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.
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 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.
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.
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!
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.
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").
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.
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.
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.
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!"
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
ComedyIn 1964 the biggest band on the planet made their big screen debut with A Hard Day’s Night, a groundbreaking film that presented a ‘typical’ day in the life of The Fab Four as they tried to outrun screaming fans, find Paul’s mischievous grandfather, deal with a stressed TV producer and make it to the show on time. Directed with unrelenting verve by Richard Lester, whose innovative techniques paved the way for generations of music videos, the film’s frenetic mix of comic escapades, legendary one-liners and pop perfection captured a moment in time that defined a generation. The most iconic band in music history had arrived.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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
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!
ComedyThe 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
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!
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.
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”.
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?
DocumentaryFrom Nothing, Something profiles creative thinkers across a variety of disciplines to find the common techniques, habits and neuroses that lead to breakthrough ideas. This is an intimate, unvarnished, often funny look at the creative process - straight from some of our culture's most unique and accomplished talents. Featuring Sara Quin of Tegan & Sara, Comedian Maria Bamford, Oscar-Nominated Screenwriter/Novelist Tom Perrotta (Little Children, The Leftovers), Creature Designer Neville Page (Avatar, Prometheus), Pulitzer-Winning Cartoonist Steve Breen and others.
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."
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.
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
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 & 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'!
DocumentaryFeature-length documentary, Chely Wright: Wish Me Away is a personal and intimate look at Chely Wright, the first country music star to come out as openly gay. The film charts her pursuit and rise to fame in Nashville, a hidden network of secrets and lies, her emotional unraveling and eventual rebirth. In the midst of a tumultuous political climate that has incited polarizing debates about the civil rights of the LGBT community, including gay marriage, the military's 'Don't Ask Don't Tell' policy and a bullying epidemic, one of America's celebrated public figures bravely chose to risk all that was important to her - family, relationships, career, success, fans and image - to live her authentic life.
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.
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."
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!
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.
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.
Music Feature FilmsStreetDance 2 is bigger, better, bolder and back! Featuring the toughest crews, landmark locations and the hottest dancers, including George Sampson, Flawless and Akai. When Ash (Falk Hentshel) is laughed off the stage by reigning dance champions Invincible, he vows to win at the World’s Best Dance Competition in Paris. Teaming up with formidable dancer Eddie (George Sampson – TV’s Britain’s Got Talent, Waterloo Road), Ash begins a tour of Europe to recruit his world-beating crew and falls in love with beautiful salsa dancer Eva (Sofia Boutella) in Paris. With hot dance tracks and exhilarating moves StreetDance 2 is guaranteed to get your pulse racing!
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
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.
ComedyThe newest "mockumentary" from the inimitable Christopher Guest ("Best In Show," "This Is Spinal Tap") hilariously captures the reunion of 1960s folk musicians in New York, with a stellar ensemble cast whose hilarious improvisational comedy is as inspired as ever. Also starring Eugene Levy ("Bringing Down the House," the "American Pie" movies), Harry Shearer (TV's "The Simpsons," "This Is Spinal Tap"), Michael McKean ("Auto Focus," "Best in Show"), Parker Posey ("Superman Returns," "Best in Show"), Catherine O'Hara ("Home Alone," "Beetlejuice") and Fred Willard ("Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy," "Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle").
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”.
FilmsUnleash your inner superstar and dream big with Jem and the Holograms! Small-town girl Jerrica Benton (Aubrey Peeples) leads an unexceptional life with her three sisters (Stefanie Scott; Aurora Perrineau; Hayley Kiyoko) and their Aunt Bailey (Molly Ringwald). Everything changes overnight when she becomes Jem: the mysterious Internet singing sensation. A ruthless music executive (Juliette Lewis) is sure she can make Jem a global celebrity… but is that what Jerrica really wants? Join the inspirational, pop-music fueled journey as one girl learns the importance of creating her own destiny by listening to her own voice.
Drama1948. Clement Mathieu (Gerard Jugnot), an unemployed music teacher, finds a job as proctor in a correctional boarding school for minor;s. He is stunned by the harsh reality of the school's routine - particularly the extreme, largely ineffectual policies of the school's director Rachin (Francois Berleand). Mathieu sets out to change the pupil's lives by acquainting them with the magic and power of music...
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).
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.
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
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.
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 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.
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...
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.
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.
Kids & FamilyMeet The Cheetah Girls, four New York teens facing the challenges of growing up as they dance and sing their way toward that elusive record deal. Raven (That's So Raven) stars alongside Adrienne Bailon and Kiely Williams, and Sabrina Bryan (The Bold and the Beautiful). As the girls are gearing up to rehearse for the school talent competition, they're discovered by famous record producer Jackal Johnson. But the feisty foursome soon learns that their big break is not what they expected. Jackal wants to remake them into something they're not. Ultimately, the path to stardom challenges their friendship and the girls must find a way to come together in order to achieve their dreams. Packed with hot songs and cool moves, these darling divas steal the show in this hit Disney Channel movie.
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.
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!
DocumentaryDolly Parton is the most honored female country performer of all time. She has had 25 songs reach No1 on the Billboard Country chats, a record for a female artists. She has 41 career top 10 country albums, a record for any artist, and she has 110 career charted singles over the past 40 years. Her career began at an early age. She started as a child performer on the radio, then went on to record a few singles at the age of just 13. She had a stream of hit singles in the 80’s, the most success being her 1981 hit ‘9 to 5’, and her duet with Kenny Rogers ‘Island in the Stream’, both of which topped the U.S pop and country charts. She has won an incredible amount of awards, including 8 Grammy Awards, 10 Country Music Association awards, 7 Academy of Country Music Awards, and 3 American Music Awards. She is quite s
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
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…
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
ComedyComedy superstar Chris Rock (Lethal Weapon 4, New Jack City, Saturday Night Live) stars in CB4, an off-the-hook, hilarious look at the world of Gangsta Rap. Rock plays Albert, a.k.a. MC Gusto, leader of the hot new rap group CB4 (short for "Cell Block 4"). The trio of CB4 - MC Gusto, Stab Master Arson (Deezer D) and Dead Mik (Allen Payne), are living large as their hardcore albums blow up the charts. Their rise to fame takes an unfortunate turn when they're caught up as subjects of a documentary by corny filmmaker A. White (Chris Elliott) and victims of a political campaign by Republican Virgil Robinson (Phil Hartman). And when the reality hits the streets that these cats are just three middle-class kids posing as ex-con thugs, their world of money, power and respect takes a beat down in the most embarrassing and ludic
ComedyWhen slick-talking New York City advertising executive Darrin Fox travels back to his small hometown in Georgia to claim the inheritance his aunt Sally left him, he finds he must fulfill her last wish before he can collect -- create a gospel choir and lead it to success. But with a town full of tin ears and a shortage of singers, Darrin is about ready to give up and head back to the city where he belongs-until he runs into Lilly. A beautiful nightclub singer with a voice that could rock the competition at the annual Gospel Explosion, Lilly is just the miracle Darrin is looking for... if he can persuade her to sing.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
DramaFrom cult director Alex Cox (Straight to Hell, Repo Man, Highway Patrolman), starring Gary Oldman (The Dark Knight, Meantime, Léon) and Chloe Webb (Twins, Ghostbusters II), Sid and Nancy details the volatile, troubled relationship between the ultimate groupie Nancy Spungen and punk rock icon Sid Vicious. On October 12th, 1978, Nancy Spungen was found stabbed to death in a bathroom at the Chelsea Hotel, New York. Her lover Sid Vicious, bassist for punk rock legends The Sex Pistols, was immediately arrested for her murder, and died of a drugs overdose whilst awaiting trial. Alex Cox's seminal film takes us on a darkly humorous, visually stunning journey that begins with Sid and Nancy's initial meeting during the rise of British Punk during the late seventies and follows their decline into nightmarish, drug induced squal
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.
Music Feature FilmsWith more than 300 hours of film shot during the 2010 tour, No Room For Rockstars documents the true stories of modern era rock and roll from every possible angle. From the kids in the van playing parking lots to gain notice, to the veteran stage manager whose life was saved by the tour, to the musician who crosses over to mainstream success while on the road, No Room For Rockstars is cinema vérité story-telling at its finest. A historical retrospective or concert film this is not. No Room For Rockstars is meaningful insight into current state of rock and roll and the zeitgeist of youth culture.
DocumentaryIn the wake of the breakup of NWA, Death Row Records exploded on the music scene in 1993 with a “gangster rap” sound that took world by storm. Yet despite its unprecedented success with stars such as Dr. Dre, Snoop Doggy Dogg and Tupac, it quickly unraveled in a firestorm of rivalries, greed, violence and scrutiny by the government and the media as Marion “Suge” Knight’s unconventional business methods increasingly mirrored the violent, hard-edged themes of its music. This is the complete and untold story of this unique enterprise, told entirely in the words of the people who were there. It is an inside look at the American Dream gone insane. This summer's Straight Outta Compton was developed by the producers as a follow up to Welcome to Death Row.
Music Feature FilmsFilmed live at the Royal Festival Hall in London, during Alfie Boe’s sell out tour; the star of Les Misérables and the much loved tenor showcases his mesmerising and outstanding voice in his very own show ‘Bring Him Home’. With an impressively diverse collection of tracks including the impassioned "Maria" from West Side Story, Ewan MacColl’s heartfelt "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face", a truly breathtaking rendition of "Bring Him Home" from Les Misérables and an emotional performance of Martina McBride’s ‘In My Daughters Eyes’. Plus, Alfie performs a wonderful medley of James Bond theme tunes, and uniquely inspired renditions of tunes from Moulin Rouge, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and much more. Alfie is also joined on stage for some unique performances by his very special guests, including Matt Lucas,
DramaJosh is a lost soul with an extraordinary musical talent set on a journey to encounter what he was least expecting but undoubtedly needed most. Feeling like it's him against the world at first, his path is crossed by many people looking for their own fate, that in the end, his presence in their lives turns out to be of extraordinary importance.
Music Feature FilmsOne Direction: All The Way To The Top tells the story of the British Irish boy band formed on British talent TV show, the X Factor. Their debut album Up All Night topped charts worldwide and the band became the first British group to debut at number one on the US charts. From being five individual X Factor hopefuls, we see the band become our generation's answer to the Beatles. Including interviews with the band, music industry experts and fans from around the world, we take an intimate look inside the wold of One Direction and discover how they have become one of the biggest breakthrough band of our time.
DramaAfter 25 chart-topping hits, the singing star becomes a movie star! George Strait makes his film debut in an entertaining look into the heart and soul of country music from Young Guns director Christopher Cain. Superstar Dusty Chandler (Strait) is tired of the smoke, the strobe lights and the overmiked sound of his arena spectaculars. One night, something snaps. "I'm just going to take a little walk," Dusty says as he walks out of the empty hall, ditching his beard, ponytail - and temporarily, his career - to reclaim his down-home country roots. But his manager (Leslie Ann Warren) retaliates: a stand-in (Kyle Chandler) lip-synchs his songs in concert. And a romance with a lovely rancher (Isabel Glasser) is on again, off again like a rodeo cowboy. The simple life can be complex, but it's nothing a revitalized country bo