Category Archives: Music

La La Land (2016) Rated PG-13

A jazz pianist and an aspiring actress fall in love in Los Angeles. Starring Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Amiée Conn, Rosemarie DeWitt, J.K. Simmons. I love, love, loved this film. I wish they made more films like this. The opening … Continue reading

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Searching for Sugar Man (2012) Rated PG-13

Two South Africans search for their musical hero, Rodriguez. Starring Stephen ‘Sugar’ Segerman, Dennis Coffey, Mike Theodore, Rodriguez,  Craig Bartholomew Strydom, Malik Bendjelloul. In Searching for Sugar Man, a couple of South Africans search for their favorite musician who seems … Continue reading

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A Late Quartet (2012) Rated R

A story of a famous string quartet who struggles to stay together through death, egos, and lust. Starring Catherine Keener, Christopher Walken, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Imogen Poots. This is a film that takes on the human dynamics of living and … Continue reading

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The Song (2014) Rated PG-13

A songwriter’s song that he wrote for his wife takes him to stardom at the cost of his marriage and family. Starring Alan Powell, Ali Faulkner, Caitlin Nicol-Thomas. This isn’t the best film out there but I rather enjoyed it. … Continue reading

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I Saw the Light (2015) Rated R

The story of Hank Williams’ short life, including his rise to fame and the impact it had on his health. Based on the book, Hank Williams: The Biography by Colin Escott, George Merritt, and William MacEwen. Starring Tom Hiddleston, Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Mao’s Last Dancer (2009) Rated PG

A film based on the life of Li Cunxin, a boy who was plucked from his tiny village in communist China to dance. Based on the autobiography of Li Cunxin. Starring Chi Cao, Bruce Greenwood, Penne Hackforth-Jones, Kyle MacLachlan. Wow, … Continue reading

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Victor Victoria (1982) Rated PG

A talented female singer finds work impersonating a man who is impersonating a female. Starring Julie Andrews, James Garner, Robert Preston, Lesley Ann Warren, John Rhys-Davies. This is a comedy, and it definitely has its funny moments. Andrews deftly pulls … Continue reading

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Amy (2015) Rated R

A documentary on Amy Winehouse through archival footage. Starring Amy Winehouse, Lauren Gilbert, Juliette Ashby. This film is interesting, to say the least. It tells the life story of Amy Winehouse’s rise to fame through the use of home videos. … Continue reading

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The Doors (1991) Rated R

The story of  Doors frontman Jim Morrison from the start of the group to his death. Starring Val Kilmer, Meg Ryan, Kyle MacLachlan, Kevin Dillon, Billy Idol, Debi Mazar, Mimi Rogers, Crispin Glover. This film immerses the viewer into a … Continue reading

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Nashville (ABC) Rated NR

A fading country music star gets into conflicts with a rising young new country starlet. Starring Connie Britton, Clare Bowen, Hayden Panettiere. This show is much more than two bickering stars vying for the spotlight. It encapsulates the culture and … Continue reading

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