Film Music Mag: AWAKEN

It’s a VOD rumble in the island jungle as a bunch of human hunters once again make the big mistake of having a most dangerous game, here with the statuesque Kiev-born starlet Natalie Burn (“The Expendables III,” “Criminal”), who also produced, wrote and nicely sings “Awaken’s” rocking end credit song to boot). Before then, it’s a ferocious, primally percussive body count as booby-trapped with a wealth of ethnic energy by composers Brian Ralston and Kays Al-Atrakchi. Having previously shown an affinity for bringing Native American instruments to lacrosse with Perseverance’s release of “Crooked Arrows,” Ralston is all over the globe when bringing in an array of lethal percussion to serve as blunt instruments for one chauvinist pig after the other get impaled with in their increasingly dwindling pursuit.