Music documentary

Review of Amazing Grace – transcendent documentary by Aretha Franklin | Music documentary

In 1972, after a series of successes and Grammy awards, Aretha Franklin decided that her next project would be a return to her roots. The daughter of a Detroit preacher, Franklin secured a Baptist church in Los Angeles for a two-night recording session, and the result was Amazing Grace, her most successful album and best-selling […]

Music documentary

Coldplay: A Head Full of Dreams review – from school days to stadiums | Music documentary

Jit’s a watchable, albeit celebratory and unchallenging portrait of a massive rock institution. He doesn’t see much need to look for flaws, problems, loose threads that could be pulled for everything to come undone. Even less is he looking for a Spinal Tap satire. It could be seen as part of an emerging musical documentary […]

Music movie

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ is the latest musical film to own the box office

There was a familiar sight at the box office this weekend: a movie with dominant musical leanings in its debut. This time it was the 20th Century Fox biopic Queen Bohemian Rhapsody, which walked away with a strong domestic entry of $ 50 million, according to Mojo ticket office. The catch was there second largest […]