Music movie

Dirt Music Movie Trailer: Director Gregor Jordan on Tim Winton’s Book, Non-Australian Cast

Based on the acclaimed Tim Winton novel, Dirt Music features breathtaking scenery and, perhaps controversially, an American and a Scotsman playing Australians. Tim Winton’s Dirt Music is a great love story set against the breathtaking backdrop of Western Australia. Since the book’s release almost two decades ago, there has been at least one failed film […]

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TV One releases Go-Go musical documentary “The Beat Don’t Stop”

The rhythm does not stop (2020)Photo: Courtesy of TV One The sounds of Go-go hit the nation to another level when we all heard those conga drums in the background of “ass”By EU (Experience Unlimited) as part of Spike Lee’s school stun soundtrack. However, I didn’t really feel the purity of the native Washington, DC […]

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Up From the Streets: New Orleans: City of Music – Film Review

This gloriously messy celebration of New Orleans’ musical heritage is a tasty okra of uniquely American ingredients – jazz, blues, soul, rock ‘n’ roll, gospel, funk, hip-hop – generously seasoned with love and of respect for most Africans. American artists who have forged this heritage over the past three centuries. It’s almost an embarrassment of […]

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Clint Eastwood’s country music film co-starred with his son

Two years later Clint eastwood team up with Merle Hagard for “Bar buddies”, the actor and director returned to country for Honkytonk man, a drama set during the Great Depression and loosely based on the life of a country singer Jimmie rodgers. The film, directed by Eastwood and based on the novel of the same […]

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New Orleans music documentary set for home release via local theaters

“Up From the Streets,” a history and celebration of New Orleans music hosted by Grammy-winning artist Terence Blanchard, will have a “virtual theatrical release” starting May 15 with proceeds from the sale of tickets for the benefit of struggling Louisiana musicians. The film, subtitled “New Orleans: The City of Music,” debuted in October at the […]