scores for TV series Lucy: The Daughter of the DevilAssy McGee and Home Movies.

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