Tag: recording-studio

One More Time (2015) 5

One More Time (2015)

Rattling around in his mansion in the Hamptons, faded Sinatraesque crooner and notorious ladies man Paul Lombard stews over the acclaim that eluded him in his career and the trail of romantic wreckage he left in his wake...

Metallica: Some Kind of Monster (2004) 7.5

Metallica: Some Kind of Monster (2004)

Some Kind of Monster is a music documentary about Metallica's making of their album St. Anger and the difficulties they had to go through in the process. The directors shot over 1200 hours and followed the band around ni...

Once (2007) 7.8

Once (2007)

An unnamed guy is a Dublin guitarist/singer/songwriter who makes a living by fixing vacuum cleaners in his Dad's Hoover repair shop by day, and singing and playing for money on the Dublin streets by night. An unnamed gir...

Black & White (1999) 4.9

Black & White (1999)

Set in New York City, Black and White features several losely related stories centering on a pair of documentary filmmakers, Sam and her husband Terry, in following a group of caucasian teens, Raven, Charlie, Will, Marty...

Blur: New World Towers (2015) 7

Blur: New World Towers (2015)

A story about the British rock band Blur and the recording of their most unexpected music album, Magic Whip, which captured in only five days, in Hong Kong.::Blackeye...

Wayne’s World 2 (1993) 6.2

Wayne’s World 2 (1993)

Wayne is back, this time trying to organize a rock festival with help from friend Garth and the spirit of Jim Morrison (Doors). Meanwhile, his girlfriend's manager is busy trying to woo her away from Wayne and move her t...

Midnight Sun (2006) 7.2

Midnight Sun (2006)

Kaoru dreamily gazes from her bedroom window each morning just before dawn. She can see a stretch of the beach in front of her parent's house on a hill in Kamakura, but focuses upon the activity at the bus stop where Koj...

American Valhalla-2017 7.6

American Valhalla-2017

Directed by Andreas Neumann and Joshua Homme, American Valhalla tells the story of an unlikely musical collaboration between two mavericks of American rock: Joshua Homme, frontman of Queens of the Stone Age and Iggy Pop,...

That’s the Way of the World-1975 6.2

That’s the Way of the World-1975

Record executives want a highly-regarded record producer to focus on a white pop act whom they feel has the sound America wants. To keep his creative integrity, Buckmaster carefully begins to fight the system that has ma...

Wheeler-2017 5.8

Wheeler-2017

WHEELER is the story of an aspiring musician from Kaufman, Texas who travels to Nashville with the lifelong dream of trying his hand at country music. By embodying the title character under prosthetic make up, actor Step...

House of Manson-2014 5.4

House of Manson-2014

An unflinching chronicle of Charles Manson, the ex-con who was able to amass a dedicated following of young people in the late 1960s. The era of peace and love was ultimately brought to its knees following his orchestrat...

Gimme Some Truth: The Making of John Lennon’s Imagine Album-2000 7.6

Gimme Some Truth: The Making of John Lennon’s Imagine Album-2000

Behind-the-scenes footage to document the production of one of John Lennon's most enduring works. A fluid context of conflict, community, and craftsmanship.::Ulf Kjell Gür...

A Poem Is a Naked Person-1974 7.2

A Poem Is a Naked Person-1974

This film was not officially released in 1974 and shown only at non-profit institutions with Les Blank appearing in person. After Les Blank's death in 2013, Les'son Harrod Blank and Leon Russell came to an agreement to r...

This Is Elvis-1981 7.5

This Is Elvis-1981

Though several actors portray Elvis Presley at different stages of his life, this documentary is comprised mostly of actual performance footage and interviews with Elvis, his fans and those close to him. His arrival on t...

Echo in the Canyon-2018 7.1

Echo in the Canyon-2018

A look at the roots of the historic music scene in L.A.'s Laurel Canyon featuring the music of iconic groups such as The Byrds, The Beach Boys, Buffalo Springfield, and The Mamas and the Papas....

The Buddy Holly Story-1978 7.2

The Buddy Holly Story-1978

The musical career of rock and roll pioneer Buddy Holly is chronicled, from the days when "Peggy Sue" was "Cindy Lou", a song about his first girlfriend, to the meteoric run of "That'll Be the Day" up the charts, to his ...

Golden Exits-2017 5.8

Golden Exits-2017

An intersectional narrative of two families in Brooklyn and the unraveling of unspoken unhappiness that occurs when a young foreign girl spending time abroad upsets the balance on both sides....

Cadillac Records-2008 7

Cadillac Records-2008

In this tale of sex, violence, race, and rock and roll in 1950s Chicago, "Cadillac Records" follows the exciting but turbulent lives of some of America's musical legends, including Muddy Waters, Leonard Chess, Little Wal...

Her Smell-2018 6.3

Her Smell-2018

A self-destructive punk rocker struggles with sobriety while trying to recapture the creative inspiration that led her band to success....

Score: A Film Music Documentary-2016 7.5

Score: A Film Music Documentary-2016

For a predominately visual medium like cinema, its musical component plays a vital role as well, especially its score. In that essential musical accompaniment, the soul of the film is expressed whether it be sweepingly m...

Mystery Train-1989 7.6

Mystery Train-1989

A Japanese couple obsessed with 1950s America goes to Memphis because the male half of the couple emulates Carl Perkins. Chance encounters link three different stories in the city, with the common thread being the seedy ...