Tag: singer

She Done Him Wrong (1933) 6.3

She Done Him Wrong (1933)

New York singer and nightclub owner Lady Lou has more men friends than you can imagine, unfortunately one of them is a vicious criminal who's escaped and is on the way to see "his" girl, not realizing she hasn't exactly ...

Brief Moment (1933) 6.3

Brief Moment (1933)

Based on the 1931 Broadway play, which was inspired by the real-life marriage of singer Libby Holman and tobacco tycoon Smith Reynolds, this is the story of nightclub singer Abby Fane (Carole Lombard), who, unable to tol...

The Killers (1964) 7.1

The Killers (1964)

A remake of The Killers (1946) which itself was inspired by the Ernest Hemingway short story. Told instead from the hitmen's point of view, the killers decide to find out why their latest victim (a race car driver) "just...

The Jazz Singer (1980) 5.9

The Jazz Singer (1980)

Neil Diamond stars in this motion picture as Yussel Rabinovitch, a young Jewish cantor who strives to make a career outside the synagogue in popular music as Jess Robin. Against the wishes of his rigid father and his lov...

In His Steps (2013) 5.4

In His Steps (2013)

When a homeless man interrupts the comfortable routine of First Church of Raymond, life will never be the same for the apathetic congregation. Convicted by the vagrant's words, Pastor Henry Maxwell, Rachel Winslow, Virgi...

Bowie: The Man Who Changed the World (2016) 5.3

Bowie: The Man Who Changed the World (2016)

Some great insights here into Bowie's early influences - what drove him as a songwriter - but also some interesting observations as to what drove him as a performer. It concentrates heavily on the 'talking heads' style o...

New Faces (1954) 6.4

New Faces (1954)

A filmed performance (in CinemaScope) of the highly popular Broadway hit that was basically a collection of skits, sketches, songs and dances built around a flimsy plot to meld them all together which, for the most part,...

Doctor, Beware (1941) 6.6

Doctor, Beware (1941)

A comedy of errors in which the sweetly incompetent Dr. Pietro Vignali (de Sica) has been run deep into debt by his girlfriend, Loletta Prima (Magnani). After his creditors threaten to sell his belongings, he takes a job...

Adam Sandler: Funny Guy (2020) 6.1

Adam Sandler: Funny Guy (2020)

Adam remains a consistent favorite among fans who are comforted that they will always have a good time. Get the inside story on this fascinating actor, comedian, screenwriter, producer, husband, father, and forever FUNNY...

Maisie Goes to Reno (1944) 6.2

Maisie Goes to Reno (1944)

Maisie is overworked at her defense job and is ordered to take a two week vacation. When she meets Tommy, he offers her a job singing with his band in Reno, but she has to get there on her own. So at the bus station, she...

Grey Gardens (1975) 7.6

Grey Gardens (1975)

The Maysles brothers pay visits to Edith Bouvier Beale, nearing 80, and her daughter Edie. Reclusive, the pair live with cats and raccoons in Grey Gardens, a crumbling mansion in East Hampton. Edith is dry and quick-witt...

Untamed (1929) 5.1

Untamed (1929)

When her rich oilman father is killed, Bingo, raised in the wilds of South America, inherits the company. Her guardians Ben and Howard send her to New York for civilizing but on the way she meets Andy, wonderful in every...

20 Feet from Stardom (2013) 7.4

20 Feet from Stardom (2013)

The backup singer exists in a strange place in the pop music world; they are always in the shadow of the feature artists even when they are in front of them in concert while they provide a vital foundation for the music....

Bob Dylan: Dont Look Back (1967) 8

Bob Dylan: Dont Look Back (1967)

Portrait of the artist as a young man. In spring, 1965, Bob Dylan, 23, a pixyish troubador, spends three weeks in England. Pennebaker's camera follows him from airport to hall, from hotel room to public house, from conve...

The Five Pennies (1959) 7.2

The Five Pennies (1959)

Loring "Red" Nichols is a cornet-playing country boy who goes to New York in the 1920s full of musical ambition and principles. He gets a job playing in Wil Paradise's band, but quits to pursue his dream of playing Dixie...

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...

Strictly Sinatra (2001) 5.7

Strictly Sinatra (2001)

In Glasgow, Toni Cocozza, age 28, aspires to be a lounge singer; his repertoire is strictly Sinatra, backed by Bill, an aging piano player and his only friend. Toni dreams big and enters a local television talent show. A...

Red Wood Pigeon (1989) 7.2

Red Wood Pigeon (1989)

Because of an accident, Michele (a leader of P.C.I. and a water-polo player) loses his memory. During one water-polo match, strange guys torment him; they want him to remember his past. As the match is about to finish, h...

Cairo (1942) 6.2

Cairo (1942)

After the Cavity Rock, California Times Leader newspaper is chosen as America's typical small town newspaper, reporter Homer Smith gets to abroad and report on the war in a series of articles to be shared with other smal...

Panama Hattie (1942) 6

Panama Hattie (1942)

Hattie Maloney runs a saloon in Panama where assorted characters congregate where they frequently sing and dance Cole Porter numbers. An upper class gentleman arrives and sparks fly between him and Hattie. They try and o...

Singing the Blues in Red (1986) 6.3

Singing the Blues in Red (1986)

Persona Non Grata in his homeland, protest singer Klaus Drittemann must leave East Berlin, his wife and child and emigrate to West Berlin, where the representatives of an American record company are eagerly waiting for h...

Only Angels Have Wings (1939) 7.7

Only Angels Have Wings (1939)

When the ship San Luis makes a stop at the port of Barranca, to deliver mailbags and load bananas, cabaret singer Bonnie Lee leaves the boat for some hours to look around. She meets a gang of American flyers, who works f...

A Ghost Story (2017) 6.9

A Ghost Story (2017)

Resonating with vibrant memories and silent echoes of a shared life, the old house is somehow connected to "C", a sensitive composer who is hesitant of leaving it, while his loving wife "M", on the other hand, is keen on...

The Phantom of the Opera (1925) 7.6

The Phantom of the Opera (1925)

At the Opera of Paris, a mysterious phantom threatens a famous lyric singer, Carlotta and thus forces her to give up her role (Marguerite in Faust) for unknown Christine Daae. Christine meets this phantom (a masked man) ...

Masked and Anonymous (2003) 5.4

Masked and Anonymous (2003)

Against the backdrop of a nation on the brink of revolution, Uncle Sweetheart and Nina Veronica are slimy promoters planning a benefit concert. They desire the services of legendary singer Jack Fate, and soon Fate is spr...

Loudon Wainwright III: Surviving Twin (2018) 7.2

Loudon Wainwright III: Surviving Twin (2018)

Grammy-winning singer Loudon Wainwright III reflects upon his unique relationship with his father in an evening of original songs and heartfelt stories.::Netflix...

Wings of the Morning (1937) 5.8

Wings of the Morning (1937)

In 1889, A gypsy princess, Young Marie (Annabella), loses her aristocratic husband when his is killed in an accident. Nearly a half-century later , her granddaughter Maria (Annabella) falls in love with a Canadian horse ...

200 Pounds Beauty (2006) 6.7

200 Pounds Beauty (2006)

Han-na, an overweight woman with a beautiful voice, provides the real vocals for a pretty pop star who can't carry a tune. After a humiliating encounter, Han-na undergoes head-to-toe plastic surgery and reemerges a year ...

Bill Bailey: Dandelion Mind (2010) 7.6

Bill Bailey: Dandelion Mind (2010)

Featuring Bill's trademark musical interludes, observations and stories of the road, Dandelion Mind will be based loosely on the theme of doubt (or will it?).::LisaMB...

I Am Waiting (1957) 7

I Am Waiting (1957)

Jôji is a boxer barred from the ring; Saeko is a singer whose voice is gone. Lost souls, they meet one night by a quay; she may be thinking of suicide. He invites her to his café, and perhaps he will rescue her from the ...

Vegas Vacation (1997) 6

Vegas Vacation (1997)

When Clark Griswold puts his mind to something, we soon realize he hasn't got one. Still, nothing stops him when the vacation bug hits. This time, he's chosen Las Vegas, the new family entertainment capital of America! C...

Blue Canadian Rockies (1952) 6.5

Blue Canadian Rockies (1952)

Montana ranch owner Cyrus Bigbee sends his foreman, Gene Autry, and Rawhide Buttram to his Canadian timber land to stop the marriage of his daughter Sandy to Todd Markey, whom he dislikes. Sandy wants to turn the propert...

Ego (2013) 6.2

Ego (2013)

For 25-year-old Sebastian it is all about surface and appearance. Life is full of party, money and one-night stands. He has never challenged himself, whether it be his dream of a music career or maybe, especially true lo...

Britney Ever After (2017) (TV) 2.5

Britney Ever After (2017) (TV)

A chronicle of the life and career of singer Britney Spears, from humble beginnings on the Mickey Mouse Club to mega stardom, a heavily publicized fall from grace, and a monumental comeback....

Macy Gray: Live in Las Vegas (2005) (V) 7.4

Macy Gray: Live in Las Vegas (2005) (V)

Macy Gray performs songs from her first three albums backed by a sensational, first-rate band at the Las Vegas House of Blues on November 18, 2004.::Wayne Grabert...

Jack and the Beanstalk (1952) 6

Jack and the Beanstalk (1952)

Abbott & Costello's version of the famous fairy tale, about a young boy who trades the family cow for magic beans.::Anonymous...

Evita (1996) 6.3

Evita (1996)

High-flying, adored! The film adaptation of the hit Broadway musical depicting the infamous real-life story of Eva "Evita" Duarte de Peron, the wife of President Juan Peron, who rose from poverty to become the most famou...

Beyond the Sea (2004) 6.7

Beyond the Sea (2004)

The life of crooner/actor Bobby Darin is presented as part fact, part fiction and much fantasy. It is framed around a biopic being filmed about and starring Darin as himself, with he being surrounded by many of his lifel...

Tender Mercies (1983) 7.4

Tender Mercies (1983)

Alchoholic former country singer Mac Sledge makes friends with a young widow and her son. The friendship enables him to find inspiration to resume his career....

The Big Bonanza (1944) 6.1

The Big Bonanza (1944)

Captain Jed Kelton (Richard Arlen), Union Army officer, unfairly tried for cowardice in battle during the Civil War, escapes from custody while being transported to Fort Leavenport in Kansas. After a brief visit home, Je...