RomanceThe summer of 1963 innocent 17-year-old Baby (Jennifer Grey) vacations with her parents at a Catskill's resort. One evening she is drawn to the staff quarters by stirring music. There she meets Johnny (Patrick Swayze), the hotel dance instructor, who is as experienced as Baby is naive. Baby soon becomes Johnny's pupil in dance and love.
Drama"Eminem wins by a knockout!" raves Rolling Stone, as the Grammy Award-winning phenomenon makes his feature film debut in this gripping story about the boundaries that hold us back - and the courage that can set us free. For Jimmy Smith, Jr. (Eminem), life is a daily fight just to keep hope alive. Feeding his dreams in Detroit's vibrant music scene, Jimmy wages an extraordinary personal struggle to find his own voice - and earn a place in a world where rhymes rule, legends are born and every moment… is another chance. From Academy Award winner Curtis Hanson (L.A. Confidential) and Oscar-winning producer Brian Grazer (A Beautiful Mind), 8 Mile is the triumphant film Time Magazine hails as "Powerful!" and Entertainment Weekly applauds as "Electrifying and Mesmerizing!"
ComedyBeca (Anna Kendrick), Fat Amy (Rebel Wilson) and the Barden Bellas are back to pitch slap the world! After a scandal threatens to derails their last year at Barden, the three-time defending champs worry that they've lost their harmony for good. With one chance left at redeeming their legacy, they must face off against the toughest competition on the planet: German supergroup Das Sound Machine and fight for their right to win at the World Championships of A Cappella. It will take the power of sisterhood to find their voice and see what it takes to be the world's top pitches!
Documentary'The Man from Mo'Wax' is the energetic and phenomenal journey, charting the life and career of DJ icon, music producer and global trip hop mogul, James Lavelle, his pioneering record label Mo'Wax and his phenomenal rise to fame with the genre defining UNKLE album, Psyence Fiction. The film gives audiences a remarkable 'behind the curtain' look at the music industry and a rare opportunity to experience never before seen personal archive and exclusive home videos from both James Lavelle & DJ Shadow (one of UNKLE's many collaborators). The film also stars Joshua Homme, Ian Brown, Thom Yorke, Badly Drawn Boy, Futura, Grandmaster Flash and 3D of Massive Attack.
ComedyJack Black stars as a hell-raising guitarist with delusions of grandeur. Kicked out of his band and desperate for work, he impersonates a substitute teacher and turns a class of fifth grade high-achievers into high-voltage rock and rollers. Joan Cusack portrays the principal of the private school where Black is prepping the kids for a Battle of the Bands.
Comedy1982 and the world's loudest rock band, Spinal Tap, are about to embark on their biggest world tour to date. Along for the ride is film-maker and fan Marti DiBergi (Rob Reiner), there to make a behind-the-scenes tribute to his favourite heavy metal band. However instead of a celebrating the genius of the musicians behind such classics as "Big Bottom" and "Hell Hole", the documentary captures the cracks as they begin to appear for this band whose time has come and now appears to have gone again. Whilst the tour turns out to be not the sell-out they had hoped for, the band's hapless manager Ian Faith (Tony Hendra) unwittingly orchestrates a cacophony of errors: stage props malfunctions, miniature sets and an all-black album cover to replace one that the record company deemed too offensive to women: "What's wrong with bei
ComedyBeca (Anna Kendrick) is that girl who'd rather listen to what's coming out of her headphones than what's coming out of you. Arriving at her new college, she finds herself not right for any clique but somehow is muscled into one that she never would have picked on her own: alongside mean girls, sweet girls and weird girls whose only thing in common is how good they sound when they sing together, in the new out-loud comedy Pitch Perfect. When Beca takes this acoustic singing group out of their world of traditional arrangements and perfect harmonies into all-new mash-ups, they fight to climb their way to the top of the cutthroat world of college a cappella. This could wind up either the coolest thing they'll ever do or the most insane, and it will probably be a little of both. Loaded with new takes on old favorites to hit
DramaA hit movie that became a cultural sensation, Flashdance delivers an electrifying mix of music, drama and dance that dazzles the senses as it touches the heart. Jennifer Beals stars as Alex Owens, a fiercely determined 18-year-old with one all-consuming dream: to study at the Pittsburgh Conservatory of Dance. Working during the day as a welder and at night as an exotic dancer. Alex bravely pursues her dream, undertaking an unforgettable journey that reveals the power of her convictions and teaches her the meaning of love. Directed by Adrian Lyne (Fatal Attraction, 9 ½ Weeks) and featuring the Oscar–winning song "Flashdance—What a Feeling," Flashdance is sparkling entertainment.
ComedyDeloris Van Cartier (Whoopi Goldberg) is a sassy lounge singer forced to hide out from the mob in the last place they’d expect to look–a quiet religious convent. There, her irreverent behavior attracts a flock of faithful followers–and before long, she turns the nuns’ tone-deaf choir into a soulful chorus of swingin’, singing sisters. After earning great reviews, sudden celebrity jeopardizes her hidden identity.
DramaDirected by acclaimed photographer Anton Corbijn and based on Deborah Curtis’s "Touching from a Distance", Control is the story of the late Joy Division singer Ian Curtis’s life, from the band’s rise to fame to his tragic suicide. Starring Samantha Morton (Minority Report, Sweet and Lowdown) and Alexandra Maria Lara (Downfall, Youth Without Youth) and featuring an incredible performance from newcomer Sam Riley as Ian Curtis, Control documents the relationships with both his wife and his girlfriend, his battle with epilepsy and the road to success with his band, Joy Division. Featuring a score by New Order as well as classic tracks from David Bowie, Sex Pistols and Joy Division.
ComedyFrom the short story by Neil Gaiman and director John Cameron Mitchell comes a story of the birth of punk, the exuberance of first love, and the universe's greatest mystery of all: How to Talk to Girls at Parties.
DramaThe 1984 classic is now the modern hit that will make you stand up and cheer! Big city teen Ren MacCormack (Kenny Wormald) moves to a quiet town and discovers that the hard-line minister has outlawed loud music and dancing. But everything changes when Ren challenges the ban, revitalizing the town and falling in love with the minister’s daughter Ariel (Julianne Hough). Critics and audiences agree “Footloose has an infectious spirit”* so get ready to cut loose! *Alynda Wheat, PEOPLE
DramaFrom the slums of Paris to the limelight of New York, Edith Piaf’s life was a battle to sing and survive, live and love. Raised in poverty, Edith’s magical voice and her passionate romances and friendships with the greatest names of the period – Yves Montand, Jean Cocteau, Charles Aznavour, Marlene Dietrich, Marcel Cerdan and others – made her a star all around the world. But in her audacious attempt to tame her tragic destiny, the Little Sparrow – her nickname – flew so high she could not fail to burn her wings.
DramaExperience the film that catapulted John Travolta to superstardom, garnered him an Oscar® nomination and captivated audiences the world over. Plus, get the Director's Cut, celebrating the 40th anniversary of the iconic film in iTunes Extras! Travolta commands the screen as Tony Manero, a restless Brooklyn rebel who escapes problems at home and an uncertain future every Saturday night when he shines as king of the disco dance floor. Both the sensational dancing and moving story are driven by the timeless music soundtrack that will forever define its era.
DramaNominated for eleven Academy Awards and winner of eight, including Best Picture, Director and Actor, this lavish story, based upon a Viennese urban legend and hit Broadway play, recounts the downfall of 18th-century musical genius Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart as orchestrated by his nemesis, the less talented but politically favored Antonin Salieri. Starring Academy Award-winner F. Murray Abraham ("Thirteen Ghosts," "Finding Forrester"), Academy Award-nominee Tom Hulce ("Frankenstein," "Fearless"), Simon Callow ("Notting Hill," "Shakespeare in Love"), Golden Globe-nominated Jeffrey Jones ("Sleepy Hollow," "The Devil's Advocate") and Elizabeth Berridge (TV's "The John Larroquette Show"). Directed by Oscar-winner Milos Forman ("Man on the Moon," "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest").
DramaCelebrate 75 Years of Rebels from 20th Century Fox! Singer. Rebel. Outlaw. Hero. With his driving freight-train chords, steel-eyed intensity and a voice as dark as the night, the legendary "Man in Black" revolutionized music - and forged his legacy as a genuine American icon. Golden Globe winners Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon star (and sing) as Johnny Cash and June Carter in this inspiring true story of one man's unwavering devotion to his sound, his message and the greatest love of his life.
Romance"Once" is the inspirational tale of two kindred spirits who find each other on the bustling streets of Dublin. One is a street musician who lacks the confidence to perform his own songs. The other is a young mother trying to find her way in a strange new town. As their lives intertwine, they discover each other's talents and push one another to realise what each had only dreamt about before and work through their past loves and reveal their budding love for one another, through their songs. "Once" is their inspiring story.
RomanceWith an unbeatable cast of hot stars including Piper Perabo and Maria Bello, this sexy comedy is even more intoxicating. Moving to New York to pursue her dreams of becoming a famous songwriter, Violet Sanford (Perabo) finds herself desperate and broke. Ironically, the shy, innocent Violet lands a job as a barmaid at the hottest nightclub in town: Coyote Ugly. Overflowing with attitude, the Coyotes spend more time on top of the bar than behind it, tantalizing the standing-room-only crowd with their outrageous antics!
DramaA small town singer, Ali (Christina Aguilera), moves to the big city for her chance at stardom where she is enchanted by Burlesque, a glamorous nightclub packed with dancers, sizzling music, and an owner (Cher) in need of a star. Jam-packed with visually stunning musical numbers and an all-star cast featuring Eric Dane, Kristen Bell and Stanley Tucci.
DramaHoney Daniels (Jessica Alba) is a struggling hip-hop dancer who's got all the moves, talent and relentless passion to succeed. She's been waiting all her life to show the world her dance moves and now her dream is just a step away. Inspired by the energy and music of the streets, she risks her shot at the big time to reach out, take a chance and make it on her own terms. Pulse-pounding music and awesome dance moves ignite this exhilarating story of passion, determination and finding the courage to follow your dreams. Also starring Mekhi Phifer (8 Mile) and featuring hip-hop sensations Missy Elliott and Lil' Romeo.
DramaTwo rival youth cults emerge - the mods - and the rockers - with explosive consequences. For Jimmy (Phil Daniels) and his sharp-suited, pill-popping, scooter-riding mates, being a mod is a way of life, it's their generation. Together they head off to Brighton for an orgy of drugs, thrills and headline-making, violent clashes with the rockers. Set to the music of The Who's seminal rock opera, Quadrophenia is still one of the most definitive films of its time, vividly capturing the youth culture of Britain in the 1960's.
DocumentaryAfter the sudden death of Pina Bausch in the summer of 2009 – in the middle of joint preparations before shooting – Wim Wenders, after a period of mourning and reflection, had to rethink and start again with his film about and with Pina Bausch. The result was a film for Pina Bausch. Using the choreographies which had been jointly selected – 'Café Müller', 'Le Sacre du printemps', 'Vollmond' and 'Kontakthof', - and using some images and audio files of her life as well as 3D recordings of individual ensemble members of the Tanztheater Wuppertal who in spring of 2010 danced personal memories of the precise, critical and loving nature of their great mentor.
Music Feature FilmsGary Oldman (The Dark Knight) stars as Ludwig van Beethoven and leads a stellar cast that includes Isabella Rossellini (Blue Velvet) and Valeria Golino (Rain Man) in Bernard Rose’s sumptuous modern classic. It is 1827. Beethoven is dead and the whole of Vienna is in mourning. For his friend Anton Felix Schindler (Jeroen Krabbé) it is the start of a strange search. In his will Beethoven has left all his worldly goods to his ‘Immortal Beloved’ and Schindler takes it upon himself to discover this person's identity. His search takes him on a fascinating journey into the mysterious life of the legendary composer and his artistic and romantic passions. A life that is once tragic and inspirational, obsessive and romantic lived by a man beset by his own genius and its tumultuous consequences.
ComedyAfter the release of Jake Blues (John Belushi) from prison, he and brother Elwood (Dan Aykroyd) go to visit the orphanage where they were raised by nuns. They learned that the church stopped its support and will sell the place unless the tax on the property is paid with 11 days. The brothers decide to raise the money by putting their blues band back together and staging a big gig. They may be on a "mission from God" but they're making enemies everywhere they go. Featuring performances by some of blues finest, James Brown, Cab Calloway, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin and co-starring John Candy, Carrie Fisher, Henry Gibson and Steve Lawrence.
Kids & FamilyThrough a series of misunderstandings, Alvin, Simon and Theodore come to believe that Dave is going to propose to his new girlfriend in New York City...and dump them. They have three days to get to him and stop the proposal, saving themselves not only from losing Dave but possibly from gaining a terrible stepbrother.
DramaFrom the writer of Control, Nowhere Boy is the story of John Lennon's childhood... Liverpool 1955: a smart and troubled fifteen year-old is hungry for experience. In a family full of secrets, two incredible women clash over John (Aaron Johnson). Mimi (Kristin Scott Thomas) the buttoned-up Aunt who raised him, and Julia (Anne-Marie Duff), the prodigal mother. Yearning for a normal family, John escapes into the new and exciting world of rock n' roll where his fledgling genius finds a kindred spirit in the teenage Paul McCartney. Just as John begins his new life, tragedy strikes. But a resilient young man finds his voice - and an icon explodes into the world.
DramaClint Eastwood's big screen version of the Tony Award®-winning musical tells the story of the four young men from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey who came together to form the iconic '60s rock group The Four Seasons. Their trials and triumphs are accompanied by the hit songs that influenced a generation, and are now being embraced by a new generation of fans through the stage musical.
ComedyFirst you're hot, then you're not...and then you're Alex Fletcher (Hugh Grant). So when the sizzlingest tween-queen on the charts asks the has-been '80s pop sensation to write her a song, he grabs for another chance at stardom. Problem: Alex can say it with music, but he sure can't say it with words. Enter Sophie Fisher (Drew Barrymore, his beguiling if quirky plant lady, who has a green thumb for lyrics. Together, they go after songwriting success -- and discover that if you want to write the perfect love song, it helps to fall in love. With Hugh Grant and Drew Barrymore at the keyboard and Marc Lawrence (Two Weeks Notice) directing, Music and Lyrics is a witty, wacky romantic comedy that faces the music...and laughs!
DramaFollow the heartaches and triumphs of a group of talented students as they struggle to graduate from New York's prestigious High School for the Performing Arts. A box office smash, this feature spawned a hit soundtrack and TV series, received six Academy Award nominations, and won Oscars for Best Score and Best Song for its title song, "Fame." The dynamic ensemble cast features Irene Cara, Anne Meara ("Awakenings"), Debbie Allen, and actor/comedian Richard Belzer (TV's "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," TV's "Homicide: Life on the Street"). Directed by Oscar-nominee Alan Parker ("Evita," "The Commitments").
DramaStet, a troubled and angry 11-year-old orphan from a small Texas town, ends up at a boy choir school back East after the death of his single mom. Completely out of his element, he finds himself in a battle of wills with a demanding choirmaster who recognises a unique talent in this young boy as he pushes him to discover his creative heart and soul in music.
Kids & FamilyThis summer is gonna Rock! Get ready to sing and dance like never before with the electrifying Disney Channel Original Movie Camp Rock! When Mitchie gets a chance to attend Camp Rock, her life takes an unpredictable twist, and she learns just how important it is to be true to yourself. Join the platinum-selling Jonas Brothers and the hottest cast of performers at the coolest summer camp anywhere! Experience Camp Rock in a whole new way, packed with hit music and hip dance moves, that will have you singing, dancing and rocking over and over again.
Music Feature FilmsVibrant pop-art animation, an amazing soundtrack and a lively storyline have made Yellow Submarine one of the most beloved musical films of all time. In the film, the idyllic Pepperland comes under attack by the Blue Meanies, a music-despising bunch who strip the land of sound and colour. Luckily the Captain of the Yellow Submarine, Old Fred, finds his way to Liverpool to enlist John, Paul, George and Ringo to help bring music, joy and laughter back to Pepperland. The magical journey is filled with surrealistic humour, Liverpudlian wit—and The Beatles’ classic songs.
DocumentaryIn honor of Pearl Jam’s twentieth anniversary, Academy Award-winning director and music journalist Cameron Crowe created a definitive portrait of the seminal band carved from over 1,200 hours of rarely and never-before-seen footage, plus 24 hours of recently shot concert and interview footage.
DramaThe Fugue Quartet has performed together for over 25 years, attracting worldwide acclaim. But when one member admits that time may have finally caught up with him the group finds itself faced with an uncertain future of shifting dynamics and strained relationships, echoed by the complexities of their swansong piece – Beethoven’s notoriously difficult String Quartet No. 14. An astute, poignant and uplifting drama, Yaron Zilberman’s sensitive depiction of the New York music scene elicits career-best performances from a stunning ensemble cast including Christopher Walken, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Catherine Keener and Imogen Poots.
ComedyAcademy Award-nominee Mark Wahlberg ("The Departed," "The Perfect Storm") stars with Emmy and Golden Globe-winner Jennifer Aniston ("Rumor Has It...," "The Break-Up") as an Akron, Ohio, copier repairman who moonlights as the lead singer of a heavy-metal tribute band. One day, his wildest dreams come true after band members of the group he's been emulating see him in action and ask him to replace their lead singer. Also starring Dominic West ("300," "Hannibal Rising"), Timothy Spall (the third and fourth "Harry Potter" movies, "The Last Samurai"), Timothy Olyphant (TV's "Deadwood," "Dreamcatcher") and Jason Flemying ("Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels," "Snatch"). Directed by Stephen Herek ("101 Dalmatians," "Mr. Holland's Opus"). Based on a true story, with rock stars Brian Vander Ark of The Verve Pipe, Eddie Vedder
DramaStaying Alives takes Saturday Night Fever’s Tony Manero out of Brooklyn to Broadway. As a wannabe dancer struggling to make it on the stage, John Travolta is at his sexy, sizzling best. Girl-next-door Cynthia Rhodes (Flashdance, Dirty Dancing) and vampy Finola Hughes (General Hospital, All My Children) compete for Tony’s heart. Co-written and directed by superstar Sylvester Stallone, Staying Alive features an electrifying Bee Gees soundtrack and some of the most memorable dance sequences ever staged on screen.
DramaFrom cinematic master Terrence Malick (The Tree of Life, To The Wonder), comes Song to Song. BV (Academy Award®-nominees Ryan Gosling, La La Land, Drive) and Faye (Rooney Mara, Carol, Lion) are a song-writing couple trying to forge their way in the Austin music scene. However, their relationship grows complicated when they fall into the orbit of a big-shot producer (Academy-Award nominee® Michael Fassbender, Alien: Covenant, Assassin's Creed) and his waitress muse (Academy Award-winner® Natalie Portman, Jackie, Black Swan). With cameos from music scene stars including Florence Welch, Iggy Pop and Red Hot Chili Peppers and a soundtrack including Bob Dylan and Patti Smith, Song to Song is a vibrant and alluring exploration into music, love and the turbulent Texan rock and roll scene.
DocumentaryMichael Jackson, the greatest entertainer who ever lived, makes his mark with his first solo album as an adult — Off The Wall — but to tell the story of this album you have to go back to the beginning. This film, directed by Spike Lee, starts with a glimpse into Michael’s evolution from the early days as a member of the Jackson Five to the point Michael decides it is finally time to release his first solo album — featuring his own music and with him having ultimate creative control. Spike then offers an in-depth look at each of the individual tracks on this seminal album, the cultural significance of Off The Wall and the impact it continues to have on today’s artists. The individuals who were interviewed for the documentary include some of today’s most important artists, e.g., John Legend, Pharrell Willi
DramaMichael Winterbottom (24 Hour Party People) follows acclaimed British rock band Wolf Alice on tour, recording their gigs as well as the romance and routine of their daily life backstage. The film shows the realities of touring from the point of view of a new crew member. March 2015. North London rock four-piece Wolf Alice take to the streets of the UK to promote their debut album, My Love Is Cool, for the last time. Driving from city to city, playing 16 cities in three weeks, the band are joined by Estelle an intern with the band's record company, who will be helping the band with their promotional duties, accompanying them as they visit local radio stations and give interviews to the press. Estelle strikes up a intimate friendship with Joe a member of the band's road crew, and through their eyes, we see both the magic
Music Feature FilmsWith 100 million records sold worldwide, Def Leppard continues to be one of the most potent forces in global rock. For the past 30 years the band has been a top box-office draw, consistently selling out arenas worldwide. October 2013 sees them issue an exciting new live release, "Viva! Hysteria", across multiple formats through Frontiers Records. Released in August 1987, the album went on to sell over 20 million copies worldwide, spawning seven hit singles including "Pour Some Sugar On Me," "Love Bites," "Women," "Rocket" and the album's classic title track. HYSTERIA was produced by Robert John "Mutt" Lange and following its release the album reached No. 1 on Billboard's Top 200 chart in the U.S. and also No. 1 on the U.K. Album chart. For the first time ever, Def Leppard played HYSTERIA in its entirety duri
ComedyIn 1966—British pop music's finest era—the BBC played just two hours of rock and roll every week. But pirate radio played rock and pop from the high seas 24 hours a day. And 25 million people—more than half the population of Britain—listened to the pirates every single day. Recently expelled from school, Carl (Tom Sturridge) has been sent by his mother to find some direction in life by visiting his godfather, Quentin (Bill Nighy). However, Quentin is the boss of Radio Rock, a pirate radio station in the middle of the North Sea, populated by an eclectic crew of rock-and-roll deejays. The pirate station comes to the attention of government minister Dormandy (Kenneth Branagh), who is out for the blood of these lawbreakers. In an era when the stuffy corridors of power stifle anything approaching youthful exuberance
DramaNotorious is the story of Christopher Wallace who, through raw talent and sheer determination, transforms himself from a Brooklyn street hustler to become the greatest rapper of all time, The Notorious B.I.G. This story charts his meteoric rise to fame and his refusal to succumb to expectation. Produced by Voletta Wallace (BIG's mother), Wayne Barrowman and Mark Pitts (BIG's managers), Notorious challenges us all to redefine our notion of what is "The American Dream."
DramaThe filmmakers of the hit STEP UP and STEP UP 2: THE STREETS movies reunite to bring you STEP UP 3. Urban street dancing goes global in an electrifying new story with mind blowing dance moves. The House of Pirates dance crew are pitched against their long time rivals, the House of Samurai at the upcoming World Jam Competition. In an exhilarating and energetic dance battle against the world’s best hip hop dancers, this high-stakes showdown will change all their lives forever...
ComedyThe Sapphires is an inspirational tale set in the heady days of the late ‘60s about a quartet of young, talented singers from a remote Aboriginal mission, discovered and guided by a kind-hearted, soul-loving manager. Plucked from obscurity, the four spirited women with powerhouse voices – called The Sapphires – are given the opportunity to entertain American troops in Vietnam. Catapulted onto the world stage as Australia’s answer to the Supremes, their journey of discovery offers them not only the chance to show off their musical skills, but find love and togetherness, experience loss and grow as women. The Sapphires is an adaptation of the hugely successful Australian stage musical of the same name, and is inspired by the remarkable true story of writer Tony Briggs' mother and three aunts. The four Sapphires a
DramaInside Llewyn Davis follows a week in the life of a young folk singer as he navigates New York City’s folk scene of 1961. Llewyn Davis (Oscar Isaac, Drive) is at a crossroads. Guitar in tow, he is struggling to make it as a musician against seemingly insurmountable obstacles - some of them of his own making. Living at the mercy of both friends (Justin Timberlake, The Social Network; Carey Mulligan, The Great Gatsby) and strangers, Llewyn scares up what work he can find. His misadventures take him from the basket houses of the Greenwich Village to an empty Chicago club - on an odyssey to audition for music mogul Bud Grossman – and back again. Written and Directed by Academy Award winners Joel and Ethan Coen (O Brother, Where Art Thou?, No Country for Old Men) and brimming with music performed by Oscar Isaac, Justin
DramaWe Are Your Friends is about what it takes to find your voice. Set in the world of electronic music and Hollywood nightlife, an aspiring 23-year-old DJ named Cole (Efron) spends his days scheming with his childhood friends and his nights working on the one track that will set the world on fire. All of this changes when he meets a charismatic but damaged older DJ named James (Bentley), who takes him under his wing. Things get complicated, however, when Cole starts falling for James’ much younger girlfriend, Sophie (Ratajkowski). With Cole’s forbidden relationship intensifying and his friendships unraveling, he must choose between love, loyalty, and the future he is destined for.
Drama1990. The rave scene has arrived from Ibiza and warehouse parties are exploding across the UK.
In Manchester, best mates Matt and Dylan have embraced the culture with open-arms, but they have dreams of being more than just punters. As the government moves to outlaw the scene, it’s now or never and they quickly rise through the ranks to join the promoting elite. They are taken on a wild journey from the exclusive VIP rooms of London clubs to the outrageous parties in Ibiza super-villas and the hedonism of Amsterdam. It’s everything they dreamed of and more. But as their success continues to grow, they find themselves caught up in a darker and far more sinister world. Matt and Dylan start to drift apart as they are forced to question the dreams they set out to achieve and their once solid friendship.
DramaKristen Stewart (The Twilight Saga, Adventureland) and Dakota Fanning (The Twilight Saga, Coraline) star as Joan Jett and Cherie Currie in The Runaways, the music-fuelled coming of age story of the groundbreaking all-girl rock band that paved the way for future generations of female musicians. Plucked from obscurity by rock impresario Kim Fowley (Michael Shannon, Revolutionary Road), raven-haired rocker Joan, the rebellious Cherie and their band become an outrageous sensations thanks to their tough image and raw talent. But their fast, drug-fuelled lifestyle soon catches up with the teenage girls as success starts to cloud their judgments…
ComedyThe small town of Pacashau, Georgia, has fallen on hard times, but the people are counting on the Divinity Church Choir to lift their spirits by winning the National Joyful Noise Competition. The choir has always known how to sing in harmony, but the discord between its two leading ladies now threatens to tear them apart. Their newly appointed director, Vi Rose Hill (Latifah), stubbornly wants to stick with their tried-and-true traditional style, while the fiery G.G. Sparrow (Parton) thinks tried-and-true translates to tired-and-old. Shaking things up even more is the arrival of G.G.'s rebellious grandson, Randy (Jeremy Jordan). Randy has an ear for music, but he also has an eye for Vi Rose's beautiful and talented daughter, Olivia (Keke Palmer). If these two strong-willed women can put aside their differences for the
DramaFootloose jumps with spirit, dazzling dance numbers and an electrifying musical score. It portrays the timeless struggle between innocent pleasure and rigid morality, when city-boy Ren McCormick (Kevin Bacon) finds himself in an uptight Midwestern town where dancing has been banned. Ren revolts with best friend Willard (Chris Penn) and the minister's daughter (Lori Singer). A treasury of Top 10 songs - Kenny Loggins "Footloose," Shalamar "Dancing In The Sheets," Deniece Williams "Let's Hear It For The Boy," Bonnie Tyler "Holding Out for A Hero," and the Footloose love theme, "Almost Paradise."
Documentary"As soon as I knew we were about to get a record deal, I never slept" - Caleb Followill. Talihina Sky: The Story of Kings of Leon is a unique insight into one of the biggest bands on the planet. Now a global phenomenon, the film charts their humble beginnings in the deep South, struggling with the grasp of God and the pleasures of the Devil through alcohol, recreational drugs and most importantly, the rock n' roll that would make them superstars, to signing a record deal and selling out stadiums worldwide. Featuring interviews with the full band Caleb, Nathan, Jared, and Matthew Followill, plus exclusive footage of other family members and influential figures in the band's lives and career, this is the first time their tremendous journey has been documented. Talihina Sky is the definitive story of the Kings of Leon, to
DramaJamie Foxx stars as the one-of-a-kind innovator of soul who beat impossible odds to become a music legend. Ray is the triumphant and remarkable story of one of America's true musical geniuses, Ray Charles. From his humble beginnings in the South through his meteoric rise to the top of American music charts, Ray's inspirational journey is a tale of hope, redemption and the power of the human spirit. "Ray is Electrifying" hails Peter Travers of Rolling Stone. Witness the incredible true story of a musician who fought harder and went further than anyone could imagine.
ComedyIn the northside of Dublin, Jimmy Rabbitte aspires to manage the world's greatest band, with only one music in mind: soul. By advertising for applicants in a newspaper and asking around to promising acquaintances, Jimmy holds auditions at his parents' home and assembles a band together. Unlike his idols, Jimmy's band is white. With the help of Joey "The Lips" Fagan, a veteran musician who answers the ad and joins the band and who has unlikely stories about meeting and working with famous musicians, Jimmy begins to whip the members into shape - gradually coming together beautifully onstage, only to have the group fall apart in a clash of egos.
Sci-Fi & FantasyA magical, musical journey into the world of Michael Jackson, "Moonwalker" is a story of the classic struggle between good and evil--set against a backdrop of some of the most stunning special effects and spectacular song and dance numbers ever put on film.
ComedyFrank is the hilarious, offbeat comedy about a young wannabe musician, Jon (Domhnall Gleeson), who finds himself out of his depth when he joins an avant-garde pop band led by Frank (Michael Fassbender), a mysterious musical genius who hides himself inside a large fake head, and the terrifying Clara (Maggie Gyllenhaal). Directed by Lenny Abrahamson (What Richard Did) and written by Jon Ronson (The Men Who Stare at Goats) and Peter Straughan (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy), Frank is an uproarious road-trip of musical mayhem. Loosely inspired by Ronson’s memoirs about cult stand-up legend Frank Sidebottom, it’s the must-see comedy of the year!
DramaRock star Prince plays a headstrong, vulnerable young musician known as "the kid." He struggles with his own psyche and family pressures of an alcoholic father who beats his mother. He sees his father's madness infecting both his music and his own personal life.
DramaNewcomer Demetrius Shipp Jr. stars as the legendary Tupac Shakur in this powerful, true, and untold story of the rapper, actor, poet, and activist —from his early days in New York City to his evolution into a cultural icon whose legacy continues to grow long after his untimely death at the age of twenty-five. All Eyez on Me also stars Kat Graham, Lauren Cohan, Hill Harper, Jamal Woolard, and Danai Gurira.
ComedyRainn Wilson (TV’s The Office) drums up huge laughs in this hilarious comedy about living in a rock ‘n’ roll dream...and waking up in a midlife crisis. Twenty years after being kicked out of his now famous ’80s hair band, retired rocker Robert Fishman (Wilson) gets a hilarious second chance at stardom and must pull out all the stops to reclaim the rock-god throne he always thought he deserved!
Music DocumentariesA feature-length documentary on Beyoncé's life followed by her spectacular concert performance in Atlantic City. Offering a rare glimpse into the realities of Beyoncé's life, the documentary sheds light on the 16-time Grammy Award-winning singer, business-woman, songwriter, actress, entrepreneur, wife and mother.
ComedyIt's Baltimore, 1962, and a rebellious "pleasantly plump" teenager with the biggest bouffant on the block, Tracy (Daytime Emmy Award-nominee Ricki Lake - "Serial Mom," TV's "The Ricki Lake Show") attempts to be one of the featured stars on a popular dance show and win the coveted "Miss Auto Show" crown as she fights against racial discrimination in this film written and directed by John Waters ("Cry Baby," "Serial Mom") in an ode to the dance craze of the 60's. Featuring Divine ("Polyester," "Pink Flamingos") in his/her last gender-bending role as Tracy's mother. Also starring Emmy-nominee Sonny Bono ("The Sonny and Cher Comedy hour"), Emmy-nominee Jerry Stiller ("Zoolander," TV's "Seinfeld"), and Deborah Harry of the legendary rock band Blondie.
Music Feature FilmsThe EXTENDED FAN EDITION features 20 minutes of new footage, including four new songs. ONE DIRECTION: THIS IS US is a captivating and intimate all-access look at life on the road for the global music phenomenon. Weaved with stunning live concert footage, this inspiring feature film tells the remarkable story of Niall, Zayn, Liam, Harry and Louis' meteoric rise to fame, from their humble home town beginnings and competing on the X-Factor, to conquering the world and performing at London’s famed O2 Arena. Hear it from the boys themselves and see through their own eyes what it's really like to be One Direction.
Music Feature FilmsAll Rolling Stone reporter Dave Brill (Ewan McGregor) wants is an exclusive interview with the jazz legend himself, Miles Davis (Don Cheadle). What he gets instead is a wild and dangerous ride-along with a recording artist living at his edge, rife with shootouts, car-chases, and a tale of lost love to the singer Frances (Emayatzy Corinealdi). Inspired by events in Miles Davis's life, Academy Award Nominee Don Cheadle boldly brings his vision, both in-front-of and behind-the-camera in Miles Ahead, his directorial debut. A wildly entertaining, impressionistic, no-holds-barred portrait of one of twentieth-century music's creative geniuses.
Music Feature FilmsIt was the last days of LCD Soundsystem - one of the most celebrated bands of its generation. On April 2nd, 2011, the band played its final show at Madison Square Garden. New York Magazine called the concert “a marvel of pure craft” and TIME magazine lamented “we may never dance again.” SHUT UP AND PLAY THE HITS documents this once-in-a-lifetime performance and also reveals an intimate portrait of band leader James Murphy as he navigates the ramifications of his decision to end LCD Soundsystem.
Music Feature FilmsAward-winning filmmaker Nimród Antal creates a groundbreaking motion picture event, Metallica Through the Never. The music-driven feature film combines a bold narrative and spectacular live-performance footage of one of the most popular and influential rock bands in history to produce a bracing, raw and visceral experience. Emerging young star Dane DeHaan (The Place Beyond the Pines) portrays Trip, a young roadie sent on an urgent mission during Metallica's roaring live set in front of a sold-out arena.
Special InterestI SAW THE LIGHT is the story of the legendary country western singer Hank Williams (Tom Hiddleston), who in his brief life created one of the greatest bodies of work in American music. The film chronicles his meteoric rise to fame and its ultimately tragic effect on his health and personal life. Also starring Elizabeth Olsen, Cherry Jones, Bradley Whitford, Maddie Hasson and Wrenn Schmidt.
DramaThis Powell and Pressburger classic is widely considered to be one of the greatest films ever made and winner of three Oscars. The Red Shoes contains the first full-length English ballet especially written for the screen. Choreographed by Australian-born Sir Robert Helpmann of the Royal Ballet Company, and partially conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham, the story is based on the Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale of a young girl who cannot stop thinking about her red dancing shoes.
Music Feature FilmsReleased in 1965, "HELP!" was the second feature film from The Beatles, who reunited with "A Hard Day’s Night" director Richard Lester for the globetrotting comedy. After Ringo becomes unwittingly attached to a mysterious gift from a fan—a sacred ruby ring that gets stuck on his finger—the band goes on the run from a cast of characters who are determined to recover it at any cost. Evading robed cult fanatics, a diabolical scientist and a hapless troupe of London police, John, Paul, George and Ringo travel between Buckingham Palace, the Austrian Alps and the Bahamas, all while delivering seven classic tracks, including “You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away”, “Another Girl” and “I Need You”.
DramaJim Morrison (Val Kilmer), one of the most sensual and exciting figures in the history of rock and roll, explodes on the screen in "The Doors", the electrifying movie about a time called the sixties a legendary outlaw who rocked America's consciousness - forever. Meg Ryan, Kyle MacLachlan, Frank Whaley, Kevin Dillon and Billy Idol also star.
ComedyJust how fabulous do you have to be to make it big in the Big Apple? One aspiring diva is about to find out...the hard way! Ashley Tisdale shines in this totally captivating comedy. After a talent scout spots her performing with her dog Boi at a charity gala, Sharpay Evans (Tisdale) sets off for the bright lights of NYC, convinced instant fame and fortune are in the bag (designer bag, that is). But theatre's a dog-eat-dog world, as she and Boi discover when they encounter the devious owner of a pampered pooch named "Countess" and a scheming Broadway starlet who will do anything to crush the competition. Fortunately, Sharpay also meets Peyton (Austin Butler), a handsome student filmmaker who finds Sharpay nearly as fascinating as she finds herself.
ComedyEighteen years after the Brothers' original "mission from God", Elwood Blues (Dan Aykroyd) is getting out of prison and discovering that much has changed in the time he's been away. His partner, Jake, is gone, his band is no longer together and the orphanage where he grew up has been demolished. Elwood soon realizes that he must embark on a whole new mission - to reassemble the old band, this time with the help of a soulful bartender (John Goodman), compete at Queen Moussette's (Erykah Badu) Battle of the Bands and set a wayward orphan named Buster on the path to redemption. In the midst of the mayhem, he's got to prove to the police that there's magic in the music...and a mysterious method behind the Blues Brothers' madness. Special appearances by B.B. King, Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Johnny Lang, Blues Traveler, E
DramaTom Hanks writes, directs and co-stars in this refreshing, big-hearted comedy that captures the overnight triumph of an American rock band during the glory days of rock and roll. When a young appliance salesman agrees to fill-in for an injured drummer in a local talent show, four shooting stars are born. Faster than you can say "That Thing You Do," a Play-Tone Records executive (Hanks) signs the group and catapults them to fame as their signature tune skyrockets to the top of the charts!
ComedyMagical Mystery Tour—conceived and directed by The Beatles themselves—is a surreal take on the British tradition of a coach trip to the seaside, featuring the band members along with an eccentric cast of characters. The film was originally broadcast in the UK in 1967. While the music, featuring classic tracks like “Magical Mystery Tour,” “The Fool on the Hill,” and “I Am the Walrus,” was rapturously received, the movie was poorly reviewed by TV critics who expected something lighter and more in the style of of A Hard Day’s Night. As a result, the film never aired in the US and was not widely distributed. But now, 45 years on, the rarely seen classic film has been fully restored and is being presented in its original glory for the first time.
RomanceCuba, 1948. Chico is a young piano player with big dreams. Rita is a beautiful singer with an extraordinary voice. Music and romantic desire unites them, but their journey – in the tradition of the Latin ballad, the bolero – brings heartache and torment. From Havana to New York, Paris, Hollywood and Las Vegas, two passionate individuals battle impossible odds to unite in music and love. With an original soundtrack by legendary Cuban pianist, bandleader and composer Bebo Valdés, and featuring music by jazz legends Thelonious Monk, Cole Porter, Dizzy Gillespie and Freddy Cole (brother of Nat King Cole). Chico & Rita captures a definitive moment in the evolution of jazz music.
Kids & FamilyBest friends Galleria (Raven-Symoné), Chanel (Adrienne Bailon), Dorinda (Sabrina Byran), and Aqua (Kiely Williams), A.K.A. the girl band "The Cheetahs," get the opportunity of a lifetime when they strut their way to Barcelona, Spain, to perform in an international music festival. Along the way, the "amigas Cheetahs" learn that, although their paths are not the same, they are lucky to have one another for the journey. Directed and choreographed by Kenny Ortega (High School Musical), The Cheetah Girls 2 will have you movin' and groovin'!
Music Feature FilmsGlimpse into the life of Pierce The Veil as they embark on their worldwide tour in their new documentary, This Is A Wasteland. The documentary features 60 minutes of power-packed footage that chronicles life on the road, exclusive interviews, previously unreleased live footage, travel experiences and everything in-between! Footage was compiled throughout the band's 2013 tour routing through South America, Asia, Europe, Australia, and a sold-out North American headline run on the Spring Fever Tour. During this time, the band toured with such acts as Sleeping With Sirens, All Time Low, Mayday Parade, You Me At Six, Memphis May Fire and Letlive.
DramaIn the acclaimed performance that earned her the Academy Award® for Best Actress, Sissy Spacek stars as legendary Loretta Lynn, the dirt poor Appalachian Mountains girl who rose from humble beginnings to become the "Queen of Country Music." At eighteen, the mother of four children and busy housewife still finds time to write and sing songs at small fairs and local honky-tonks. Recognizing her raw talent and huge potential, her ambitious husband Mooney (Tommy Lee Jones) prods her into making a record and going to Nashville. After a performance at the Grand Ole Opry, the record becomes a smash hit, launching her career to super stardom and changing the sound and style of country music forever.
ComedyThe Girl’s first live concert at the Royal Albert Hall is in just five days’ time. With trusty bus driver Dennis (Meat Loaf) at the wheel, they hurtle from guest appearances to parties, photo shoots and even dance camp! But when evil tabloid editor Kevin McMaxford steps up his campaign against them, their best friend goes into labor and their manager collapses in hysterics, the girls must draw on all their Girl Power to make it to the show on time.
Music Feature FilmsAfter The Beatles stopped touring, and because travelling around the globe to promote new releases was impossible, they increasingly made what could be described as “mini movies”. These pioneering promotional films and videos helped to define the way we have come to watch music. The Beatles 1+ features all of their 27 #1, UK and US singles as beautifully restored videos for each song, along with 23 alternate versions, as well as rarely seen and newly restored films and videos of additional songs.
RomanceTwo brothers from Miami are in the Mediterranean are enjoying life by scamming money off of rich women. One day, they read about a young woman set to inherit $50 million from her father. At first, Tricky (Jerome Benton) has Christopher Tracy (Prince) talked into romancing her for her money, but as he gets to know her, Christopher falls in love with her. This love comes between the brothers, and Tricky tells all about the plan...
DocumentaryIn the summer of 2010, The Libertines reformed to play the Leeds and Reading festivals to over 100,000 fans. With six years of separations, recriminations, tabloid fame and new beginnings behind them, it was finally a chance to play the shows denied them by their catastrophic split. This is the story of those shows and of the most celebrated, influential and controversial band of our generation.
Music Feature FilmsZoe Saldana stars as the late singer and civil rights activist, Nina Simone, in this biopic chronicling her rise to stardom, her subsequent struggles, and her special relationship with her manager, Clifton Henderson (David Oyelowo). Cynthia Mort writes and directs.
ThrillerTom Selznick, the most talented pianist of his generation, stopped performing in public because of his stage fright. Years after a catastrophic performance, he reappears in public in a long-awaited concert in Chicago. In a packed theatre, in front of the expectant audience, Tom finds a message written on the score: “Play one wrong note and you die”. Without leaving the piano, Tom must discover the anonymous sniper’s motives and look for help without anyone realising.
ComedyBased on the story of Mike Peters’ true rock and roll hoax of 2004, VINYL tells how a group of washed-up rockers hoodwinked top record labels, radio DJs, and the entire rock music world by releasing a pop punk single under a fictitious teenage band's name...now they just need to teach this rowdy bunch of kids what true punk spirit is all about! In Sara Sugarman’s VINYL, much-loved British icons Phil Daniels (Quadrophenia) and Keith Allen (Trainspotting) return to the big screen, supported by a sensational young cast, with charismatic newcomer Jamie Blackley (Snow White and the Huntsman, London Boulevard) delivering a standout performance that’s sure to mark him out as one to watch. After a booze-fuelled jam session, Johnny Jones (Phil Daniels) and his old band-mates from the once revered The Weapons of Happiness
Concert FilmsFilmed in 1986, this was Queen’s first ever Wembley Stadium performance. Performed, in front of a total audience of over 400, 000 - 150, 000 of which in just 2 nights – it broke all previous attendance records. In their inimitable way it also proved to be the most spectacular show of their time, incorporating the largest lighting rig ever assembled for a live show and featuring the biggest stage. Hits include, “A Kind of Magic”, “I Want To Break Free” and “Bohemian Rhapsody”.
ComedyYOU INSTEAD is a free-wheeling, rock ‘n’ roll romantic comedy set against an unforgettable lost weekend at a music festival, filled with lust, mud, betrayal, portaloos and a hundred thousand people partying to the greatest music in the world. Luke Treadaway (Clash of the Titans) stars as strutting international indie star Adam, and Natalia Tena (Harry Potter) who plays Morello, the lead singer of an all girl punk band. Arriving at the T in the Park music festival for his latest gig, Adam finds himself accidentally handcuffed to Morello. With no key in sight, the feuding pair have to get through the weekend as best they can delivering not one but two performances whilst having to placate a jealous girlfriend, an angry boyfriend and a lunatic manager. This is one weekend they will never forget.
DramaOscar® winner James Stewart and June Allyson light up the screen in this tribute to the legendary big-band leader. From his humble beginnings on an Iowa farm to his global fame as a best-selling recording artist, Glenn Miller’s story—which was cut short by his stunning death—is one of a true American hero. This gripping drama features original Miller music performed by the Glenn Miller Orchestra; iconic musicians such as Gene Krupa, Frances Langford and Louis Armstrong; and a supporting cast that includes Henry Morgan, Charles Drake and George Tobias. Experience the dynamic sounds of swing as it plays once again!
Comedy1921: not far from Paris, a party is being held at the famous Marguerite Dumont's mansion. Nobody knows much about the mysterious Marguerite except that she has devoted her whole life to her passion: music. As she takes centre stage, she sings enthusiastically but terribly out of tune. When a provocative young journalist decides to write a rave article on her latest performance, Marguerite starts to believe even further in her talent. This gives her the courage she needs to follow her dream - to perform in front of a crowd of complete strangers. Featuring a powerhouse performance from Catherine Frot, Marguerite is a touching and light-hearted feast for the ears. A runaway success in its native France, and featuring music from Mozart, Bach and Vivaldi, Marguerite will live in your heart long after the credits roll.
Music Feature FilmsONE DIRECTION: THIS IS US is a captivating and intimate all-access look at life on the road for the global music phenomenon. Weaved with stunning live concert footage, this inspiring feature film tells the remarkable story of Niall, Zayn, Liam, Harry and Louis' meteoric rise to fame, from their humble home town beginnings and competing on the X-Factor, to conquering the world and performing at London’s famed O2 Arena. Hear it from the boys themselves and see through their own eyes what it's really like to be One Direction.
Concert FilmsEyes wide open is the spectacular hit movie from multi- platinum pop sensations JLS. Filmed on their recent sold out UK arena tour, the movie gives fans an access all areas pass to life on the road with Aston, Marvin, JB and Ortise. From a boyband with a with a dream to the O2 in london, JLS take you back to the start of their story with never before seen footage, exclusive tell all interviews and stunning concert footage of the boys in action performing all of your favourite hits!
ComedyArriving at her new college, Beca (Anna Kendrick) finds herself not right for any clique but somehow is muscled into one that she never would have picked on her own: alongside mean girls, sweet girls and weird girls whose only thing in common is how good they sound when they sing together. When Beca leads this a cappella singing group out of their traditional arrangements and perfect harmonies into all-new mash-ups, they fight to climb their way to the top of college music competitions. The Pitch Perfect Sing-Along Edition is an outrageously hilarious laugh-out-loud comedy that also stars Anna Camp (The Help), Brittany Snow (Hairspray) and Rebel Wilson (Bridesmaids).
ThrillerA young rock band, half from England and half from the US, drop out of college and move to the Sunset Strip to chase their dreams. Living in a van, their passion and talent exceed their means to survive. An enigmatic stranger sees their true potential and emotionally manipulates them during a time of weakness. Caught in the middle of a Faustian deal, their music and controversial altercations end up influencing society beyond anything this century has seen, but can they take back control of their destiny before it's too late?
DramaThis glitzed-up trawl through the seedy depths of glam flicks a feather boa in the face of restraint and decency. It rocks like your mother. By cult indie producers Killer Films, and the director of Far From Heaven.