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William H. Macy’s Acclaimed ‘Rudderless’ Movie Debuts On Starz, Own The Soundtrack!

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The most pleasantly surprising element of Rudderless is its soundtrack. The songs, most of which are actually performed by the Rudderless band (Crudup, Yelchin, Ben Kweller, and Ryand Dean, and primarily written by Simon Steadman and Charlton Pettus) are melodious and endearing, both humorous and moving. Crudup and Yelchin prove talented musicians. – Under The Radar

 

Director William H. Macy’s directorial debut in Rudderless, is now available On Demand via Starz — watch it tonight on Starz Edge at 10:10 p.m. ET!  Starring Billy Crudup, Anton Yelchin, Felicity Huffman, Selena Gomez and Laurence Fishburne, and rocker Ben Kweller (who made his acting debut), film critic Daniel Schweiger says, “Not since Prince’s end set of Purple Rain has a movie singer ripped his guts out to such powerful effect, if done here to understandably more lyrically strumming resonance for one of this year’s most powerfully moving film scenes.”

The critically-acclaimed Rudderless Soundtrack also features performances by the Rudderless Band (Billy Crudup, Anton Yelchin, Ben Kweller, Ryan Dean).

Paramount Home Media presents RUDDERLESS, available now on Starz (check availability), On Demand (rent it on iTunes) and on Blu-ray/DVD (get it here).

 

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Hot On iTunes: See ‘Song One’ And ‘Rudderless’ Available Now On VOD

Weekend Survival Kit: Watch Song One And Rudderless on iTunes as the albums climb the charts!

Here’s your weekend survival kit: make some popcorn, grab a comfy pillow, and settle in for these Lakeshore Records releases, climbing the iTunes charts this weekend!

What’s Hot On VOD:

Song One (rent/buy movie on iTunes)

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Rudderless (rent/buy movie on iTunes)

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Rudderless Arrives On DVD

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Both Albums Charting on the Itunes Top 20 Soundtracks!

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Rudderless: William H. Macy’s Critically Acclaimed Film Arrives On DVD (January 20), Download The Hit Album Today

Rudderless: William H. Macy’s Critically-Acclaimed Film Starring Billy Crudup, Felicity Huffman and Anton Yelchin, Arrives On DVD (January 20), Own The Hit Album Which Charted To #5 On iTunes!

 

So good are Rudderless’ sets that one could easily imagine the band becoming the real deal, especially lead singer Cudrup, whose delivery of the emotionally climactic “Sing Along” makes one feel the ghost of John Lennon as much as it does his character’s son. Not since Prince’s end set of PURPLE RAIN  has a movie singer ripped his guts out to such powerful effect, if done here to understandably more lyrically strumming resonance for one of this year’s most powerfully moving film scenes. -Daniel Schweiger, AssignmentX

 

Rudderless, the critically-acclaimed film directed by William H. Macy (on his directorial debut) and starring Billy Crudup, Felicity Huffman and Anton Yelchin, is now available on DVD (order Rudderless here) and digital download (rent it on iTunes).  Featuring on-screen performances by co-stars Billy Crudup, Anton Yelchin and Ben Kweller as the Rudderless band, the idea that music heals — whether that be for a grieving father or a young man who needs someone to believe in him — is a theme that resounded with movie audiences.

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A grieving father in a downward spiral stumbles across a box of his recently deceased son’s demo tapes and lyrics. Shocked by the discovery of this unknown talent, he forms a band in the hope of finding some catharsis. [IMDB]

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Rudderless Soundtrack Available Tomorrow Ft. Billy Crudup, Anton Yelchin, Ben Kweller & Selena Gomez, Original Score By Eef Barzelay

So let it be known throughout the land: William H. Macy has balls of steel. In addition to juggling a busy, successful film and television career, he’s taken on a new role — filmmaker. His first feature film, “Rudderless”, is a poignant story that explores finding happiness in the midst of loss and pain. And you know what? It’s really damn good. –The Playlist

 

The highly anticipated soundtrack to Rudderless is available tomorrow on iTunes.  In William H. Macy’s directorial debut, Billy Crudup plays Sam, a former high-profile advertising executive whose life is torn apart by the sudden death of his son. Living off the grid on a docked sailboat, he wastes away his days while drowning his pain in alcohol. When Sam discovers a box filled with his son’s demo tapes and lyrics, his own child’s musical talent is a revelation for him, a grieving father yearning to reconnect with his son. He begins to explore his son’s unknown talent, obsessively learning his songs, until one day he decides to play one of them at a local bar. The song captivates Quentin, a young musician (Anton Yelchin) in the audience, and the two unlikely friends decide to form a rock ‘n’ roll band called Rudderless that becomes surprisingly popular and revitalizes both of their lives.

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Rudderless (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack): iTunes | Pre-order CD


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Related: Director William H. Macy Talks To HuffPo About The Importance Of Music…

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Director William H. Macy Talks To HuffPo About ‘Rudderless’ & The Importance Of Music In Film, Pre-order The Soundtrack

In an interview for The Huffington Post, William H. Macy talks about one of the most important things he did in preparation for his directorial debut in Rudderless:

The music was the other big great white shark that I was afraid of. I looked at a lot of films that have music in them and I faulted many of them because they were lovely films but the music wasn’t great. It wasn’t scintillating. It wasn’t as good as the film. I realized that’s the first decision I have to make and it’s the first thing I did. – William H. Macy.  Read the full story at Huffington Post.

 

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Rudderless marks William H. Macy’s directorial debut and stars Billy Crudup, Anton Yelchin, Felicity Huffman, Selena Gomez and Laurence Fishburne, and rocker Ben Kweller makes his acting debut.  The Rudderless Band is Billy Crudup, Anton Yelchin, Ben Kweller and Ryan Dean.

‘Over Your Shoulder’ From ‘Rudderless’ Soundtrack Premieres On Entertainment Weekly

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