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Movie: Captain Beefheart: Under Review

"Traces the roots and history of this iconic musical legend with rare live and studio performances of Beefheart, interspersed with contributions from virtually all members of The Magic Band along with a panel of esteemed experts." - Amazon description
posted by The corpse in the library on May 12, 2021 - 1 comment

Movie: The Clash: Westway to the World

A career retrospective of British punk band The Clash, featuring exclusive interviews with the entire band. - IMDB
posted by The corpse in the library on Apr 13, 2021 - 1 comment

Movie: X: The Unheard Music

This film is a documentary about the personalities in, and the music of, the early 1980's Los Angeles punk band X. - IMDB
posted by The corpse in the library on Mar 29, 2021 - 1 comment

Movie: The Wrecking Crew

A celebration of the musical work of a group of session musicians known as "The Wrecking Crew", a band that provided back-up instrumentals to such legendary recording artists as Frank Sinatra, The Beach Boys and Bing Crosby. - IMDB
posted by The corpse in the library on Mar 23, 2021 - 9 comments

Movie: A Band Called Death

"A documentary on the 1970s punk trio Death, and their new-found popularity decades after they disbanded."
posted by The corpse in the library on Mar 21, 2021 - 4 comments

Movie: Fleetwood Mac: Rumours

The making of Fleetwood Mac's album Rumours in 1976 - 77.
posted by The corpse in the library on Mar 19, 2021 - 6 comments

Movie: Here to be Heard: The Story of The Slits

"The tale of the formation, journey and end of the seminal Punk/Reggae band The Slits." - IMDB
posted by The corpse in the library on Mar 19, 2021 - 5 comments

Movie: Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage

An in-depth look at the Canadian rock band Rush, chronicling the band's musical evolution from their progressive rock sound of the '70s to their current heavy rock style.
posted by The corpse in the library on Mar 18, 2021 - 10 comments

Movie: The Booksellers

A behind-the-scenes look at the New York rare book world. Official site, trailer. Trailer on YouTube. Streaming on Amazon Prime and elsewhere. [more inside]
posted by Iris Gambol on Jan 28, 2021 - 4 comments

Movie: Burden of Dreams

Burden of Dreams is a 1982 "making-of" documentary film directed by Les Blank, shot during and about the chaotic production of Werner Herzog's 1982 film Fitzcarraldo, and filmed on location in the jungles of South America. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Sep 10, 2015 - 5 comments

Movie: Hoop Dreams

Arthur Agee and Will Gates, two of Chicago's top high school basketball prospects, face pressure on and off the court in this iconic documentary about sports, family and race. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 9, 2015 - 2 comments

Movie: Casting By

The surprising, never-before-told tale of the indispensable yet unsung casting director Marion Dougherty, an iconoclast whose keen eye, exquisite taste and gut instincts redefined Hollywood. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Dec 9, 2014 - 3 comments

Movie: Paul Williams Still Alive

A documentary about legendary songwriter and 70's icon Paul Williams.
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Sep 12, 2014 - 2 comments

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