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RED (Retired Extremely Dangerous) starring Bruce Willis was released this past Friday.  Directed by Robert Schwentke (The Time Traveler’s Wife, Flightplan), RED is an action comedy about retired CIA agents that get pulled back into the game through a government conspiracy.  This is Beck’s first collaboration with Schwentke.

Beck Scores with Kings

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Chris has composed the music for the 3-minute “pump video” which is shown before every LA Kings hockey game.  The video debuted last night before the Kings’ season home opener at Staples Center.  Click here to listen!

“Waiting for ‘Superman'” in theaters today

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  “Waiting for ‘Superman’” opens today in limited release.  The film, directed by Davis Guggenheim, is a powerful and moving look at the public education crisis in America.  This is Beck’s first full-length documentary score. Listen to clips here.  

“The Greatest” in Limited Release

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Shana Feste’s drama “The Greatest” opens in limited release this weekend in New York and Los Angeles.  The film stars Pierce Brosnan, Susan Sarandon, and recent Oscar nominee Carrey Mulligan.  The intimate score features a small ensemble including Armenian duduk and plucked piano.  Listen to clips here.

Hot Tub Time Machine


The 80’s sci-fi comedy “Hot Tub Time Machine” is getting good reviews and hits theaters nationwide tomorrow.  “Hot Tub” is Beck’s first collaboration with Director Steve Pink and stars John Cusack, Rob Corddry, Craig Robinson, and Clark Duke. 

“Percy Jackson” Hits Theaters


From director Chris Columbus, “Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief” is released today in theaters across the country.  A teenager discovers he’s the descendant of a Greek god and sets out on an adventure to settle an on-going battle between the gods.  Based on the book by Rick Riordan.  The soundtrack will be released on February 16th.

“Waiting for Superman” wins the Audience Award at Sundance


Davis Guggenheim’s documentary “Waiting for Superman” won the Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival.  The documentary examines the public school system, taking a deep look at its troublesome problems and the approaches of education reformers.  This was Beck’s second collaboration with Guggenheim following his 2008 documentary short on Obama, “American Stories“.

“The Hangover” wins Golden Globe


“The Hangover” won the Golden Globe for best film comedy or musical.  This was Beck’s second collaboration with director Todd Phillips (following “School for Scoundrels“).

“The Hangover” Score Album On The Way


A special download-only release of the score to “The Hangover” will be available in conjunction with the Bluray/DVD release later this year. The soundtrack will also feature hilarious dialogue excerpts from the film. Stay tuned for more information regarding its release!

“All About Steve” Hits Theaters


From director Phil Traill and producer Sandra Bullock, “All About Steve” is released today in theaters across the country.  Mary Horowitz is a cruciverbalist (crossword puzzle constructor) who falls hard for news cameraman Steve (“The Hangover‘s” Bradley Cooper) and thinks they’re an item; unfortunately, he thinks she’s stalking him!