MAKE IT FUNKY! tells the story of New Orleans through words, sound and picture in this extraordinary documentary featuring the best of New Orleans\' musicians, plus special guests Ahmet Ertegun, Bonnie Raitt, and Keith Richards.
It\'s \'Footloose\' meets \'Mean Girls\' as high school freshman Bloom moves to a town where there\'s no place to dance - except the school dance team! But when the boyfriend of the team\'s lead ...
The Knoxville, Tennessee-set film, written by Bronson, is a dark comedy about a father (Knoxville) struggling to keep his once lucrative Tennessee golfing empire intact when his estranged 14-year-old daughter (a gifted musician) is unexpectedly left in his care.
Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble burn it up at the El Mocambo, a small club, performing a small set list. During the concert Vaughan pulls off some Hendrix style guitar heroics. He does whammy bar tricks, bangs it on he floor, and makes noises with it. He also plays it behind his back.
Six couples in love must face different problems caused by love itself. Do they resolve their issues and face life anew, or do they succumb under pressure ?
Lewis is a young Sydney amateur theater director at his first experience: he is offered a job with a Governmental program for the rehabilitation of mentally ill patients in a Sydney ...
A Grateful Dead concert, focusing more on the band itself than on the odd collection of fans that attend their events.
The story of the Scottish indie labels Fast Product and Postcard Records.
Concert recorded at the NEC in Birmingham, UK in December 1989.
Liberty Smith is the perfect running mate. She\'s American as apple pie, sings like an angel, and is the daughter of a prominent \"family values\" preacher - exactly what a floundering presidential campaign needs to energize its conservative base and rally the faithful. But when political novice Liberty falls for her spin doctor, who turns out to be female, is plastard all on cable news. What a catastrophe! Now Liberty must choose between the life she\'s known, and the love she can\'t be able live without, with all of America watching.
Elvis Presley has now been out for making movies for many years, now he makes a comeback in 1968.
Explores the creative process of Nick Cave and his band as the singer struggles an unspoken personal tragedy.
An account of The Beatles during the Hamburg years, their signing with Brian Epstein and their inevitable rise during the early sixties.
Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.
Kosei Arima won numerous piano competitions while under the strict watch of his mother. He was known as the human metronome during that time. Since the death of his mother, Kosei Arima has been unable to hear the sound of his piano. Kosei Arima then meets Kaori Miyazono through childhood friend Tsubaki Sawabe. Kaori Miyazono plays the violin and has a free spirit. Since meeting her, Kosei Arima is able to face the piano again. Meanwhile, Kaori holds a secret.
The atmosphere and events of the second Glastonbury Festival, held in 1971.
Depeche Mode prepares for the 101st and final concert of its massive world tour at the Rose Bowl Stadium, Pasadena, California, while a group of fans who won a contest travel to the concert through the United States on a bus.
Shah Rukh Khan and Sharad Kapoor are the leaders of the two rival gangs. Aishwarya Rai is Shah Rukh Khan\'s twin sister. Shah Rukh is in love with Priya Gill. Chandrachur Singh is Sharad Kapoor\'s younger brother who studies in a catering college in Bombay. He comes to Goa to visit his brother and plans to go back and start a restaurant there. He sees Aishwarya and falls in love with her. Chandrachur gives up the idea of going back to Bombay and opens a bakery in Goa. When Shah Rukh comes to know about the romance between Aishwarya and Chandrachur, the fight between the gang turns more violent. How the conflict is resolved is the rest of the story.
An un-chronological look at the life of the Little Sparrow, Édith Piaf (1915-1963). Her mother is an alcoholic street singer, her father a circus performer, her paternal grandmother a madam. During childhood she lives with each of them. At 20, she\'s a street singer discovered by a club owner who\'s soon murdered, coached by a musician who brings her to concert halls, and then quickly famous. Constant companions are alcohol and heartache. The tragedies of her love affair with Marcel Cerdan and the death of her only child belie the words of one of her signature songs, \"Non, je ne regrette rien.\" The back and forth nature of the narrative suggests the patterns of memory and association.
M. Harry Smilac is a down-on-his-luck music manager who is having a hard time attracting talent and booking gigs for his band, Kicks (The most recent of the gigs is a Dairy Queen opening!!)...
The Glamour & The Squalor is the story of Marco Collins, one of America\'s last great rock radio DJs and a musical tastemaker that changed our culture. Before the Internet made sourcing new music and rising bands a simple matter of keystrokes and RSS feeds, there was the radio DJ. No one epitomized this role like Marco Collins. He was the on and off switch for an artist\'s potential career and was the gatekeeper credited for helping break the likes of Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Beck, Weezer and countless others. Marco\'s story is inspiring but universal. He turned his passion for music into a significant lifetime of work and battled some seriously determined demons along the way. And he\'s still standing.
Jenny Stewart is a tough Broadway musical star who doesn\'t take criticism from anyone. Yet there is one individual, Tye Graham, a blind pianist who may be able to break through her tough exterior.
A documentary about Tom Dowd, who was an innovative recording engineer and producer of noted albums with John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman, Otis Redding, Eric Clapton, the Allman Brothers and many others.
Disney\'s animated classic takes on a new form, with a widened mythology and an all-star cast. A young prince, imprisoned in the form of a beast, can be freed only by true love. What may be his only opportunity arrives when he meets Belle, the only human girl to ever visit the castle since it was enchanted.
Bayou Maharajah explores the life and music of New Orleans piano legend James Booker, the man Dr. John described as \"the best black, gay, one-eyed junkie piano genius New Orleans has ever produced.\" A brilliant pianist, his eccentricities and showmanship belied a life of struggle, prejudice, and isolation. Illustrated with never-before-seen concert footage, rare personal photos and exclusive interviews, the film paints a portrait of this overlooked genius.
Two soldiers on sick leave spend three nights at the Hollywood Canteen before going back to active duty. With a little friendly help from John Garfield, Slim gets to kiss Joan Leslie, whom he has been dreaming about while in the Pacific. He meets her later at the Farmer\'s Market. On the third night, Slim is the millionth man into the Canteen, earning him a date with Joan. Slim thinks he\'s been duped when she doesn\'t show up at his train. Slim\'s buddy Sergant dances with Joan Crawford. Canteen President Bette Davis praises the canteen and the war effort. Virtually everyone Warners could spare entertains.
This movie tells the intersecting stories of various people connected to the music business in Nashville. Barbara Jean is the reigning queen of Nashville but is near collapse. Linnea and Delbert Reese have a shaky marriage and 2 deaf children. Opal is a British journalist touring the area. These and other stories come together in a dramatic climax.
A prince, seeking the greatest treasure, stumbles upon seven little men guarding a coffin. They tell him the story of Snow White, a beautiful princess who was forced to run away from home after her jealous stepmother tried to have her killed. When she realizes that the girl is still alive and living with the dwarfs, she sets out to destroy her only rival once and for all.
This retelling of the classic tale of James Hilton\'s Utopian lost world plays out uneasily amid musical production numbers and Bacharach pop music. While escaping war-torn China, a group of Europeans crash in the Himalayas, where they are rescued and taken to the mysterious Valley of the Blue Moon, Shangri-La. Hidden from the rest of the world, Shangri-La is a haven of peace and tranquility for world-weary diplomat Richard Conway. His ambitious brother, George, sees it as a prison from which he must escape, even if it means risking his life and bringing destruction to the ancient culture of Shangri-La.
Classic Soul at the BBC: Performances from the BBC archive by acclaimed soul singers, including Aretha Franklin, Al Green, Isaac Hayes, Dusty Springfield, Solomon Burke and Percy Sledge.
A bored teenage girl decides that she wants to meet rock stars, and the best way to do that is to become a groupie. She finds herself going on the road with a rock band called Opal Butterfly, and soon discovers that being a rock band\'s groupie isn\'t as glamorous or exciting as she thought it would be.
Three sailors finally get some shore leave, and go in search of fun and girls.
Fans both old and new have cause for celebration with the release of \"Sam Kinison: Family Entertainment Hour HBO Special.\" Along with being voted onto Comedy Central\'s All-Time Top 20 Stand-Up Comedians list and VH-1\'s Top Comedians list, Sam was in a class by himself. This comedy special will blow away the Kinison fan, and is a must-have collectible. \"Sam was the cuddly anti-Christ.\" - Robin Williams. \"Sam scared the hell out of you...and was the funniest comedian.\" - Jay Leno. \"Sam took no prisoners.\" - Richard Pryor. \"Sam was an absolute comic genius.\" - Rodney Dangerfield. \"Sam\'s humor was based on truth and pushed the envelope like no other.\" - Larry King. \"Sam\'s voice was the voice of outrage.\" - Tim Matheson. \"Sam was one of our generation\'s greatest stand-up comics.\" - Howard Stern. \"Sam was one of my all time favorite comics.\" - Johnny Carson. \"Sam was outrageous, bright and absolutely screamed the truth.\" - Tom Lykis
The hottest boy band today is the Back...er, Whoah. When the manager, Bob Buss, gets fired he hears Jerry and decides to start a boy band. He finds some other guys, named Chad, Doug, Q.T, and Mickey. They have just a few days until their first gig in Jacksonville.
Elvis - Loving You: Deke Rivers is a delivery man who is discovered by publicist Glenda Markle and country-western musician Tex Warner who want to promote the talented newcomer to fame and fortune, giving him every break he deserves. Romantic complications arise as Susan, another singer in the group, offers him devoted admiration as Glenda leads him on with promises of a golden future.