If you were to live, die, repeat like Tom Cruise’s Edge of Tomorrow character, what would you do over and over again? BAFTA-winning Director Duncan Jones (Moon) takes us on a time-travelling ride in Source Code (watch it on VUDU), starring Jake Gyllenhaal (Zodiac, Donnie Darko). Lakeshore Records released the soundtrack to this critically-acclaimed movie, scored by Composer Chris Bacon (The Dark Knight, Blood Diamond). Expect to find a soundtrack filled with big orchestrals which underline every thrilling moment of this movie.
Gyllenhaal’s character, Colter Stevens, is a soldier who finds himself a part of a covert government computer program called “Source Code,” in which he gets to re-live the last 8 minutes of a man’s life over and over again in order to locate a Chicago commuter train bomber. He soon finds himself on a separate mission to save Christina Warren, played by Michelle Monaghan (Better Living Through Chemistry, Expecting). Source Code also stars Vera Farmiga (A&E’s Bates Motel) as Colleen Goodwin, an official from the Source Code operation who interfaces with Colter Stevens. It’s a small world: Composer Chris Bacon now scores the Bates Motel TV series.
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This week’s Lakeshore Records Pick of the Week is Zodiac, a soundtrack which features an eclectic mix of great musicians and groups from periods past: Johnny Coltrane, Donovan, Eric Burdon & The Animals, Isaac Hayes, Johnny Mathis, Marvin Gaye, Miles Davis, The Four Tops, Three Dog Night, Santana, Sly & The Family Stone, and more! Directed by David Fincher (Se7en), this film (rent it on iTunes) takes its viewers back to the period between 1968-1969, when the infamous killer, “The Zodiac” terrorized the San Francisco Bay Area.
Starring Jake Gyllenhaal (Source Code, Donnie Darko), Mark Ruffalo (Reservation Road) and Robert Downey, Jr. (A Scanner Darkly), The interplay between the three characters: an obsessed cartoonist-amateur detective, newspaper reporter and Police Inspector, respectively, adds to the tension and frustration built by one of the country’s most infamous unsolved murder mysteries.
Zodiac (Music From The Motion Picture)
01. Easy to Be Hard – Three Dog Night
02. Sky Pilot – Eric Burdon & The Animals
03. Soul Sacrifice – Santana
04. Bernadette – The Four Tops
05. (I Never Promised You A) Rose Garden – Lynn Anderson
06. I Want to Take You Higher – Sly & The Family Stone
07. Hyperbolicsyllabicsesquedalymistic – Isaac Hayes
08. Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler) – Marvin Gaye
09. Brother Louie – Stories
10. Hurdy Gurdy Man – Donovan
11. It’s Not for Me to Say – Johnny Mathis
12. Mary’s Blues – Johnn Coltrane
13. Solar – Miles Davis
14. Johnny Mann Singers – The Sound of the City
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