Documentary, Music: Ariana Grande takes the stage in London for her Sweetener World Tour and shares a behind-the-scenes look at her life in rehearsal and on the road.
Comedy, Documentary, Family: Hip Hop-eration is a New Zealand documentary film about a dance troupe managed by communications consultant turned flash mob choreographer Billie Jordan on Waiheke Island in New Zealand. The dance troupe (called Hip Op-eration), with an average age of nearly 80 among its members, decided to apply for the special exhibition category in the Las Vegas Hip Hop International championships of August 2013. The documentary documents their journey through time, space and doctor's visits. It opened theatrically in Auckland on 22 September 2014.
Biography, Documentary, Music: Jon Mikl Thor was a bodybuilding, steel bending, brick smashing rock star in the 70’s & 80’s whose theatrical band THOR hit the scene alongside Metallica and Kiss, but never achieved the gold record status of its contemporaries. After a brief but memorable film career saw him starring in the cult classics Rock ‘n’ Roll Nightmare and Zombie Nightmare, Thor all but disappeared from the entertainment map. But ten years into retirement, and incapable of living like a normal mortal human being, Thor attempts a comeback to achieve the level of success that has eluded him his entire career - a comeback that nearly kills him. Tracing the rise, fall, and rebirth of a determined performer over the course of a career that has seen more than its fair share of highs and lows, I AM THOR paints a fascinating and sometimes unbelievable portrait of this larger-than-life icon.
Biography, Documentary, Music: From BAFTA award-winning director Asif Kapadia (SENNA), AMY is the incredible story of six-time Grammy® award winner Amy Winehouse - in her own words. Featuring extensive never-before-seen archival footage and previously unheard tracks, this strikingly modern, moving, and vital film shines a light on the world we live in, in a way that very few can.
Biography, Music: A documentary presenting the live recording of Aretha Franklin's album Amazing Grace at The New Bethel Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles in January 1972.
Biography, Music: This intimate portrait depicts the rise of artist Lil Peep, whose genre-bending music attracted a massive following and ultimately defined his life.
Crime, Documentary, Drama: Revealing the events behind Kurt Cobain's death as seen through the eyes of Tom Grant, the private investigator hired by Courtney Love in 1994 to track down her missing husband, only days before his deceased body was found at their Seattle home. Cobain's death was ruled as suicide by the police (a reported self-inflicted gunshot wound). However doubts have circulated for over two decades as to the legitimacy of this ruling, especially due to the work of Mr. Grant, a former L.A. County Sheriff's detective, who did his own investigation and determined there was significant empirical and circumstantial evidence to conclude that foul play could very well have occurred. The film develops as a narrative mystery with cinematic re-creations, interviews with key experts and witnesses and the examination of official artefacts from the 1994 case.
Biography, Documentary, Music: This film details the rise of British rock group Oasis and the creativity and chaos that brothers Noel and Liam Gallagher brought to the iconic band.
Biography, Documentary, Music: SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN tells the incredible true story of Rodriguez, the greatest ‘70s rock icon who never was. After being discovered in a Detroit bar, Rodriguez’s sound struck 2 renowned producers and they signed a recording deal. But when the album bombed, the singer disappeared into obscurity. A bootleg recording found its way into apartheid South Africa and over the next two decades, he became a phenomenon. The film follows the story of two South African fans who set out to find out what really happened to their hero.
Biography, Celebrities & Gossip, Music: She’s gone from childhood dreams to the world’s biggest stages. Now Taylor Swift shares her intimate journey to stardom.
Biography, Documentary, Music: It's true, Joan Jett became mega-famous from the number-one hit "I Love Rock n Roll," but thats only part of the story. That fame intensified with the music video's endless play on MTV, world tours and many hits to follow like "I Hate Myself for Loving You," but that staple of popularity can't properly define a musician. Jett put her hard work in long before the fame, ripping it up onstage as the backbone of the hard-rock legends The Runaways, starting her record label out of the trunk of a car after being rejected by 23 labels, and influencing many musicians-both her cohort of punk rockers and generations of younger bands-with her no-bullshit style. Bad Reputation gives you a wild ride as Jett and her close friends tell you how it really was in the burgeoning '70s punk scene and the rocky road to rock stardom decades on. Their interviews are laced with amazing archival footage. The theme is clear: Even though people tried to define Jett, she never compromised. She will kick your ass, and you'll love her all the more for it.
Documentary, Music: The history of the electric guitar as seen from the point of view of three significant musicians: Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page, U2's The Edge and the White Stripes' Jack White. It tells the personal stories, of three generations of electric guitar virtuosos. It reveals how each developed his unique sound and style of playing his favorite instrument. Concentrating on the artist?s musical rebellion, traveling with him to influential locations and provoking rare discussion as to how and why he writes and plays.
Documentary, Drama, Music: Go backstage for a peek at the King of Pop rehearsing in his final days. Get a taste of what made him a legend.
Biography, Documentary, Music: An inside look at David Bowie, one of the most creative and influential rock artists of all time. Featuring exclusive contributions from those who worked with David Bowie and archive interviews with the man himself.
Documentary, Music: Long-term Coldplay collaborator Mat Whitecross blends spectacular live performances with exclusive band interviews and a huge array of previsouly-unseen archive footage to produce ‘A Head Full Of Dreams’- The definitive story of one of the world’s biggest bands.
Biography, Documentary, Music: Whitney Houston broke more music industry records than any other female singer in history. With over 200 million album sales worldwide, she was the only artist to chart seven consecutive U.S. No. 1 singles. She also starred in several blockbuster movies before her brilliant career gave way to erratic behavior, scandals and death at age 48. The documentary feature Whitney is an intimate, unflinching portrait of Houston and her family that probes beyond familiar tabloid headlines and sheds new light on the spellbinding trajectory of Houston's life. Using never-before-seen archival footage, exclusive demo recordings, rare performances, audio archives and original interviews with the people who knew her best, filmmaker Kevin Macdonald unravels the mystery behind "The Voice," who thrilled millions even as she struggled to make peace with her own troubled past.
Documentary, History, Music: OSCAR WINNER: Best Documentary 1969 was a year unlike any other. Man first set foot on the moon. The New York Mets won the World Series against all odds. And for three days in the rural town of Bethel, New York, half a million people experienced the single most defining moment of their generation; a concert unprecedented in scope and influence, a coming together of people from all walks of life with a single common goal: Peace and music. They called it Woodstock. One year later, a landmark Oscar-winning documentary captured the essence of the music, the electricity of the performances, and the experience of those who lived it.
Documentary, Family, Music: Clean-cut. Enormously talented. Internationally adored. Join Justin as he prepares for his sold-out show.
Documentary, Music: Hello I am David! is a heartwarming and humorous journey into the world of the outstanding pianist David Helfgott whose life inspired the Oscar-winning film Shine. We follow David on tour, celebrating his music, quirky personality and special relationship with his beloved wife, Gillian.
Documentary, Music: Roger Waters, co-founder and principal songwriter of Pink Floyd, fuses the epic and the personal in Roger Waters The Wall, a concert film that goes well beyond the stage. Based on the groundbreaking concept album, Roger Waters The Wall could be called a concept film: it' s a state-of-the-art show that dazzles the senses, combined with an intensely personal road trip that deals with the loss Roger has felt throughout his life due to war. On stage and now on film, Waters has channeled his convictions into his art and his music. With Roger Waters The Wall, Waters – together with his fellow musicians and his creative collaborators – brings audiences an exultant ride of a rock and roll concert, and delivers an unforgettable, deeply emotional experience.
Biography, Documentary, Music: A tribute to The E Street Band, rock ‘n’ roll, and the way music has shaped Bruce Springsteen’s life, this documentary captures Bruce reflecting on love and loss while recording with his full band live in the studio for the first time since Born in the U.S.A.
Comedy, Music: The stage is a canvas. His paintbrushes are sex, love songs, frogs, sadness, the brain -- and prolonged eye contact.
Documentary, Music: She's an artist and icon who pours her heart into her work. An intimate look at her life, beyond the glitter and glam.