Ghostbuster Composer Theodore Shapiro On Scoring Comedies Like Central Intelligence And Zoolander 2 ‘With A Straight Face’ | NPR


Whether he’s working with the war-ravaged jungles of Tropic Thunder, the athletic glory of Dodgeball or the sultry espionage in Spy, Shapiro says that when he scores a comedy, he wants to make viewers care the way they would with a drama. – NPR


Over the years, Lakeshore Records has released numerous scores by composer Theodore Shapiro.  From the recent Central Intelligence (get it here) to Zoolander 2, or comedy classics like Tropic Thunder and Blades of Glory, we love NPR’s observation (read the story here) about Theodore’s treatment of his comedy scores.  He explains, “I feel like comedies often work best when the audience is just simply invested in those movies as stories.”

Which are your favorite Theodore Shapiro score albums?  Preview some of Theodore Shapiro’s best-known comedy scores below!

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Dough: Pre-order Lorne Balfe’s Score To Feel-Good Jonathan Pryce Comedy!


Pre-order The ‘Dough’ Soundtrack: [iTunes]


Lakeshore Records will release Dough (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), digitally on July 29.  The album features score by Lorne Balfe, Grammy Award®-winning, EMMY and BAFTA-nominated film composer from Inverness Scotland known for such scores as Terminator Genisys, Beyond: Two Souls and Dreamworks Animations’ The Penguins of Madagascar.  Read our previous announcement about Dough.  See track listings and preview the album below.

Menemsha Films presents DOUGH, available on Digital HD July 26 (pre-order on iTunes here) and coming soon to Blu-ray/DVD and VOD!

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Narcos: Pre-order The Various Artists Soundtrack To The Emmy-Nominated Series!


Pre-order Narcos (More Music From The Netflix Original Series): [Vol. 1][Vol. 2]

Lakeshore Records will release the two-volume various artists soundtrack to the Emmy- and Golden Globe-nominated series, Narcos — digitally on Friday, August 5.  The album features music of the era from the hit Netflix Original Series! See track listings and preview the album below on iTunes.

All episodes of NARCOS Season 1 now streaming on Netflix.  Season 2 premieres on Friday, September 2.

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Captain Fantastic: Composer Alex Somers Talks About His Collaboration With Jonsi And Sindri Of Sin Fang | Huffington Post

Download The ‘Captain Fantastic’ Score Here: [iTunes]

Captain Fantastic (Music From The Film) is out now on Lakeshore Records, featuring score by Alex Somers!  Learn more about how this amazing album was made, from director Matt Ross’ early inspiration of using music by Sigur Rós and Jónsi and Alex’s music from the Riceboy Sleeps album, to the resulting soundtrack which incorporates contributions by friends Jónsi and Sindri of Sin Fang (who contributes vocals), now on Mike Ragogna’s piece at Huffington Post!

The score album is also available now on CD (pre-order here) and on collectible deluxe vinyl here.

Bleecker Street presents CAPTAIN FANTASTIC, in theaters now (find a theater)!

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Mark Isham’s Score For ‘Septembers Of Shiraz’ Out Now, Film Stars Salma Hayek And Adrien Brody Now On Digital!


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Lakeshore Records is very pleased to release Septembers of Shiraz (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), available now digitally and coming soon on CD (pre-order here).  The album features score by Academy Award® nominee and EMMY® and GRAMMY® winner Mark Isham.  See full album details below.

Momentum Pictures presents SEPTEMBERS OF SHIRAZ, available now on Digital (rent it on iTunes here).

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