‘Nightcrawler’ Composer James Newton Howard Releases ‘Pawn Sacrifice’ Score, Film Stars Tobey Maguire, Peter Sarsgaard And Liev Schreiber

It has breathtaking strings and absorbing electronics that send you into the chaotic mind of a chess player, as thousands of thoughts and possibilities go through their head with each and every strategic move. -Lee Allen, soundtracksandtrailermusic.com


Lakeshore Records is very pleased to release Pawn Sacrifice (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), featuring score by eight-time Academy Award® nominee James Newton Howard — out now!  Starring Tobey Maguire (The Great Gatsby), Peter Sarsgaard (NBC’s The Slap) and Liev Schreiber (Salt), and directed by Academy Award® winner Edward Zwick, Pawn Sacrifice chronicles legendary international chess champion Bobby Fischer’s terrifying struggles with genius and madness, and the rise and fall of a kid from Brooklyn who captured the imagination of the world.

Bleecker Street presents PAWN SACRIFICE in select theaters Wednesday, September 16, 2015 (find a theater).



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Bleecker Street presents PAWN SACRIFICE in select theaters September 16, 2015 (find a theater).



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