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Sony Pictures Television Latin America Make Colombian Music Series

Sony Pictures Television Latin America is developing a new Colombian drama series inspired by popular hip-hop group ChocQuibTown that will examine racism in Latin America and what it means to be Afro-Latino. Announced Sunday at the American Black Film Festival, the “Somos Los Prietos” (“We Are the Black Ones”) series marks the first business-to-business collaboration […]

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Bill & Ted Face the Music movie review: not so strange things are brewing …

I I thought I better see again Bill & Ted’s excellent adventure and Bill and Ted’s False Trip before having Bill & Ted face the music. I hadn’t seen any of the previous movies in ages, maybe not since they were new, and I remember really enjoying them, being a GenX kid in the 80s […]

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The Other Music Documentary pays homage to a sacred gathering place

With Other Music – our documentary on New York’s beloved independent record store that closed in 2016 – we decided to make a film about the loss of physical space, and therefore the community it housed. We knew losing a place like Other Music wasn’t just about bricks, paint, wood, and merchandise. We knew that […]

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Bill and Ted face criticism for musical film

“I’m tired, man,” said a haggard Theodore “Ted” Logan (Keanu Reeves) to William S. “Bill” Preston, Esq. (Alex Winter). A glimpse of the brightest, middle-aged dudes. Bill & Ted Face the Music is the deeply silly but deeply heartfelt third film in a series that includes 1989’s Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, 1991 Bill & […]

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The sequel to Keanu Reeves’ most triumphant legacy

Bill & Ted face the music is one of the most anticipated sequels of all time. Long before that was a real possibility, people would ask Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter if they would ever make a third movie. About 10 years ago, they legitimately started the ball rolling. How it took 10 years to […]

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“Other Music” documentary about the legendary New York record store

NEWS | CHARACTERISTICS | PREVIEWS | EVENTS originally published: 08/08/2020 (BROOKLYN, NY) — Factory 25 has announced the large-scale digital release on August 25 of other music, a documentary about the legendary New York record store that closed in 2016. The store helped launch the careers of countless independent stars. The movie will be available […]

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Oklahoma musical series ‘Play It Loud’ wins second Emmy in two years

Chad Mathews had a specific and surprising combination in mind when he developed the idea for the Oklahoma music documentary series “Play It Loud.” “I said I wanted it to be a cross between Anthony Bourdain and ‘Austin City Limits’ and he (his longtime collaborator Adam Hampton) kind of looked at me like ‘Huh? “,” […]

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Oklahoma music documentary series ‘Play It Loud’ wins back-to-back Emmys

A version of this story appears in Friday’s Weekend Life section of The Oklahman. Turn it up: Oklahoma music series ‘Play It Loud’ wins second Emmy in two years Chad Mathews had a specific and surprising combination in mind when he developed the idea for the Oklahoma music documentary series “Play It Loud.” “I said […]

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Another music documentary gets a digital release date

The beloved New York record store documentary Other Music now has an official digital release date. Other Music will arrive on Amazon Prime, iTunes, Google Play, and other streaming services on August 25, following a canceled theatrical release due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The film will be distributed by Factory 25. Find the poster for […]

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Another music documentary on streaming services this month

the Other Music documentary, which tells the story of New York’s much-loved and much-missed independent record store (which closed in 2016), had a quick digital premiere in April to celebrate what should have been the weekend of Record Store Day, but is now turning into wide release, on on-demand streaming services like iTunes, Amazon Prime, […]