Tag: singing

Hellzapoppin’ (1941) 7.5

Hellzapoppin’ (1941)

Ole and Chick are making a movie, but the director is not satisfied. So he brings them to a young writer, who outlines them an absurd story. They have to support Jeff and Kitty in setting up a musical revue in their gard...

Gilbert and Sullivan (1953) 6.8

Gilbert and Sullivan (1953)

The common career of W.S. Gilbert,a barrister turned comic writer, and Arthur Sullivan, a classic composer turned converted against his will to light music, who wrote fourteen operettas between 1871 and 1896, to great pu...

The Day a Pig Fell Into the Well (1996) 6.7

The Day a Pig Fell Into the Well (1996)

About desires and lives of four characters in diverse circumstances. A poor novelist, a cheating wife, a mysophobic husband and a ticket girl.::anonymous...

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...

Ballad of the Little Soldier (1984) (TV) 7.3

Ballad of the Little Soldier (1984) (TV)

The film focuses on a group of Miskito in Nicaragua who used child soldiers in their resistance against the Sandinistas.::Anonymous...

Arthur (2011) 5.7

Arthur (2011)

Arthur (Russell Brand) is a rich, alcoholic playboy with no regards to his working life. After another drunken run-in with the law, his aloof mother has had enough and forces him to marry Susan (Jennifer Garner), a prope...

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,...

Doll Factory: The Musical (2021) -

Doll Factory: The Musical (2021)

Faced with numerous obstacles and pressure to exceed her Mums expectations, 12-year-old Liverpudlian tomboy Aliza tries her best to raise money to save her fathers dance studio from permanent closure. While adapting to n...

A Man from Boulevard des Capucines (1987) 7.8

A Man from Boulevard des Capucines (1987)

Mr Jonny First arrives to the Wild West to present the art of the Cinematograph.::Boris Shafir ...

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....

One Froggy Evening (1955) 8.4

One Froggy Evening (1955)

A workman finds a singing frog in the cornerstone of an old building being demolished. But when he tries to cash in on his discovery, he finds the frog will sing only for him, and just croak for the talent agent and the ...

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...

Titicut Follies (1967) 7.7

Titicut Follies (1967)

Documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman takes us inside the Massachusetts Correctional Institution Bridgewater where people stay trapped in their madness.::Michael Troutman...

Monkey Business (1931) 7.5

Monkey Business (1931)

While stowing away on a ship to America, the boys get involuntarily pressed into service as toughs for a pair of feuding gangsters while trying desparately to evade the ship's crew. After arriving stateside, one of the g...

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...

Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) 7.7

Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)

A musical portrait of composer/singer/dancer George M. Cohan. From his early days as a child-star in his family's vaudeville show up to the time of his comeback at which he received a medal from the president for his spe...

The Facts of Murder (1959) 7.5

The Facts of Murder (1959)

A masked bandit steals valuables from Commendatore Anzaloni's apartment and flees, leaving Anzaloni unharmed. Inspector Ingravallo is called in. The robbery is suspicious; the thief found the jewellery too quickly. The n...

Sikh Musical Heritage: The Untold Story (2017) -

Sikh Musical Heritage: The Untold Story (2017)

Sikh Musical Heritage: The Untold Story is an in-depth look at the history of traditional Sikh instrumentation and its crucial role in performing the devotional singing known as Kirtan of the Sikh Scripture, Guru Granth ...

Bastards (2006) 6.1

Bastards (2006)

A "Hitlerjugend" kind of story, set in the Soviet Union during the Second World War, based on a fictitious story from the eponymous book by Vladimir Kunin. The Red Army has a gang of juveniles for a clandestine operation...

Journey for Margaret (1942) 7.2

Journey for Margaret (1942)

1940. For the better part of the war thus far, New York news correspondent John Davis and his wife Nora Davis have been in the hot spots of western Europe, including Rotterdam and much of France, which has just fallen to...

Jamboree (1944) 6.2

Jamboree (1944)

Two bands vying for the same radio spot outwit themselves by impersonating each other....

A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence (2014) 7

A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence (2014)

Sam and Jonathan, a pair of hapless novelty salesman, embark on a tour of the human condition in reality and fantasy that unfold in a series of absurdist episodes.::Official site...

The Last Waltz (1978) 8.2

The Last Waltz (1978)

Thanksgiving, 1976, San Francisco's Winterland: the Band performs its last concert after 16 years on the road. Some numbers they do alone, some songs include guest artists from Ronnie Hawkins (their first boss, when they...

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...

Alexander’s Ragtime Band (1938) 6.9

Alexander’s Ragtime Band (1938)

Roger Grant, a classical violinist, disappoints his family and teacher when he organizes a jazz band, but he and the band become successful. Roger falls in love with his singer Stella, but his reluctance to lose her lead...

Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese (2019) 7.6

Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese (2019)

Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese' captures the troubled spirit of America in 1975 and the joyous music that Dylan performed during the fall of that year. Part documentary, part concert film, pa...

The Voice (2015) 6.8

The Voice (2015)

La Voce is inspired by Donizetti's opera, Lucia Di Lammermoor, and the Silent Film era. It is a satiric fable that tells the story of Edgar, a butcher who works in slaughterhouse that kills pigs on an industrial scale. H...

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...

Babes in Toyland (1986) (TV) 5.4

Babes in Toyland (1986) (TV)

11-year-old Lisa has no time for toys; she's too busy taking care of her siblings and cooking for her mother. During the Christmas Eve blizzard, Lisa travels to Toyland in Wizard of Oz-like fashion and arrives just in ti...

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...

Andersen. Zhizn bez lyubvi (2006) 5.6

Andersen. Zhizn bez lyubvi (2006)

Follows the life of famous literary figure Hans Christian Andersen....

Carmen & Lola (2018) 7.1

Carmen & Lola (2018)

17-year-old Carmen lives in a gypsy community in the suburbs of Madrid and works with her family in a street market. Like every other woman she has ever met, she is destined to live a life that is repeated generation aft...

Step Brothers (2008) 6.9

Step Brothers (2008)

Brennan Huff and Dale Doback are both about 40 when Brennan's mom and Dale's dad marry. The sons still live with the parents so they must now share a room. Initial antipathy threatens the household's peace and the parent...

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...

The Stranger (1991) 8.1

The Stranger (1991)

A well-off family is paid an unexpected, and rather unwanted, visit by a man claiming to be the woman's long-lost uncle. The initial suspicion with which they greet the man slowly dissolves as he regales them with storie...

Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (1941) 7.2

Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (1941)

Fields wants to sell a film story to Esoteric Studios. On the way he gets insulted by little boys, beat up for ogling a woman, and abused by a waitress. He becomes his niece's guardian when her mother is killed in a trap...

Aprile (1998) 7

Aprile (1998)

Nanni, a renowned director, is working on a musical when suddenly he has a change of heart and cancels the film on the first shooting day. He has a new idea, making a documentary about the Italian national elections, but...