Looking for something to watch on Father’s Day? We mix things up a bit with three great movies with soundtracks released by Lakeshore Records: Get The Gringo (watch it on Netflix), Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D (watch it on Netflix) and World’s Greatest Dad (watch it on Netflix). Get The Gringo is scored by Antonio Pinto (Lord of War, Perfect Stranger, Snitch, The Odyssey), Spy Kids is scored by Carl Thiel (Kill Bill: Vol. 2 and Grindhouse: Planet Terror) and Director Robert Rodriguez (Machete Kills, Sin City), and World’s Greatest Dad features music by Bruce Hornsby, Peggy Lee, The Deadly Syndrome, Akron/Family, Inara George and Brenden Benson.
In Get The Gringo, A young boy (Kevin Hernandez) teaches a career criminal (Mel Gibson) how to survive inside a notorious Mexican prison. Jessica Alba (The Love Guru, Sin City), Jeremy Piven and Joel McHale (NBC’s Community, Spider-Man 2) head up Spy Kids, an adventure the whole family can enjoy. World’s Greatest Dad is a dark comedy which stars Robin Williams (Night At The Museum, August Rush) as a father who covers up his surly son’s embarrassing death, played by Daryl Sabara (John Carter, Machete).
Download The Albums!
Get The Gringo (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack): iTunes | Buy CD
Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D: iTunes | Buy CD
World’s Greatest Dad (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack): iTunes | Buy CD
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In celebration of Fathers Day we offer The Tree Of Life.
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The Tree Of Life, Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. Music by Alexandre Desplat
David Ng from the Los Angeles Times writes,
In each of his five feature films to date, Malick has used classical music as his principal soundtrack. “The Tree of Life” features selections and snippets from more than 30 individual pieces — including works by Brahms, Mahler, Bach, Górecki and Holst. They are all woven together seamlessly with the help of some original music by Alexandre Desplat.
A movie that envelops the intimate story of a family between the birth and death of the universe, “The Tree of Life” is a cosmic experience that resists easy narrative summary. The film won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival in May but has polarized critics and audiences. At its core, the movie focuses on the conflict between the natural and the spiritual worlds, which is to say that it pits the seen versus the unseen.
Malick’s choices of music stand in for the unseen in this thematic equation, though not always in obvious ways. The media-shy filmmaker is said to be a classical-music buff, along with being a birdwatcher and a hiking enthusiast. His soundtrack selections for “The Tree of Life” could spawn a lengthy essay on their own. Here are a handful of key pieces that provide the movie with some of its most musically inspired and memorable moments …
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Terrence Malick’s ‘Tree of Life’: The classical music factor