Best Music Movies of 1982
Pink Floyd: The Wall
A troubled rock star descends into madness in the midst of his physical and social isolation from everyone.
A struggling female soprano finds work playing a male female impersonator, but it complicates her personal life.
The Compleat Beatles
“Let me take you down…” Now, for the first time, you can re-live the Beatles legends with this stunning 2-hour musical “Rockumentary”. It’s all there from the wild exuberance of the early Cavern Club days through eight incredible years, to the grim finality of “Let It Be”. See John, Paul, George and Ringo in performance, on tour, in films, recording with George Martin and in rare footage never before seen. Narrated by Malcom McDowell.
We Will Rock You
Freddie and co perform a blistering set of hits, including We Will Rock You and Bohemian Rhapsody, in front of an 18,000 strong crowd at Montreal's Forum, in this stunning concert film.
Rush: Exit... Stage Left
Rush perform at the Montreal Forum, Quebec. Filmed on March 27 1981 during their Moving Pictures tour, Rush recreate many of their classic tracks. At this stage in their career, Rush were just becoming the early 80's unlikely supergroup. The enigmatic Canadian rockers make a good attempt at capturing their live performance and atmosphere, but fall a little short of truly recreating a Rush concert.
A narcissistic runaway engages in a number of parasitic relationships amongst members of New York's waning punk scene.
It's 1961, two years after the original Grease gang graduated, and there's a new crop of seniors and new members of the coolest cliques on campus, the Pink Ladies and T-Birds. Michael Carrington is the new kid in school - but he's been branded a brainiac. Can he fix up an old motorcycle, don a leather jacket, avoid a rumble with the leader of the T-Birds, and win the heart of Pink Lady Stephanie?
The Weavers: Wasn't That a Time
Documentary about the blacklisted folk group, "The Weavers," and the events leading up to their triumphant return to Carnegie Hall.
Young boy leaves the Oklahoma farm to travel with his country musician uncle who is trying out for the Grand Ole Opry. Set during the Great Depression.
The Grinch Grinches the Cat in the Hat
The Cat in the Hat is all set for a lovely picnic, but the evil Grinch changes his plans by inventing a contraption that captures noise and makes it sound ferocious. The Cat has to save the world from the clutches of the Grinch and the only way to do it is to reach Grinch's soft spot.